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Blacks Brokers are delighted to bring to the market this well respected freehold Bridal and Prom Dress Design, Alteration and Repair service and Retail Outlet located in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Shirbar Exclusive was first established in 1991 and started to operate from Wilsden Road in 1997. The business was established by our client and the property itself was a dress shop lending itself perfectly to the current business allowing space for sewing machines, overlocking machines and product lines.

The business is located close to Howarth and just outside of Bradford, in the Borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire in the foothills of the Pennines 8.6 miles west of Leeds, and 16 miles northwest of Wakefield
Reason for sale

The business is only being offered for sale due to our clients’ wishes to move into other areas and therefore this has created an exceptional opportunity to acquire this

This well presented building is available on a Freehold basis.
Building layout and design

The property is situated on the edge of the city. The area is mainly residential. The property is in fact 2 buildings combined into one commercial unit.
The frontage has an impressive entrance with 3 display windows. As one would expect from a business in this sector the building is presented to an extremely high standard throughout. The main reception area has a large fireplace as a centrepiece. This is surrounded by displays and mannequins, floral displays, etc. There is also a changing area. Adjoining is the work room with cutting table. In the domestic areas of the building is a fitted kitchen and lounge located on the first floor with the second floor housing a double bedroom with family bathroom and separate shower. The Business will also benefit from new housing being built in the area.

The business is run entirely by family and therefore there are no staff connected to the business.
Financial details

The business has good turnover despite the fact the business has been tailored around our client’s needs therefore the business has an impressive amount of potential that a new owner could certainly exploit and rapidly increase turnover and market share in the sector. New clients are found through its strong word-of-mouth reputation, but the business also gains clientele through a strong social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Additionally, the business also benefits from having its own website at:

This is an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a bridal business that not only retails but designs and creates dresses, in addition to it's reputable repairs and alterations service. Over its 25 year trading history the business has earned an enviable reputation and has a genuine reason for sale. Trading is only over 3 days, so there is plenty of potential for a new owner to increase turnover and profits. The business operates from this delightful and well-presented freehold property that includes attractive living accommodation. It is rare that a business offering such flexibility and opportunity becomes available on the open market and as such early viewings are strongly advised to avoid disappointment. Business & Property: £134,995.

Please quote ref: 5440

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Bingley 2.4 miles
  • Saltaire 2.5 miles
  • Sandy Lane Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Beckfoot Allerton Primary School and Nursery 0.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Bingley 2.4 miles
  • Saltaire 2.5 miles
  • Sandy Lane Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Beckfoot Allerton Primary School and Nursery 0.8 miles
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