Ref 5646 – Leasehold Bridal, Bridesmaids, Occasion Wear & Prom Dress Shop
Blacks Brokers are proud to bring to the market this leasehold bridal, bridesmaids, occasion wear & prom dress shop located in the much sought after area of Great Moor, Stockport, Greater Manchester.
Sense & Sensibility Limited has been trading on Buxton Road since 1999 and over that time it has firmly established itself within the local community and within this competitive business sector, having gained a superb reputation via word of mouth or friends & family recommendations, where it has been known that 5 sisters from the same family have purchased wedding gowns all with great experiences creating a large customer base.
Stockport is a large and popular town in Greater Manchester. The town is surrounded by affluent areas such as Cheadle, Marple, Bredbury, Reddish, Woodley and Romiley. The business is positioned on Buxton Road (the A6), this is a busy main road with plenty of parking available close by, also nearby are many high schools and hospitals which creates high footfall and a large client base.
Sense & Sensibility Limited is only being offered for sale as our client has other business interests and sincerely feels the business is now ready for a fresh energy and new ideas that will take it to the deserved next level. The business is currently in a great position with the best accounts it has ever had to date.
The building is available on a competitive rent on a Full Repair and Insure lease (Fri lease). This is the most common form of commercial property lease. The current lease is a rolling 12-month lease running at a cost of £6,400 per annum. The lease began in 1999.
Sense & Sensibility Limited is housed within a well presented, semi-detached, two storey building within a busy row of other shops and businesses. The shop is single fronted with large, pretty display windows and excellent signage and branding on display. Inside, the main retail area is open plan with wooden flooring throughout and racks of beautiful prom and bridesmaid dresses displayed to each side of the space. There is a private changing area to the rear and an admin area with tilling system in place. The wedding dresses are displayed on the first floor, the space is similar in layout to the ground floor, with dresses displayed to the sides and changing area to the rear. All areas are presented to a high standard, fixtures and fittings are of high quality.
Sense & Sensibility Limited is currently operating with our client only in full time employment and a casual staff member when required.
Financial details are available upon a viewing of the business and Sense & Sensibility Limited has traded solidly over its trading history. The business generates an annual turnover of £150,000 with strong 46% gross profits. Customers are from a large surrounding area, with many recommendations and word of mouth sales. The business sale also includes a comprehensive website which also brings additional enquiries and trade.
This leasehold business offers a new owner an exciting opportunity to acquire a well established and well known bridal shop that also offers occasion wear, bridesmaids dresses, prom dresses, accessories and bespoke fitting services supplied by a long term recommended seamstress. There is plenty of scope to develop Sense & Sensibility Limited further with additional staff able to accept more work and attend wedding fayres when the shop is busy during weekends. Our client also has superb relations and accounts in place with successful international designers, local exclusivity with top designers such as Maggie Sottero, Ronald Joyce, Lou Lou, White Rose and Victoria Kay. There is also huge potential to tap into the online sales potential. This proposition would ideally suit an enthusiastic and passionate new business owner who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised. Business: £29,950.
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