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£44,995

Unit 1B Boundary Bank, Kendal LA9

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Property description

Business
Hilton Smythe are welcoming to the market Lakeland Skirts and Cleasby’s, a specialist clothing manufacturing and sales company which was founded in Kendal, Cumbria in 1956. It has always been proud to offer a high-quality manufacturing service, including skirts, trousers, jackets, waistcoats, dresses and more.

Launched in 1956, Lakeland skirts has plenty of heritage and only 3 careful owners, the latest of whom, our client, took over the reins in 2014. Lakeland Skirts offers a range of made to measure skirts, trousers, blouses and dresses, and the customers also choose the fabric from a seasonal selection.

Specialising in the use of British tweeds and wools, Cleasby’s offers a garment manufacturing service to a wide range of wholesale customers, offering a cmt (cut, make, trim) service as well as design and pattern cutting services.

Our client is offering this opportunity to take over, due to other business interests. The business has an e-commerce website which customers can order from, the business has a lot of repeat custom and mail orders.

There is plenty of scope to improve the business, attending country fairs, holding private events and by focussing on marketing the website to a new audience.

Early viewing is advised as this is a rare opportunity, and the business has a lot of potential to grow.

Location
The premise is situated on an industrial park in Kendal, just off the A591, just 2 miles from Kendal town centre.

The A591 links to the M6 just 3 miles away.
Premises
Ground floor-

Store room with measuring and cutting table.

First floor-

Staff room with table and chairs, WC.

Office with desk and storage cabinets.

Equipment includes: -

Large cutting benches x 2

Key hole button machine

Hemming machine

Button machine

6 x flatbed machines

Overlocker

2 x vacuum boards with steam irons

Lots of sewing tools
tenure
We are advised the business is leasehold and currently has 4 years remaining on the lease as of 2017.
Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8.30 – 14.00
staff
The business is owner managed and currently has 4 part time staff members and 1 part time admin assistant.
Financial profile
The business reports a turnover for the last year of approximately £100,000 with a gross profit of roughly 43%.
Extra notes
Our Client is happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success of the business.

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Nearby transport

  • Kendal (1.1 miles)
  • Burneside (Cumbria) (1.8 miles)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (2.4 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (40.0 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (55.1 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (55.3 miles)
  • Bowness on Windermere Ferry Terminal (6.7 miles)
  • Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing (6.8 miles)
  • Far Sawrey Windermere Ferry Terminal (7.1 miles)

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  • Ghyllside Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • St Thomas's CofE Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Stramongate Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Kendal College (1.1 miles)
  • Sedbergh School (9.7 miles)
  • Beaumont College - A Scope College (18.1 miles)
  • Cambian Whinfell School (0.5 miles)
  • Kirkbie Kendal School (1.3 miles)
  • Sandgate School (1.4 miles)
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