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£36,000

Bronz Bodz, Walsall WS1

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Property description

Business
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Bronz Bodz Ltd trading as Bronz Bodz Tanning & Beauty.

There has been a tanning business at this location for approximately 45 years and the current owner has run it successfully and lucratively for the last 13 years or so and the business has been a real labour of love for her. The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only so that the owner can spend more time with her young son, she is keen to see her well-loved business pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take this already thriving business to the next level.

Bronz Bodz Tanning & Beauty offers tanning and beauty for any occasion. Whether a customer is looking for a lie down sunbed, vertical tanning booths, spray tanning or a beauty treatment the business prides itself on being able to offer a relaxing experience and great results. The salon is committed to responsible tanning and the business has invested in the best quality tanning equipment available.

Having been established for many years the business has a considerable number of regular customers many of whom have been using the business for years and are known on a first name basis by the owner and is a popular and well-respected member of the local community.

The business offers a discount to the local council employees and all retail staff in the shopping area.

The business enjoys great visibility on the internet with fantastic reviews.

Scope to Improve
1.Advertising and marketing campaign
2.Maximise the use of social media
3.Extend the opening hours, there is demand for Sunday opening
4.Approach local nightclubs and bars with a view to advertising and offering discounts, this has been trialled previously and turned out to be very successful
5.Increase the range of beauty treatments offered
6.Explore online discounters such as Groupon and Wowcher

Reasons to Buy
1.A well-established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
2.Prime trading position in a stand-alone position
3.Low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business rates
4.Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
5.Ideal owner managed business
6.A real opportunity to increase turnover significantly, current owner been running at a pace to suit.

Hilton Smythe highly advise an early viewing, this lovely little business is likely to attract considerable interest.

Location
Bronz Bodz Ltd trading as Bronz Bodz Tanning & Beauty is located in Walsall in the West Midlands.

Walsall is an industrial town in the West Midlands. It is located 8 miles north-west of Birmingham and 6 miles east of Wolverhampton. Walsall is the administrative centre of the wider Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, at the 2011 census the towns built up area had a population of 67,594 with the wider borough having a population of 269,323.

Walsall’s location in Central England and the fact that the M6 runs though the borough has increased its investment appeal. The main rac is located in Walsall close to Junction 9 of the M6. Between Bloxwich and Walsall there is a business corridor where tk Maxx has recently opened a regional depot. Currently established businesses include Homeserve plc and South Staffordshire Water.

Walsall is extremely well connected within the UK road network as it is served by the M6 which connects to the M1 motorway towards London and M74 motorway toward Glasgow. There are three nearby junctions which serve Walsall on the M6 motorway, J7, J9 and J10. The stretch between these three junctions is one of the busiest in Europe. The town is also served by the A34 road which connects Manchester and the M42 motorway towards London, and is connected regionally by the A454 Black Country Route.

Bronz Bodz Tanning & Beauty is ideally located just off Walsall’s main shopping centre, close the to the council offices and in a main road position and as such benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade.

The business sits alongside other complimentary businesses and is beautifully presented and maintained. The business has bright visible signage with distinctive livery and there is free customer parking for three cars to the front, to the rear of the premises is an inexpensive public car park and there is further metered, on road car parking in the surrounding streets.

Premises
The business occupies the ground floor of an end terraced, purpose-built shop unit and is presented and maintained to the highest possible standards. The premises have been rewired to the latest standards, there is three phase electricity and an alarm system which sends pictures to the key holder’s mobile phone and briefly comprises;

Salon
Window and glazed door to front creating a light airy and inviting interior, bright and comfortable customer waiting area with l-shaped seating, tiled floor, bespoke counter with tiled front, wall mounted TV and air conditioning unit, useful cupboard to side, glass fronted drinks chiller and wall mounted cupboard.

Treatment Room 1
Air conditioned with Tansun stand-up sunbed, changing area, wipe clean walls

Treatment Room 2
Air conditioned with Tansun stand-up sunbed and changing area, wipe clean walls

Treatment Room 3
Air conditioned with Tansun stand up sunbed and wipe clean walls, this room is also used for spray tanning and the sale includes a spray tan machine and spray tent.

Treatment Room 4
Air conditioned with Mega Sun 5600 lie down sunbed and wipe clean walls

Beauty Room
To the rear of the salon is a good sized beauty room with nail station and treatment couch, door to carpark (with an allocated parking space)

Staff WC
With close coupled toilet, hand wash basin and window to rear.

Tenure
We are advised that Bronz Bodz Tanning & Beauty is being sold as a leasehold business opportunity, the existing 5 year lease expires in October 2018 but we are further advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with a new owner. The rent is an extremely reasonable £10,188 per annum.

We are advised that the business benefits from being exempt from business rates.

Hours
Monday to Friday 10.30am – 7.00pm

Saturday 10.30 am- 4.30pm

Sunday Closed

Staff
The business is run and managed by our client with the help of three part time members of staff.

Financial Profile
Bronz Bodz Tanning & Beauty generated an advised turnover of circa £60,000 as of the 2016 accounts with a gross profit of 83%.

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Nearby transport

  • Walsall (0.3 miles)
  • Bescot Stadium (1.7 miles)
  • Tame Bridge Parkway (2.3 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (13.4 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (25.8 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (32.1 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (63.3 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (64.6 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (70.5 miles)

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  • Butts Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Walsall (0.4 miles)
  • Chuckery Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Wolverhampton Vocational Training Centre (5.2 miles)
  • St Georges Academy (7.4 miles)
  • CUL Academy Trust (7.4 miles)
  • Queen Mary's High School (0.2 miles)
  • Hydesville Tower School (0.4 miles)
  • Blue Coat Church of England Academy (0.4 miles)
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