Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market, lc Meat trading as Butchers Block Meat & Deli.
There has been a Butchers at these premises for over 50 years and the current owner has owned it for the last year or so.
The business is being sold, albeit reluctantly only so that the owner can concentrate on her other business interests in the town, she is keen to see the business pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take this already thriving business to the next level.
Butchers Block Meat & Deli is a traditional butchers and delicatessen selling the highest quality fresh and cooked meats including
•Beef •Pork •Lamb •Sausages and bacon •Burgers •Poultry •Cheeses •Hot Pork and Beef baps
Additionally, the business operates a market stall in the High Street, three days a week selling hot Beef and Pork baps and baguettes.
The business has many regular customers and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet.
Scope To Improve
1.Advertising and marketing campaign 2.Website to extol services and products offered, ideally with an e-commerce facility 3.Maximise the use of social media 4.Extend the opening hours 5.Develop the outside catering side of the business offering hog roasts etc at corporate and private events. 6.Approach local hotels, pubs, residential homes, schools etc with the aim of becoming their preferred supplier 7.Expand the delivery service geographically 8.Explore online discounters such as Wowcher and Groupon
Reasons to buy
1.A well-established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers 2.Prime trading position in the busy and vibrant Bromsgrove High Street 3.Ideal owner managed business 4.Little or no competition locally, this is the only butchery business in the High Street 5.Everything included in sale making this a real Turnkey opportunity 6.A real opportunity to increase turnover significantly, current owner has been running at a pace to suit due to her other business commitments. 7.Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success 8.Priced to facilitate a quick sale
Location lc Meats Limited trading as Butchers Block Meat & Deli is located in Bromsgrove in the county of Worcestershire.
Bromsgrove is a town in Worcestershire. The town is about 16 miles North-East of Worcester and 13 miles south-west of Birmingham City Centre. It had a population of approximately 30,000 at the 2001 census.
Bromsgrove is intersected by the A38 which was bypassed to the east of the town 1980, the M5 motorway borders the west side and the M42 motorway starts at the north of the town. Because of the great transport links Bromsgrove District Council is aiming to create a technology corridor along the A38 which will obviously increase the number of people visiting the town centre. Bromsgrove railway station is situated to the south of the town and was rebuilt in 2016 at a cost of £12million. There is also a bus station close to the business premises, buses operate to a wide area of Worcestershire and West Midlands.
Butchers Block Meat & Deli is ideally situated in the unusually busy and vibrant High Street in Bromsgrove alongside other complimentary retail businesses many of which are independents. The business enjoys great levels of footfall and passing trade.
Bromsgrove is currently enjoying a real renaissance, Waitrose opened a store in May of last year which has attracted even more passing Footfall into the town centre and the high street has seen much money spent recently upgrading the shopping area immediately outside the premises.
The business is beautifully presented and maintained, and the owner has spent considerable money recently replacing the exterior signage and internal flooring.
The business has a pleasing upmarket feel, and this is reflected in the increase in turnover during the past few months.
There are several inexpensive car parks within easy walking distance of the premises.
Premises The business occupies the ground floor of a mid-terraced retail unit and briefly comprises,
•Windows and glazed door to front creating a light airy and inviting interior, •New expensive looking wood effect flooring, •Long glass fronted serve over counter with brass rail to front, •Refrigerated window display, •Tiled walls, till, perimeter shelving, butchers Block and stainless-steel preparation tables.
•A generous Room to rear with walk-in chiller (regassed and serviced) •Chest freezer, •Tall upright fridge, •Mincing machine, •Meat slicer, •Sausage maker, •Commercial induction oven, •3 sets of scales, •Hog roast machine, •Perimeter shelving, •Stainless steel preparation tables. •Door to rear leading to a large car park.
Tenure We are advised that Butchers Block Meat & Deli is being sold as a leasehold business opportunity.
The existing 10-year lease has approximately 9 years remaining, and the rent is a reasonable £23,000 per annum.
We are further advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with a new owner.
We are advised that the business rates payable are approximately £5000 Per Annum.
Hours Monday to Saturday 8am Till 5pm Sundays closed
Staff The business is run and managed by our client with the help of 2 full time and 2 part time members of staff.
Financial Profile Butchers Block Meat & Deli generates an advised current turnover of circa £230,000 Per Annum.
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