Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market this excellent, rarely available dog grooming business, which was set up less than 3 years ago and has tremendous potential going forward as the business becomes more and more established in this high street location.
They turned over £20,000 in the 16/17 financial year and the business is growing all the time.
They are a general-purpose dog groomer, offering a variety of services:
•Washing •Brushing •Trimming •Styling dog's coats •Clippings nails •Inspecting teeth
They also sell natures menu Natural dog food and are active on social media, together with a website which can be found at
We feel an injection of marketing would assist in promoting the business, together with longer hours and more product sales, which would take the business to the next level.
An internal inspection to appreciate what’s on offer is highly recommended.
Location Doggy in the window is located in Sketty, a suburban district located about 2 miles to the west of the Swansea city centre on Gower Road. Sketty falls within the Sketty council ward of Swansea. The area approximates to the Vivian Road, and Sketty Green.
The village is centred on Sketty Cross, which is the junction of Gower Road, Vivian Road, and Dillwyn Road. According to the 2011 census the population was 14,300.
Swansea is the second largest city in wales having easy access to the Gower peninsula.
The city and County area of Swansea had a population of over 241,000 in 2014.
The area is very well served by the M4 motorway, giving easy access to all surrounding areas.
The shop has been run by the current owners for nearly 3 years now. She is reluctantly looking to sell due to relocation.
Premises An easily managed premise covering around 24 sqm, comprising reception area, main salon area and WC.
All the equipment needed to start trading on day one is included and is good quality and less than 3 years old.
The equipment included is as follows:
•Big bath •Electric table •Normal table •Blaster dryer •Large hair dryer •Scissors •Clippers •Blades •Cages •Fridge for dog food
The premises are ideal for dog grooming and offer a good, visible high street location, which must be viewed to be appreciated.
Tenure We are advised that the business is being sold as a Leasehold opportunity on a rolling Lease.
Current rent payable of £5,400 per annum.
Hours Monday & Sunday - Closed
Tuesday to Saturday - 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Staff The business is run by the current owner.
Financial Profile The accounts show a turnover of £19,966 for the year to March 31st, 2017, with a net profit of £12,122.
We are informed by the vendors that this is increasing all the time as the business grows and becomes more established.
According to the voa website the current rateable value is £3,800 however the owners inform me that they benefit from small business rate relief so have no rates to pay.
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