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Hilton Smythe is delighted to introduce to the market The Mod Cod Fish & Chip Shop, an extremely well established business with a great reputation, The business was established over 75 years ago with our client taking over 6 years ago.

The Mod Cod is very well known in the area and sees a high amount of repeat trade as well as benefiting from passing trade. The business is currently trading 6 days a week, generating a turnover of £80,000 per annum.

The menu comprises of traditional English fish and chips, pies, sausages, specials and kids’ meals to name a few.

At time of instruction the business is very highly rated on the internet, holding a 5 star google reviews, customer comments include ‘Best chippy in Middleton! Love the Irish curry.’ And ‘Delicious freshly cooked fish and chips’ Our client is offering a hand over period to ensure the continued success of the business.

There is ample scope to increase the already thriving turnover, by extending opening hours, offering a local delivery service and embarking on modern marketing schemes such as Just eat.

The business is fitted out to add a menu of Chinese meals, with Chinese cooker and a kebab machine should the purchaser wish to expand on the menu.

Early viewing of this long-established business in a prime location is highly recommended, with the business genuinely coming to the market as our client wishes to spend more time with family.

Viewings are by appointment only, all enquiries are to be directed to Hilton Smythe.

The business is located on Taylor Street, Middleton, Manchester.

The business sits within a highly populated residential area, from which the business derives much of its repeat trade, and benefits from a high volume of footfall and passing trade.

The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property and several railway and tram stations nearby and is easily accessible by the a-roads within driving distance of the business, which link to the motorway network.

Well-presented with a modern décor and high-quality equipment. Great eye-catching signage and ample free parking. Circa 155sq m.

Ground Floor

Main service area

Fully tiled walls and flooring

Large menu boards

Stainless steel counter

3 pan Range

Bain marie

Heat box


CCTV system

Kitchen area

Chipper and rumbler

Oven and hob

Large commercial stainless steel sink

Storage room

Access to lower ground floor

Lower ground

Currently used as storage

First floor

Fitted kitchen and lounge area

Double bedroom

3 piece bathroom

Currently used as storage with potential for living accommodation.


Large garden area to the rear with access to turn into a car park should the purchaser desire.

Ample street parking

We are advised the business is leasehold with annual rent of £8,500.

Original Lease length: 10 Years

Remaining Term: 4.5 Years

The business further benefits from being rates exempt

The business currently opens:-

Monday to Friday 11.30am to 2.00pm and 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Saturday 11.30am to 2.00pm and 4.30pm to 7.00pm

Sunday Closed

Owner ran with 3 part time staff members.

Financial Profile
The business turnover is in the region of £130,000 per annum.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Mills Hill (Manchester) 0.9 miles
  • Moston 1.9 miles
  • St Peter's Roman Catholic Primary School, Rochdale 0.2 miles
  • Middleton Technology School 0.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Mills Hill (Manchester) 0.9 miles
  • Moston 1.9 miles
  • St Peter's Roman Catholic Primary School, Rochdale 0.2 miles
  • Middleton Technology School 0.5 miles
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