Popular and Conventional Sandwich Company in Darlington

  • Freehold
  • Huge Potential
  • Prime Location
  • Unique Opportunity
  • Highly Rated
  • Excellent Client Base
  • Established Business
  • Proof of Funds Required


Business Description:


Silk Letting are delighted to welcome to the market an extremely busy and well-established sandwich company in the area of Darlington. Formally a butcher’s shop and with over 30 years of trading experience covering the whole of Darlington and surrounding areas.


This freehold store consists of 2 floors and has a high turnover, a huge and loyal client base with many selling their products for over 25 years. With a team of specialised staff members to allow a smooth transaction of the business to the new owner.


This thriving catering business has 5-star reviews on a variety of online platforms and offers a range of premium quality traceable products, a professional high quality service with an excellent choice of locally sourced fresh butchery, meats, poultry and savouries. A very busy retail butchers shop selling:


– Freshly made sandwiches

– Homemade pies

– Quiche

– Deli produce

– Popular ready meals

– Daily Carvery


The current owner has been running the business successfully since 1989 and benefits from being in a prime location with a year round regular and loyal customer base and passing trade from a busy local residential area. 





The front of the premises is well signed with double fronted display window space. The premises consists of 2 floors, on the ground floor there is a front display room which houses a large glass-fronted and refrigerated delicatessen style food display and counter area, 3 preparation rooms and on the second floor there is an office, storage room and a kitchen. The business is fully equipped with all the necessary machines and equipment needed to run the business to its full potential.



Fixtures, Fittings, and Stock:


The business is fully fitted and well-presented and all fixtures and fittings are included in the sale, plus stock with an approximate value of £3,000 but varies each day.


Some of the assets included in the sale:


– 2 x Delivery vans

– Wrapping machine

– Fridges and Freezers

– Ovens

– Meat slicer

– Mincers


A full list of assets is available upon request.





The business is located close to the A68 / A167 and a short drive from Darlington Town Centre with good transport links and close to the train station. The prime location on a busy road close to a residential area means the business benefits from a high footfall of passing trade.


The business also has the advantage of free parking located on the street next to the business ideal for both staff and customers and is a short distance from local amenities.



Business Hours:


Monday – Friday – 6.30 am to 4.30 pm

Saturday – 6.30 am to 2.30 pm

Sunday – Closed 



Staff Members:


The business currently operates with 3 full-time staff members, 6 part-time staff members and 3 part-time drivers who are happy to stay working if requested.



Business Rates:


The business currently benefits from small business rates relief.




The property is fitted with a full alarm system.



Reason for sale: 


The owner is selling the business due to retirement providing an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take over a highly profitable and well-established business. The current owner is happy to offer a handover period to assist with the smooth transition to any new owner. 



Growth Potential:


This already highly profitable business could be expanded further.

Any new owner has an opportunity for potential growth through social media platforms and marketing campaigns. Expanding the current website to include online ordering and delivery service, extend opening hours and working days.




If you are interested, please contact us to discuss any sale enquiries or arrange a viewing on 03333 350218

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