Highly Reputable Butchers Shop for Sale

  • Proof of funds required
  • Huge potential
  • High turnover
  • Prime location
  • Established Business
  • Only butchers in town
  • 5 star hygiene rating
  • Unique opportunity
  • Excellent client base


Business Description:


Silk letting welcomes to the market a well-established traditional family butchers’ shop. This highly rated business has been operating since 1998 and has built up a fantastic reputation with an excellent and loyal client base.


The business benefits from being the only butcher shop in town with no competitors around offering their customers the highest quality lamb, meat and pork with a 5-star food hygiene rating and is a member of the approved stockists of quality standard lamb and beef. The meat carries the quality standard mark (QSM) giving the highest level of assurance for meat in the UK.


Customer satisfaction and great quality service have always been a priority for the current owner. The premises are fully equipped with everything needed to run the business to its full potential and a handover period is offered to any new owner to assist with the transition of ownership.


As well as the range of meat this is offered the business also offers a variety of cheese, eggs, pies, sausages and a range of spices and jars.





Located in a heavy footfall area within the heart of the town and near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. The business benefits from free on-street parking immediately outside the premises. Close to local amenities and residential homes the business benefits from a high footfall of trade.


The ideal location and good transport links to St. Ives, Huntingdon and Peterborough as well as nearby villages attract passing customers and tourists in addition to the loyal returning customers.



Fixtures and Fittings:


The traditionally styled butchers store is perfectly presented and maintained both inside and outside and with double fronted large glass windows making the property light and inviting. The interior of the premises is well designed with refrigerated serve over counters presenting the products available. The fully equipped business also consists of:


– Main entrance room

– Cutting and butchering room

– Storeroom

– Office

– Toilet/Kitchen area


Some of the assets included in the sale are:


Meat slicer

Sausage filler

Mince mixer machine

Long and Small fridge counters for meat displays

Fridge display counter for cheese


Stainless steel sink

preparation benches

Wrapping Machine


Weighing scales

Big butcher chopping units

Tray wrapper

Vacuum packer

Shelving units

40+ hooks


A full list of assets is available upon request.



Security Features:


The business is equipped with 3 CCTV cameras and a TV screen.



Reason for Sale:


The owner is selling the business due to retirement, providing an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take over a profitable and highly reputable business. The owner is happy to offer a handover period to assist with the smooth transition of ownership.



Rent and Length of Lease:


  • Leasehold – 10 years remaining on lease



Financial Profile:


  • Lease asking Price: £90,000
  • Freehold asking price with two flats: £375,000



Business Rates:


The business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief.



Staff Members:


The store currently operates with 3 full-time staff members.



Hours of Operation:


Monday 08:00-12:30

Tuesday-Friday 08:00-17:30

Saturday 08:00-16:00

Sunday Closed



Growth Potential:  


This is a fantastic opportunity for any new owner to continue to build on the solid foundations of an already successful business.


The new owner could also:


  • Develop social media accounts to attract and reach more customers
  • Social media advertising and marketing campaign
  • Add more products to the shelves (Example: Vegetables)
  • Extend working hours or days



A viewing of this business is highly recommended to appreciate its true value and the potential it has for a new owner.






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



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