Highly Popular and Profitable Newsagents in Rainford

  • Proof of Funds Required
  • Huge Potential
  • Prime Location
  • Heavy Footfall Area
  • Unique Opportunity
  • All Fixtures & Fittings Included
  • Highly Rated
  • Established Business


Business Description:


Silk Letting is delighted to welcome to the market a well-established family-run business in the heart of a quaint village. This highly rated business has the advantage of being the only newsagents in the area selling newspapers, magazines, confectionery, convenience food, snacks, drinks, stationery and a variety of gifts and offers a newspaper delivery service to local residents.


Benefitting from no competition and an excellent client base of returning customers built up by their friendly and welcoming service. The business also offers a Hermes parcel drop-off service, a photocopying service and national lottery services.


The business has a fully functional website that is used for online orders and offers a local delivery service. The business has built up an outstanding reputation on online platforms gaining 5-star reviews on Google and Facebook.


Established for over 45 years the current owner has been running the business successfully for the last 6 years.




The premises is doubled fronted and based over one floor. It offers the new owner all the facilities needed to run the business to its full potential and is well presented throughout. It consists of:

– the main floor space

– sales area

– kitchen area

– storage area


Fixtures, Fittings, and Stock:


The business is fitted and well-presented and all stock, fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.


Some of the assets included in the sale:


– Display fridge

– Display freezer

– Reception till counter

– Till system

– Payzone services




Located on a busy high street in the centre of the village of Rainford, surrounded by local amenities and with good transport links, with a bus stop outside the shop and just a short distance from Rainford train station with links to Manchester and Kirby.


The business is close to a residential area and a school creating a high footfall for the business to enjoy. Close to the Rainford Bypass A570, M58 and A580 the business benefits from a high volume of passing trade. Car parking is available on the main road directly outside the store for both the owner and customers.


Business Hours:


Monday – Friday 5 am – 4 pm

Saturday 5 am – 1 pm

Sunday 5 am – 12 pm


Staff Members:


The business currently employs 3 part-time staff members and 1 full-time staff member.


Tenure and Financial Profile:


This property is Leasehold. There are currently 9 years left on the current lease. The landlord is happy to make a new lease with the new owner.


High annual turnover available upon request.


Business Rates:


The business benefits from a small business rates relief and is exempt from paying any business rates.




The property is fitted with CCTV throughout in full working order, an alarm system and shutters at the front of the store.


Reason for sale: 


The owner is selling the business due to health issues creating a fantastic opportunity for any new owner to build on an already established business with a fantastic reputation.


Growth Potential:


The business is currently open at reduced hours and there is growth potential to increase the opening hours which will increase trade and profit. There is also the potential to obtain a license to sell alcohol and the products that are sold could be expanded.


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 sale enquiries or arrange a viewing on 03333 350218.

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