Profitable Freehold Butcher Shop in Darlington

£350,000.00

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    Description

    Summary:

    •  Well-established Freehold Butcher and Delicatessen store and business for sale with a huge client base and high turnover in Darlington.
    •  The business is fully equipped with all of the necessary equipment and machines required to run the business to its full potential.
    •  Includes delivery vans.
    • The premises consist of 2 floors. The premises layout consists of a front display room, 3 preparation rooms and a second floor that includes an office, storage room and a Kitchen.
    •   The butcher shop 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.
    •   Reason of Sale: Retirement- Hand over period available.
    • Free-Hold Asking price: £350,000 (Asking price includes all of the fixtures, fittings, and assets)
    •  Annual Turnover: £595,271

     

     

    Business Description:

    Silk Letting welcomes to the market a well-established Freehold Butcher store sale with a huge client base and high turnover in Darlington. Owned since 1989, our client is a well-established butcher shop that is one of the oldest existing butcher stores in the area of Darlington. The highly regarded traditional butchers offer premium quality traceable product range from extremely well-fitted parade premises with a high volume of year-round regular & passing trade in busy suburban main road position. Rated with 5 Star reviews on a variety of online platforms, our reputable client provides professional high-quality services in an excellent choice of premium quality, locally sourced and traceable fresh butchery meats, poultry, and associated savouries to ensure customer satisfaction. The business is fully equipped with all of the necessary equipment and machines required to run the business to its full potential. The premises consist of 2 floors. The premises layout consists of a front display room, 3 preparation rooms and a second floor that includes 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 in addition to 2 delivery vans to run the business to its full potential. Situated in Darlington, the business benefits from a prime location and is offered with a team of specialized staff members to allow a smooth transaction of the business to the new owner. We would strongly recommend the earliest possible viewing to avoid disappointment.

     

     Services: 

    The Butchershop offers a range of fresh and tasty products. They offer customers a range of tasty fresh cut meats, cooked Matured and Home Dry Aged Meat producing 1000’s of freshly prepared sandwiches, meals, quiche, salads, and pies in addition to buffets and hot roast carvery on daily basis to suit different customer preferences and increase the turnover. The business offers delivery services to local shops in Darlington and the surrounding areas attracting a larger client base. Their menu consists of a variety of chicken, pork, and lamb products that includes steaks, sausages, burgers, chops, fillets, gammon, meals, pies, and more. They also include many fresh-made sandwiches, Hot and cold meals, homemade quiche, Buffets, pies, and fresh salads to suit the different customer preferences. These services include delivery services to Darlington and the surrounding area to operate the business to its full potential. Freshly made high-quality food has been their secret to the huge client base that this business has. Some of the provided products include:

    •  Chicken, Pork, Lamb
    • Steaks, Sausages, Burger
    • Chops
    • Fillets
    • Gammon
    • Meals
    • Pies
    • Fresh-made sandwiches
    • A hot and cold meal
    • Homemade Quiche
    • Buffets

     

    Reason of Sale: Retirement- Hand over period available.

    It is with regret that the owner is selling this outstanding business for his desire to retire. However, this provides an excellent opportunity for a passionate new owner to take over a profitable and well-established running business. The owner is happy to offer a hand over period to assist with the smooth transition of ownership.

     

    Financial Profile: 

    Free-Hold

    Asking price: £350,000

    Annual Turnover: £595,271

     

    Business rates:

    The business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief.

     

    Staff: The butcher shop 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.

    • 3 Full-Time Staff Members
    • 6 Part-Time Staff Members
    • 3 Part-Time Drivers

     

    Fixtures and Fittings: 

    The property is in the market town of Darlington in County Durham. The front of premises is well signed and presented and afford inviting, double-fronted display window space onto a high footfall mixed commercial and residential thoroughfare, with unrestricted customer parking available locally. The premises consist of 2 floors. The premises layout consists of a front display room, 3 preparation rooms and a second floor that includes 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. The main public area houses a large, glass-fronted and refrigerated, delicatessen-style food display and serve-over counter area for an excellent choice of premium quality butchery meats, poultry, associated savouries and sandwich fillings etc., with electronic till/food ordering point and an open preparation area with meat cutting and weighing facilities. Some of the provided assets are:

    • 2 Delivery vans
    • Floor Wrapping Machine
    • Fridges and Freezers
    • Ovens
    • Meat slicer
    • Mincers
    • Other Butcher Machines

    A Full List of assets is provided upon request.

     

    Security Features: The property includes a full alarm system.

     

     Location: 

    The business is located within a 5-minute drive from Darlington town centre in the county of Durham. The business occupies an outstanding and highly visible trading position. The prime location on a busy road, next to a huge residential area benefits the business from a high footfall passing trade. The store also offers on-road parking and is located within a short distance from A167 road A68 motorways, making the property easily accessible by both the owner and potential buyers. The business is located within a short distance of:

    • Huge Residential Area
    • University
    • Primary School
    • Train station
    • Bus stops
    • Hair Salon
    • Laundry

     

    Opening Hours: 

    Monday to Friday: 6.30 am to 4.30 pm

    Saturday: 6.30am to 2.30pm

    Sunday: Closed

     

    Growth and Expansion Potential:

    Although the business is successfully generating an annual turnover circa to £800,000. The new owner has an opportunity for potential growth and expansion:

    • Social media presence and marketing campaign
    • Online ordering via  website
    • Extend opening hours and working days.

     

    Reasons to buy: 

    • Freehold Sale
    • Turnover  of  £595,000
    • Experienced Staff members
    • Well-established
    • Fully Equipped
    • Prime Location
    • Includes delivery vans
    • Long established reputation and regular local customer base

     

    What are you waiting for?

    This is a fantastic opportunity that is not to be missed. Viewings are by appointment only and all enquiries are to be directed to silk letting.

    Contact Mounif at Silk Letting Ltd on 01615079791 or Mounif@silkletting.co.uk to secure your viewing 

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