Business Portfolio

Bulk Haulage and Low Loader Transport Specialist – Devon

£2,000,000 | Reference: 12693

  • Long established. Operating nationwide
  • Fleet of 22 vehicles plus trailers, etc.
  • Highly trained, customer friendly and loyal workforce. Enviable customer base
  • Turnover £2.9m and rising. Net Profit £296,000
  • Business available with rented business premises or on a relocation basis
  • First time on market
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** Coming Soon ** – Antiques Showrooms & Reclamation Yard business for sale – Devon

£700,000 | Reference: 12680

  • Long established. Very well known and extremely popular
  • Retail, wholesale and export business
  • Turnover in excess of £400,000. Gross Profit circa 70%. Stock (at cost) circa £0.5m
  • 4.5 acre site incorporating unemployed land with development potential
  • Various buildings on site (showrooms, workshops, stores, etc.) providing approximately 40,000 sq.ft.
  • Freehold premises included in price (but would consider selling business with a lease)
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Supply and Installation of Cut & Polished Granite for a wide range of uses – Westcountry

£540,000 | Reference: 12695

  • Long established. First class name and reputation
  • Highly skilled workforce. Very well equipped
  • Also some engineered quartz, marble and hardwood timber supplies related trade
  • Turnover in excess of £900,000 (Net Profit £181,000)
  • Real scope for significant further business development.
  • Offered for sale with leased business premises. Retirement sale
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Specialist Site Investigation Contracting and Borehole Drilling Company For Sale – Based South West England

£400,000 | Reference: 12704

  • Long and well established. Comprehensively and valuably equipped.
  • Highly skilled and loyal workforce.
  • Significant scope further growth.
  • Turnover £555,000 and rising (Net Profit £172,000).
  • Directors looking to semi-retire.
  • Traditional work base in South West, but for specialist areas (such as utility scale solar developments) the company operates throughout the U.K. and abroad.
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Group Activity Holiday Tours Business at Holiday Complex in Brittany

£325,000 | Reference: 12656

  • Holiday base complex consists of an 18th century Breton farmhouse and various other buildings
  • 7 acres of beautiful countryside including gardens, woodland, lake, streams and pond
  • Well established holiday trade for groups (minimum 10 people) from U.K.
  • Easily operated on a part-time basis from Easter to end of October at present
  • Owner's health problems forces sale
  • Ford Transit 17 seater, sign-written minibus and trailers
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Thriving Accommodation Centre for Group Activities in Brittany, France

£263,000 | Reference: 12700

  • Large, detached property at heart of pretty village and close to St. Malo, Dinan and Rennes
  • Entertainments Hall, Dining Room, Commercial Kitchen, Salon/Bar. Can accommodate 47 guests
  • Self-contained 3 bedroom owners’ apartment
  • Garden and large car/coach park
  • Turnover €74,000 and rising (Adj NP €47,000) based on easy hours operation. Scope much higher
  • Established 1988. Currently trading from mid-February to end-November. Offered at attractive price for early sale. Please note the price is to be in euros - 295,000
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Garage Business – West Cornwall

£250,000 | Reference: 12591

  • Repairs, servicing, M.o.T. testing, diagnostics, air conditioning, tyre replacement, etc.
  • Popular, profitable and long established, very consistent business
  • A1 name/reputation. Very well equipped
  • Turnover £290,000 (Net Profit £153,000)
  • Genuine scope further development
  • New lease. Retirement sale
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Specialist Resin Flooring Contractor Operating Mainly in South West England

£230,000 | Reference: 12706

  • Long established. Excellent name and reputation. Much repeat business.
  • Considerable experience/expertise. Highly trained/skilled and loyal workforce.
  • Enviable and growing customer database across many and varied sectors. High tender conversion ratio.
  • Annual turnover between £530,000 and £590,000 in recent years. (Gross Profit margin circa 37/38%).
  • £144,714 Adjusted Net Profit latest financial year (2016/17).
  • Vendor willing to assist new owner for an agreed period if required.
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Designers, Suppliers & Installers of Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms – Dorset

£150,000 | Reference: 12699

  • Long established. Excellent reputation. Benefits greatly from repeat and recommended trade
  • Impressive sales growth record. Turnover £700,000 (Net Profit in excess of £100,000)
  • Style, quality & attention to detail being its passion
  • Showrooms display stock included in business sale price
  • Retirement sale
  • Real scope for significant further business development. Well equipped, furnished & presented business
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***COMING SOON*** – Joinery Business – Somerset

£135,000 | Reference: 12696

  • Specialising in client specification and custom designed architectural work.
  • Established 1959. Wide range of clients throughout West Country and Southern England.
  • Managed, on limited hours basis, by owner and mainly from home.
  • Excellent and highly skilled workforce including a Workshop Manager and an Estimator.
  • Very fully and well equipped.
  • Turnover £725,000 (Net Profit in excess of £61,000).
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Photographic, Display and Imagery Services – South Devon

£100,000 | Reference: 12705

  • First class name and reputation. Extensively and valuably equipped
  • From film processing to exhibition display units
  • Excellent, highly skilled and loyal workforce. Good customer database
  • Able to rely heavily on repeat and recommended trade
  • Turnover £211,818 (Net Profit £89,519) but real scope much higher
  • Premises available with lease (freehold optionally available)
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Office based Professional Domestic Cleaning Services Business – Wirral

£85,000 | Reference: 12703

  • Well established business with huge development potential. Part of highly reputable franchise network.
  • Currently 160 plus clients/month. Strong evidence of growth in current year in excess of 8%.
  • Experienced and trained office managers and cleaning supervisors
  • Recently updated website. Sign written vehicle and all equipment included.
  • Sales to y/e 30th April 2017 - £287,932 (adjusted Net Profit in excess of £59,000).
  • Only for sale to allow owner to assist his wife with her developing business.
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Specialist Retailer of Back-Friendly Furniture – Ivybridge, South Devon

£80,000 | Reference: 12701

  • Long and well established. Excellent premises adjacent to sizeable free parking area
  • First class reputation for quality and service. Benefits from selling major brands
  • Very large customer base. Lots of repeat and recommended trade
  • Some commercial customer trade, real scope for much higher if wanted
  • Turnover £520,000. Net Profit £72,946
  • Retirement sale. First time on market. Offered at bargain price for early transfer
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Manufacturer, Supplier and Installer of Industrial and Commercial Doors – Operating Throughout South West

£75,000 | Reference: 12675

  • Long established. Excellent reputation. Skilled and experienced workforce
  • Service contracts and insurance work included in the trade mix
  • Turnover £516,000. Net Profit £54,000. Scope for business development
  • Available with existing business premises (in Devon) or on a relocation basis if preferred
  • Owner looking to retire but would stay if required
  • Price reduced to encourage sale
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Removals & Storage Business – East Devon

£75,000 | Reference: 12698

  • Operating throughout U.K. but custom emanates mainly from within 30-mile radius of business base
  • Long established. Excellent reputation. Able to rely heavily on regular, repeat & recommended custom
  • Offers bespoke solutions to clients’ individual requirements. Professional, reliable and friendly staff
  • Turnover £137,000 (Net Profit £48,000). Real scope for further business development
  • Vehicles included in sale. Offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • PROFITS UP BUT PRICE REDUCED - owners keen to emigrate to Australia
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Prestigious & Leading Publication in the Superyacht Industry

£75,000 | Reference: 12676

  • Established business in up-market sector. Prestigious hardback annual and popular website
  • International luxury brand advertisers across 30 countries.
  • Turnover £137,215 (Net Profit £65,754) but genuine scope much higher in right hands
  • Current owner wishes to focus on a range of new products being brought to market, hence this sale
  • Offers around £75,000 are now invited (WAS £125,000)
  • Attractive proposition for a wide range of prospective purchasers including media companies, former superyacht captains and industry professionals and certainly entrepreneurs with sales and marketing backgrounds
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Removals Business – Dartmouth & The South Hams, Devon and Nationwide

£65,000 | Reference: 12694

  • Long established. The only removals business in Dartmouth
  • 'Difficult Access Specialist' reputation
  • Attracts specialist trade from wealthy customers - much less vulnerable to competitive pricing
  • Turnover £120,000 (Net Profit £38,000). Real scope for trade expansion
  • Owner manages business 'remotely' from home (out of area) on very part-time basis
  • Retirement sale
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Specialist Chair and Desk Retail Outlet – Exeter

£20,000 | Reference: 12677

  • Long established. Excellent reputation. Good and growing customer list
  • Domestic, commercial and public sector trade
  • Relatively short trading hours (opportunity to extend). Operated by owner without staff
  • Turnover £108,000. Net Profit £19,500
  • Real scope for much higher
  • Delivery vehicle and other assets included in sale
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Marine Company covering commercial diving, marine contracting and underwater engineering – Cornwall

Offers Invited | Reference: 12702

  • Operating on, under and beside the water
  • Approx. 60% of work is on ships and dock repairs, etc. at Falmouth Docks
  • Circa 25% in respect of in-water surveys on large commercial vessels
  • Plant includes small tugs/workboats, work barges, floating cranes - value in the region of £600,000
  • Established in 1980 and currently operated under management. Holds many industry accreditations
  • Previously achieving turnover £450,000 to £600,000 and an adjusted operating profit in excess of £100,000 p.a.
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Bespoke Joinery Business – Bridgwater, Somerset

OFFERS INVITED | Reference: 12658

  • Significant number of heritage property clients and barn conversion and church work
  • Able to rely greatly on repeat & recommended business. Respected for its 'curved' work
  • Operated at a level to suit current owner but real and significant scope for business development
  • Business offered in situ with leased business premises but available on relocation basis if preferred
  • Turnover £147,000 (year ended 31st March 2017)
  • Retirement sale but vendor is prepared to stay on in whatever capacity as required. OFFERS INVITED (was £50,000)
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Potential Residential Redevelopment Site

P.O.A. | Reference: 12679

  • Freehold for sale
  • Site approximately 1.79 acres
  • Former 'Outdoor Experience' premises
  • Ashburton, Devon
  • Purchase price subject to final density obtained
  • Expressions of interest are sought from developers interested in agreeing a purchase conditional on planning consent
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Boatyard & Crane Hire Business – North Cornwall Coast

OFFERS INVITED | Reference: 12588

  • Commercial slipway access for lay-up facilities on North Cornwall coast
  • Turnover £240,000. Net Profit £42,000.
  • Genuine scope for business expansion (including re-introduction of boat building)
  • Much business turned away (to suit needs of retiring owner)
  • 88 year lease to 2060 with 'peppercorn' rent (just £1,354 p.a.)
  • Attractive business proposition for new owner. OFFERS INVITED (was £400,000)
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Security Fencing Contractor – South West

P.O.A. | Reference: 12507

  • Established 1990
  • Blue chip customer base
  • Preferred contractor to the dockyard with ongoing contract
  • Easily operated
  • Low overheads
  • Retirement sale
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