Business Sales

14
Jul

SOLD : Westcountry Timber Manufacturing Business

Westcon Products Ltd. of Buckfastleigh – Under New Ownership. The business was established in 1994 by John Hall and Peter Caunter. They developed the business into a major supplier of components to the bed and upholstered furniture industries building a strong reputation based on the quality, design and customer service, providing precision cut timber components, timber sub-assemblies and complete frames

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30
Apr

SOLD : Engineering Business : Design and Manufacturing of Measuring Equipment.

Seiche Furthers Expansion with Acquisition of Ashridge Engineering of Okehampton. Ashridge Engineering was established in 1975 and was acquired in 1993 by Alan Orchard who had been an employee of the company. Ashridge Engineering Ltd. is a leading designer and manufacturer of control, protection and measurement systems largely for the water industry but also for the electricity distribution and other

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24
Apr

SOLD : Motorhome Hire Business, Devon – Marketing Price £130,000

Established and very profitable business Excellent and valuable website names and presence Fairly easy to operate – mainly on a part-time basis 3 relatively new/low mileage motorhomes (1 x 4-berth and 2 x 6-berth) Well and inexpensively sited for ease of customer access (just off the A38 dual carriageway) but business readily and easily relocatable if required Turnover £55,000 (Net

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10
Apr

SOLD : Manufacturer of Pneumatic Comfort Systems – Marketing Price £640,000

Produces high quality ergonomic seating components, air cells and lumber supports plus bespoke products for specific customer needs Manufacturing carried out in U.K. and in China Growth to date has centred on the office furniture manufacturing industry but much scope now being explored in the medical (wheelchairs, etc.) and entertainment (audience/spectator seating) sectors and direct to end users Highly developed

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4
Apr

SOLD : Global Interest in Cornish Self Storage Business

Self storage first came to prominence during the 1960s in America and has become an economically resilient industry in the UK as demand for storage space increases. Self storage provides consumers with their own secure space that they can access whenever they want by way of electronic key access. Recognising this opportunity Seton Self Storage and Business Centre was established

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31
Mar

SOLD: Exeter Laundry and Dry Cleaning Business

Kenjo Laundry and Dry Cleaners was established in Sidwell Street, Exeter in the early 1980s and since 2002 was in the ownership of Julie Rice. The laundry occupies a prominent corner site which offers an excellent position for its trade. The business caters for both domestic and commercial trade (with a collection and delivery service) and complementary to the laundry

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2
Jan

SOLD: Eveleighs Garage Services

Friday 13th can bring good fortune ! Eveleighs Garage Services  was established in Exeter in 1936 and was originally situated at the top of Sidwell Street and Ackland Terrace. John Payne purchased the business 11 years ago from what was the third generation of the Eveleigh family operating the business. John had been running an independent VAG (Volkswagen Audi Group)

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1
Dec

SOLD : Freehold Commercial Property, Devon – Marketing Price £500,000

Substantial and highly visible three storey corner premises occupying enviable town centre position at the junction of The Strand and Victoria Road The property provides ground floor retail accommodation for two shops (with associated storage and a workshop) and offices on the floors above Shops and three, multi-room office units let on secure leases – whilst eight other rooms are

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28
Nov

SOLD : Mobility Specialist Retailer/ Supplier, Wiltshire – Marketing Price £160,000

First class name & reputation Excellent relationships with referring bodies including therapists, nursing homes, NHS & the Motability Scheme Able to rely heavily on repeat & referred business (very significant level of returning customers) Highly skilled, experienced, loyal and flexible workforce Totally personalised service provided and full assessment/bespoke service always given (no telephone or internet sales conducted) Turnover £448,000 (adjusted

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21
Nov

SOLD : Holiday & Second Homes Property Management Business, S. Devon – Marketing Price £120,000

Long and very well established, based on highly successful business model Providing property management services including keyholding, holiday changeovers, cleaning and property repairs & maintenance Currently 95 properties under contract in portfolio Significant further development scope Very well set up (robust systems, processes, standards, quality control, contracts etc. including extremely good training programme for ‘self-employed property managers’) Currently run under

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