Prominent Main Road Location
Annual Turnover 260,000
Gross Profit 189,800
Further Financial Info Available After Viewing
Huge Potential To Extend Opening Hours
Scope For Online & Social Media Presence
EPC - E
REF 7142 – Leasehold Wholesale Bakery
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this leasehold wholesale bakery located in Stockport, Cheshire.
J C & H Depledge was established in 1974, our client took ownership in 2014. The business offers a range of bakery products on a wholesale scale, specialising in breads, cakes and pies. It has become very well known in this sector and has a strong base of regular customers in place. Our client has ensured the business has an excellent reputation.
J C & H Depledge occupies a main road trading position to the rear of a parade of shops and offices. The area is densely populated residentially with commercial neighbours including independent retailers such as a sandwich shop and convenience store. There are also a number of schools and other amenities nearby as well as Bredbury town centre. The area is well linked by the M60 with very strong public transport links and parking is available in the surrounding area.
REASON FOR SALE
The business is ideally suited to a hands-on owner-operator but due to our client’s other business commitments being higher than anticipated, the business is offered for sale. This presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level.
The building is available on a Full Repair and Insure lease (FRI lease). This is the most common form of commercial lease. The current lease is a ten year lease which began in 2014 at a cost of £231 per week.
BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
J C & H Delpledge operates over two floors of a large building. Upon entrance to the building you come into the packing room and this room has a door which leads into the main baking room which is equipped with a variety of high standard baking equipment. To the rear of a building is a store room which is mainly where the flour is kept and this has a door opposite which leads into the main office area.
The business operates with five members of staff in employment, this includes two drivers. Our client works in the business on a full time basis.
J C & H Depledge has traded solidly since opening and our client has established a strong repeat customer base. We are advised that the business has annual turnover of £260,000 and gross profit of £189,800. Full financial information is available upon request.
The business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief. Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.
This well known and long established business has a strong base of clients in place, many of whom have been using J C & H Depledge for many years. Our client has secured an exceptional reputation. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with the introduction of new products and an online presence. A strong marketing drive and social media presence could also be very beneficial. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.