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Freehold Price: £595,000 Price Reduced
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Business Description
CCL are delighted to bring to market A & B Services (Scotland), a specialist forestry and agricultural fabrication and engineering business located in the centre of Killin, in the heart of Scotland and the “gateway” to the highlands. This long established business has built up an excellent reputation and has a loyal base of clients across the UK. Although they service and repair agricultural and forestry machinery, as well as being a main authorised Husqvarna dealer, their speciality lies in the design and build of bespoke forestry machinery and A & B Services (Scotland) are the UK’s no 1 Skyline designer, manufacturer, and supplier of bespoke winching systems. The business is in a great position to be expanded and taken to the next level.

Turnover c.£1.2m
EBITDA c.£300,000
Engineering based business
Central Scotland location
Design and build bespoke forestry skyline machinery
Main Husqvarna dealer
Freehold premises
Growth potential
Retirement sale
Strong turnover
Offers Over £600,000

A & B Services (Scotland) has been in operation for over 23 years and serves the forestry industry throughout the UK and has gained an excellent reputation for the quality of its work.
ABS specialises in the conversion of excavator base units to suit the needs of the clients and the environments in which they work. These units can be transformed in to multipurpose machines, a digger, harvester or skyline. Designing bespoke equipment for clients ABS is the UK’s No 1 supplier of forestry skylines. A & B Services are retailers of a full range of spare parts and accessories for all Skyline and Skidder Winches. They also offer a repair service for agricultural and plant machinery as well as forestry machinery. They have a mobile welding unit which means they have the ability to repair machinery on site and an in house hydraulic hose and fitting service.
They also operate as steel fabricators and can create a wide range of bespoke designs for clients, such as gates, railings, cattle grids, site safes and bunded diesel tanks. Any steel fabrication will be considered.
ABS is also heavily involved in the mechanical installation of Hydro Electric Schemes across Scotland. Working with a skilled professional team they can provide the installation and also ongoing maintenance and servicing of existing schemes.
The business is a fully authorized Husqvarna agent, a world leader in forestry and gardening equipment that is ever popular with both commercial and domestic clients. They are also a full retailer of Oregon products, Iggesund Products, Certex Ropes, Koller Carriages from Austria and Automatic Ludwig Chokers from Germany.
A & B Services is an extremely flexible and versatile business that adapts to the ever changing needs of clients. With its excellent reputation much business is repeat and word of mouth. There is a great opportunity to increase sales via an advertising and marketing campaign and increasing their own online presence and offering e-sales.
Tenure: Freehold

Location Details:

A & B Services (Scotland) is located in the village of Killin, an envious position at the North Eastern tip of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in the heart of Scotland. A popular tourist destination throughout the year. The town is surrounded by vast areas of woodlands and country estates. There are a number of amenities in the village including a variety of shops, a Post Office, supermarket, hotels, restaurants and pubs. A local primary school exists whilst secondary education can be found in Callander. Stirling and Perth are easily accessible offering a greater range of facilities. The A85 only three miles outside Killin provides excellent transports links to the central belt with Edinburgh (76 miles) and Glasgow (64 miles) both being within a convenient distance.

Listed by: CCL Property Ltd
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