The premises boast wide, prominent frontage and signage, along with full height display windows. There is free car parking directly outside, and a bus stop a short distance away.
The area has a wide range of independent shops, businesses and amenities and is home to 3 primary schools.
The village and local conurbations can be easily accessed by the network of A-roads in the area, and both Wigan and St Helens are within close range. The motorway network can be joined approximately 3 miles away.
This long-established business has been operated by the current owner for the last 8 years and is only now available for sale due to retirement. The owner has overseen the opening of the post office business, and fully refurbished the premises just over a year ago, replacing the flooring and introducing new electronic cash tills and new software.
The thriving newsagents services approximately 21 paper rounds and employs 12 paper delivery persons and 9 shop employees, with a weekly turnover in the region of £7 - 8,000.
The business is established within a mid-parade shop unit with full height and width display windows and a central entrance door, secured by electric roller shutters.
The main entrance leads into an open plan sales area, which is fully equipped for the trade and includes newsheet / magazine display section, shelving / racking to perimeter walls, central display aisle, 8-section card display rack, various card spinners, 2-section card display rack, stationery display, wrapping paper display, pick-n-mix display and ice cream chest display freezer.
The wide sales counter incorporates a 2-position post office counter, 2 x weighing scales, 2 x Toshiba EPOS tills, a rear spirits and fortified wines display, an under counter cigarette gantry, a lottery terminal and large confectionery display.
Also within the shop is a coffee machine, photocopier, open dairy and soft drinks display cabinet, open alcohol chiller display cabinet, coke fridge and confectionery display racks. The store is finished with commercial grade flooring and there is CCTV and air conditioning in place.
To the rear of the premises is a secure store room, which is shelved and racked and has a balloon gassing area. There is also a kitchenette area and WC with basin.
Rear delivery access is available if required
To the 1st floor is a self-contained 2-bed flat. This is accessed via a separate private entrance to the rear of the premises and also has the benefit of private car parking.
Every day - 5.30am to 10.00pm
Leasehold business for sale - offers over £170,000
Lease length - 10 years; review every 5 years
Monthly lease rental, including self-contained flat - £1,040
Monthly business rates - £220
Annual turnover - £380,000; GP 28%
This is an ideal opportunity to acquire a robust newsagents, post office and off licence business, situated in an enviable trading location, which also has the benefit of living accommodation.
Early viewing and prompt discussions with Aspire come strongly recommended.
The business sits in an enviable trading location, within a busy parade of shops and businesses, directly facing onto the main road, which is a major arterial road and benefits from high footfall and much passing trade.
Lease length - 10 years; review every 5 years Monthly lease rental, including self-contained flat - £1,040
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