Urban Locks Business Brokers in Manchester are delighted to introduce to the market this busy, Licensed, established Pet Shop & Garden Centre in Darwen, Lancashire. Successfully Established in 2007, the business has got tremendous scope for growth and is only being offered to the market due to a change in circumstances.
PET SHOP AND GARDEN CENTRE, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3
Darwen is a busy market town in Lancashire. This thriving business is located on the main A666 that runs through the town, between Bolton & Blackburn. Densely populated throughout the surrounding area, the business enjoys a steady passing trade as well as a healthy local, repeat customer base. There is ample free parking to the front.
The current husband & Wife team purchased the business in early 2015, and are only selling due to a change n family circumstances.
The previous owners established the business in 2007 in Accrington, and moved to it's current home in Darwen during 2011, where it has gone from strength to strength.
Operating as a retail Pet Shop and Garden Centre, the shop is also Licensed to sell live animals, & houses a small Mammal & Reptile Boarding Unit to the rear.
The business sells a range of Reptiles, Amphibians, Invertebrates, Birds and small Mammals. As well as a large range of specialist pet accessories, pet foods including their own brand Hypo-allergenic dog feeds. The business is a main agent for the Uk's leading reptile dry goods manufacturer.
The Garden Centre side of the business stocks a range of plants & have a growing reputation for offering great quality at great prices.
The business also has a growing seasonal line in fresh Christmas Trees and Holly Wreaths, and sales continue to increase year on year.
The boarding unit to the rear houses Rabbits, Guinea pigs, hamsters and Reptiles for people when they go on Holiday. This side of the business has seen huge growth over the last 24 months especially.
With the right vision and drive this profitable business has huge scope to increase an already attractive turn over. There is currently no website for the business.
The site is located on the busy A666 in Darwen and includes a large external storage and sales display area, partially under cover with secure fencing overlooking the Main Road. There is the main shop which houses the spacious retail area, Kitchenette, staff W/c & Reptile room. To the rear is the boarding unit / storage building.
MAIN RETAIL SHOP 35' 9'' x 15' 9'' (10.9m x 4.8m)
The spacious main shop is fully Double Glazed and Gas Central Heated. There is a bright retail area with an array of heavy duty shelving and gondolas, baskets and racking displaying a variety of items. There is a counter and till point along with a kitchenette and staff w/c.
To the rear of the main shop is a doorway through to the Reptile room. The Reptile room houses a host of creatures including Snakes, Frogs, Gecko's, Tortoise, Spiders, Budgies and Finches.
BOARDING UNIT & STORAGE UNIT 28' 10'' x 12' 2'' (8.8m x 3.7m)
The boarding unit is fully gas central heated and insulated, and is used to house Rabbits, Guinea pigs, Hamsters & Reptiles for owners that are on holiday or working away. The building is also used for storage and houses the Gas Central Heating Boiler.
The current opening times are Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday is seasonal with the garden centre, and usually operates 11am-4pm when open.
Currently closed on a Wednesday
Run & Managed by the two Owners
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
The asking price includes the stock and a huge range of fixtures, fittings and equipment. A full inventory will be produced by the vendors as and when required.
The vendors are also happy to agree a handover period to include training where required.
Approximate turn over for the last 12 months has been around £40,000+.
The original lease was 3yrs with two years remaining and is fully renewable.
The rental figure is £585.00 PCM.
We have been advised that there are currently no business rates payable.
Please Note: All information, measurements, plans and photographs are for general guidance only. The agents have not tested any appliances, facilities or services.
Whilst these particulars are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form any part of any offer or contract.
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