Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and busy salvage, scrap metal and vehicle recycling business in the town of Runcorn, Cheshire. The business was established by our client in 2007 and is only now being offered to the market due to our client`s desire to relocate. The business operates 6 days per week and generates a turnover in the region of £200,000 per annum, with a gross profit of approximately 40%.
The company recycles a wide variety of ferrous and non-ferrous metals including copper, lead, braze and brass, as well as cars, offering some of the best prices in the area. The business is Environment Agency Approved and holds a bespoke licence, which is the highest licence possible with regard to waste, therefore it can be added to or changed at any time. The business was also nominated for the 2014 Cheshire Business Awards in the Small Business Category.
The business has built up an enviable reputation within the industry for the high quality of the services offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a lot of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations. The sale of the business includes all machinery, tools and vehicles. We feel the turnover could be increased by extending the opening hours of the business. We also feel the business would benefit from the launch of a website to promote the business and the services offered. This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this thriving business to the next level; therefore early viewing must come highly recommended.
Total Recycling Cheshire Ltd is ideally located on an industrial estate, close to the River Mersey in Runcorn, Cheshire. The business is situated within approximately 1½ acres with adequate car parking facilities. The premises are situated in a mixed residential and industrial area with many local amenities. Runcorn is an industrial town and cargo port in Halton, Cheshire. In 2011, Runcorn`s residential population was 70,000.
Runcorn is a popular place to live and work and town centre is only a short drive away which has many shops, businesses and amenities. The area of the business is well served by the A-roads, with the A557 Weston Point Expressway being in close proximity, which links to the vast A-road and motorway networks. Widnes is approximately 3½ miles away, across the River Mersey and Warrington is 9½ miles away.
Vehicle and scrap metal recycling and salvaging business, set in approximately 1½ acres, briefly comprising:
2 x steel containers.
30 ft. container for storage.
Large boxvan (03 plate).
Recovery truck (57 plate).
2 x fork lift trucks.
2 x steel saws.
Various hand tools.
We are advised Leasehold:
Original lease length: 15 years
Remaining lease length: 3 years
Review every: 3 years
Rent: £550 per calendar month
The business is open:
Monday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
The business is owner run and managed with 7 x staff members.
The business generates a turnover in the region of £200,000 per annum, with a gross profit of approximately 40%.
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