Motor Accessory Shops for sale in Heathfield

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 I had a great response from potential buyers which resulted in 3 offers for my business. 

Peter Webber (March 2014)
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Leasehold Price: Offers Invited Annual Turnover: £2,700,000 Annual Net Profit: £80,000
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Business Description
Established in 1947 by John William Groombridge, the business has been trading from its current location since 1951. The founder passed away in 2002 and current owners purchased the business from the founder’s family in 2006. Since acquiring the business the current owners have invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in redeveloping the site to provide the modern efficient premises seen. The business has generous territories awarded for Suzuki, Kawasaki, Royal Enfield and Keeway motorcycle brands.

There is a large display of both new and pre owned vehicles at this dealership, which are superbly presented in the extensive modern purpose built showrooms. The displays are spread between two buildings and over two floors with the first floors dedicated to the presentation of a wide range of clothing and accessories.

Professionally equipped workshops provides service facilities with a separate dedicated MOT bay. All facilities are located within the site.

The company has a number of e-commerce enabled websites, some are brand dedicated and so attracting specific brand interest in the products on offer including new and pre owned vehicles, parts, clothing and accessories.

This is a highly profitable, thriving business with many years of combined staff experience. Over the years of trading it has developed a superb reputation that attracts many customers from a wide catchment area.

The business is fully staffed, with long serving industry experts leading each department. The business can run independently without the owners.

Tenure: Leasehold. The Freehold may be available subject to separate negotiation.

Promotional Activity & Customer Reach:

The business advertises extensively in trade newspapers and magazines as well as on specialist websites. The business also owns a number of e-commerce web sites, promoted extensively on search engines and partner sites. There is a regular newsletter sent to the extensive customer database. As a result of these activities the company distributes motorcycles, parts and accessories to customers spread over all parts of the country.

Support & Training:

The current owner is happy to provide a full handover if required to ensure continuity of trading.

Location Details:

South East

The property is located on the main A267 Eastbourne to Tunbridge Wells road, boasting extensive road frontage. Other major retailers include a large Esso fuel station and David Salmon Furnishings. The premises comprise two buildings housing 5 showrooms over 2 floors, ground floor workshops and first floor parts storage, plus 3 Administration offices. Total floor area is approximately 11,000 sq ft. There is ample on site customer parking.


For sale by the owners, who are seeking retirement. Offers are invited for the whole share capital of the company.
Some vendor financing may be available subject to status and negotiation.
The vendors are available to remain post completion for a period (subject to agreement) to ensure a smooth handover.
The business occupies the premises on a formal Leasehold basis. The Freehold may be available by separate negotiation.
Further and more detailed information is available upon completion of a Confidentiality Agreement.
Tenure: Leasehold

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