The business has been in the same hands for the past 30 years and there are genuine reasons for sale.
Forecourt to SPACIOUS SALES SHOP probably in the region of 800 sq. ft. sale area with tiled floor, fluorescent lighting and fully equipped including counter, 2 electric cash registers, 2 double door glass fronted drinks display fridges (1 owned & 1 on loan from Coca Cola), modern shelving, 12 greeting card display stands with drawers under. Post Office counter with anti-bandit screen (3 positions).
Staff w.c. & wash hand basin plus additional room at present used for storage facilities.
Turnover : £2,500 p.w. in our opinion offering tremendous potential for further increase, especially with additional opening hours & newspaper deliveries, if desired & with the introduction of the sale of wines, beers & spirits, subject obviously to cobtaining the necessary Premises & Personal Licence. In our opinion there is also potential for part of the shop area to be utilized as a coffee shop if desired. Wholesale newsbill £1,000 p.w. We are further advised that the gross profit is in the region of 25%. We further understand that the turnover last year showed £136,000 p.a. PLEASE NOTE THE APPOINTMENT OF A POST MASTER IS SOLELY AT DISCRETION OF POST OFFICE COUNTERS LTD. WE ARE FURTHER ADVISED BY THE PRESENT POST MASTER THAT POST OFFICE COUNTERS ARE CONSIDERING CHANGING THE MAIN POST OFFICE TO A POST OFFICE LOCAL WITH AN ANTICIPATED INCOME OF APPROXIMATELY £24,000/£27,000 P.A. INCLUDING ON LINE NATIONAL LOTTERY COMMISSION. IN OUR OPINION THE INCOME SHOULD INCREASE PROVIDING ADDITIONAL VOLUME OF BUSINESS IS FORTHCOMING.
TO INCLUDE THE NEW LEASE, GOODWILL, FIXTURES & FITTINGS £35,000 plus STOCK AT VALUATION (£10,000 approx).
SUBSTANTIAL LOAN TO AN APPROVED APPLICANT
Viewing Strictly by appointment via Nationwide Businesses Ltd 020 8763 1777.
Monday - Friday inclusive - 6.30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday opening - 7 a.m. - 6 p.m..
(We understand the main post office hours of opening are Monday - Friday inclusive - 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Saturday opening - 9 a.m. - 12.30 p.m)
Number of Employees:
The business is at present operated by the vendor with the assistance of 1 part time in respect of the sub post office & 3 part time staff in respect of the retail shop.
Number of bedrooms: 1
To the rear of this shop is a SMALL FLAT, comprising:
1 Double Bedroom
Shower room with shower, w.c. & wash hand basin
Situated busy road, large residential area, within easy walking distance of railway station for comuters KENT
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