AJF Commercial Business Sales are delighted to welcome to the market this well-established, highly recommended and extremely busy bakery and sandwich bar located in the busy and vibrant town of Blackburn in Lancashire.
Blackburn is a historic and large industrial town located in Lancashire, lying north of the West Pennine Moors and south of the beautiful Ribble Valley an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The City of Preston is just 8 miles west and the city of Manchester is 20 miles south.
The business is perfectly located on a busy through road and is surrounded by complimentary businesses, restaurants, bars, high street shops and with the abundance of residential housing close by, the business thrives on much passing and repeat trade.
The M65 and M6 motorway networks linking the town are both just a short drive away.
This highly successful well-known business being one of the longest running businesses in the area, was established in 1984 and is extremely popular within the locality and further afield.
This traditional bakery is well known locally having an excellent and enviable reputation in providing exquisite home cooked hot and cold food, some of which include: various breads and baps, savoury pies, sausage rolls, pasties, fruit pies, cream cakes, various cakes, vegetarian options and ‘made to order’ hot and cold specialists sandwiches.
This independent bakery thrives off much loyal and repeat trade and provides good quality traditional produce using the best locally sourced ingredients.
The business has been awarded the Gold Award in the North West Fine Foods Awards.
All fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.
Single fronted building set out over 2 floors with good visible signage.
Car parking to the front and sides of the business ideal for ‘takeaway food on the go’.
Entrance door leading into good sized serving and display areas.
Serving / chiller counter with glass display with a range of cakes and specialists sandwich fillings.
Hot and cold drinks machine.
Well stocked soft drinks upright chiller.
To the rear are display racks with a range of specialist breads, baps and rolls.
Door leading to rear commercial kitchen with a range of cooking appliances, some of which include: gas cooker, microwaves, baine marie, flat plate, toasters, stainless steel commercial sink, commercial dishwasher, stainless steel preparation areas and extraction system.
Door leading into good sized rear bakery with a range of baking appliances, some of which include: pie oven, tray rack and cooling racks, pie press, pastry mixer, meat slicer, dough mixer and a range of fridge and freezers.
Door leading to rear yard.
Stairs leading to first floor with 2 x further storage rooms for dry foods and fridge and freezers, 1 x bathroom with W/C, handwash sink and bath and 1 x rear room currently used as an office.
(Note: The first floor could be converted into living accommodation for the new owner).
Reason for sale:
The business has now become available to the market as our client is looking to take a well-deserved early retirement.
We are advised that the business is Leasehold and a new lease will be assigned at a rental of £10,000 per annum.
(Note: A Freehold purchase is also an option. Details available on request).
We are advised that the business is currently exempt from Business Rates.
We are advised that the business is run by our client and 12 members of staff.
Monday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Tuesday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Wednesday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Thursday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am – 2.00pm
We are advised that the business currently takes £6,200 per week.
Further information is available on request.
This is a remarkable life changing opportunity to own this extremely busy and highly popular bakery and sandwich bar which is well known within the area with residents and businesses both locally and in the surrounding villages, thus thriving on much loyal and repeat trade.
This business is a credit to the current owners who have built up a remarkable and enviable reputation over the last 36 years and is in ‘walk in start trading condition’.
Therefore, AJF Commercial Business Sales strongly recommend early discussions to view, as businesses of this calibre rarely stay on the market long.
If you would like to contact us to discuss the business in further detail or to arrange a viewing, you can by the following methods:
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