Amusement Arcades for sale

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Greens Amusements Arcade & Flat, 14 The Esplanade, Chapel St Leonards, PE24 5TB

• FREEHOLD AMUSEMENT ARCADE • PRIME LOCATION NEXT TO THE BEACH ACCESS • HIGH FOOTFALL, FORECOURT TRADING & KIOSK • 3700 ft² / 280m² aprox • With 4 Storage areas, Offices etc. • GOING CONCERN, FULLY EQUIPPED • With Casino area, 2 lane...

Location: Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshire, England

Search categories: Amusement businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £395,000
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Childrens Party / Play Bus

The Oopsy Daisy Party Bus is a Mark One MCW Metrobus 1985. The double decker has been converted to a soft play arena on both decks. The upper deck is detachable to allow an area for entertainment. The Party Bus can be driven on a Category B (normal car) licence as it is classified as mobile play equipment. Due to our other business commitments we have now ceased trading and the MOT certificate has expired on the bus...

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Recreation centres, Other Entertainment & Leisure businesses, Childrens Soft Play Centres, Childrens Activity & Play Businesses

  • Asking price
  • £5,999
Popular Childrens Play Centre Potential Expansion Southampton

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to present to the market Jungle Jeans children's play centre, established by our client in June 2007 and now offered to market to allow our client to spend more time with her young family. The double...

Location: Southampton, Hampshire, England

Search categories: Childrens Soft Play Centres, Amusement businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £289,995
  • Turnover
  • £247,232
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Exciting F1 Simulator/Show Car Opportunity - Priced to Sell

Exciting opportunity to acquire a genuine and enjoyable start your own business at a one off ultra competitive price that is a great draw to the corporate sector and much more the list is endless. Priced to sell and due to family circumstances very reluctantly having to sell, the buyer is going to receive not just the business and contacts and more but some stunning equipment which alone cost nearly £60000 !...

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Other Service Businesses, Venue and Conference Businesses, Events Businesses, Home Based (Other)

  • Asking price
  • £24,000
  • Price Reduced
MOBILE CASINO BUSINESS

South East. Turnover £85,000. Mobile casino hire company. Established by current owner in 2007. Functions include weddings, fundraisers, corporate events, private parties, Christmas parties. Forward bookings for 2018.Extensive range of...

Location: South East England

Search categories: Leisure businesses, Miscellaneous businesses, Service Businesses, Other Service Businesses, Amusement businesses

  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £85,000
RECENTLY REFURBISHED FISH & CHIP SHOP/CAFÉ/ARCADE - NORFOLK

Ideal partnership opportunity Genuine reason for sale Superb trading location Training provided 5 star hygiene LEASEHOLD Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer this fantastic business opportunity to the market which was...

Location: Norfolk, England

Search categories: Fish & Chip Shops, Cafes, Amusement businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £150,000
  • Price Reduced
Gaming Party Van & Entertainment Company

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to bring to the market this well-structured business which has set strong foundations and successfully cemented a reputation for organising fantastic party solutions. Established in 2014, the...

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England

Search categories: Other Entertainment & Leisure businesses, Amusement businesses, Online Retailers, Other Service Businesses, Media and Film Businesses

  • Asking price
  • £29,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £10,000
RECENTLY REFURBISHED FISH & CHIP SHOP/CAFÉ/ARCADE - NORFOLK

RECENTLY REFURBISHED FISH & CHIP SHOP/CAFÉ/ARCADE - NORFOLK 5 bedroomed duplex accommodation Ideal partnership opportunity Genuine reason for sale Superb trading location Training provided 5 star hygiene FREEHOLD Business History...

Location: Norfolk, England

Search categories: Fish & Chip Shops, Takeaways (Other), Amusement businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £749,950
  • Price Reduced
ACTIVITY/PLAY CENTRE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS - NORTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

ACTIVITY CENTRE CATERING FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS A PARTY AND ACTIVITY CENTRE FOR ALL AGE GROUPS A UNIQUE ACTIVITY CENTRE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS TWO CAFÉ AREAS TOTALLING 108 COVERS BUSINESS ‘FOR SALE’ AS A GOING CONCERN PREMISES CIRCA...

Location: Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Laser Tag, Recreation centres, Other Entertainment & Leisure businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £95,000
SEAFRONT FREEHOLD BAR & AMUSEMENT ARCADE

SEAFRONT FREEHOLD BAR & AMUSEMENT ARCADE 1ST FLOOR FOUR BED FLAT 2nd FLOOR THREE BED FLAT REF: C1345 NORTH ESSEX - £495,000 FREEHOLD + SAV •NET PROFIT £115,000 P/ANNUM •TURNOVER £400,000 P/ANNUM •*RENT INCOME £25,000 P/ANNUM •HUGE THREE...

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Public Houses, Bars, Investment Properties, Catering premises

  • F/H Price
  • £495,000
Busy Gaming Lounge in Margate Shopping Precinct

Intelligent Business Transfer is pleased to offer for sale this unique and newly established gaming business. Established in 2016 the business is already well established and offers customers a wide range of up-to-date products and...

Location: Margate, Kent, England

Search categories: Other Entertainment & Leisure businesses, Amusement businesses, Other Service Businesses, Media and Film Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £46,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £46,000
Child’s Soft Play Area & Café in Southport

Intelligent Business Transfer is pleased to bring to the market a business that offers a wonderful concept, combining a young children’s soft play area with a high-quality café/deli. The current owners have created a wonderful indoor toy...

Location: Southport, Merseyside, England

Search categories: Childrens Soft Play Centres, Amusement businesses, Cafes, Coffee Shops, Delicatessens

  • L/H Price
  • £64,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £67,000
Crepe Store & Café West End Arcade Nottingham

BUSINESS Aubrey’s was established In September 2009 by the current owner. Having undertaken training in Brittany she had ambitions to relay and reinvent the influence of authentic galette and crepes with the ethos being to keep it simple...

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Cafes, Amusement businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £59,999
  • Turnover
  • £84,000
Established Online Wine Merchant and Events Business

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to bring to the market a fantastic opportunity for a new buyer to acquire an established and highly regarded Online Wine Merchant and Events business which is offered on a relocatable basis....

Location: Mayfair, London, England

Search categories: Wholesalers, Events Businesses, Wine Merchants, Amusement businesses

  • Asking price
  • £250,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £110,000
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Newly Fitted Childrens Play Centre

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market The Play Castle. For Sale due only to our client’s other pressing business interests. A recently opened, modern, and newly fitted children's soft play centre and social hub for young families....

Location: Wellington, Somerset, England

Search categories: Childrens Soft Play Centres, Amusement businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £82,000
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Catering Equipment and Events Business - All inclusive Sale

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Dine in Leisure Ltd. The business was originally founded by our client in 2010. The business is very well known and respected throughout area, and boasts a lucrative client database including...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Search categories: Catering Companies, Amusement businesses, Events Businesses, Catering equipment & restaurant supply shops

  • L/H Price
  • £25,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £125,068
LEISURE ACTIVITY COMPANY

South of England. Turnover £1.1 million+. Projected turnover £1.2 million+. Activities include tenpin bowling, karting and gaming. 3,716m² leasehold premises, which include a 14-lane bowling alley, kart track, function rooms,...

Location: South East England

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Leisure businesses

  • Offers Invited
CHILDREN’S INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

BASED IN THE NORTH WEST OF ENGLAND Turnover £2.6 million, adjusted EBITDA £600k. Provides some of the largest state of the art products and services for visitors. Offers a wide variety of activities, events and parties, and caters for...

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Other Entertainment & Leisure businesses, Childrens Soft Play Centres, Childrens Activity & Play Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £2,600,000
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Relocatable Inflatable Events Business for Sale

Relocatable Asset Sale Annual Turnover £138,000 Advance Bookings Impressive Range of Inflatables Regular Client Base Gross Profit Approx 55% Ref 5489 - Relocatable Leisure & Events Activities Blacks Brokers are proud to bring to the...

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Search categories: Amusement businesses, Leisure businesses, Events Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £49,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £138,000
Fantastic Snooker and Bingo Hall for Sale in Doncaster

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe are delighted to introduce Woodlands Snooker Club and Woodlands Bingo Club to the market, an extremely well established and profitable concern which has been run by the current owners for the past thirty one years and...

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Amusement businesses, Social clubs, Investment Properties, Development Sites, Bingo Halls

  • F/H Price
  • £899,999
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £335,570

What to consider when buying an amusements business

Amusements & arcade businesses are an attractive proposition, as they can be run with a relatively small commitment of time in comparison to other businesses – many rides and machines can provide income on an entirely unsupervised basis, committing the owner to collection and maintenance duties on an ad-hoc basis only.

In the arcades business, most income is traditionally earned on games machines, but depending on the size and planning permission of the premises, the business you’re thinking of buying may also be selling food or running a small gift shop onsite. 

When negotiating the purchase of an arcade business, you need to ensure that you conduct a full asset inventory check, so that you know precisely what it is that you are buying. What machines and equipment will become yours when you buy the business, and what condition is this equipment in? If there are a series of old machines that are likely to need replacement in the next 3 years, have you allowed for this in your business plan? Are the machines owned outright, or leased, or on a hire purchase arrangement? When it comes to maintenance, is there a contract in place with an outsourced maintenance company, or are the machines maintained by employees of the business?

With a lot of amusement and arcade machines, you need to carry a licence allowing you to legally operate the machine. This licence is payable in the form of the Machine Games Duty (formerly the Amusement Machine Licence Duty). The seller of the business will be able to tell you if Machine Games Duty is payable on some or all of their devices, but if in any doubt you should refer to your local council, as some of the permissions may not automatically transfer to the new owner of the business upon sale.