• Thriving Sandwich Bar, Café (28 covers) Business For Sale.
• Established over 10 years.
• Spacious, double fronted leasehold premises, ample free car parking.
• Potential takeaway.
• 5 star hygiene rating. Well known premium business phone number.
• Prime location, popular residential area and close to numerous business parks and industrial estates.
• Landlord owns flat above, by separate negotiation if available.
• Scope to open late afternoon and evenings, introduce pizza oven.
• Opening hours:- Monday to Friday 8am to 2.30pm. Saturday 8am to 2pm. Sunday 9am to 1.30pm.
• Internal configuration suitable to expand number of dining covers.
• Large, well-equipped commercial kitchen.
Aspire (Business and Company Sales Specialist) is pleased to present for sale this thriving cafe and sandwich shop takeaway business, ideally located in a suburb of Burnley, Lancashire.
The business is situated on a busy parade of complimentary shops and is surrounded by a densely populated residential area. There are also a number of large businesses, light industrial estates and schools close by. This prime trading position has the benefit of high daily footfall and much passing trade, and the cafe benefits from wide, double frontage, with full height and width display windows and prominent signage. There is ample free car parking in the vicinity and a bus stop directly outside.
Burnley is a popular town which sits on the M55 motorway, providing good access to the local conurbations and throughout the North West.
The business was established by the current owners ten years ago, and it has continued to thrive over this period. The owners have developed an enviable reputation in the area, receiving many excellent reviews, and have gained a loyal customer base, ensuring much repeat trade. An extensive breakfast and lunch menu is available, including hot and cold snacks, sandwiches, daily specials, cakes, hot and cold drinks. The cafe is kept well maintained and meticulously clean, and has received a 5-star food hygiene rating.
Ground floor, lock up premises briefly comprising:
Main entrance leading into open plan cafe and dining area
Tables and chairs for 18 covers
Breakfast bar with 4 bar stools
Wall mounted menu boards
Single drinks chiller cabinet
Open preparation and serving area
Wide serve-over glass chiller cabinet
Electronic cash register
Further dining area for 10+ covers
Rear exit door out to enclosed rear yard
Rear commercial kitchen - very spacious and well equipped
Stainless steel prep tables and worktops
4 x microwaves, various slow cookers, 4-burner gas hob and ovens
2 x hot plates, double fryer, 2 x Bain Marie’s, Panini grill
2 x fridges, 2 x freezers
Hand wash sink
Stainless steel air extraction unit
Additional prep area with double sink, shelving and racking, fridge, cold meats slicer,
Staff room - also used for storage
The business is family operated and benefits from a highly experienced team of loyal members of staff, which will undoubtedly make the purchase and business transfer significantly simpler.
There is a social media in place, which is used for offering daily specials, and showcasing some of the fare available as well as providing location and contact details. This is a key area for promoting the business going forward and regular updates are essential. The addition of a modest website may also support the cafe.
Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 2.30pm
Saturday - 8.00am to 2.00pm
Sunday - 9.00am to 1.30pm
The cafe has excellent potential to further enhance the already high turnover, initially by increasing the opening hours if required. There is also scope to extend the customer seating area into the back room as well as outside, thereby increasing the available covers. With some small modifications, it would be possible to develop the menu, perhaps by adding pizzas or other hot food takeaway fare.
The current premium phone number is included in the sale.
This is offered as a leasehold business, however the freehold may be available if preferred - please contact Aspire for details.
Leasehold business for sale - £49,995
New lease to be assigned
Monthly lease rent - £830
Business rates - currently nil; 100% relief
Annual turnover - to be advised
This is an ideal opportunity to acquire a popular and very busy cafe and sandwich takeaway business, with low overheads and excellent future potential. Prompt, confidential discussions with Aspire must come strongly recommended.
Aspire can also assist in sourcing any finance that may be required for the purchase of this business.
Ref: Aspire 1849
Aspire Business and Company Sales Specialist. Tel: 01257 440544
The business is situated in a popular and busy suburb of Burnley, Lancashire, surrounded by a densely populated residential area and a wide variety of large businesses.
New lease to be assigned
Monthly lease rental - £830