Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market County Motors Leigh Ltd. This thriving car sales showroom and workshop was originally founded in 1969 and has been under the careful ownership of our client for over 18 years. The business is very well known and respected in the area and reports a phenomenal turnover of £1,104,000 with gross profit around 15%. Only now does the business come to the market due to our clients wishes to retire.
The business operates from a substantial sized plot around ½ acre in size in total. Comprising of a large showroom housing a selection of quality used cars, office space, gated car park and fully equipped workshop. All cars are prepared to the highest standards and each vehicle is thoroughly checked and are sold with a warranty. It is this first class customer service which has resulted in the businesses excellent reputation seeing many word of mouth referrals and repeat custom.
The business has an excellent interactive website http://www.countymotorsleighltd.co.uk with full details of the cars for sale and information about further services available.
Our client is also offering for sale the tenanted commercial shop and self-contained flat in the premise next door to this business, available by separate negotiation (see Hilton Smythe reference 2278). The size and excellent trading position of the business also affords the possibility of alternative uses if required, perhaps redeveloping the site, subject to planning.Location
This thriving business is located in the heavily populated town of Leigh within the borough of Wigan in Greater Manchester.
County Motors Leigh Ltd occupies a prime trading position situated on the very busy A572 connecting to the A579 and A580 both heavily used arterial commuter roads. The business sits within a vibrant commercial and residential area ensuring heavy passing traffic and good footfall in the area.
Leigh is around 7 miles from Wigan and 9.5 miles from the City of Manchester, it has a population of around 46,000.Premises
The business is set within approximately ½ acre site.
Large cellar stretching across car showroom, used for storage
Large car showroom, with large office and toilets to rear. Small kitchen/staff area and Managers office at the side of building.
3 large offices stretching across approximately half of the downstairs
There is a detached workshop to the rear of the car showroom that is included in the sale. Equipment includes 2 x 2 poster ramps, compressor, jacks, tyre machine, balancer and miscellaneous tools.
There is also a gated car park to the side of the car showroom that is included in the sale of the premises.Tenure
We are advised freehold.Hours
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 12.00noon
The showroom opens:-
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 10.30am – 4.30pmStaff
The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 4 members of staff.Financial Profile
The business reports a phenomenal turnover of £1,104,000 with gross profit around 15%.