CCL is delighted to bring to market Moray Catering Equipment Ltd, a family run business located in Elgin, the capital of Moray. This family owned and run business has been in operation for over 25 years and is now being placed on the market due to owners retirement. It benefits greatly from its fantastic reputation for service and quality, its strategic location next to the A96 along with the buoyant economy in the North East of Scotland. This easily managed business would be ideally suited for someone looking to take on an established commercial catering equipment business opportunity with great growth potential.
Long established business
Workshop & Show Room
All equipment included
Supply of catering equipment throughout the North of Scotland
Service & Maintenance
Freehold – Leasehold by negotiation
The business is located at the east side of Elgin, close to Moycroft Industrial Estate and a short distance from the A96. The immediate surrounding area contains a good mix of industrial and commercial units with a considerable amount of residential housing close by.
Elgin is a lively and charming market town and is the administrative and commercial capital of Moray with a population of around 21,000. It is situated approximately 36 miles East of Inverness and 64 miles West of Aberdeen with good transport links via the A96 trunk route and rail links to Inverness and Aberdeen and their respective airports. Elgin is also home to Moray College UHI which provides a range of courses for around 10,000 students.
There is a great opportunity to increthe ase market share by expanding towards Inverness to the West and Aberdeen to the East.
Moray Catering Equipment is a family run business has been in operation for over 25 years. There are 3 main income streams from the business. It specialises in the sale of commercial catering equipment throughout the North of Scotland and boasts a wide range of clients that include major hotels and the Ministry of Defence. The company can supply a wide range of products from full commercial kitchen installations to crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.
MCE Serviceline is another integral division of the company and has fully qualified engineers who can service, repair and install all commercial catering equipment; whether it is gas, electrical, refrigeration or plumbing works. This may be for sale by separate negotiation.
MCE Deep Cleaning is another division of the business and offers the service of a full deep clean of kitchens and catering equipment, the cleaning of a specific area or item or cleaning as requested by our customers. This may be for sale by separate negotiation.
The business has 9 members of staff on full time contracts. All equipment and vehicles are included in the sale.
1 Chanonry Road South is a brick and steel constructed commercial showroom and workshop that is formed of 3 individual units. Moray Catering Equipment operates from the showroom at unit 1A. Entrance is from the parking area into the main show room that stocks a variety of catering equipment and displays. There is the main open plan office to the front with windows looking on to the street. At the rear of the show room is a toilet and staff area. The total area id 246 m2. Double doors provide access to Unit 1B, which is a workshop.
Unit 1B has a total floor area of 159m2. Currently used as a work shop and store room it could easily be configured to extend the show room and retail area. It benefits from large double doors that open to the parking area and allow for deliveries of large equipment. Double doors at the rear of the Unit allow access to Unit 1C.
Unit 1 C is the smaller of the units and is currently used as a store area. With a total floor area of 122m2 it has two set of doors which provide access to the secure yard. This unit has number of windows that provide an abundance of natural light.
Units 1B and 1 C could be leased to other parties and generate additional income for the new owners. Alternatively, the business could be expanded to operate from all 3 units if required. The property is very flexible in terms of its use and layout.
The office / show room opens on to the pavement on Chanonry Road South. Vehicular access to the rear compound is at the side of the property. The compound / yard is fully secured with a wire fence and lockable gates. Vehicular access to the rear workshop is via the compound. There is parking to the side of the building.