Launderette, Potential Dry Cleaners with spacious 2 bed flat for sale.
freehold ground floor + business £174,000.
• Purpose built in 1963, established over 50 years,
• Substantial freehold premises.
• Short opening hours – scope to significantly increase.
• Potential and space to introduce dry cleaning.
• Licensed to trade from 8am to 8pm 7days.
• Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 9am to 3.30pm, closed Sunday.
• Variety of commercial contracts.
Aspire ( Business and Company Sales Specialists ) are delighted to offer for sale this thriving freehold Launderette business in Garstang, Lancashire. The property was purpose built as a launderette in 1963 on a prominent corner site with ample free car parking facilities and in a prime location from which to service North Lancashire and South Cumbria. It is located just off the A6, a short distance from the centre of the popular market town of Garstang. The business is easily accessible from the M6 and is only ten miles north of Preston and ten miles south of Lancaster. Garstang is known as the world’s ‘first Fairtrade town’ and is a particularly popular place to live with a flourishing High Street, busy market and numerous festivals throughout the year. The business is within a residential area yet close to a wide variety of independent businesses as well as the primary and secondary schools. In addition it is easily accessible to the numerous leisure related business in the area such as hotels, restaurants, self-catering cottages and caravan parks.
The Launderette occupies substantial two storey freehold premises which are for sale at an asking price of £295,000 for the whole building, including the business. This includes a self-contained first floor two double bedroom flat which can be leased out separately achieving a monthly rent of £450pm. Alternatively just the ground floor freehold and business can be purchased for £174,000.
The business has been established for over 50 years and has built up an enviable reputation throughout the local area with regular repeat income. Currently the business has an annual turnover of £90,000 on reduced opening hours. The business only trades from 9am to 3,30pm Monday to Saturday yet is licensed from 8am to 8pm seven days - offering significant scope to increase turnover further. In addition the business acts as an agency for dry cleaning which offers an additional opportunity as there is the licence and internal configuration for install a dry cleaning machine within the business. The business benefits from a number of commercial contracts and offers a genuine platform to grow the business further as there is negligible external marketing activity or salesman.
The property briefly comprises:-
Open Plan Laundry with customer waiting area, numerous garment hanging rails, 6 x Electrolux washing machines ( 4 x 8kg, 1 x 15 kg, 1 x 30kg, 1 x 16kg ), 1 x Viking washer, fast spinner, Office Area.
Laundry Drying Area – 4 x Cissell 2000 Driers ( 30 Ib ), Boiler Room, Store Area,
Rear Preparation Area – 2 metre flat bed ironer, shelving / racking on perimeter walls, WC and basin,
Rear exit door with enclosed rear yard.
First Floor Flat:- self-contained with separate entrance at the rear. – Landing, 2 x Double Bedrooms, Lounge, Kitchen with fitted wall and base units, Bathroom – bath with shower above, wc, basin, tiled walls and flooring, open loft space with potential for conversion.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase such a well-established Launderette / Potential Dry Cleaning business in Garstang. Early discussions / viewings with Aspire, in confidence, must come highly recommended. Aspire ref. 1831. 01257 440544 www.aspirebusinesses.co.uk
Garstang Lancashire Business For Sale