Main Road Trading Position
Accounts Available Year End 30th June 2018
Annual Turnover £136,853
46% Grooming, 29% Academy & 25% Pet Store
Further Financial Info Available After Viewing
Comprehensive Website In Place
Loyal Repeat Customer Base
Well Equipped Throughout with High End Equipment & Tools
Large Free Car Park
Scope To Expand Hours & Services
EPC - CREF 6862 – Leasehold/Freehold Dog Groomers & Pet Shop
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this well-established Leasehold/ freehold dog groomers, self-serve spa and pet shop located in a bustling and much sought-after area of Bamber Bridge, Preston. INTRODUCTION
Mucky Paws Pet Shop/Mutz Cutz Dog Grooming & Self-Serve Spa has been trading on Station Road since 2009. Our client established the business here due to the busy surrounding area and high amount of footfall generated by this busy main road. The business has become very well known in the area with a superb reputation and has numerous excellent reviews noted on Facebook, Yell and Google. Our client has ensured that the business has gained a large base of regular customers which are stored electronically with over 900 customers on the database at present and much trade is generated by word of mouth recommendations. The business is currently split 46% Grooming, 29% Academy & 25% Pet store. The services offered include: Dog grooming services catering for all sizes of dogs (using top quality shampoos, conditioners, products & equipment) which includes – ea & tick funeral & worming, facial scrub, nail trimming, eyes trimmed, pawdicure, ear cleaning, breath freshener, foot & nose balm treatment, luxury aromatherapy shampoo & nishing spray. A full consultation is carried out prior to any services Self- serve area for customers & Students to use facilities Training Academy – Offering a range of courses including being a registered centre for the Level 3 OCN Diploma Retail – Focusing mainly on dogs, Accessories, Range of top-quality foods, Toys, Treats etc. Member of groomers spotlight, PIF and also Member of FSB. 2000 Facebook followers and customer database 1000
Mucky Paws Pet Shop offers a wide range of pet food and supplies along with a wealth of experience and advice. Mutz Cutz Dog Grooming & Self-Serve Spa caters for all dogs with a choice of self service grooming stations or grooming packages which are carried out by experienced and fully qualified staff. The self-serve spa was introduce in December 2018 and is a new, first of it's kind concept which allows customers to bath their own dog using the top of the range facilities and it is proving to be a popular addition to the business. LOCATION
The business is positioned on Station Road which is a main high street, this is close to a densely populated residential area and neighbouring businesses include a chemist and a number of eateries – there is no local high street competition. The area is well linked by the M6 and M65 with free parking immediately outside and public transport links are excellent. REASON FOR SALE
The business and or property is available due to our clients semi-retirement wishes. This presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level. Freehold price is £500,000 would not include the two bedroomed accommodation which would be up for separate negotiations on top of the Freehold £500,000 asking price. STAFF
We are advised that the business has 5 full time members of staff, 4 employed and 1 self employed. They also have 1 part time staff member. All the staff a fully trained FINANCIAL DETAILS
Mucky Paws Pet Shop/Mutz Cutz Dog Grooming have traded solidly since opening and our client has established a strong customer base. Accounts for year ending 2018 show combined annual turnover of £136,853 and gross profits of £106,331. The self-serve spa is not included in these figures as it is a new concept introduced in 2018. Projected turnover for 2019 anticipated to be higher.
It is to be noted that the business is currently operating on limited hours to suit the needs of our client’s busy life – there is much scope and demand to introduce longer opening hours and a full time owner operator could reduce staffing costs significantly. We are also advised that projected turnover for year ending 2019 will be higher due to the addition of the innovative self serve spa and dog wash.
Booking and message system
Bathing stations x6
Blasting dryers x7
Electric tables x6
Spa combined bath master systems x3
High end finishing dryers x3
Holding area x 6 pens
Various equipment including clippers; blades; scissors etc
Fully fitted kitchenette
Fully shelved and fitted loft space
Vivaro van 15 plate
MON & TUE: 08:30 - 17:00 WED: CLOSED THU & FRI: 08:30 - 17:00 SAT: 08:30 - 16:00 SUN: CLOSED
Is accommodation included?:
BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
This property is a large end terraced building which occupies a prominent corner position. The business has large branding and signage displayed to the front and side with a gated front patio area. Inside, the main shop is very well presented and fitted with wall shelving, racking and display fridges and freezers as required. The middle of the shop holds the self-serve spa area and to the rear of the shop is the main grooming centre. The whole grooming area is very well equipped with six bathing stations, three combined spa bathing systems, seven blasting dryers, holding pens and much more. Each area has been finished carefully with great attention to detail for optimum use of space.
Also included in this sale is a 2015 Vauxhall Vivaro Van.
This is a stunning business and property which occupies a superb and prominent main road position within a bustling area of Preston, close to the centre. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with the introduction of a collection/drop off service along with the implementation of longer opening, introduction of new services, the addition of a full time owner-operator or owner operating team, potential rental of the advertising space on the end of the property and much more. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised.