AJF Commercial welcome to the market this extremely profitable and well established Freehold engineering and liquid separation business for sale in the busy industrial town of Blackburn, Lancashire.
Blackburn is a busy and vibrant town and hosts an abundance of high street named shops, retail parks, complimentary businesses, schools, engineering, technical and training colleges and residential housing. Within a few minutes’ walk of business is Ewood Park, home of Blackburn Rovers Football Club.
Kelburn Engineering Ltd and Mill Hill Engineering Ltd operates from a large detached former weaving mill (built in 1862) with new high bay machine and fabrication shops in a prominent retail / industrial position within the town and is easily accessible from all major roads and motorway networks.
Outside the premises and side streets there is ample car parking for staff and customers.
Both businesses have been established since 1978 and have been carefully and passionately run by our client over this time. Investing in technology and it’s staff enables the business to provide a rapid, cost effective service meeting the demanding specifications and schedules required by it’s customers.
Having a large customer base worldwide and an excellent reputation for the quality of workmanship, the business generates and thrives on much repeat and loyal trade, providing services to the market for Aerospace and Automotive, Power and Energy, Chemical Packaging, Paper, Oil, Gas and Water & Waste Companies.
There are two active websites in place.
Mill Hill Engineering Ltd is a large and heavy machinery and fabrication business which is ISO 9002 registered and specialises in the vertical and horizontal boring, milling, turning and fabrication of metal components.
Specialising in the machining of large castings, forgings, shafts, rollers and fabrications for all manner of industry, the business holds some of the largest turning, milling, planning, vertical boring and horizontal machines in the UK.
The business offers a full service from inception to CAD design, through to machinery, fabrication and installation on a vast range of engineered products supplying customers worldwide. Some of these include: General Electric, CEMEX, Hanson, Alston, etc.
Kelburn Engineering Ltd are a world leader in liquid separation from gas, air or stream flows. Removal of these liquid droplets and solid particles is necessary for both improving efficiency and ensuring equipment protection for steam, air or gas flows which is critical for the process, petrochemical and power industries. The business produces a comprehensive range of cyclone separators and gas filters for safe effective liquid and solid particle removal with efficiencies of more than 99.5%.
Over the years the business has developed a complete range of contaminants, steam, liquid, fuel and gas containing packages, providing separation equipment for the mining, landfill, sewage, power and petrochemical industries worldwide, including: BP, Shell, Stat Oil, etc.
Large detached Freehold former mill premises on a good-sized plot with land to the side and has cranage of up to 100 tons.
Car parking to the front and side of the building.
CAD design room
Roller shutter doors to front and sides of the building.
Machine shop floor with boring, drilling machines, fork lift trucks and crane lifts.
Large stores / stock room (with vast amount of stock).
Rear machine shop floor with further machinery and crane lifts.
Further storage rooms on all floors.
Lift to all floors.
Good sized outside rear yard.
The business is operated with 37 members of staff on a rota shift system within the hours of 6.00am – 2.00pm and 2.00pm until 10.00pm Monday to Friday.
We are advised that the tenure is Freehold.
We are advised the combined turnover is circa £3,000,000 per annum.
We are advised that the business rates are £19,000 per annum.
The reputation and service that this business provides is enviable and would make an ideal life changing opportunity or bolt on business for buyers within the engineering sector. Therefore, AJF Commercial strongly recommend early discussions / viewings with our client to appreciate the size, scope, product range, customer contracts and investment this business provides.