An opportunity to purchase this successful business supplying yacht style wire rigging assemblies and stainless steel balustrade systems to domestic and commercial customers.
An easy-to-run small business that doesn’t require extensive technical or business expertise
Proprietor income in the last year’s accounts of £18,000 (salary) and £34,000 (dividends/pension contributions)
Opportunity for growth into currently unexplored potential markets
A business allowing for flexible working patterns and timings
No need for expensive premises
All equipment included
Established in 2002, this business has been operating from a small premises near the owner’s home and has grown a reputation for timely and cost-effective delivery, ranging from small trellis systems for gardens to large scale balustrade systems for commercial builds.
Using components from a number of suppliers the company supplies:
Balustrades, using wire or glass infills for domestic and commercial end users. These can be supplied as sets of easily assembled parts or there is the opportunity to grow the on-site fitting service
Stainless steel rigging wire assemblies supplied made to length and ready to fit. These are immensely popular for decking and patio handrails. Wire rope assemblies are used in many creative garden features and for interior design
Trellis systems manufactured as a kit-pack with with full instructions to enable easy home-instillation. We also supply "green wall" systems to commercial landscapers and designers
Traditional style synthetic hemp ropes for a variety of house and garden projects
A full yacht rigging service, either from the workshop or on site.
The rigging wire assemblies are made in house using our specialist hydraulic swaging tools. This business has been run by the proprietor alone using occasional sub contractors for on-site work. Extensive knowledge or experience is not necessary as the current owner is offering a supported hand-over period and to mentor the purchaser in the first few months of operation. This will also help ensure continuity of the relationships with regular customers.
Margins on these components and systems are high and the business has good relationships with a number of suppliers of the component parts. There is great scope to increase turnover and product range if the new owners wish to expand the business. Growing use of static vans and holiday parks is an example of an opportunity for expansion into an as yet unexplored area. The company has built up a very loyal client base over the years including commercial landscaping contractors, garden designers, fabrication engineers and architects with a large number of loyal customers – much work over the last two years came from repeat customers.
The company has executed projects for a wide range of well-known clients including The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Chester Cathedral, Alton Towers, Weston super
Mare Council, Rochester Council, East Midlands Landscaping and Chatham Waterfront.
Equipment included provides everything necessary to run this business from day-one comprising three hydraulic swaging machines complete with all dies etc to make wire assemblies up to 16mm in diameter, two hydraulic power packs one of which is designed to power the swaging machines on site should this be required, two hand power packs and a range of small hand and power tools, wire cutters etc. Value of included equipment is around £21,250.00
There is a quantity stock to be sold at cost.
This is currently a home-based business,housed in a small workshop (approximately 36 sq. metres) so the business can easily be transferred without extensive investment in premises.
Marketing has largely been based on our website, which has been regularly updated and is easily found using relevant searches. This can be easily
transferred to and customised by the new owner. A small investment in pay-per-click advertising and Ebay listings yields high returns of domestic projects.
This is a well-established business with the opportunity for growth from the existing secure presence in diverse markets.
Support and Training:
Full training would be given on all aspects of the business for an agreed period from date of sale.
Easily re located business currently operating from approx 36 sq met premises based at home address
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