BusinessHilton Smythe are delighted to present to the market Surbiton Angling Centre, a highly respected Angling business established over 25 years ago and purchased by our client in 2005 who is now looking to sell due to a new career opportunity.The well planned unit allows any new buyer the ability to walk straight in and carry on trading with a full customer handover been offered with the sale. The choice of Angling products include -
Our client also offers excellent advice on carp, specimen, course and fly fishing and being located close to the River Thames can give extra special knowledge on the hidden specimens waiting to be caught!The business comes with affiliations 5 local clubs which includes 4 membership ticket sales and 1 guest ticket sales. This includes many local fishing lakes, Royal parks and of course the Thames.The business comes with 5 star google rating from its customers and website.The average transaction value is £24 per customers which is very good for this sector and majority of customers are highly loyal enthusiasts who enjoy visiting the store for not just to purchase but to catch up on local news, events and club news.Our client will handover the excellent relationship built up over the years with his 20+ suppliers. Many of which can now guarantee next day delivery on most items allowing the stock levels within the business to remain around £30,000.
- Terminal tackle, tackle storage & tables, books & DVD’s
- Alarms & indication, Bivvies & shelters, bed chairs & chairs
- Clothing (both Angling and Outdoor clothing ranges), luggage
- Zig & Floater fishing, baiting up, rods, reels & rod supports
- Landing nets, carp care, carp extras, Nashbait
- Sunglasses, barrows
Our client admits he now runs the business to suit and any new buyer may look to explore the following options to increase current turnover levels -Offer local deliveriesImprove the current website and create an online ordering facilityCreate a social media presence with daily updates on local clubsVery rarely to Angling businesses of this standard come to the market and we therefore recommend early viewing to avoid disappointment.LocationSurbiton Angling Centre occupies a highly enviable trading position along a parade of community shops on Station Approach in Hinchley Wood, Esther, Surrey.Esher is an affluent Town in Surrey, to the east of the River Mole and is an outlying suburb of London. It sits centrally to Weybridge, Walton-on-Thames, East Molesey and Chessington.The busy parade of shops offers a healthy mix of independent retailers including branded stores such as Costa which is next door, Hinchley Wood mainline station is only 2 mins walk up the Approach as well a good mix of housing and services.Station Approach is accessed just off the Kingston Bypass which connects directly onto the busy A3 which connects commuters from Guildford and Portsmouth into central London.
The business benefits from 2 hour free parking directly outside.PremisesGround floor - very well planned space which includes a bespoke fishing design etching on the front window. The business comes with excellent CCTV, alarm system and electronic shutter to the front.Main area - includes selection of clothing rails, fixed display units, hanging boards, reel cases and storage. Main counter includes till, card machine and storage.Small office/kitchen area and toiletRear area - includes upright freezer, walk in chiller, chest freezer, upright glass fronted freezer, more display shelving and fixed units for stock.
Outside - secure storage unit which is fully shelved and much needed in the busy monthsTenureWe are advised the business is being offered as a Leasehold with 2 years remaining on a 8 year renewable lease paying just £13,900 per year.
The business benefits from full small business relied on the rates paying 0 in the current year.HoursSummer opening timesMonday to Friday – 9.00am - 5-30pmSaturdeay – 8.00am – 5.00pmSunday 9.00am -1.00pmWinter opening timesMonday to Friday – 9.00am-5.00pmSaturday 8.00am -5.00pm,
The business is run and manger by our client with the help of 1 weekend member of staff.Financial ProfileThe business will generate a turnover in the region of £200,000 for year ending March 2019.