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Well established Florist business for sale

Bedford, Bedfordshire, England

  • Leasehold Price: £39,995
  • Turnover: £64,698
  • Gross Profit: £28,059
Seller Reference: B06093
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Seller Reference: B06093
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Please quote reference B06093

Hilton Smythe is delighted to present to the market Forever Flowers, a much loved community florist business established in the area since 2012.

The family run business is now being offered for sale due to ill health, however our clients will ensure a full business handover will be offered.

The business comes with 5 star Google reviews, the result of its excellent customer service, quality & bespoke fresh or silk floral displays/bouquets.

Advertising platforms include –


  • Website

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Yell.com

  • Indieretail.uk

  • LinkedIn

  • 192.com


We are advised the sales are derived 50% from deliveries and 50% from walk in customers.

Deliveries are managed in-house with free local delivery offered.

There is an excellent choice of flowers available either as a Aquapak or cellophane bouquet, prices are from £30.

There is an extensive choice of celebration balloons, birthday gifts, garden plants & flowers, house plants, funeral flowers, chocolates, candles with an everchanging choice of seasonal gift ideas.

In addition to the above, our clients also offer centre pieces & accessories for weddings, chair covers & sash hire, grave tending.

Our clients take much pride in the displays within the shop which is clear to see in the photographs attached.

We are advised the business is currently being run to suit due to health reasons and our clients have stopped the lucrative wedding work/corporate client work.

Key selling points include –


  • ‘Turn-key’ opportunity with a good level of display equipment.

  • Nil Business Rates

  • Opportunity to increase sales.

  • Full business handover

  • Designated customer consultation area

  • Air-con throughout the shop

  • New lease available

  • Free parking

  • Own website with online ordering facility

  • 1,196 Facebook followers

  • Family run – no included staff


Very rarely do community florists of this standard come onto the open market and we therefore highly recommend early enquiry to avoid disappointment.

Location
Forever Flowers occupies an enviable trading position along a busy parade of community shops on Chiltern avenue in Bedford.

The parade of stores includes a newsagent’s, off licence, hair salon and physiotherapy Centre.

This popular residential area sits on the outskirts of the city centre and offers an excellent choice of schools which include The Hills Academy, Castle Newnham School, St. John Rigby Catholic School, Goldington Academy as well the University of Bedford.

Chiltern avenue is accessed just off the A4280 which links the centre of Bedford to the A421 and A1 motorway.

Bedford is an historic market town within Bedfordshire, founded at a ford on the River Great Ouse.

There are free customer parking spaces directly outside.

Premises
Ground Floor-


  • Front retail area – 43.72m2

  • Rear storage area – 15.10m2

  • Kitchen area – 8.89m2

  • Staff toilets


The sale of the business also includes -


  • Excellent choice of display units & cabinets

  • Choice of wedding display & table centrepieces

  • Display vases & stands



Tenure
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with a new 5 year lease available. The rent is £1,083 per month and has £0 rates payable. 

Hours
The business hours are;

Monday – 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday- 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday- 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday- 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday - Closed


Staff
We are advised that the business is owner ran and managed.

Financial Profile
We are advised as per the 2020 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £65,000, with an adjusted net profit in the region of £17,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.

Please quote reference B06093

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