Garden Maintenance & Landscaping for sale in Preston

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Well-established relocatable garden maintenance business.

Preston, Lancashire, England

  • Price: £24,995  Price Reduced arrow_drop_down
  • Turnover: £45,803
  • Gross Profit: £40,714
Seller Reference: B05910
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Seller Reference: B05910
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Please quote reference B05910

Hilton Smythe are delighted to present to the market a highly renowned family run garden maintenance business with over 10 years trading history.

The ‘turn-key’ opportunity is now being made available for sale due to ill health and our clients will ensure a full business handover will be offered as part of the sale.

The successful business offers a varied level of services which includes –


  • Lawn cutting and lawn care, shaping & advice

  • Flower border trimming, maintenance & planting

  • Pruning, potting & planting advice

  • Fencing, stone flagging, gravel/pebble features

  • General landscaping advice

  • Larger commercial maintenance work (inc offices & apartment blocks)


We are advised 60% of the work carried out is for residential customers and 40% for larger commercial customers.

There are over 75 registered customers, many of which require a fortnightly visit (especially through the spring/summer months).

Due to the ill health and very unfortunate personal loss, the turnover in recent years clearly shows the time taken away from the business which also included the use of more external staffing to keep the customer base serviced.

Our clients are constantly turning away work which any new owner will be able to capitalise on from the start.

There is a very loyal customer base to be included in this sale, as well lots of opportunity for any new owner to significantly increase the current turnover levels. We would advise any of the following would have an instant boost –


  • Improve the current website

  • Add a new Facebook / social media presence

  • Carry out a new customer leaflet drop

  • Extend the current area covered

  • Tender for more commercial work

  • Add patio, terraces & fixed garden features


Testimonials (customers)

"Before GAP came to look after our garden, it looked weary and the grass was in really poor condition. Now we have beautiful gardens and the lawns are lush and green, which are the envy of our neighbours. But now our neighbours use GAP so we all have great looking gardens. Thank you GAP." - Mr J Carson, Penwortham, Preston

"We are a care home in the community and we have a large extensive garden with lots of trees, shrubs and plants and it's too much for us to look after. GAP take very good care of the garden and they have the knowledge to know what to do with all the foliage and they keep the garden and grounds looking superb and safe for the girls." - House Manager, Nina, Burscough, Ormskirk

Very rarely do local business types of this size, location and opportunity come onto the open market and we therefore recommend early enquiry to avoid disappointment.

Location
GAP Landscapes garden solutions and grounds care is based in Preston in Lancashire.

The relocatable business predominantly carries out work in and around Preston, however they also carry out very loyal customer work in both Manchester and Blackpool.

Preston is a large city in Lancashire, conveniently located just off the busy M6 motorway and on the north bank of the River Ribble. The Ribble valley is a highly desirable area to live, with many traditional villages/houses with gardens needing maintenance.

Premises
No premises or equipment to be included in the sale

Tenure
Business only

Hours
Flexible to each season

Staff
1 x full time and 2 x part time (when required) 

Plus labour only as and when required

 

Financial Profile
As of the 2020 accounts, the business achieved a Turnover of £45,803 with an gross profit of £40,714.

Please quote reference B05910

Is this business relocatable:
Yes
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