BusinessHilton Smythe welcomes to the market, J&D Garden OrnamentsJ&D Garden Ornaments was founded by the current owner in 2017 when she identified a gap in the market, the business has been a real labour of love for her and has flourished with many regular customers. Alas this lovely little business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to health problems. The vendor is keen to see her beloved business pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take it to the next level.J&D Garden Ornaments sells a wonderful range of garden ornaments that add charm to their customers patio and lawn and features gnomes, animals, mythical creatures, birds, planters, sun dials, urns, bird baths etc.All ornaments are made of stone or concrete and not resin.The business specialises in personalised goods ranging from paw prints to personalised memorial slates etc.J&D Garden Ornaments offer a unique service that is becoming increasingly popular. They will personalise dog statues and working from photographs supplied by the customer, can recreate their dogs’ markings and colours.The business sources its products from 4 local suppliers and can supply a new owner with an extensive data base of existing customers. The business offers a free delivery service locally.Scope to Improve
Advertising and marketing campaign.
Maximise the use of social media particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Website with an e commerce facility, this could quite easily treble the turnover within a mater of months
Attend Sunday markets
Increase the signage to the front of the businessReasons to Buy
A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
Low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business rates or utilities
Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
A real opportunity to increase turnover significantly, current owner been running at a pace to suit
Ideal owner managed or partnership business
The sale will include a data base of existing customers
Little or no competition locallyHilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.LocationJ&D Garden Ornaments is located in Bilston.Bilston is a town in the English county of West Midlands, situated in the southeastern corner of the city of Wolverhampton. Historically in Staffordshire, three wards of Wolverhampton City Council cover the town. 21st century developments in Bilston include the South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy and the adjoining Bert Williams Leisure Centre which form the centrepiece of the towns new Urban Village which is planned to include an eventual total of more than 1,000 new homes.During 1995, the final phase of the Black Country Route between Bilston town centre and Junction 10 of the M6 was completed. This new road has seen a major improvement in the traffic flow around Bilston town centre.Bilston is served by several bus routes at Bilston Bus Station. It is also served by National Express West Midlands Service 79.J&D Garden Ornaments is located in Bilston market.Bilston Market has been serving customers since the 13th century- from 1258 to be exact when Henry 111 decreed a charter for a weekly market.This bustling market plays an important part in giving the town its strong identity. Throughout the West Midlands the town is synonymous with its market, which attracts about 9000 visitors a day. The indoor market has 88 stalls with a floor space of 14,500 square.ft. While the outdoor market has 117 stalls all creating a thriving, bustling atmosphere for visitors.J&D Garden Ornaments is nicely presented and maintained and benefits from really high levels of footfall.Premises
The business is located in Bilston’s unusually busy and vibrant indoor market and occupies an open plan stall with perimeter shelving and floor display space and a desk and chair to the rear.TenureWe are advised that J&D Garden Ornaments is being sold as a leasehold business opportunity.The existing lease is an attractive council one that is arranged on a monthly rolling basis.
The rent is £8216 per annum which includes the business rates and utility billsHoursThe market opens on 4 days a week
The business is run and managed by our client with the help of her partner.Financial Profile
J&D Garden Ornaments generates an advised current turnover of circa £79,000 per annum which is impressive given that the business only trades for 4 days a week and is currently being run at a pace to suit due to health issues.