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Wedding and Events Catering Business in the Heart of Northamptonshire

Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

  • Freehold Price: £250,000
  • Annual Turnover: £185,000
  • Annual Net Profit: £50,000
Seller Reference: PAX0204962437
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Wedding and Events Catering Business in the Heart of Northamptonshire
Seller Reference: PAX0204962437
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Business Description
A highly regarded catering business, in the heart of Northamptonshire that has long standing links with local wedding venues. A preferred caterer for two venues and on the recommended suppliers list for many others. Selling due to retirement, yet happy to wait for the ideal buyer and to assist through a transition period.

The business has been established for over 25 years and has been built up from scratch, starting as a pig roasting and BBQ provider for local events. Developing over the years, it now caters for weddings and corporate events for up to 600 people, nationwide.

There are currently 80 weddings booked for 2021, with more expected. Further corporate and family events are also booked. There are a number of smaller local events that the business consistently attends that have helped to build up an outstanding reputation. The largest corporate event attended each year is in Buxton, Derbyshire, and has a typical turnover of £10,000 for the week, catering for four separate companies.

A spacious catering unit, approximately 175 m2, owned by the business since establishment, is available for rent. There is ample parking, two walk-in fridges, one walk-in freezer, a separate room each for meat preparation, salad preparation, equipment storage, equipment cleaning and washing up. Further space is available if required. The unit will be refurbished prior to the sale, however already achieves a 5-star hygiene rating.

The business provides a wide range of catering services including BBQs, pig roasts, afternoon teas, three course wedding breakfasts, buffets and evening wedding food. There are 12 Pig Roasting machines and 7 BBQs available to be included with the sale along with a range of other catering equipment including gazebos, crockery, cutlery and vehicles.

There will be the opportunity to continue long standing links with local companies under new ownership. The busiest period is through the warmer months, however events continue throughout the winter months. The work is primarily weekend focused, yet many events are booked for weekdays. There is scope to expand the business if desired, using the real estate to create a farm shop, butchery or bakery. The catering unit also has the capacity to cope with more events than already booked throughout the year.

A period of up to one year of transition can be offered with full event support from the current business owners. There is a core of regular part-time staff that have been employed for many years and are willing to stay on through the transition.

A 3-bedroom cottage, within the idyllic rural village where the business is located, is available for rent to ease the process of sale.

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Number of employees:
10
Is accommodation included?:
Yes
Number of bedrooms:
3
Support and Training:
Up to one year transition period offered as part of sale.
Location Details:
Idyllic Heart of Northamptonshire village
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