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Pet shop, dog groomers & training academy business for sale

Preston, Lancashire, England

  • Leasehold Price: £225,000
  • Turnover: £177,423
  • Gross Profit: £156,877
Seller Reference: B05995
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Seller Reference: B05995
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Please quote reference B05995

Hilton Smythe are delighted to offer to the market Mucky Paws & Mutz Cutz, an exciting multi-faceted pet business which offers pet shop, grooming, self-serve spa & Training academy. 

The pet store originally established in the area over 50 years ago and was then purchased by our client 12 years ago who is now selling due to her wish to semi-retire.

The original business has significantly evolved from being a single focused walk in pet store business to a renowned dog grooming and grooming academy business. It is clear to see the hard work, investment and experience added to the business which has included a complete transformation of the spacious property.

The business is currently split 46% Grooming, 29% Academy & 25% Pet store.

The services offered include –

  • Dog grooming services catering for all sizes of dogs (using top quality shampoos, conditioners, products & equipment) which includes – flea & tick funeral & worming, facial scrub, nail trimming, eyes trimmed, pawdicure, ear cleaning, breath freshener, foot & nose balm treatment, luxury aromatherapy shampoo & finishing spray. A full consultation is carried out prior to any service.

  • Self- serve area for customers & Students to use facilities

  • Training Academy – Offering a range of courses including being a registered centre for the Level 3 OCN Diploma

  • Retail – Focusing mainly on dogs, Accessories, Range of top-quality foods, Toys, Treats etc.

  • Member of groomers spotlight, PIF and also Member of FSB. 

  • 2000 Facebook followers and customer database 1000+

Key selling points include –

  • Members of the PIF (Pet Industry Federation)

  • Members of the Dog Grooming Association

  • Tellington Ttouch Guild 

  • Top end equiptment

  • Very loyal customer base

  • 4.9/5 Google customer review score

  • Comprehensive website detailing all services including the excellent reviews

  • Facebook page with over 2000 followers

  • Close relationship with nearby Withy Grove Veterinary Clinic, Homeless Hounds, K9 – Club, At Your Dogs Pace

  • Very good range of newly added equipment and grooming tools

  • Scope to extend hours & services

  • Full business handover offered including the option for any interested buyer to go through the full dog grooming training course

Very rarely do pet grooming businesses of this standard come onto the market and we therefore recommend very early viewing to avoid disappointment.

Mucky Paws & Mutz Cutz occupies a prominent corner trading position on Station Road in Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire. The business is situation on a very busy high street, which bring large levels of footfall and a superb reputation.

The business is positioned near the roundabout within an area of residential houses, local businesses, bars & restaurants, Brownedge St. Mary’s Catholic School, St. Mary’s & St. Benedict’s Primary School, Morrison’s supermarket & Valley Church.

Bamber Bridge is an urban village in Lancashire just 3 miles south-east of Preston, in the borough of South Ribble. The business is reached just off the A6 via Brownedge Road and just 5 mins from the busy M6 & M65 motorways.

There is a free customer car park on site as well as free parking in the adjacent streets.

This is both a community driven business within easy reach of Leyland, Clayton brook, Blackburn, Chorley & Lockstock Hall as well as destination visit, with customers driving upto 40 mins from the area.

The nearest mainline station Bamber Bridge is just 2 mins drive away.

Our clients have heavily invested in extending property with a purpose built grooming spa and self serve area, fully fitted training Academy, Office space and staffing area, loft space boarded and storage area.

The premises is fully kitted out to suit the trade, with the pet accessories and counter upon entrance and the large grooming parlour to the rear of the premises & the academy upstairs.

Kitchenette, WC.

Fixtures and fittings:

  • Shelving

  • Racking

  • Shop Counter

  • Signage

  • Large Freezer

  • Epos system

  • Scales

  • Booking and message system

  • Bathing stations x6

  • Blasting dryers x7

  • Electric tables x10

  • Spa combined bath master systems x3

  • High end finishing dryers x5

  • Tumble Dryer

  • Washer

  • Holding area x 9 pens

  • Various equipment including clippers, blades, scissors etc

  • Office Furniture, Laptop and desk etc

  • Fully fitted kitchenette, Fridge, Microwave and Tea Urn etc

  • Kitchen utensils

  • Lockers

  • Large Interactive white board

  • Storage units

  • Fully shelved and fitted loft space

  • All PPE and signage etc

We are advised that the business is being sold on a leasehold basis, with a new 5 or 10 year lease available, and the rent being £1,250 per month. We are also advised that the business has £0 rates payable. 

The business is currently open 5 days a week. 

We are advised that the business has 5 full time members of staff, 4 employed and 1 self employed. They also have 1 part time staff member. All the staff a fully trained. 

Financial Profile
We are advised as per the 2020 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £180,000, with an adjusted net profit in the region of £65,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request. 

Please quote reference B05995

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