Practical Engineers was founded by the current owner in 1997 and the Business specialises in the repair and maintenance of domestic appliances such as washing machines, dryers, dishwashers and cookers etc. The business is reluctantly being sold only due to the vendors wish to take a well earned retirement.
The business has built up a fantastic reputation over the years and has many regular customers including relationships with many local companies such as pubs and restaurants.
Areas covered by the business include Shrewsbury, Telford, Newtown, Wolverhampton, Cannock and Stafford and the surrounding areas.
Scope to Improve
The business needs a new website advertising its services, one was in operation until recently and proved lucrative.
Advertising and marketing campaign, most work comes from ‘word of mouth’ and referrals. Regular advertising could really help to drive the business forward.
Maximise the use of social media particularly Facebook and Twitter.
The van should be sign written to spread the word.
Extend the hours that are worked, currently being run at a pace to suit.
Sell reconditioned domestic white goods, perhaps on eBay or Gumtree
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial country of Shropshire about 13 miles east of Shrewsbury and 30 miles north west of Birmingham with a population of approximately 155,000. Telford is the largest town in Shropshire and one of the fastest growing towns in the UK.
The business is being sold as relocatable but a new owner would probably be advised to remain in the Telford area to benefit from the existing business relationships.Premises
The sale includes no premises and is run predominantly from the van that is included in the sale.
A new owner might wish to use a garage for the storing of spare parts. A number of spares are included in the sale.Tenure
Business only opportunity.Hours
To suit a new owner, currently being run at a pace to suit.Staff
The business is owner run and managed.Financial Profile
The business reports a turnover of approximately £50,000 per annum.