Hilton Smythe are delighted to offer to the market Ewood Sandwich Bar, Ewood Park, Blackburn.
A well established and reputable sandwich shop located on Bolton Road, facing Ewood Park football ground.
Our Client took over the business almost 5 years ago, and has enjoyed her time running the business, however she is now looking to follow a different career path and spend more time with family.
Ewood Sandwich Shop offers a menu of English Breakfasts, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, burgers, chips and specials to name a few.
Due to the great location of the shop the business has ample amount of footfall, though most of the custom are regulars and word of mouth recommendations.
During the duration of our client’s ownership she has built up an excellent rapport with the regulars and the customers enjoy coming to the business not only for the excellent food and coffees offered, but also a friendly chat.
Inside the shop is a breakfast bar seating area, with 4 chairs and external seating for the warmer days, customers often eat in and enjoy a Rijo coffee with their breakfast or lunch.
Ewood sandwich bar offers an outside catering menu, and gets work from the local pubs and clubs, though our client doesn’t really advertise this service, due to wanting to spend more time with family, therefor there is plenty scope to increase the turnover by pushing more on the outside catering, extending trading hours, offering delivery and embarking on the modern marketing schemes such as Just Eat etc.
The business currently has a 5-star hygiene rating and boasts excellent 5-star rating on google reviews, with customers stating, ‘Definitely recommend... my favourite place for breakfast’.
The shop also holds a gold level award of recipe for health.
Our client is offering a handover period to ensure the continued success of the business.
There are 2 vending machines which are filled by the owner, 1 is fully owned and included in the sale, the other one is rented at £40 per month, these are filled twice a week and are at located at separate places of work just a few minutes from the shop.
Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the size, location and further growth potential of this business.Location
The business is located on Bolton Road, Blackburn across the road from Blackburn Rovers.
The business is within a large residential suburb surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses and benefits from a high volume of footfall and passing trade.
The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property.
There are several railway stations nearby the closest being Mill Hill Train Station just 15 minute walk away, There is also a main bus link to and from surrounding towns and the city centre.
The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A666 and the A6062 being within easy driving distance of the business, which links to the m65 motorway networkPremises
The property is well presented inside and out with great signage and benefits from its prime position with street parking.
The sandwich shop is much bigger inside than it looks from the outside.
The kitchen has plenty of space to prepare outside catering should the buyer want to push that side of the business.
• Breakfast bar and 4 stools
• Large menu boards
• Double over counter chiller
• Coco-cola tall drinks fridge
• Pie warmer
• Stainless steel worktop
• 2 x freezers
• Storage shelving
• Commercial oven and extraction system
• 2 x microwaves
• Stainless steel worktops
• Meat slicer
Storage room/Pot wash area
• Stainless steel sink
• Storage shelves
• Exit to the rear yard.
Separate toilet facilities.
The premises are secured with a roller shutter.Tenure
We are advised the premises is Leasehold with a new Lease to be negotiated with the landlord.
The annual rent is £6,500 the business benefits from rates exempt.Hours
The business was open 7 days a week 8.00 am – 2.00 pmStaff
Owner ran with 1 staff memberFinancial Profile
The financial report shows a turnover of £59,535 (2017-2018) , with a gross profit of £24,793
This shop benefits from having low overheads and extra income from the vending machines
Stock at value is around £400