Hilton Smythe takes great pleasure in offering St Hilda's Post Office and Convenience Store to the market, a thriving, highly profitable business located in a sought after market town in Cheshire, North West England. The business has been under the careful control of our clients for the past 25 years and is now only offered for sale as they look to retire and relocate.
The business stocks a vast array of convenience items such as tobacco, alcohol, groceries, confectionary, newspapers & magazines and many more. The business also has a National Lottery Terminal and Payzone facility. In addition to the convenience store, the separate post office counter offers clients all the expected mail, pensions, benefits and licences services.
Additionally, our clients have advised that planning permission is in place for a three bedroom detached house at the side of the post office.
The business has enjoyed a long, successful trading history and still sees constant steady growth. This opportunity would suit a variety of buyers including a husband and wife partnership or a family enterprise. Early viewing must come highly recommended.
HOURSThe business trades 7 days per week and opens as follows:
Monday to Saturday 7.30am-9pm and Sunday 9am-9pm.
STAFFThe business is currently owner run and managed with 5 part time members of staff. We are advised that the current wage bill is circa £25,000 per annum.
FINANCIAL PROFILEThe business currently generates a healthy turnover of £500,000 per annum from the sale of convenience goods and in addition has a post office salary of £35,000. The business reports an adjusted net profit of around £120,000 per annum.
St. Hilda's Post Office & Convenience Store is prominently located in the quaint market town of Frodsham, Cheshire. Situated within a densely populated residential area, the business benefits from high levels of repeat custom from its regular, local clientele.
Frodsham lies approximately 3 miles south of Runcorn, 16 miles south of Liverpool and approximately 28 miles south-west of Manchester. Frodsham has excellent road and rail links with the Chester to Manchester railway line running through the town and is linked to the UK's motorway network via the M56 Motorway.
The substantial property sits prominently on St Hilda's Drive and briefly comprises:
Spacious retail area, fully fitted and equipped for purpose with all the expected shelving and refrigerators, serving counter with 2 EPOS till systems, Payzone and Lottery terminal, stock room, staff W/C and separate post office counter.
Immaculately presented 4 bedroom living accommodation which can be accessed via the business or through the separate entrance, large lounge area, family