For Sale

Butchers In Thriving Market Town

Abergavenny, Gwent

£49,950 +SAV

Ref: B04522

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Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market this very busy and well know butchers shop run by the current owners for the last 42 years, in this thriving market town.

They offer locally-sourced free-range meats and are exceptionally well known for their wide range of homemade sausages, together with Hams and faggots.

They operate from well fitted premises in a high footfall town centre retail position with a great reputation & regular customer base.

They are regulars on Facebook with nearly 6000 followers and very good reviews.

The business is ready to be taken to the next level, with HUGE scope for wholesale catering supplies to the area, which they used to do, before deciding to slow down, together with more marketing to include social media and a good quality website.

The owners are very happy to help develop these areas and work for a period of time with the new owners to ensure a smooth transition.

The shop comes with an extensive range of very high-quality fixtures and fittings and is offered at a fantastic price. Viewing is a must to appreciate the quality on offer.



We are advised that the business is being sold as a Leasehold opportunity, with a Lease term to be agreed.

The rent payable will be £18,000 per annum.


Monday to Saturday - 7.30 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday - Closed


The business is currently run by the owner, 1 x full time and 3 x part time members of staff.

Financial Profile

The accounting information shows a turnover of £215,545 for the year ending 31st March 2017 with a gross profit of £97,523.

According to the VOA website the current rateable value is £7,100 with rates payable of approximately £600 per annum.


Rawlings family butchers is situated in the centre of Abergavenny in a busy commercial location with good footfall in this thriving town.

Abergavenny is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales and is promoted as a gateway to Wales and is very popular.

It is located on the A40 trunk road and the A465 heads of the valleys road and is approximately 6 miles from the border with England. Easy access is gained to all surrounding areas via these routes. In the 2011 census Abergavenny’s population was listed as 12,515.

The shop itself has been run by the current owners for an amazing 42 years and is very well known and established in the area.

The owner is now looking towards a very well-earned retirement.


These are easily managed, high quality premises covering approximately 61 sqm on the ground floor with:

• Main shop area
• Large preparation room with walk in fridge and freezer
• Good sized kitchen
• Enclosed rear yard with access to WC
• Large full height loft storage space accessed via loft ladder

The shop has a really classy feel, being equipped to a high standard with top quality expensive equipment which includes:

• Criosbanc 15 foot serve over chilled counter
• 2 x 6’x4’ chiller cabinets
• New Bizerba till system
• Walk in freezer
• Large walk in fridge
• Scales
• 2 x stainless steel preparation tables
• Bizerba ticket machine
• Thompson sausage maker
• Chireline sausage filler
• Wrapper
• Henkelman vac packer
• 2 x Bizerba meat slicers
• Jaccard tenderiser
• 2 x butchers blocks
• 6 ring gas cooking range,
• Webo matic vac packer
• Ham boiler
• Gas water heater
• Shelving
• Racking

An internal inspection is very highly recommended to appreciate the position and potential on offer.

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