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Long Established Quality Butchers

Basildon, Essex

£80,000 +SAV

Ref: 2755

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Description

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market P Bensons and Sons. The business was originally founded in 1986 by our client and has an outstanding reputation and is very well-known in the area. This traditional butchers is well supported by the both the local community and customers travelling from further afield. The business reports a turnover of £167,600 with a gross profit of circa 45%. P Bensons and Sons is a quality butchers providing a wide range of fresh produce, locally sourced where ever possible. The butchers uniquely prepares cooked meats on site, a practise rarely seen today. The business caters for special occasions such as barbeques and parties, with a hog roast available for hire in the area. Our client is a licensed game dealer and rears free range turkeys for the Christmas period. It is these exceptional services and friendly customer service which takes the business to a higher level above competitors. The size of the premise is substantial and is fully equipped with the necessary equipment for the trade. Produce is clearly displayed and the retail area is immaculately presented. The business has an excellent website www.ppbenson.co.uk giving more information about the products and services available. Early viewing of this exceptional business with a loyal and long standing client base is highly recommended. The butchers only now comes to the market as our client looks towards a well-deserved retirement.

Tenure

Leasehold

We are advised leasehold on a long leasehold arrangement.Reviewed every 5 yearsRent is £10,700 per annum.

Hours

The business opens:-Monday and Tuesday 8.00am – 5.00pmWednesday closedThursday, Friday and Saturday 8.00am – 5.00pm

Staff

The business is owner run and managed.

Financial Profile

The business reports a turnover of £167,600 with a gross profit of circa 45%.

Location

The business is located in the large town of Basildon, Essex. P Bensons and Sons is located just outside the main town centre within a busy shopping precinct. The business is situated in a heavily populated residential area of the town from which the business derives much trade. The area benefits from heavy footfall and good passing trade as the retail area also boasts several takeaways, a supermarket, pharmacy and post office. The business is located on a main thoroughfare through the town and benefits from free parking and a bus stop within easy walking distance. The area is well supported by public transport with a mainline train station and regular bus services running daily. Basildon lies around 32 miles from Central London and around 11 miles from the City of Chelmsford making it a very popular commuter town and place to live and work.

Premises

Mid parade premise briefly comprising:- Good signage, large window with frigerated display unit, clearly visible to passing trade. Good sized and well-presented retail area (26ft x 18ft) with L shaped refrigerated display units and serve over counter, deep freezers to perimeter wall. Through to rear preparation area with walk in chiller and freezer. Toilet facilities and access to rear yard. Equipment includes:-Cryovac machines x 2Full chilled serving counter 5meterWindow chilled bedElectric sausage fillerMince mixer – butcher boyRotisserie Meat SlicerWalk in chillerWalk in freezer6 chest freezers6ft butchers blockFull set knives, saws, choppers2 long standing table top countersWeighing scales MicrowaveRose 50l boiler Stainless steel Berkil SlicerHam cooker

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