For Sale

Family Owned Butchers Established over 100 Years

Renfrew, Renfrewshire

£44,995 +SAV

Ref: 14632 J

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James Cunliffe

01204 556 300

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Hilton Smythe are delighted to bring to the market a fantastic opportunity to acquire on a Leasehold basis this long standing and well respected traditional local butchers. McWhinnie Butchers has been family owned for just over 100 years building up an excellent local reputation.

Our client first took over the store from his father 58 years ago, which is an impressive amount of time, and has thoroughly enjoyed running the business and is now looking to sell due to the desire to take a well-deserved retirement.

McWhinnies only sells quality meat which is sourced locally and then prepared using traditional methods. The range of products has extended over the years to include steak pies, and their popular selling lorne, all prepared on site as well as sausages and burgers made from McWhinnies own delicious recipes resulting in many loyal customers using the shop.

We feel there is fantastic scope to increase turnover with the opportunity to create an informative website and expand the range of food stuffs and products further with a new operator given the opportunity to put their own spin on things, along with the introduction of a delivery service.

This is a rare and excellent opportunity for a new operator to take on a popular and well-established business in an excellent location with a growing population, a true turn key business opportunity with the benefit of loyal customers and an established supply chain.




We are advised Tenure is offered on a Leasehold basis.

Rent is £550 per month.


The business operates the following hours:-

Monday – Saturday 06.30 – 17.30
Sunday – Closed


The business is run and managed by the current owner and 2-part time staff.

Financial Profile

The business reported a gross turnover of £182,000.


McWhinnie Butchers is located in a prime trading location within the busy and thriving town of Renfrew (PA4). The business benefits from ample on street parking and being surrounded by a wealth of complementary shops resulting in a good volume of repeat local and passing trade.
Renfrew offers a variety of amenities on offer including shops, banks, a post office, bars and restaurants. Local schooling is readily available both at primary and secondary levels. For the commuter the M8 Network is on the doorstep providing quick access to Glasgow City Centre, the West End, Glasgow Airport and further afield. Intu Braehead is also minutes away for a good choice of retail and leisure activities.


Substantial ground floor double fronted premises with electric security shutters in a prime trading location. The business is well signed and nicely presented and maintained.

Briefly Comprising:-
Entrance into main shop serving area, with large glass serving counter with display area and electronic scales / till point.
Large traditional wood cutting / prep block
Good sized main cold store located to the left-hand side of the front shop.
Rear shop
Further stainless-steel preparation areas with associated butchery machinery.
3 x freezer storage
Product cooking area

The sale includes: -
All the refrigerated meat counter display units
Meat preparation blocks
Cutting tools and implements
Stainless steel preparation and serving counters
Refrigeration units and cold store

All necessary tools and equipment to prepare the meat and food range.
All equipment required to operate the business in its current format

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