For Sale

Very Well Known And Loved Card Shop

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

£34,995 +SAV

Ref: B04601

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Rob Walker

01204 556 300

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Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Cards in Melton Mowbray Leicestershire.

The business has been operated by the current owner for over 13 years and is well established in the local community and surrounding areas and which due to retirement this rare and exciting opportunity has become available.

Cards sells an extensive range of cards for all events including birthdays weddings and special occasions along with gift wrapping paper, novelty and speciality bags, birthday sash’s and much more.

Cards also supplies a range of balloons for all occasions and this has proven to be a very attractive element of the business making cards the must go to shop for party and speciality balloons in the area including weddings, birthdays, surprise parties and funerals.

The business offers the rare opportunity for either an individual or an established operator looking for an additional site to acquire a profitable and long-established business in an excellent location with busy footfall and to put their own spin on things taking the business to the next level.

Scope To Improve

• Tweaking and extending the product range further
• Developing and growing the on-line presence which coupled with the sites reputation and location would see the business grow generating further income for the new operator.

This is a golden opportunity to acquire a turn key business within a thriving market town that is not to be missed.



We are advised the business is being sold as a Leasehold opportunity with the current rent passing at £8,162 per annum on an on-going rolling Lease including insurance and service charges.


The opening hours are currently 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday with a 2.00pm finish on Wednesday.

The business is closed on a Sunday.


The business is run and managed by the current vendor.

Financial Profile

We are advised the business is currently turning over in the region of £48,255 per annum with a respectable adjusted nett profit.

The are no business rates payable.


Situated in the centre of the much sought after market town of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.

The business is located within the Mall shopping centre at the top end of Nottingham Street where it meets Park Road and is easily accessible on foot and with the benefit of plenty of pay and display parking close by.


Cards is located in a single storey premises within the Mall shopping centre.

Main Shop

• Secure Roller Shutters to the front
• Main trading counter
• Racking
• Shelving
• Display units
• Storage binnacles
• LED lighting to the front
• Main signage
• Helium Gas Cylinders
• Balloon charging equipment

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