For Sale

Well Presented Fish Bar with Accommodation

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

£69,995 +SAV

Ref: B05181

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Sarah Moores

01204556309

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Description

Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of Audley Fish Bar which is an immaculate business with a growing reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a high turnover local business in an area teeming with regular customers.


Audley Fish Bar was founded in October 2017 and already has many regular customers and has become a popular and well used part of the local community. The current owners have run the business since January and invested over £15,000 on Improvements and renovations and the business is seeing week on week growth as its reputation spreads. Alas the business in now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to health issues. The owners are keen to see their beloved business pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take it to the next level.


Audley Fish Bar offers an extensive menu including:



  • Traditional fish and chips

  • Burgers

  • Pukka Pies

  • Sauces

  • Homemade Dishes

  • Mega Boxes

  • Kids Meals

  • Drinks

  • Meal deals.


The sale will include the company Facebook page and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet via websites such as www.thomsonlocal.com, www.192.com, www.yell.com, www.moovitapp.com etc. and has great reviews from the likes of www.tripadvisor.co.uk.


Reasons to Buy.


A well-established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers


Little or no competition locally


Fitted out to the highest standard and everything included in sale making this a real Turnkey business opportunity


Low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business rates


Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success


Ideal trading position in the centre of the village and opposite a busy Tesco Express.


Perfect owner managed or husband and wife business.


Possibility of converting first floor into self-contained living accommodation


Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.


This great little business has been sold by us previously and attracted a lot of interest.


 


 

Tenure

Leasehold

We are advised that the business is being sold as a leasehold business opportunity. The existing 10 year lease has approximately 9 years remaining with an option to buy the freehold at year 9.
We are advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with a new owner. The current rent is £10,800 Per Annum which is reasonable given the size and location of the premises.


We are advised that the business benefits from being exempt from business rates.


Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Wednesday 11.30-1.45pm, 4.30-8pm
Thursday to Friday 11.30-1.45pm, 4.30-8.30pm
Saturday 11.30-1.45pm, 4.30-8pm
Sundays Closed


Staff

The business is run and managed by our clients, a husband and wife team and two part time members of staff


Financial Profile

Audley Fish Bar generates an advised current annual turnover of circa £125,000 but continues to grow at an impressive pace as it becomes more established.

Location

Fish Bar is Located in the village of Audley, near Stoke-On-Trent is Staffordshire.


Audley is a rural vacillate approximately four miles northwest of the town Of Newcastle Under Lyme in Staffordshire, it is the centre of Audley Rural parish.


The first mention of Audley is in the Domesday Book Of 1086 when it was called Aldidelege when the lands were held by a Saxon called Gamel. At this time, the area was very sparsely populated, and because of its distance from the major towns of Stafford and Chester there was little outside contact. There was a medieval castle at Audley Castle Hill during the late 13th century; only a low earthwork remains of the former motte.


Audley is Located on the B5500, the former A52 Road. Just south of the A500, the village is approximately five minutes from the M6 motorway. The village was served by a railway station which was opened by the North Staffordshire Railway on 28 June 1880.


Audley Fish Bar is ideally situated in the centre of this lovely village opposite a busy Tesco Express and this benefits from good levels of footfall and passing trade. The business is beautifully presented and maintained with clear visible signage and distinctive blue livery. There is free parking opposite in a public carpark along with free on street parking in roads near to the business.

Premises

The business occupies two floors of an inner terraced, brick built property and briefly comprises:


Shop
Windows and glazed door to front creating a light airy and inviting interior, suspended ceiling with concealed LED lighting, tiled slate effect floor, long stainless steel counter with generous wrapping area, 3 pan stainless steel range, glass fronted drinks chiller, five state of the art menu boards, range of base unites with complimentary worktop, 4 pot Bain Marie, 3 pot Bain Marie’s, 2 EPOS tills, glass fronted serve over counter with 6 pot salad bar, griddle,, stainless steel splash backs, Merlin filter machine, Meratus Fish Fridge, Upright fridge, Beko freezer, hand wash basin with soap and towel dispenser.


Wash Up Area
With stainless steel sink and Monobloc tap, freestanding Oakley cooker with 4 gas rings and oven beneath, two Samsung microwave ovens.


Potato Room
Generous potato Room with chipper and rumbler, pressure fryer, 2 chest freezers and floor storage space.


Office
With window to rear and monitor for 16 camera CCTV system


First floor
To the first floor and currently used for storage is a number of generous rooms offering potential for conversion into living accommodation comprising a store Room, a large room to front, a fully fitted shower room and a potential bedroom.


Externally
There is a good sized garden to the rear, space for a bin store and an alley way to the front of the premises.

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