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Leasehold Retro Sweet Shop Business Forsale In Blackburn, Lancs Includes All Stock & Equipment for Sale

Blackburn, Lancashire

Leasehold : 22,950
Turnover : 1,500 p.w.

Main Road

Urban Locks Business Brokers are absolutely delighted to introduce to the market this stunning, Retro Sweet shop in Blackburn, Lancashire. With no competition and opposite the main High school, this is a rare and fantastic opportunity not to be missed!

This stunning sweet shop is situated on the main A674 Bank Top, close to the centre of Blackburn. Located on a major bus route, surrounded by a variety of other businesses, the shop is opposite the main High School and offers ample, free, on road parking to the front. With the densely populated surrounding area, this business attracts a fluent passing trade as well as a loyal, repeat customer base.

This spacious ground floor property was fully renovated at the beginning of 2013 at great expense to the current business owner. Consisting of two spacious retail rooms, a spacious kitchen area and staff w/c, it is stunningly decorated throughout. With a floor to ceiling window to the front, it offers a fantastic display area with ample natural light.

This business was established in April 2013 by the current owner, with no expense spared, and now offers a number of different services including retail, Novelty hire and outside catering.

With a 5 star Hygiene rating, the shop itself is very well stocked, with over 300 jars of sweets, Chocolates and hundreds of other novelty edibles.
There are gift boxes made up as well as sweet trees etc for Baby showers, Birthdays, Christmas, Easter and many more special occasions, all made to order.

There is a fantastic American sweet range on offer as well as popcorn, slush drinks, candy floss, ice cream and hot & cold drinks. The business also offers a hire service for parties.

There is a Candy Cart, Popcorn Machine, Candy floss and Slush Machine, 2 wishing wells and a five foot illuminated chocolate fountain available for hire at fantastic rates.

The current owner also offers an outside catering service ranging from private parties to local businesses. This side of the business has a number of fully paid bookings through to February.

We have been advised that there is over 50,000 pounds worth of stock and equipment that is included in the sale price. This really is an opportunity not to be missed.

MAIN RETAIL AREA 27' 11'' x 14' 1'' (8.5m x 4.3m) into alcove
The main Retail area has a floor to ceiling window to the front, offering fantastic display potential. There is an electric shutter fitted for added security.
With a huge range of display shelving and carousels offering thousands of varieties of confectionary , this light, bright, modern sales area houses drinks chillers, pop corn machine, slush machine and a stunning counter / till point, complete with retro American till and weighing scales.

REAR RETAIL AREA 19' 8'' x 15' 5'' (6m x 4.7m)
The retail area to the rear has fantastic potential, and is currently decorated in an American theme, complete with wall art and statues. Although not currently used as a retail area, there is a number of options for use.

KITCHEN 15' 1'' x 11' 6'' (4.6m x 3.5m)
The kitchen area comes complete with 3 stainless steel preparation tables, and sink unit. There is a range of catering equipment that we have been advised, are included within the sale.


The asking price includes all stock, suppliers, forward bookings, facebook and equipment.
A full inventory will be provided by the sellers but includes the Candy Cart, Popcorn Machine, Candy Floss & Slush Machine, two wishing wells, 5ft illuminated chocolate fountain, two display carousels, two large drinks chillers, retro Coca cola fridge, American Till, three advertising 'A' boards, all catering equipment and all stock.

The business is currently run by a Mother and Daughter team between Monday & Saturday.

The current lease is 95.00 per week including water. There is a four year lease remaining but the landlord would happily agree a new length lease if required.

We have been advised that the retail turn over is a consistent 1,500 per week. The outside catering and equipment hire is currently approx 15,000 per year.

This business has got huge, further potential. The business has over 5000 followers on facebook (candiland) but hasn't got its own website. Online marketing for sweet and chocolate gift sets could prove lucrative, as would online marketing of the equipment hire and outside catering side of the business.

The room at the rear isn't currently being utilised, but the potential for an ice cream parlour or some form of food / children's party venue would, in our opinion, increase an already attractive turn over.

This really is an opportunity not to be missed, and the current owner is only selling due to her daughters change in circumstances.

Please Note: All information, measurements, plans and photographs are for general guidance only. The agents have not tested any appliances, facilities or services.

Whilst these particulars are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form any part of any offer or contract.

* Viewing strictly by appointment with Urban Locks *

Trading Hours: Mon-Sat
Staffing: Owner & Daughter
Accommodation: n/a
Tenure: leasehold 95.00 per week inc water
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