Highly Rated Cafe Business For Sale - Hilton Smythe
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Highly Rated Cafe Business For Sale

Leigh, Lancashire

  • Asking Price: £94,999 +SAV
  • Turnover: We are advised as per the 2022 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £166,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request. 

  • Tenure: Leasehold

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Please quote reference B07118

Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of The Farm Shop of Leigh which is a well-established  Delicatessen / Takeaway/ Farm shop with a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a high turnover local business in an area teeming with customers that still offers considerable further potential.

The Farm Shop was founded approximately 5 years ago by the current owners when they identified an opportunity in the area and opened a stall in Leigh indoor market. The business has been a real labour of love for them accruing an impressive number of regular customers along with a fantastic reputation. Such was the success of the market stall that in 2019 the business moved to its current premises where it has continued to grow month on month and now is at the heart of the local community.

The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with heavy hearts only due to the owners wishes to enjoy well-earned retirements, they are keen to see their beloved food company pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner(s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.

The Farm shop offers a great range of quality produce both homemade and locally sourced such as award winning cheeses and sausages, quality cooked meats and bacons. The business also offers an extensive menu , food can be collected in the shop or delivered via Just Eat or Deliveroo. The menu includes;

  • All day breakfasts
  • Cold sandwiches
  • Hot meals
  • Slimming meals
  • Fried Chicken meals
  • Chips
  • Hot pies
  • Hot Barms and sandwiches
  • Desserts
  • Drinks
  • Deli cheese counter and cheese boards
  • Carr’s Pasties
  • Homemade pies and quiches
  • Fully loaded waffles and ice cream scoops
The sale will include the company Facebook page and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet along with great reviews such as;

“Love this place, staff are really friendly and the food is top notch “

“Food is always piping hot, quick delivery, always cooked to perfection “

“Love love love this place”

“First ever visit, rather busy but food was well worth it, staff friendly, shop very clean, will go again”

Scope to improve

  • Advertising and marketing campaign
  • Maximise the use of social media particularly Twitter and Instagram
  • Website to extol the products and services offered
  • Develop the outside catering side of the business
  • Introduce a customer loyalty card/ scheme.
  • Further Delivery Options via Uber Eats
Reasons to buy

  • A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
  • Legih Council are currently in the process of investing £12m into the area changing a lot of the exsisting shops into bars.
  • Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
  • Ideal owner managed or partnership business
  • Prime trading position with little or no competition locally
  • A real opportunity to increase turnover and profits significantly, the business really is growing at an impressive pace
  • All fixtures and fittings included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity
All fixtures, fittings and equipment included in the sale making this a real Turnkey business opportunity for a lucky new owner.

Very rarely do businesses of this calibre come to the open market so early enquiry is highly recommended.

This is an exceptional business and is likely to attract considerable interest.

The business is owner run and managed with the help of 2 part time staff members.

The business trading hours are as followed:

Monday to Saturday - 07:30am - 16:00pm

Sunday - Closed

The Farm Shop Of Leigh as the name suggests, is located in Leigh.

Leigh is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester.

Leigh has a traditional town centre with daily outdoor and indoor markets, part of the town centre is pedestrianised and there are local independent and multiple retailers. The Spinning Gate Centre in the centre of town has about 30 retail units. A retail park developed on the old Parsanage Cilloiery site is within walking distance of the town centre.

Public transport is co-ordinated by Transport for Greater Manchester. There are bus services operated by First Greater Manchester, Diamond Bus North West, Stagecoach Manchester and Arriva North West.

The Farm Shop is ideally positioned in the unusually busy and vibrant shopping area alongside other complimentary retail businesses and thus benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade along with regular custom.

The business is beautifully presented and maintained with clear visible signage and distinctive livery. There are a number of inexpensive, public car parks within easy walking distance of the premises.

The Farm shop occupies the ground floor of a retail unit and is presented to the highest standards and fastidiously maintained. The generous premises briefly comprise;


Double fronted with roll down security shutters, windows and glazed door to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior. Vinyl non slip flooring, glass serve over counter, 2 further refrigerated counters, hot counter with commercial oven, free standing product displays, open drinks chiller.


Comprehensively equipped catering kitchen, vinyl non slip flooring, good selection of base units with generous, complimentary worktop, stainless steel back splashes, 4 fridges, deep stainless steel sink and drainer with storage beneath, 1 ½  bowl stainless steel sink with Monobloc tap, freestanding cooking with double oven and ceramic hob, range cooker with three ovens and ceramic hob, griddle, 2 x 4 slot toasters, under counter salad fridge, stainless steel upright fridge, 3 x microwave ovens, stainless steel preparation tables, twin basket fryer, single basket fryer, hot cabinet, 2 x slow cookers.


Newly renovated with close coupled toilet and hand wash basin.

Alley way to rear.

We are advised the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis with 8 years remaining on the Lease, the rent is £12,000 per annum and there are rates payable at £2000 per annum.

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