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Highly rated Personal Car Valeting business for sale

Chorley, Lancashire

  • Asking Price: £19,995 +SAV
  • Turnover: Further financials can be made available upon further request. 

    Please quote reference B06447

  • Tenure: Leasehold

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Please quote reference B06447

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market, The Valet Centre.

The Valet Centre was founded by the current owner in 2019 when he identified a need in the area for personal car valeting and he had great plans for the business. Alas the business is being sold, albeit reluctantly only because the owner is too busy with his other businesses to devote time to this one.

The business really is a great business opportunity for a new buyer with all fixtures and fittings and equipment included in the sale along with a bespoke online booking service and website etc. A new owner would have to rename the business as the owner wishes to retain the current name.

The current owner has spent a considerable amount of time and money on this business and it is all ready to start trading immediately so represents a turnkey business opportunity for a lucky new owner.

Scope to Improve

  • Advertising and marketing campaign
  • Website, there is a website included in the sale but this would have to rebranded
  • Maximise the use of social media platforms particularly Facebook and Twitter
  • Employ additional staff members to increase the customer numbers
  • Consider introducing a customer loyalty scheme etc.
Reasons to buy

  • Prime trading position on a modern and busy industrial estate close to motorway
  • All fixtures, fittings and equipment included in sale
  • Low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business rates
  • Ideal owner managed or partnership business
  • Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success.
Hilton Smythe highly recommend early enquiry to avoid disappointment.

The business is owner run and managed. 

The business hours are to be set by the new owner. 

The Valet Centre is located in Chorley.

Chorley is a town in Lancashire, 8.1 miles north of Wigan,10.8 miles south west of Blackburn, 11 miles northwest of Bolton, 12 miles south of Preston and 19.5 miles north west of Manchester. At the 2011 census it had a population of 34,667.

In 2011, Chorley Council launched an initiative “Choose Chorley” to encourage SMEs and large businesses to relocate to Chorley. The initiative offers red carpet introductions to key people in the town, financial incentives and tailored support for business growth.

The town is close to the M61 of which Junctions 6 and 8 serve the town. The M6 motorway serves the east of the town with Junction 27 connecting the town to the motorway.

The Valet centre occupies a modern industrial unit which sits alongside other complimentary businesses and offices and thus benefits from good footfall and passing trade. There is free parking in a large car park close by.

The business occupies modern premises that are nicely presented and maintained. The generous workshop (66 sq.m) has a roller door to front, high ceilings , roof lights and fluorescent lighting.

Office - With window to front and door to work shop, L-shaped desk with drawers and cupboards beneath, 4 drawer filing cabinet, wall mounted shelving.

Plant Room - With useful floor storage space

WC - With close coupled toilet and hand wash basin

Kitchen - With double door base unit and complimentary black run of worktop, stainless steel sink and drainer, electric water heater, washing machine and small counter fridge

There is a two car wash bay.

Tenure
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with the business on a 6 month rolling lease. The rent is £645 per month and has £0 rates payable. 

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