Eaves Lane, Chorley, PR6

£40,000

Guide price

Fabulous opportunity to purchase this well-established dry cleaning business based on a main road in Chorley which is a busy road with a healthy footfall. It sits amongst other businesses and a residential area making the ideal spot for customers to call in with ease. The business boasts many loyal and longstanding customers and it has in place a partnership arrangement with an alterations shop in Bolton who send them their dry cleaning work.

The business offers the following services: dry cleaning, laundry, ironing and alterations.

The business is currently owner run with no additional staff members and as such have in recent years had to turn corporate work away due to lack of staff time. This is an area that could be built back up again fairly easily to increase turnover and profit. There was a turnover of £46,402 as of the 2018 accounts, with a gross profit of £45,583 and a net profit of £24,372. There is ample scope to increase turnover and profits by utilising hotel and restaurant contracts.

The shop is currently leased and a new lease is available to continue the business on the same premises.

The area of the business is well-served by the public transport system, with bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. Bus links to the centre and other areas of Chorley as well as to nearby towns such as Horwich, Bolton and Preston.

There are some parking spaces located to the front of the property, with plenty more side street parking.

GROUND FLOOR

SHOP

The front of the shop accommodates a customer reception area, along with the main dry cleaning machine (16kg), digital till and an array of rails and shelving to accommodate clothes.

REAR OF SHOP

The rear of the shop provides ample space to accommodate following equipment : industrial (large) tumble dryer, large washing machine, smaller washing machine, industrial ironing board and fixtures and fittings.

All equipment is included with the sale and has a current net book value of approximately £15,000.

FIRST FLOOR

BATHROOM

Recently re-plastered. Fitted with a WC and wash hand basin.

ADDITIONAL STORAGE ROOMS

There are a further three rooms which have recently been plastered and which are currently used for storage but have the potential to be converted to living accommodation.

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