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Ripponden Road, Moorside, Moorside, Oldham


Property Description

Key features

  • Established Buisiness
  • Roadside Position
  • Parking To Rear
  • Useful Rear Workarea
  • Hardware Store
  • Detached Property
  • Ideal Opportunity
  • 1685 Sqft

Full description

The Handyman is an established buisness, built over fifty years experience by three generations, serving the hardware needs of the local people. The buisiness is to be sold as a going concern with stock being sold at valuation, and fixures and fittings by seperate negotiations The property benefits from a recent upgrade to include a rear store area with seperate external access, and has a large shop area with front display window. The property has approximately 1685sqft at ground floor level, and provides parking for around six vehicles by means of a private car par area. Opening hours are 9.00-17.30 Monday to Saturday. The property requires inspection and is requested that all viewings take place through the agent.....


Please note that these particulars whilst believed to be correct, form no part of any agreement, and that all measurements are approximate and should not be relied upon when ordering carpets or any other goods, they are for guidance only, to allow any potential purchaser to decide whether to view the property or not.

Situation And General

The Handyman Shop, 695 Ripponden Road, Oldham, is an established buisness, which has been trading over fifty years initially set up by the current owners Grandfather on Huddersfield Road, and since trading from 1975 at its current address, then passed down due to retirement. The property is set in a convienient spot close to all local shops and amenities associated with this particular area of Moorside, and offers excellent access via the A672 which provides access to Oldham town centre and the Northwest regional motorway network (M60/M62).
The internal space has been well maintained offering a variety of DIY products and has a rear area for the model enthusiasts ( Hornby etc). The stock is to be sold at valuation and fixtures and fittings by negotiations. The property will be sold on completion with no forwarding chain being involved, thus vacant possession.
Viewings are requested to go through our Uppermill office.

Shop Front

8.56m(28'1'') x 7.49m(24'7'') max

The shop area is split into two areas, with the front serving as a DIY shelved area providing a range of hardware products and cleaning stuff, and has freestanding shelving racks creating sectional isles.There is a counter area, small office with seperate W/c and wash hand basin (9.4 x 8.4 incl W/c), and large front display window which maximises product potential.

Shop Rear

7.49m(24'7'') x 5.61m(18'5'')

The whole premises has recently been upgraded, providing a feature showroom for the model train / car etc enthusiasts to the rear. The room benefits from an overhead Warmco heater / aircon unit, which feeds both open areas more than adequately. the display cases can also be purchased within the sale , price to be negotiated.

Rear Store Room

6.43m(21'1'') x 5.61m(18'5'')

A useful addition which creates a large space for storage provision and offers further scope to incorporate into the main showroom. There is a secure door with external roller shutter security closure, and ceiling lighting.


Intruder alarm system in operation at all times.


Understood to be Leasehold.

Rateable Value

3,734 per year


All main services installed to the property.

Local Authority

Oldham MBC.


We have made every effort to ensure these sales details comply with the Property Misdescriptions Act
1991 and to the best of our knowledge we believe these details give a fair and reasonable overview of
the property.
The measurements provided in this brochure should not be entirely relied upon and any prospective
purchaser is advised to satisfy themselves of exact measurements. If these details include a plan of any
sort, then once again this is only for identification purposes and any measurements or boundary lines
are meant only as a guide and should not be relied upon as being entirely accurate.
Please note that we have not tested, and cannot guarantee the condition of, any appliances that may be
left in the property or any of the services, i.e. gas, water, electricity, drainage, central heating, etc and
you are advised again to satisfy yourselves in this regard.
Any potential purchaser should seek the advice of their solicitor regarding rights of way, public
footpaths, easements, covenants, planning permissions, etc.

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These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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