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Tenure: Leasehold

Excellent presentation throughout with quality display
Advised turnover 200,000 PA with high GP returns
Ideal location in the town centre of Burton on Trent
Early interest and viewing is highly advised
Sale price includes all fixtures and fittings
Ideal lifestyle change opportunity
Situated in town centre complex
Genuine reason for sale


This exceptional leasehold pet food and supplies business has an ideal trading location from being situated in the town centre of Burton on Trent which is in Staffordshire. The shop is located at the entrance of the town centre complex which offers a high footfall from having two main supermarkets and a large car park facility situated outside. The business also benefits from having an excellent variety of neighbouring commercial retailers and well known high street shops which bring visitors and shoppers to the centre on a daily basis. The complex also offers a high level of security, excellent display space and a guaranteed footfall throughout the year. Burton on Trent is a highly desirable business and residential town which straddles the River Trent in the east of Staffordshire. The town is best known for its brewing heritage, home to over a dozen breweries in its heyday. Burton on Trent really does offer something for everybody by having excellent central shopping facilities, affordable housing, reliable public transport, highly ranked schools and NHS services whilst also offering easy road and rail networks. The town is easily accessed by the A38 & A511 roads making visiting and commuting very easy.

Business History

Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer for sale this superb leasehold pet food and supplies business which has a proud history dating back to 1991. The shop has been owned and run by our client since 2005 and is only now placing it onto the market due to his strong desires to relocate. The business which is run and managed by our client with the assistance of staff achieves a very respectful advised annual turnover of 200,000. This is derived from selling a fantastic range of pet foods, supplies, toys and live animals. The shop is well presented throughout with quality fixtures and fittings which our client is very generously including into the sale price which is a huge plus for a new owner as additional funds will not need to be spent for the foreseeable future. The business has arguably one of the best locations in the centre which forces customers to its entrance on a daily basis. Our client has worked exceptionally hard on building up the business' reputation for offering quality products which has resulted in a consistent trade throughout the year. We would like to urge very early interest in this opportunity as we feel this business offers a wonderful lifestyle change opportunity for an individual or couple.

Financial Profile

Turnover: 200,000pa
Gross profit: 40%
Stock approximately: 20,000


Original length: 30 years
Remaining: 11 years
Rent: 35,000pa

Opening Hours

Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm


Superb retail facility offering front external display space, large highly visible signs, open plan 6 section display space, fitted serving counter, rear live animal displays, private storage and delivery area with kitchenette, toilet and management office. High foot fall area neighbouring supermarkets and large car park. Very secure and well presented throughout.

Ground Floor - Shop - Fitted front payment counter with rear displays, several free standing displays, 2 double sided display lanes providing 6 total sales display sections, end special display space, wall fixed shelving and racking (all displays are interchangeable) plus chest freezer display for frozen pet foods.

Live animal display comprises of 2 rabbit and guinea pig pens, 2 bird cages, 8 glass fronted mouse cages, 2 glass fronted rabbit cages and 40 section fish display small, medium and large.

Rear private area - Storage, preparation, delivery space, rear fire exit and delivery access corridor, toilet with wash basin, secluded high value storage room, kitchenette with worktop, wash basin and cupboards, management office with desks, chairs and paperwork storage.

External - large complex car park.

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