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P Benson & Sons,Whitmore Way,Basildon,SS14

Under Offer 85 sq. m. | £80,000

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  • Business for sale
  • 917 sq ft (85 sq m)

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Tenure: Leasehold

LOCATION
The business is located in the large town of Basildon, Essex.

P Bensons and Sons is located just outside the main town centre within a busy shopping precinct. The business is situated in a heavily populated residential area of the town from which the business derives much trade. The area benefits from heavy footfall and good passing trade as the retail area also boasts several takeaways, a supermarket, pharmacy and post office.

The business is located on a main thoroughfare through the town and benefits from free parking and a bus stop within easy walking distance. The area is well supported by public transport with a mainline train station and regular bus services running daily.

Basildon lies around 32 miles from Central London and around 11 miles from the City of Chelmsford making it a very popular commuter town and place to live and work.

BUSINESS
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market P Bensons and Sons. The business was originally founded in 1986 by our client and has an outstanding reputation and is very well-known in the area. This traditional butchers is well supported by the both the local community and customers travelling from further afield.

The business reports a turnover of 167,600 with a gross profit of circa 45%. P Bensons and Sons is a quality butchers providing a wide range of fresh produce, locally sourced where ever possible. The butchers uniquely prepares cooked meats on site, a practise rarely seen today. The business caters for special occasions such as barbeques and parties, with a hog roast available for hire in the area. Our client is a licensed game dealer and rears free range turkeys for the Christmas period. It is these exceptional services and friendly customer service which takes the business to a higher level above competitors.

The size of the premise is substantial and is fully equipped with the necessary equipment for the trade. Produce is clearly displayed and the retail area is immaculately presented. The business has an excellent website www.ppbenson.co.uk giving more information about the products and services available.

Early viewing of this exceptional business with a loyal and long standing client base is highly recommended. The butchers only now comes to the market as our client looks towards a well-deserved retirement.

PREMISES AND ASSETS
Mid parade premise briefly comprising:-

Good signage, large window with frigerated display unit, clearly visible to passing trade.

Good sized and well-presented retail area (26ft x 18ft) with L shaped refrigerated display units and serve over counter, deep freezers to perimeter wall.

Through to rear preparation area with walk in chiller and freezer.

Toilet facilities and access to rear yard.

Equipment includes:-
Cryovac machines x 2
Full chilled serving counter 5meter
Window chilled bed
Electric sausage filler
Mince mixer - butcher boy
Rotisserie
Meat Slicer
Walk in chiller
Walk in freezer
6 chest freezers
6ft butchers block
Full set knives, saws, choppers
2 long standing table top counters
Weighing scales
Microwave
Rose 50l boiler
Stainless steel Berkil Slicer
Ham cooker

TENURE
We are advised leasehold on a long leasehold arrangement.
Reviewed every 5 years
Rent is 10,700 per annum.

HOURS
The business opens:-
Monday and Tuesday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday closed
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8.00am - 5.00pm

STAFF
The business is owner run and managed.

FINANCIAL PROFILE
The business reports a turnover of 167,600 with a gross profit of circa 45%.


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