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Cafe for sale

Bolton Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2

42 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 452 sq ft (42 sq m)

Key features

  • REF: 2272 D

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Ewood Butty box is located in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Situated in a fantastic location in front of Blackburn Rovers football stadium, the business has excellent footfall from local residents, football supporters and passing motorists. The café is approximately 10 minute's drive away from Blackburn town centre and approximately 15 minutes walking distance to Mill Hill train station. Two busy bus stops are located close by to the shop.

Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley 9 miles east of Preston and 21 miles north west of Manchester. Blackburn has a population of approximately 105,000, whilst the wider borough of Blackburn with Darwen had a population of approximately 147,500.

Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this thriving sandwich shop / takeaway business in Blackburn, Lancashire. The business was established in 2012 and has been in our client's hands since 2013. The business is only now being offered to the market due to our clients` other business commitments. As per the 2016 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £78,000 per annum with a gross profit at circa 56%.

Ewood Butty box is a popular sandwich shop / takeaway with a great reputation, the business has a lot of repeat business and also has some highend contracts from the Blackburn Rovers football team and Blackburn Alarms. The café is on the website, which produces a lot of orders and great reviews.

The café offers a wide range of foods and drinks including, omelettes, traditional breakfast meals, hot sandwiches, full English breakfast, burgers, steaks, chicken, wraps, sandwiches, halal meals, chips, pies and pasties, salad boxes, pasta dishes, jacket potatoes, desserts and specials.

The business also offers outside catering for events and special occasions. Various different buffets are offered for different occasions which include, traditional finger buffet, traditional fork buffet, special fork buffet, the buffets are popular and generate a lot of repeat business.

An excellent website is already in place for the business which features menus, online ordering and how to find the business, We feel this business would benefit from expanding with deliveries to local work places.

This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this thriving business to the next level; therefore early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Ground floor retail premises, briefly comprising:

The shop is a single fronted property with preparation area and cooking area behind main shop, and storage room and staff toilet facilities to the rear of the shop.
The café has 2 high quality wooden tables with 8 wooden chairs to the front of the shop.
The shop has menu boards on the walls, wooden flooring and finished to a good standard. A 4 camera CCTV system is in place at the business.

The café is equipped with a 4 door under counter refrigerator, 2 Bain Marie's, 2 griddles, microwave, toaster, water boiler, kettle, 2 deep fat fryers, cash register, 5 ring burner cooker, toastie machine, panini maker, 2 small fridges, under counter fridge, chest freezer, croc sealer for sandwiches, coca cola fridge, pie warmer/hot display cabinet and a separate cold display/ chiller cabinet.

We are advised leasehold.

Original lease length: 7 years
Remaining lease length: 3 years
We are advised the Landlord is happy to agree a longer length lease if required.
Rent: £400 per month

The business is open:

Monday - Friday: 7:30am till 2pm
Saturday: 7:30am till 1pm
Sunday: 8am till 1pm

The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 3 part time staff members.

As per the 2016 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £78,000 per annum with a gross profit at circa 56%.

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