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Retail Property (out of town) for sale

Lyons Farm Estate, Lyons Road, RH13

Sold STC £47,995
91 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 979 sq ft (91 sq m)

Key features

  • REF 12541

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Springfield Press occupies substantial lock-up premises, ideally located on a small industrial estate, which was formerly a farm, within the village of Slinfold, in Horsham, West Sussex. The business is surrounded by complimentary businesses and benefits from excellent car parking facilities to the front of the premises. The business further benefits from good passing trade.

Slinfold lies approximately 4 miles west of Horsham, just off the A29 road. According to the 2001 census, the residential population was 1,647. Amenities within the village include a village shop and Post Office, a primary school, a recreation ground, a village hall and a public house. where was once a railway station is now a Caravan Club site.

The area of the business is served by the public transport system, with bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. The nearest railway station is Christs Hospital, which is approximately 2 miles away. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with both the A264 and A24 being within easy driving distance, which link to the national A-road and motorway networks. Crawley is approximately 11 miles away and Worthing is 20 miles away.

Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well established and popular printing business, which is ideally located within the village of Slinfold, Horsham, West Sussex.

The business was originally established in 1933 and has been in our client's careful ownership since 1986. Only now is the business being offered to the market due to our client's desire for a well-deserved retirement. The business currently operates 4 days per week.

Our client offers a wide variety of printing services including digital printing, leaflets, brochures, newsletters, business printing, invoices, company stationery, lithographs, plus many more. Our client has continuously invested in the business and uses digital technology to deliver orders, printed to a very high specification.

The business has built up an excellent reputation within the area and further afield for the very high quality of the goods and service offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.

The property boasts approximately 91 sq. metres of floor space. Our client currently uses two thirds of the ground floor and sub-lets a third to a local business.

We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours, as currently the business is run at a pace to suit our client. A new owner could also embark on a modest marketing campaign to highlight the excellent services offered. The business already has an informative website in place to promote the services offered at

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.

Substantial premises on a small industrial estate, briefly comprising:

Main entrance into a hallway.
Spacious open plan work space.

Equipment included:

5 x office desks.
Large L-shaped worktable.
Several storage shelves.
3 x filing cabinets.
Paper drill.
EBA guillotine 0/720 E.
Euro folding machine (currently not in service).
Ricoh photocopier.
Zerox phaser 7A00.
OKI 9600 laser printer.
Rex rotary copy printer 1935.
2 x PCs.
Cannon MX870 printer.


Car parking to front and rear.

We are advised Leasehold:

Rolling 3-month agreement.
Rent: 8,544 (fixed for 3 years).

The business is currently open:

4 days per week 9.00am - 4.00pm

The business is owner run and managed.

Please contact Hilton Smythe for further details.

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