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Cafe for sale

The Green, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7

76 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 818 sq ft (76 sq m)

Key features

  • REF: 14057 J

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Hilton Smythe are delighted to offer to the market, West Drayton's most well established and renowned bakery and sandwich shop to the open market. The business first opened its doors as a traditional bakery in 1863 and remained a local favourite, evolving into a sandwich shop and caterer. Purchased by our client in 2003 and now offered for sale due to retirement.

The business operates a mainly morning and lunchtime trade with loyal customers queuing outside the door Monday to Friday. They also offer outside catering for birthdays, christenings, weddings and funerals and is recommended by the local funeral directors. A full choice of buffets are available to order on its Facebook page as well as in store.

The daily menu includes freshly made breads, rolls and baguettes delivered daily from a local baker, many of which are not available in any supermarket or similar styled shop. They serve a large selection of breakfasts, morning pastries, warm pasties, sausage rolls and pies with over 30 choices of sandwich filling (all made to order). Our client uses over 5 different cake suppliers to ensure a changing choice of fresh cakes and scones. There are also a choice of hot and cold drinks.

The business is known for its high-quality meats including gammon joints cooked on site, local bacon and sausages.

Bread is sliced using the traditional bread slicer and displayed on the original bread stand in the shop's window.

It's community involvement is enhanced by linking with the nearby south land's centre which holds over 40 events a year as well as a busy stall each year at the villages May Green Festival.

Opportunity to extend hours, add deliveries and increase outside catering side, also add card machine.

Kay's Kitchen occupies a unique and highly desirable trading position on 'The Green' in west Drayton, Hillingdon.

The picturesque village location offers free parking and is adjacent to the doctors surgery, local school, residential housing, local businesses and banks. This also includes a new office with over 2,000 office based professionals.

West Drayton is located 3 miles west of Hayes and 8 miles east of Slough.

The central location is less than 5 minutes from the busy M4 motorway and M25 London ring road.

West Drayton main line station is 10 minutes' walk away linking commuters directly into central London which is 17 miles west.

Traditional shop with pull down canopy.

Window display area includes a warm pastie cabinet and traditional bread stand.

Service area -
L-shaped glass fronted chiller (for sandwich fillings), glass fronted chilled cabinet (for fresh cakes), rear bread shelving and customer orders, open drinks fridge, till, coffee machine, 3 x camera CCTV and 2 x commercial microwaves.

Rear preparation area -
Bread slicer, fan oven, griddle, sinks, triple stainless-steel preparation fridge, meat slicer, hand wash sink, water cooler and fan.

Storeroom -
Stainless steel upright freezers, single freezer, upright fridge, 2x stainless steel upright fridge, storage shelving and stainless-steel preparation table.

Dishwashing area -
2 x dishwashers, shelving and a stainless-steel sink.

Office -
With desk and filing cabinet.

Cellar -
Accessed from shop and fully shelved for drinks and back up equipment.

Rear -
Small yard with gated entrance from side alley.


5 year original lease.
4 years remain as of 2017
Fully renewable.
Rent just 7,000 per annum.

No rates payable.

Monday to Friday: 6am - 2pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Full time owner and 3 x part time staff members (16 hours each).

2016 accounts show a turnover of circa 150,000 with a gross profit of 60%.

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