Takeaway for sale

Blue Seas Fish Bar, 3 The Precinct, Portishead, BS20 6AH

£35,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Immaculate leasehold lock up traditional fish & chip takeaway
  • Portishead high street
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • Only trades 5 days ( 27.5 hours ) each week, sales 2017 c83,000,
  • Huge scope for longer hours, deliveries, promotion

Full description

DESCRIPTION: An opportunity to acquire Blue Seas Fish Bar, a popular Fish & Chip Takeaway which offers further opportunities through increased opening hours and/or the introduction of further menu lines, deliveries, sales promotion etc. New owners will benefit from immaculately presented and extremely well equipped premises (c850sq ft in total), totally refurbished in 2014, to include a high efficiency Preston & Thomas 3 pan range and extraction system, all installed at substantial cost.

The premises provide a bright and airy customer reception area, open plan frying area, large well laid-out rear preparation room to include wet area and storage, additional utility room and cloakroom whilst outside to the rear the premises benefit from a covered patio area with storage and beyond 2 dedicated parking spaces. The business enjoys a good reputation and has a great deal of regular loyal, repeat trade from the surrounding area in addition to drawing customers from further afield such is the ease of access and car parking.

LOCATION: Forms part of a purpose built shopping precinct right on Portishead's bustling high street. To the rear are a free shoppers' car park and an Aldi supermarket - shoppers walk past the fish bar to get to the high street.

At the time of our inspection, the immediate area also included a range of national retail names and strong representation of independent outlets as well.

Portishead proves a popular, expanding coastal town with marina in which to live, such is the closeness of Bristol approximately 8 miles away with major employers which can quickly be reached by car or public transport.

PREMISES: Modern framed glazed frontage, glazed entrance door opening to customer RECEPTION AREA, non-slip flooring, suspended ceiling with inset lighting, CCTV and card machine point installed but not currently operated. Stainless steel SERVERY COUNTER, incorporates Preston and Thomas 3 pan range, 2 wrapping stations together with electronic till.

Open plan COOKING AREA, benefits from substantial extractor canopy and new wall cladding. Drinks cabinet, hand wash basin and fly killer. Through to rear PREPARATION ROOM, non-slip flooring, stainless steel prep tables and storage shelving, ceiling mounted fluorescent strip lighting, host of further equipment to include new Bold chipper, peeler, cooker, Williams fridge, 2 microwave ovens, stainless steel Foster fish keep, upright freezer, chest freezer.

A wall-mounted Viessman gas boiler with 2 heating radiators was installed in 2014.

The preparation room also provides a wash area fitted with double stainless steel deep bowl commercial sink unit, hand wash basin and wet area complete with reconditioned Crypto peeler and Bold chipper (new in 2014). Door to lobby with staff toilet and separate laundry room with plumbed in washing machine. None of the above appliances/systems have been tested and a purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the serviceability of these.

BUSINESS: Opened by the vendors in 2014, the business has been established and is only offered for sale as the part-time working owner wishes to retire. Trading as a traditional Fish & Chip takeaway, there is the scope to expand via the introduction of other lines if desired, the offer of a delivery service and by undertaking sales promotion through the use of social media.

The business enjoys regular repeat local trade from the surrounding community, in addition to attracting trade from all over Portishead, such is the ease of parking.

TRADING HOURS: Operated at a level to suit the vendor, only trading Tuesday to Saturday 12-00 - 2.00pm and 5.00pm through to 8.30pm.

STAFF: Currently operated by the vendors, with limited part time staff assistance.

TAKINGS: Sales amounted in 2017 to c£83,000 net on accounts. The owners previously opened on Mondays and are confident if new owners resumed this, sales would be up considerably. Full financial information is available to serious applicants.

COMMENTS: The sale of Blue Seas Fish Bar provides an opportunity to acquire very well equipped and presented takeaway premises occupying a lucrative high street trading position coupled with a reliable business offering further opportunities to new owners.

TENURE: Leasehold. Held on a 15 year lease from 2014. We understand the landlord would be happy to consider a new lease, term to be mutually agreed. Current rental £18,000pa.

RATES: Currently £6,800pa payable.


PRICE: Price reduced owing to planned retirement to £35,000 for the benefit of the Leasehold, Goodwill, Fixtures, Fittings & Equipment (according to inventory) plus stock at valuation.


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Nearest stations

  • Avonmouth (3.2 mi)
  • St. Andrews Road (3.7 mi)
  • Shirehampton (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

EM&F Group, Bristol

Rustic Farm Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour, BS21 6XE

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Nearest stations

  • Avonmouth (3.2 mi)
  • St. Andrews Road (3.7 mi)
  • Shirehampton (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

EM&F Group, Bristol

Rustic Farm Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour, BS21 6XE

01938 710008 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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