Woking, Surrey, GU24
Please quote reference B06139
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market an exciting opportunity to acquire an exceptionally well run and performing, “turnkey” bakery, Post Office and cafe business with an excellent local reputation associated with this popular and well-established business.
The business has only now come to the open market as it is our clients desire to leave the industry and enjoy a more relaxed pace of life.
Baker’s Dozen has been under the careful and meticulous ownership of our client for over 20 years and has grown the business to an impressive level with many happy and loyal returning local customers, with the Post Office a real hub within the local village community.
The business prides itself in offering freshly baked goods on a retail basis along with providing baked produce for the wholesale market, which can be ordered on a regular basis or a one-off wholesale basis which is ideal for restaurants, bars, and clubs. In addition, the business has been awarded a five-star food hygiene award from the Foods Standards Agency, reinforcing the quality of produce available from the business. Within the premises, there is also the popular village Post Office that offers a full range of postal services and is very well used by the local community.
A new owner could also take advantage of the café facilities and promote this to help increase turnover for the business.
We feel that there is tremendous scope to increase the already impressive turnover and take the business to the next level by undertaking a robust localised marketing campaign to generate new wholesale bakery orders, along with the possible expansion of the workforce to help accommodate new and ongoing contracts. There is also scope to utilise the current company website and social media platforms to help further promote the business as well.
The business trades on its reputation for quality and service and has outstanding future possibilities. It would potentially be an ideal acquisition to some similar sized or larger enterprise looking to increase its position and presence within the industry.
A tremendous opportunity to own this turnkey business, and early enquiries are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
The business is ideally situated in the popular village of Brookwood which lies a few miles to the west of Woking. The village is popular with commuters and Brookwood Station is just across the road, offering trains from Brookwood to London Waterloo in about 30 minutes.
The M3/M25 motorway network is 5 miles away from the property and there is a regular bus service to Guildford, Woking and Frimley.
The business is located in a 2-story semi-detached commercial premises briefly comprising, Ground floor main Shop area with serving counter and Post Office, kitchen, main bakery production area, packing area walk in freezer and access to the rear of the premises.
Upstairs contains an office area, storeroom along with toilets. The upper level could be used for living accommodation if required.
Externally to the front there is an area that could be used for outdoor seating in relation to the café, and to the rear there is a yard area with parking for 6 cars along with a shed currently used for storage. The business has excellent signage and is easily visible to passing trade.
Shop - 2 meter display fridge, drinks fridge, till, coffee machine bean to cup on lease, 1.2-meter display counter fridge, hot food display cabinet.
Kitchen - Gas cooker, gas Griddle, 2 microwaves, toaster, small freezer, 3 door under counter fridge, 2 door under counter
Bakery - 5 deck oven, 2 spiral mixers, stick machine, 5 deck oven, doughnut fryer, small Hobart mixer.
Packing Area - Chest freezer, walk in fridge, l sealer, 2 bread slicer, hunts hand pie machine, manual pastry roller, assortment of bakery racks trays and bread tins.
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with 8 years remaining on the 8-year lease. The rent is £1,600 a month.
The business hours are;
Monday – 08:00 – 17:30
Tuesday – 08:00 – 17:30
Wednesday – 08:00 – 17:30
Thursday – 08:00 - 1730
Friday – 08:00 – 17:30
Saturday – 08:00 – 15:00
Sunday - 10:00 - 14:00
We are advised that the business has 4 full time and 2 part time staff members.
We are advised as per the 2020 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £345,000, with an adjusted net profit in the region of £80,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.
Please quote reference B06139
Woking, Surrey, GU24
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Brookwood Station0.0 miles
- Worplesdon Station2.6 miles
- Woking Station3.6 miles
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