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ACCLAIMED DESIGN/MANUFACTURE/INSTALLATION COMPANY WITHIN THE LEARNING THROUGH PLAY SECTOR IN THE VILLAGE OF SCARISBRICK NEAR ORMSKIRK IN THE COUNTY OF LANCASHIRE

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  • Highly successful and respected Design and Manufacturing Business.
  • Fully Equipped 2 Storey Leasehold manufacturing unit and offices based in North of England.
  • Provides learning through play equipment to Child Nurseries, Primary Schools, community playgrounds and holiday parks
  • Offers full in-house consultancy service from design through to installation.
  • Advised Turnover for Year Ending January 2017 of £900k (inc VAT).
  • Genuine reason for sale.
AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A THRIVING AND SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS ON EITHER A STANDALONE BASIS OR TO EXPAND A COMPLIMENTARY BUSINESS.


ASKING PRICE £150,000 LEASEHOLD TO INCLUDE FIXTURES & FITTINGS, GOODWILL, EXCLUDING S.A.V.

Location

The offices and manufacturing unit are located on a small industrial estate, north of Ormskirk Lancashire adjacent to the A570 Southport Road. Conveniently located around 4 miles from the M58 motorway which connects to the M6 giving easy access to the North West of England and beyond.

The towns of Southport, Formby and Skelmersdale are in close proximity.

THE PROPERTY

The 2 floor business premises is a modern portal frame warehouse which offers office accommodation on the first floor, comprising open plan office environment, separate meeting/board room, kitchen facilities and ladies and gents W.C’s.

The ground floor is a fully equipped manufacturing unit with W.C provision and secure electric roller shutter door.

GENERAL REMARKS

The business is offered for sale as a lease assignment (7-year, renewable lease agreement). We are informed that the annual rent is currently circa £20,000 per annum (plus VAT) We are advised that at the end of the current term, the Lease (not seen by Guy Simmonds) will be renewed as agreed by the Landlord. We are advised that the premises benefits from mains services water and electric, (no services seen or tested).

Business rates are not currently payable.

THE BUSINESS

The current owner established the business in 2012 and has worked tirelessly to establish the business and place it on the solid foundations it currently enjoys. They have a genuine reason for sale.

The business has a loyal and hardworking group of employees and the business has the ability to operate autonomously from the current Managing Director.

The company has been selected as the chosen designer to work with a selection of Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ establishments. The professionalism of the consultation, design and installation offered leads to a high level of referrals and a long list of extremely satisfied clients.

An extensive range of solutions are offered, for example

Canopies & free-flow.

Caves.

Climbing & challenge.

Communication spaces.

Construction.

Digging, planting & growing.

Forest schools.

Interiors.

Mark making & malleable play.

Mud kitchen.

Performance.

Role play.

Sand play.

Science.

Sensory.

Water play.

Woodland walks & habitat areas.

The company ethos is to provide designs and solutions that ensure the needs of all individuals are met regardless of ability or mobility and that all children can play both independently and as a group enjoying the same experiences.

The business was a Finalist in the 2016 Nursery World awards in the Category Equipment and Resources: Birth to Fives and was Highly Commended.

We are advised turnover for year ending 01/17 was circa £900,000 (inc vat), generating a reconstituted net profit of circa £80,000.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE PROJECTS COMPLETED BY THE COMPANY AND NOT THE ACTUAL COMPANY

Viewing is highly recommended

Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

This business was viewed by Lee Davy who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07496 849424. Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds on 01332-865112.

Details amended April 2018.

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