Garden Maintenance Business in Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester
REF: 04573

Asking Price:
£65,000
Annual Turnover:
£130,280
Annual Net Profit:
£33,193
Reduced
Recently Sold
REF: 04573
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Overview

Tenure:
Relocatable
Established:
2005
  • Huge growth potential
  • Friendly & Professional Team

This is an exciting opportunity to acquire this very well established grounds and garden maintenance business.
Operating in a tight catchment, the business enjoys an excellent reputation and annual contracts to provide services to a range of commercial clients.
Trading since 2005, the business now offers a motivated new owner a solid platform on which to build even greater success.
Given the nature of the business, this is a relocatable opportunity.

The business undertakes a wide range of high-quality grounds and garden maintenance services, including striped lawn mowing, edges, pruning shrubs, hedges, borders and removing litter.
The business currently maintains 70 commercial developments, including industrial estates, residential blocks, housing associations and retail outlets. The current owner has annual contracts in place with a large number of these clients.
Longstanding contracted employees manage the day to day commercial maintenance rota. There is an active pension scheme set up for the employees.
All staff employed by the business are NPTC trained and qualified in horticulture, health & safety and herbicide application, etc. The business has been successfully registered with SAFEContractor for seven years. 11 years of full detailed accounts are held within Quick Books (2014) comprising all transactions, invoices, VAT accounts, payroll etc.
The current owner regularly invests in new machinery and tools. The business owns a salient and meaningful unique URL to host the live web site. The current owner maintains the website, but does not engage in proactive marketing.
The business enjoys a strong reputation for quality and service, which ensures a loyal long-term customer base.
As a well respected brand locally, growth through additional work with existing clients is waiting. The infrastructure and staffing is also already in place for bolt on winter work.
The busiest period is March to November. The business operates flexibly to meet the needs of clients.

Intelligent Business Transfer is pleased to offer for sale this very well established garden maintenance business. The current owner has secured contracts to provide regular services to a range of commercial clients. All work is carried out to a high standard by a team of well-qualified and experienced staff.
There is now huge potential for a motivated new owner to take the business to the next level. Opportunities to grow the business include undertaking proactive marketing activities.As the current owner relies on the existing customer base, there is ample scope for a new owner to expand the business through social media engagement and traditional marketing.
Widening the geographical area served and offering additional services, such as landscaping or domestic maintenance, office displays, jet washing, might also prove lucrative.
Overall, this represents an excellent prospect for a budding entrepreneur with an interest in horticultural, a professional gardener, or other interested party, to acquire a flexible
business with a solid reputation and a loyal customer base. It might also provide an attractive bolt-on acquisition.
The current owner has indicated a willingness to stay for a transitional period if required, to help the new owner to get up to speed with the business. The owner would like to secure a quick sale.

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