Mobile Fish and Chips Retailer in Salisbury.
- Great Reputation
- Flexibility to be Run from Home
- Long Standing Business
- Good Growth Potential
- 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating
This business offers a fantastic opportunity to a prospective buyer. The long standing and well reputed mobile fish and chip van travels throughout villages in the New Forest, Salisbury and Wiltshire.
With low overheads, an excellent reputation for high quality fish and chips and lots of loyal customers as well as tourist trade, there is huge potential for profitability.
In addition, there is lots of opportunity for development and expansion under the right management.
This business is run from a 05 Reg Citroen Relay van, which is fully fitted with three fryers, one chip bin, sink, gas powered boiler and a hatch. The business has been running for 30 years, travelling throughout villages near Salisbury, providing fish and chips to local residents.
They have a regular routed round that visits villages in the localities that have no access to take away food and many of which do not even have a village shop. There is also a local pub as part of the regular round and seasonal trade from nearby camping and caravan sites. They also have a regular booking from a golf club during the Spring/summer season with other events including a 21st birthday party, a private festival, an older persons summer picnic and a wedding.
The business benefits from a coveted 5* food hygiene rating.
Their quality service and regular attendance means that they are well known and most new custom comes from word of mouth or passing trade. They are known for high quality fish and chips.
Intelligent Business Transfer is delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to purchase a mobile fish and chip van, operating in a beautiful part of the country.
They already show decent profitability, with low overheads, offering high quality fish and chips and a five-star food hygiene rating. There is an excellent infrastructure here on which to continue to grow and develop the business.
Currently most custom comes from word of mouth as well as their Facebook page. There is huge scope for advertising, through banners, posters and leaflet dropping in the villages that they attend. Developing a professional website and investing more time in social media could be particularly beneficial by attracting tourists who are looking for a place to stop for their tea.
is lots of scope to extend opening hours as the regular routine business operates Monday to Friday's evenings. The addition of lunchtimes and regular weekend visits would certainly have a very positive impact on the income levels.
This business may appeal to an existing fish and chip shop owner wanting to expand into a mobile round, or to an individual wishing to purchase a flexible catering enterprise with a good base of loyal customers but plenty of room for growth and expansion.
The current owner is willing to stay on for up to a fortnight if required, in order to ease the transition to new management.