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Land and Ground Maintenance Contractor

Ref. EB066

Location : South East

Asking Price : £250,000 + Assets (£35K)

Turnover : £461,185

Net Profit : Undeclared

Gross Profit : £340,447

EBITDA : £142,076

Net Asset : Undeclared

Premises : Relocatable

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Land and Ground Maintenance Contractor

Location : South East

Business will need to be re-located


Asking price: £250,000 + Assets (£35K)

Turnover: circa £461,185

Gross Profit: £340,447

EBITDA: £142,076 before single owner’s drawings


Establish over 30 years

Excellent reputation

Experienced, qualified, reliable staff

Good quality work

Established client base


Business Profile

Established in 1982, this Land and Grounds maintenance contractor undertakes landscape maintenance and repairs for an extensive blue chip client base, including schools, housing associations and NHS Trusts across the South East.


Undertaking almost entirely contract work the business is now firmly established as a well known contractor across a number of counties, and prides itself on providing quality workmanship with a friendly service at very competitive rates.


The business has built a reputation on recommendation with efficiency with a few similair accredited companies in the area.


The business has grown over the years and is well established and highly regarded amongst its clients.  There is a team of experienced, qualified and reliable staff who provide a high quality service and who can adapt to small and large jobs.


With a consistent base of satisfied clients the company achieves a better than average financial performance, even without any new initiatives from a new owner, the company will undoubtedly provide significant returns on investment for some time to come.


With an excellent turnover the business represents a significant and attractive opportunity for any similar type of operation wishing to acquire an excellent, established client base without the ties and costs of an additional site.


Customer Service:

The company has earned a deserved reputation for attention to detail, supplying a friendly, prompt, reliable and efficient service using experienced staff and subcontratcors.


Key Strengths:

Responding to the ever-increasing demands of clients this business thrives by offering a combination of excellent service at a competitive price.  Put simply this business operates in a very buoyant businesss sector and benefits from plenty of media coverage on the environment. It is very good at what it does, a wide range of maintenance repairs, with very high quality assurance for its clients.  The experienced staff produces good quality work, on time and on budget.


Business Hours:

Monday – Friday 6.30am - 4.30pm


Financial Information:

The business is being offered for sale on a going concern basis, all financial discussions will take place directly between the vendor and all interested parties under the auspices of Turner Butler.



Turnover circa  £394,856

Gross Profit      £274,377

Adj EBITDA    £84,347 before a single owner’s drawings



Turnover circa  £401,201

Gross Profit      £248,238

EBITDA           £103,721 before a single owner’s drawings



Turnover circa  £461,185

Gross profit      £340.447

EBITDA           £142,076 before a single owner’s drawings


Advertising and Marketing:

Well established for over 30 years this business has not advertised for many years, attracting new clients by word of mouth.  The business has collected plenty of pictures and has e-log books to showcase the services provided.  There is also a well-designed, informative website, however, by far its most effective form of marketing is recommendation, testimony to the high regard with which this business is held in its local area, with much of the work achieved through word of mouth and repeat contract work.

Growth and Expansion:

Operating within property maintenance and landscaping sector there is a scope to develop this business in either or both directions and particularly in relation to expanding into domestic work which could certainly impact on turnover and profitability.  There is an outstanding opportunity to build on the existing business levels and customer base of this company.  With its outstanding reputation, new owners contributing fresh ideas, drive, enthusiasm and investment will have every advantage of building on an excellent platform.


The business will need to be re-located.


The husband and wife owners plus 4 full time and 2 part time employees.  The company also uses sub-contractors on an ‘as needed’ basis.

Next steps:

If you are interested in receiving further information, please sign and return the attached Confidentiality Agreement. In returning the Agreement we would be grateful if you could provide us with details of your interest in this opportunity along with your funding position.

Looking for finance?

If you are looking for finance to fund your business purchase then we recommend that you talk with our independent finance broker. Because of his many years working at a senior level for a major high street bank he has had more success with finance applications than anyone else we know. He has helped numerous purchasers of businesses that we are selling, including buyers who have been turned down by their own bank! Call us today on 0800 046 1652 or email us at finance@turnerbutler.co.uk

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