Yorkshire Stone Specialist Massive Range of New and Reclaimed Stone In Stock New and Reclaimed
Location : West Yorkshire
Asking Price : £200,000
Turnover : £270,000
Net Profit : £45,000
Gross Profit : £140,000
EBITDA : Undeclared
Net Asset : Undeclared
Premises : Not Included
Confidentially offered for sale
Asking price includes:
A long and respected reputation in stone
Reputation for honesty, reliability and responsibility
A trusted and respected supplier of quarried stone
Monopoly of an extensive local area
Many years of successful operations
Large amount of equipment
Vehicles (trucks & vans)
All plant and machinery
Established client base
Training and handover
Good profit margins
Specialising in sales of random and cropped building stone, crazy paving and block stone, this Stone Merchant offers tremendous upside potential for a motivated buyer or investor.
A well developed forward thinking business, still retaining traditional values, but having a high degree of modern day business acumen, this business supplies natural cropped stone, which when guillotined or cropped, produces a high quality building stone. The natural colour variation of the stone can be used to beautiful effect and the random sizes ensure the individuality of any built structure.
A seasoned stock of block stone is held at the premises year round, and is available in three price grades, which reflect the qualities of the stone.
The company also supplies natural rockery stone in varying sizes to suit ever-popular landscaping requirements, an ideal choice of crazy paving for patios, driveways and pond edging. The frost resistance properties of the stone will ensure no breakdown of the stone over successive winters and gives a stunning appearance.
With regular accounts that include commercial companies as well as a broad base of private individuals, this notable firm is strategically positioned within the market for excellent profitability and growth potential.
A true green environment credential is given to this Company, which reclaims stone from old buildings or sites which are then demolished, enabling this resource to be reused on fresh building projects.
This opportunity provides a superior operation whose unlimited possibilities are just beginning to be tapped and utilized to their fullest advantage.
The company has earned a sterling reputation over the past years for its expertise in the industry, and use of effective, environmentally conscious tools and equipment, experienced employees and competitive prices.
The company recognise that reclaiming stone has an unavoidable impact on the local environment; they have established high standards of practice to benefit both the environment and community.
The company pride themselves in supplying products of the very highest quality, and strive to provide customers with a comprehensive service, tailored to meet individual requirements.
Technical advice in all aspects of stone procurement, design, specification and production is always available and the business ensure excellent standards of workmanship and service are continually achieved, whatever the nature of the work
There is an excellent opportunity to introduce a marketing and advertising strategy to increase turnover and to build on the existing base and grow with new enthusiasm.
This firm maintains an extensive base of satisfied clientele; there are many excellent avenues for growth, especially with additional staffing and further promotion of quarried stone products within the appropriate market sectors.
Potential to expand beyond a self-imposed geographic trading boundary, with a strong demand for products and capacity to increase turnover, a new owner would contribute fresh ideas and outside influence to build on an excellent base.
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.
The current turnover is circa £270,000 with a Gross profit of circa £140,000 and an adjusted Net profit of £45,000. The Balance sheet currently shows a value of 250k for stock, which is in addition to the purchase price of the business
Our clients feel that in the right hands with improved sales and marketing facilities the business could dramatically expand its operation.
Yellow pages, leaflets and brochures and the finest form of marketing, word of mouth recommendation are used to advertise and market this business.
The business has used limited advertising in the past and there are excellent opportunities to increase this and market the business more aggressively, possibly with the creation of a web site, there is no doubt that turnover and profits could increase using this additional medium.
The business has grown, forging a reputation for itself by providing quality products. There are many excellent avenues for growth especially with increased advertising, marketing and promotion, or expanding into other locations.
Situated on a prime site that produces quality rock products, and close to an attractive and prosperous market town, the facility is well suited for its intended use. The site has a truck access road for easy manoeuvrability and turnaround capability, as well as room for expansion.
Support and Training:
The owner will provide full business familiarisation, training and handover and is offering the business for sale not only as an organically expanding going concern but also with further significant growth potential.
A stage has been reached where the owner wishes to retire and is offering the business for sale not only as an expanding going concern but also with further significant growth potential.Turner Butler Disclosure Statement
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