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House Plaque Manufacture & Online Sales. Superb Opportunity.

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Advert ref: 1947GT

A well established and thriving business specialising in the manufacture of house name and number plaques in a range of quality materials including slate and wood.

The business began life in 2014 manufacturing wooden signs and products, and has evolved over the years to primarily specialise in house plaques manufactured in the finest quality slate, with a wide variety of designs and sizes on offer.

These beautiful products are sold online exclusively via Ebay and Amazon, with a large number of sales generated weekly by both marketplaces.

The plaques are manufactured to order from scratch in-house by our client, from cutting and drilling the slate tiles to size, programming and activating the CNC engraving machine, polishing the plaque, and packaging and dispatching the finished product.

All of the specialist manufacturing equipment and software is to be included in the sale price, enabling the new business owner to operate the business from day one.

The plaques are a truly high end product, manufactured with great care; proof of which is in the excellent feedback scores and ratings generated on both Ebay and Amazon.

This is a thriving, highly reputable business now offered for sale at a realistic asking price, either as a quality stand alone business or as a high value addition to an existing operation.

A superb, potential laden opportunity not to be missed - Early viewing is highly recommended.

Key features:

  • Fully relocatable - Easily operated from a garage or bedroom.
  • Excellent turnover with very high net profit.
  • Highly reputable business.
  • Very high quality products.
  • Selling on Ebay & Amazon.
  • Significant opportunity for development & expansion.
  • Realistically priced opportunity.
  • Early viewing is highly recommended.

Property Details: N/A
Asking Price: £68,500 + SAV
Turnover: £86,000 Annual

Whilst the business is currently operated from the home of our client in South Yorkshire; it will of course be necessary to relocate the operation, which can be operated quite literally from any location within the UK.

Premises Details:

The business is operated from a small workshop at the home of our client, and could easily be set up in a single garage, bedroom or any suitable area within the purchaser's home. It will be a simple process to move the machinery and equipment, which will fit into a normal vehicle.

Reason For Selling:
The business is now offered for sale due to the retirement of our client.

Our View:

A highly unusual, very high quality, fully relocatable business with a strong online presence, offering huge scope for further development at an extremely realistic asking price.

Not to be missed - Early viewing is very highly recommended.

Financial Details:
The business has proven to be extremely buoyant post the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown, with a record number of new orders received since April 2020.

Turnover from 01/04/2020 to 04/09/2020: £36,444.68.

Forecast 2020/2021 Turnover: Circa £86,000
Forecast 2020/2021 Net Profit: Circa £43,000.

Expansion potential:
Our client operates the business down to a level commensurate with his lifestyle, choosing to work on a limited, part time basis of approximately 5 hours each day over a 5-day period.

Furthermore, our client offers only a limited product range, which would be suitable for expansion to encompass a wide variety of new product opportunities.

The vendor chooses not to advertise or market his superb products, relying instead on the large amount of orders generated by the prominent e-commerce portals of Ebay and Amazon. 

It is clear to see that there exists myriad opportunities to increase the scope and marketing of the products - as well as the product range - given the huge online opportunities available via social media. 

Employees: The business is operated solely by our client.
Trading hours:
The business is operated over approximately 5-hours per day from Monday to Friday.

Support & training:
Our client will provide a comprehensive business handover in order to ensure a smooth transition of ownership and continuity of trading.

Fixtures and fittings:
All equipment necessary to operate the business and manufacture the products from start to finish will be included within the sale price.
This will include:
Product design & manufacturing software
Tile cutter
CNC routing machine
It is estimated that the value of the equipment included will be circa £5000.

House Plaque Manufacture & Online Sales. Superb Opportunity. Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Financial Details

  • Asking price: £68,500 + SAV
  • Turnover: £86,000 Annual
  • Net profit: £43,000
  • Fixtures value: undisclosed
  • Stock value: undisclosed