We are delighted to offer for sale this well-established profitable, reputable and very successful LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE WITH NEWSAGENTS BUSINESS in a prime location within the thriving and expanding town of Inverurie. The “G & A’s Corner Shop & Newsagents have been operating for almost 16 years and have built up an excellent clientele and an impressive level of turnover and profit at consistent levels.
The business offers a wide range of goods from newspapers and magazines (including 7 day home delivery), confectionery goods, groceries, bakery good, cigarettes, etc. It is a National Lottery retailer, has PayPoint (for mobile phone top-ups, electricity, gas, Collect+ Parcel Service, etc.) and offers fresh sandwiches daily. All this has led to an enviable reputation with many loyal repeat customers within the local area. The business trades on its reputation for service and offering good variety of local products.
The business is located at a busy and prominent corner site at Harlaw Road, a short walk from the town centre. It’s highly prominent corner trading position is set amongst other complimentary businesses and also forms part of a well-populated residential area, resulting in a high volume of footfall and passing trade. The area is well serviced by public transport with bus stops close by. The business has been placed on the open market as it is our clients’ desire to focus on other business commitments.
The business occupied well-presented retail premises. The main store is fitted to a modern standard, is bright and clean and comprises:-
General Features: Affectionately known as the Corner Shop & Newsagents, the shop and the business being conducted from it is being sold as a going concern. Stock would be payable in addition at valuation.
Accounts: Accounts are available for genuinely interested enquirers.
Front Shop: 4m x 6.2m (13'1" x 20'4") approx. Centre display unit with mixture of shelving on surrounding walls and a number of chill cabinets. There are two full-length chill cabinets and separate full-length Lucozade cabinet. In addition there is a small chill cabinet and small ice-cream cabinet. At the inner end of the front shop is the sales counter. There is also an area for newspapers and magazines, soft drinks, crisps, confectionary, groceries, wines and spirits, beers, tobacco, sundries, cards and a Nescafe & Go. coffee machine for dispensing coffee. Xpelair fan above the door. Tiled floor. Non-slip area behind counter.
Back Shop: 3.6m x 1.85m (11'10" x 6'0") approx. With shelving and single drainer sink unit with non-slip floor. Immersion heater. Separate toilet with wc and wash-hand bain. Electric panel heater and hot water.
Back Office: 1.95m x 1.85m (6'4" x 6'0") approx. With work desk and shelving. Wood flooring to back office.
(Outside): 11m x 2.8m (36'1" x 9'2") approx.
Covered area to rear with separate full-length storage cupboard and in addition large shelved walk-in store with fluorescent light. Exclusive car parking area to the rear.
Grew up in Huntly and educated at The Gordon Schools. Graduated from Aberdeen University in 1976 and has been a partner in three legal firms over an extensive working life. Wealth of experience in a wide range of areas of the law.