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Asking Price$197,651
Revenue$473,676 Established1981
Cash FlowUndisclosed Employees8 full-time
FF&EUndisclosed FranchiseNo
InventoryUndisclosed RelocatableNo
Real EstateUndisclosed Home-basedNo
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Professional Tree Surgery Company
60% 40% Private / Commercial
Ref. EL017
Location : S E London
Asking Price : £150,000
Asking price includes:
Turnover for 2015 circa £328,000
Gross profit £129,000
Net Asset Value circa £116,000
EBITDA £24,000
Approved Arboricultural Contractors for London Boroughs
Excellent client database with in excess of 5,500 active customers
Housing Assoc. Approved
Member of the ARB Association
Excellent reputation in a niche market

Business Profile
The vendor established the business back in 1981 and now employs nine full time staff carrying out all aspects of tree surgery across S. E. London. stablished in 1981 by myself, area south of the Thames to the M25.
This is a very well organised and profitable business with a strong brand name providing a comprehensive range of services that includes pruning, felling, stump removal, surveys and reports, planting and maintenance, hedge cutting and site clearance. The tree surgeons provide a tidy and professional service to both domestic and commercial clients, with no job too big or too small.

The business operates from a well established freehold yard with an excellent range of equipment plus well trained staff. The vendor has a number of excellent contacts due to the professionalism of the business.

Operating in a niche market, this would be an excellent start up business for someone looking to work in this sector with all the contacts and large database in place or alternatively as a bolt on business for a company in the same sector looking to expand into a wider area.
Facilities:The vendor owns the freehold and will grant a new lease on the premises. The premises comprise of a well secured yard situated between two terraced houses in S E London. There are no restrictions on the site and they have all utilities.
Competition:The company has an excellent website providing details regarding the services provided, which attracts plenty of new customers. A high proportion of the business's revenue has been due to its excellent reputation for quality of service and word of mouth recommendation. The business also advertises in local directories such as Yellow pages and Thompson.
Growth Potential:The vendor has run the business now for 35 years and has created a good lifestyle for himself without having to push too hard for additional work. With a more proactive approach to marketing the business the geographical area the business serves could easily be extended and expanded to include more corporate work.
Training/Support:Support and training will be provided if requested to ensure a smooth transition of ownership.
Sale Reason:The owner has been in the business for over 35 years and is now looking forward to a break.
Ad #75854
Seller Reference #EL017
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Turner Butler
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