Asking price includes
The last three years accounts have produced an average turnover of around £375,000
Gross profits circa £210,000
Adjusted net profits circa £45,000
Net assets circa £180,000
Full compliment of specialist equipment
Broad range of niche market services
Blue chip client base
Leasehold premises if required
This company was founded by its managing director over twenty years ago. It specialises in providing trench less technology and no dig techniques where it would be costly, unsightly or technically challenging to carry out normal trench installations. It provides its services for the provision of conduits for water, gas, electrical, sewage and computer cabling ducts. It also provides a wide range of services to private water companies, local utilities, Local authorities, Local Councils, Housing associations, Building Companies and of course private individuals. These services include new pipes, lead pipe replacement and cable installations, moles, thrust boring, soil displacement hammers, directional drilling, pipe bursting and pipe ramming, mains water pipe replacements, sewage pipe replacements and relays, trench less technology. Water and sewage replacements for pitch fibre pipes. Septic tank emptying, CCTV reports and gulley work.
It uses a range of specialist equipment including mole boring and directional drilling equipment that allows it to operate in the most challenging of terrains.
Well established with an excellent reputation
Wide range of specialist equipment
Experienced and skilled staff
Blue chip client base
International project work
Twenty four hour emergency call out facility
The business is located on a small rural site adjacent to the private residence of the director. The site covers approximately half an acre and includes a large workshop, office area and yard for equipment storage. The vendor will consider leasing site for an annual rent of circa £25,000. Alternatively the buyer may wish to relocate the operation to a venue of their choice.
Two director / shareholders
One general manager
One HGV driver and labourer
Two general operatives
One part time secretary
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 last three years accounts have produced an average turnover of around £375,000 with gross profits being in the region of £210,000. Adjusted net profits are circa £45,000. Net assets are around £180,000.
Support and Training
The owner will provide a full handover for a period to be agreed as part of the sale negotiation. He will also be willing to remain involved with the business on a consultancy basis on an ongoing basis subject to suitable terms being agreed.