Sales Managers! How about running your own Gardener business? Business for sale in South East London

Eds Garden Maintenance Ltd
South East London, London
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business for sale in South East London - Sale Price £19,950

This is a Franchise Opportunity that requires investment, not an Employed Role.

Ed’s Garden Maintenance offers a SAME DAY service to homeowners and commercial premises including Lawn Mowing, Hedge Trimming, Garden Clearance, Jet Washing and Re-turfing.

This garden franchise has a proven business model backed by an established brand enjoying a loyal and regular customer base. The franchise shares considerable "Business Know How" from the best way to mow a lawn, to how to generate the type of work you enjoy. Much work is also carried out in the background ensuring your success and to enable you to enjoy what you do: gardening services.

Our Operators come from a wide range of backgrounds, but we are increasingly recruiting individuals from the Corporate world who want to build on their very relevant experience whilst taking control of their own careers doing something they enjoy.

The South East London franchise of Ed’s has built a successful and profitable business from scratch since 2012, with many high end regular customers. This generates income from repeat business of approximately £30,000. The business is run on a full time basis in season and achieved over of £50,000 delivering a net operating profit of almost £30,000. The business is in a prime position to grow to in excess of £60k with a profit of over £40k for a buyer not wishing to start from scratch which is demonstrated by another local operator.

The business is centered on a high end clients in and around Blackheath (SE3) and surrounding areas within a 3 Mile Radius and includes a protected area where the new owner will have priority on work, as well as multiple adjacent postcodes where Ed’s services are provided. These include Greenwich (SE10), Brockley (SE4) New Cross (SE14) to name just a few. This gives enormous potential for growth in a very tight geographical area.

The franchisor recommends that the buyer spends a day on the road with the vendor to experience and fully appreciate how their lifestyle might change. The current owner is relocating to Cornwall to set up a new Ed’s Garden Maintenance franchise after having a sabbatical to renovate his new home.

In order to appreciate the way Ed’s Garden Maintenance operates it is important to meet with the franchisor at an early stage to understand the way that the territories operate and the value associated with this offering.
The sale price of the franchise is £19,950.

There will be an option to purchase a sign written van, with Eds logo prominent, plus garden machinery, lawn mower, strimmer/grass cutter , blower, hedge cutter and pressure washer, so business start up can be immediate without further outlay.

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