Wolverhampton, West Midlands


We are very excited to present this excellent opportunity to purchase the freehold of a very busy convenience shop. It is situated in a large residential area on main road with busy passing and supporting trade in Wolverhampton. Do not miss out on this great opportunity!

The business is long standing and trades as a post office with retail sales. The post office provides a valuable guaranteed income. The business is currently ran by a husband and wife team with members of staff.


The property provides a substantial two storey property that is arranged to provide a ground floor shop unit that is trading as a post office, retail shop and provides retail sales and a post office counter.

This freehold property also includes a land to the rear and can possibly incorporate a three bedroom bungalow subject to planning permission.

Fixtures and fittings included:

* The business is well-fitted throughout and a valuable inventory of equipment is included in the sale price.

Current turnover

* The business operates on a great profit margin of 20% - 25% and generates between £5,000 - £5,500 per week on average with further growth potential.

Lottery and news paper bill takings are not included in the counter sales.

* The business generates a futher £100 - £200 per month commission from the photo booth.

* The lottery sales also generate an average of £2,900 per week.

* The news paper sales generate an average of £1,500 per week.

Trading Hours:

* Monday to Friday 7:00am to 6:00pm

* Saturday 7:00am to 5:00pm

* Sunday 7:00am to 12:30pm.

Please note the original business operating hours of Mon - Sat 6:30am to 7:00pm have been reduced to the above, as the vendor has ongoing health issues. Moreover, the hours can be extended to as late as 10:30pm.


* The business is managed by the family but run by 1 full time and 2 part time staff members.

Living accomodation:

There is a two bedroomed residential accommodation currently let out to tenants whom of which are working professionals. We have been advised the rental income per calender month is £500.00.

An internal inspection of the property needs to be undertaken to fully appreciate the size and potential of the property.


* There are car park spaces available to the front of the property with on road parking for customers.

Business Rates: £0

* Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.

Reason for sale

* This a retirement sale of a very attractive business in a prime residential area with a consistent trading history of 15 years plus.

Reasons to buy

* A well-established business with over 15 years trading and many existing customers

* Opportunity to acquire a freehold property in an increasingly demanding market

* Ideal owner managed or partnership business

* Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success.

* Further growth potential


* £395,000 freehold plus stock at valuation.

Please note, as this is a confidential sale, the true location of this shop has not been disclosed.

Please contact us should you wish to know the exact store location.

Tenure: Freehold


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