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Central Business Sales is delighted to offer to the market a great opportunity to purchase a freehold trading newsagents located in the centre of Bo'ness. The business has been trading since 1915, with the present owner running it since 1980. The owner is looking to sell the property and the business due to retirement.
The newsagents offers confectionery, tobacco, newspapers, greetings cards, magazines, soft drinks and stationery. It is also a National Lottery agent. Due to ill health, the owner has not been able to grow the business and feels a new owner could do so with a website and social media presence. A new owner may also wish to apply for an alcohol licence.
The premises are approximately 50m² with a single front entrance leading into an open plan display area. There is a good sized serving area and a further display area to the rear. There is a small stockroom and kitchen area to the rear.
The business and freehold property are being offered to the market at offers around £99,000. The premises benefit from 100% rates relief under the Small Business Bonus Scheme. The shop is currently open 6 days a week and is run by the owner, plus 2 part time employees. This would make an ideal first time business or an excellent development opportunity.
***please note all viewings and contact must be made through central business sales - do not make a direct approach to the owner of the business
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