TruGreen (franchise for sale in South Bedfordshire)
- Location(s): South Bedfordshire
- Investment Level:AOR
Established lawn care business for sale in South Bedfordshire
This TruGreen business was established in 2010. It provides professional Lawncare services to residential and Commercial customers within South Bedfordshire, including Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable and Bedford.
The territory is large enough to support multiple vehicles, with the potential of each van generating turnover in the region of £60K plus. For an ambitious owner, the opportunity is there to use the stable customer base that is currently served and implement a marketing programme to increase sales and build a substantial lawncare business.
This business currently has in the region of 330 regular residential customers. These customers are on yearly agreements, with a programme of 5-6 treatments per annum. There has been year on year marketing completed in the area, providing an opportunity for any potential purchaser to develop the business through further marketing opportunities. Assistance with this is available from the franchisors marketing department. The focus of the business is on the residential market, and the business can be further developed by providing lawn care and gardening services to small commercial businesses within the territory.
This business is presently a two man/one van operation (the business owner and an apprentice) and does not currently have any other employees.
Facilities, property and location
This business is run from home with a double garage used for stock and machinery. The Business can be re-located anywhere within the franchised territories.
Reason for sale
This is a well-run and operated business and the sole reason for the present franchise business owners looking for a sale, is that the business has been focused on ensuring that they make a reasonable living and that the father and 50% shareholder reached a point where he could retire; his son has decided that he would like to pursue other business interests.
The lawn care industry is huge. With 26.4 million households in the UK and approximately 90% of them with gardens, coupled with the potential in the commercial lawn care market, it’s an industry very much worth being a part of.
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