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Charming Wholesale Bakery In Shetland For Sale

Shetland, Shetland Islands, UK
Asking Price:
On request
Net Profit:
Available on request

Well-established and profitable wholesale artisan bakery business with a spectacular setting in the village of Walls, Shetland.

The business trades from a state of the art, modern, purpose-built premises which has seen significant investment in recent years bringing it up to its current high standard.

Waas Bakery is the ideal opportunity for a new operator to build on an already hugely successful business with ample scope to develop further.

Included in the sale is owners accommodation in the form of a studio flat, which enjoys spectacular views over the voe of Vaila Sound on the picturesque Shetland Isles.

Key features:
- Well established business formed in 1983 with purpose built premises
- Produces a wide range of both freshly baked and longer shelf-life products to a range of independent retail outlets throughout Shetland
- Varied product line including 'real' bread (sourdough, rye, cracked wheat etc.), focaccia, shortbread, baguettes, cakes & fancies, oatcakes & biscuits
- Benefits from a fantastic reputation locally, with lots of business development potential
- SALSA approved business

Property Information




Ideally set in an picturesque shore side setting in the centre of Walls, a small idylic village clustered around the voe of Vaila Sound on the Westside of mainland Shetland.

Lerwick, Shetland's main town lies approximately 25 miles to the east. The Shetland Islands themselves are the most northerly part of the United Kingdom being located approximately 200 miles north of Aberdeen and 200 miles west of Bergen, Norway. They comprise over 100 islands of which 15 are inhabited.

The Islands benefit from excellent connectivity routes, including daily flights to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen.

The population of around 23,000 enjoy a great quality of life in fantastic, unspoilt surroundings with dramatic scenery, an abundance of wildlife and a significant focus on culture and heritage.

Premises Details:

The business trades from premises which form one half of a detached building also comprising the local shop and post office. The building is of modern construction providing an ideal base to work from and includes the business premises plus a first floor studio flat.Accessed via a main door with separate roller shutter door to the side for deliveries / dispatch, the business premises comprises:
- main bakery production area (approx. 80m²) with extraction fan system- confectionery room (approx. 10m²)- raw materials store (approx. 29m²)- packing room (approx. 28m²)- dispatch room (approx. 25m²)- office with computer etc- store- employee facilities including changing room, toilets & rest room.There is also a substantial attic storage space.

Business Operation


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Support & training:

This is a business ideally suited to an enthusiastic owner / manager supported by the current experienced team which includes the Head Baker (35 years' experience), 4 additional Bakers, Head of Dispatch, 3 Dispatch Assistants (2 full-time, 1 part-time) and a 2 Van Drivers.

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