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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a budding entrepreneur in the Sheffield area looking to own their own well-established cleaning business. ServiceMaster (Contract Services) Sheffield & Merry Maids of South Yorkshire have been operating for over 25 years and are now on the market for someone who is ready to build on what is a great existing business opportunity.
For an ambitious owner, the opportunity is there to use the stable customer bases that are currently served and implement a marketing programme to increase sales and build both a substantial domestic & commercial cleaning business.
This opportunity offers a fantastic proposition as the new business owner will have continual support from the existing proprietors, who are initially able to dedicate enough time to the investor ensuring they are comfortable with the business. Investing in this Company also means you have the potential to serve both commercial businesses as well as domestic households and access to existing customer lists, which is included in the price of the sale.
Merry Maids of South Yorkshire Primary Services
Regular domestic cleaning services
End of tenancy Cleans
‘One-off’ deep Cleans
ServiceMaster (Contract Services) Sheffield Primary Services
Daily cleaning services to professional offices, communal areas & health centres.
Supply of toilet requisites & consumables
Window cleaning (via sub-contractors)
Feminine hygiene rental (via sub-contractors)
Facilities, Property & Location
The business is currently run from a self-contained suite of offices comprising of entrance lobby, 2 offices, 1 storeroom, 1 staff restroom, 1 kitchenette, toilet & utility. All services are provided including telephone lines & internet connection. The offices are rented on a monthly licence agreement. There is ample onsite parking for staff/clients. The offices are situated near to various main arterial roads. There is on-site video monitoring and the premises are secure.
Reason for sale
This is a well-run and easily operated business and the sole reason for a sale is that the owners wish to take early retirement.
Particulars of the Sale
A combined sale of Merry Maids and Contract Services Sheffield.
Please note that there is some machinery or equipment included in this sale – Please see items listed below.
Sale to include:
Customer list of Merry Maids of South Yorkshire
Customer list of ServiceMaster (Contract Services) Sheffield
Various pieces of office furniture
Folding chairs in staff restroom
Kettle, microwave, fridge, crockery & utensils
2 laptop computers & 2 desk top printers
Various stationery supplies
25 vacuum cleaners, spare parts & vacuum bags.
Buckets and mops, feather dusters.
Various cleaning products,
Spare bottles and spray heads
A large supply of micro fibre cloths, dusters etc.
Merry Maids Green Polo Shirts, Black Merry Maids Aprons & Black work trousers, sweatshirts & fleeces
ServiceMaster (C.S.) Blue Polo Shirts & sweatshirts
Large plastic ‘builders’ buckets
Cloths drying racks
Register your interest today to hear more about this established cleaning business.
Currently Located at the Alison Business Centre, S2 1AS but can be re-located to elsewhere in the territory.
The business premises consist of a self-contained suite of offices comprising of entrance lobby, 2 offices, 1 storeroom, 1 staff restroom, 1 kitchenette, toilet & utility. All services are provided including telephone lines & internet connection. The offices are rented on a monthly licence agreement. There is ample onsite parking that enables staff to park. The offices are situated near to various main arterial roads. There is on-site video monitoring on these secure premises
There is an ongoing marketing / advertising strategy in place that generates a constant flow of enquiries for both regular & ‘one-off’ services. Although sales continues to expand, there is excellent potential for a new owner to significantly increase sales further. Currently the business mainly operates within a 5 mile radius of its offices however there is scope to service both commercial & domestic clients in a much wider area.
The sole reason for the sale is the owners looking to retire
Unlimited support is provided throughout the length of the franchise agreement. Support includes assistance with operational matters, marketing, sales, IT, health & safety and more.
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