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Well Established Hardware And Diy Store In Folkestone For Sale

Folkestone, Kent, UK
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Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market County Hardware, a highly rated hardware and DIY store in Cheriton, Folkestone.

County Hardware was first established by our client in 1997, building up an excellent reputation and regular customer base. As seen by the online ratings and reviews, the business is extremely popular within the local area.

The business has now come to the open market due to our clients desire to focus on another business venture.

County Hardware traditional DIY shop providing everything from everyday essentials to speciality products for the home and garden. They supply a vast range of DIY goods in addition to the impressive overall stock within the business.

They specialise in Keys & Key Cutting, keeping 1000's of Key Blanks in stock and also stock a large selection of locks, padlocks and replacement cylinders.

Key selling points -

A well established business with an enviable reputation and many regular customers
Prime trading position with lots of footfall
Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
Ideal owner managed or partnership business
Perfect business for someone looking for their first foray into self employment

Scope to improve -

Start an eBay shop to increase turnover
Increase marketing/advertising

Financial Profile

We are advised as per the 2022 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £166,000. Further financials can be made available upon request.

Property Information




County Hardware is located on Cheriton Rd, in Cheriton, Folkestone. It's situated along a business road of shops.

The business has eye catching signage and receives high levels of footfall and passing trade.

Premises Details:

Ground floor -

Service area with large counter, ample display shelving and racking.
To the rear is the WC and storage area.

External -

To the rear of the premises is a secure yard.

Business Operation

Trading hours:

The current trading hours are -

Monday to Saturday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday - Closed

We are advised that the the business is run and managed by our clients, with the help of 2 part-time staff members.