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Burnley fish and chip shop up for sale at 'bargain price'

A fish and chip shop in Lancashire has gone up for sale at the bargain price of just £9,000.

Brunshaw Fish and Chips in Burnley is a family run business but siblings Abigail Francoli, 30, and Ben Francioli, 28, are looking to sell up following the death of their father Louis last month. The National Federation of Fish Friers has called the valuation an “absolute bargain” and believe that if the owners were not after a quick sale... Continue Reading


Popular Northamptonshire pub put back on the market

The managers of a pub in Northamptonshire have renewed their attempts to sell the business.

The leasehold of the Queen Adelaide pub in the village Kingsthorpe has been put back on the market. Meanwhile, Enterprise Inns will retain its stake in the pub in Manor Road as a new management team is sought, the Northampton Chronicle reported.

The property has been listed with Christie + Co for £85,000. The new owners and manag... Continue Reading


Economic recovery might come too late for rural pubs

Consumer spending might be back on the up, particularly in the hospitality sector, but it has come too late to save some of Bristol’s landmark pubs.

This is the view of hotels specialist Peter Brunt from Colliers International who said that while there had been an upturn in business recently, there were still many rural pubs suffering from the harsh market conditions. He added that suburban areas were being hardest hit, stating: ... Continue Reading


Closed Chinese restaurant in Preston goes on the market

A popular Chinese restaurant and bar in Preston has been up for sale for almost £400,000.

China House made the news earlier this year after it was branded a “death trap” because of leaking gas and questionable electrical wiring. The owners were ordered to close its doors but refused to until eventually it closed up and made the necessary repairs.

The business is now available to buy for £399,999. An advert by the s... Continue Reading


Devon music shop stock up for grabs

If anyone has ever been interested in starting a music shop then the stock of Devon store has been put up for sale.

The music store is selling more than 20,000 items on the online auction site eBay. The lot is listed at £8,999 ‘buy it now’, although interested parties can alternatively just log their highest bid.

Gigwise reported that the shop has been open for seven years but is being sold so the owner can start a ... Continue Reading


Cornish ferry business put up for sale

A small ferry business that carries passengers from Fowey to Mevagissey has been up for sale by its owners.

John Wood, the owner of the Fowey to Mevagissey passenger ferry, is putting the business on the commercial market with a guide price of £350,000, the Western Morning News (WMN) reported. The business has been transporting people between the two popular tourists towns on the Cornish coast for over 14 years, but the ferry captai... Continue Reading


Eatery in Devon looking for new owners

A café in Devon has been put up for sale, with the premises said to be suitable for a number of different business uses.

The Froot Loop café is located in the centre of Bideford. The site includes the café as well as a garden and three bedrooms on the floor above for owners’ accommodation.

The North Devon Journal reports: “Though the building is currently used as a café, the property is considered suitable for a ... Continue Reading


Restaurant in Birmingham’s Chinatown goes on the market

The Shanghai Shanghai restaurant in Birmingham’s Chinatown has been put up for sale for £150,000.

The critically acclaimed Chinese restaurant, which is on the first floor of the city’s Arcadian complex, covers approximately 3,000 square feet and can accommodate more than 140 people, the Birmingham Post reported. The eatery was also recently refurbished by the owners so is said to be in very good condition.

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Theatre and pub in Lincolnshire seeking buyer

A theatre adjoining a pub and hotel in Horncastle is up for sale.

The Lion Theatre, which operates out of the Red Lion Hotel in Lincolnshire, faces an uncertain future after its landlords moved out of the premises, the BBC has reported. The owner of the pub, hotel and theatre complex – RBNB – has closed the business down while a buyer is still sought.

The 90-seat theatre was purpose built by the amateur dramatic Horn... Continue Reading


High Flyer pub for sale as parent company enters administration

The High Flyer pub in Ely has been placed into administration, with a sale now being sought for the business.

A popular and historic pub and restaurant, the High Flyer in Newnham Street is part of Orchid Pub & Restaurants Limited. The company has entered administration with 173 of its pubs being sold to rival group Mitchells & Butler, but the High Flyer was not part of the sale.

In total there are 49 pubs that have not b... Continue Reading


Herefordshire pub listed with estate agents

A pub in Ross-on-Wye has joined the growing list of local drinking establishments being put up for sale.

The New Inn at St Owens Cross in Herefordshire has been placed on the market with the estate agent Sidney Phillips, which is inviting offers in the region of £365,000. The 16th century watering hole also includes two en-suite bedrooms that can be let out, used as a bed and breakfast, or lived in by the new owner or landlord.
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Historic Devonshire jewellery business for sale

A jewellers in Devon that has been in operation for more than 250 years has been put up for sale.

Ham & Huddy has established itself as somewhat of an institution in the south-western town of Newton Abbot. Having been selling jewellery from the premises for over a quarter of a millennium, the owner, Rob Downey, who is now setting his sights on retirement - is looking to pass the baton to someone new, the Western Morning News reporte... Continue Reading


Plymouth ice cream business for sale

With summer fast approaching, the is a new opportunity for entrepreneurs in the south of England as Plymouth’s oldest ice cream shop has gone on the market.

Prete’s of Southside Street in the Barbican has been open on the same premises since 1962. The business itself meanwhile can be traced back to Italy at the turn of the 20th century.

After 116 years of ice cream trade being passed among families and friends, the ... Continue Reading


Entire Devon village goes on the market

An entire village in Devonshire has been put up for sale this week with an asking price of £11.5 million.

Evans Estate has solely owned Bantham for several generations but the popular coastal settlement is now all being sold. Residents of the village were told in November 2013 that the land and buildings would be going to a new owner and there has since been interest from around the world.

The Bantham plot cover 750 acr... Continue Reading


South Wales pub and restaurant go up for sale

A pub and a restaurant in South Wales have both gone up for sale this month.

The Angel Inn pub in Gwent was bought by a group of regulars nine years amid fears it was going to be taken over by a chain. The group has now put the local boozer back on the market for £245,000, £5,000 less than they bought it for in 2005.

Surgeons Witek Mintowt-Czyz and Gareth Thomas, nurse Jenny Pile, builders Martin Cull and Rob Barker, a... Continue Reading