Business & Entrepreneurs

Telegraph Road Post Office business still up for sale

By Mark Gorton at

The assets of Chocolate Dreams Ltd., the company which operates the Post Office, cafe, Thorntons franchise and retail business on Telegraph Road, are on the market.

The sale is being managed by West Kirby based business sales and lettings agency, Saville and Woods, which states in its brochure that this is:

“An opportunity to purchase an exceptional business carried on from a most prestigious shop property which occupies a prominent corner site, main road trading position in the centre of this sought after and thriving Wirral town.

“This superb air conditioned property is situated in a prominent trading position and has undergone a thorough transformation over recent years. Little expense has been spared in creating one of the most superbly fitted shops which could be held up as an example of ‘how to do the job properly’.”

The document adds: “This is a main Post Office which has the benefit of a Thornton’s Chocolates franchise, a substantial coffee shop/café, together with a gift shop, greeting cards, stationery etc.

“Briefly the property includes the front shop area with the well fitted café together with the high specification fittings for the Thornton’s sales. The premises open to a middle and lower shop area with spacious display areas…”

The document also states that turnover averages £4,860 per week at an average gross profit of approximately 58.72%.

The rent payable for the site is currently £56,500 a year.

The sale price of the lease, business, fixtures and fittings is £80,000 plus stock at valuation, and the reason for the sale is “to allow the owner to expand other business interests, thus presenting a rare opportunity to acquire an extremely profitable and well established business from which effort will be well rewarded.”

If you want to find out more call Colin Free at Saville and Woods – 0151 625 6225.