Lucrative Business For Sale in Aylesbury

Established Franchise Opportunity - Asking Price: £175K

If you’re looking to buy an established business for sale in Aylesbury, this is an ideal opportunity for you. This fantastic Signs Express centre has been operating for more than 11 years under its current owner. The business has grown steadily over the years and has a stable, highly skilled team of experienced staff in place – ideal for any new owner, who can focus on business growth and development. 

After running the business since 2009, the current owner is approaching retirement and wishes to sell, leaving the business in a strong position where a new owner can build on the solid foundations left by the existing franchisee. There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor.

This opportunity can be highly lucrative for the right candidate and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:

  • Proven business model
  • Established for 25 years
  • Large modern light-industrial premises
  • Extensive production equipment
  • Company vehicle
  • Dedicated marketing support
  • A highly-skilled team already in place
  • Large existing customer base
  • No sign making experience required
  • 100% UK based company and support centre
  • Monday – Friday working hours
  • Training & ongoing support
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Extensive customer base ready and waiting

Signs Express (Aylesbury) has built a diverse range of customers, as you would expect from more than 11 years of trading. These include nationwide companies, construction firms, public sector services and a vast array of local businesses across Thame, Buckingham, Aylesbury and surrounding areas.

The wide-ranging territory this centre covers means you’ll have access to over 11,000 businesses and will be perfectly placed to service the needs of organisations large and small.

Key business sectors within the territory include:

  • Professional
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Local Authority
  • Hospitality

Facilities and equipment already in place

The business operates from a 1,700 sq ft modern light-industrial premises on the outskirts of Aylesbury and is fully fitted with all the equipment required to the highest specifications.

Due to its location, this business would suit those based in, or looking to relocate to, Aylesbury, Thame, Buckingham and other areas in and around Buckinghamshire.

Having established a modern and efficient production facility, the owner has established a varied client base and from that, developed a solid reputation locally for best quality signage and graphics, at fair prices. A mixture of ongoing work and referrals from local businesses means this busy centre has had strong and consistent growth.

Experienced team

With 3 highly skilled, dedicated staff members in place (excluding the owners), the centre offers a fantastic opportunity for a new owner and has excellent potential for further growth and expansion.

Clear systems and high-quality standards will allow a new franchisee to step straight into the role. Plus you’ll have the added benefit of a dedicated support team from Signs Express franchise support centre covering all aspects of the business.

From the owner

“Having taken over and grown the business since 2009 I am now looking to retire.

“The business benefits from an experienced and competent team, along with investments in new equipment over the last couple of

“I will be leaving the business in a strong position where a new owner can build on these foundations.”

– Philip Harris, centre owner

Why choose Signs Express?

A franchise with Signs Express offers high rewards in a creative and dynamic sector with the added benefits of an established, recognised brand. As multiple British Franchise Association award winners, we are recognised as one of the most successful B2B business models within franchising.

Signs Express offers a franchise opportunity with a big difference. With regular repeat business, high-value orders, a stable marketplace, and an established brand: is Signs Express the right franchise for you?

Concerned about finance?

By joining a leading franchise brand such as Signs Express, you’ll have access to funding from all of the major banks as our strong record of success means our franchisees are supported when sourcing funding.

Next steps

If you are interested in finding out more information regarding this exciting business, then make an enquiry today to our Franchise Recruitment Team. After an initial call, we will ask you to sign a confidentiality agreement where we can then send on the detailed prospectus of sale regarding this business as well as the last 3 years of full accounts.

When you’re ready to move forward we will invite you to our no-obligation Discovery Day held at our Franchise Support Centre in Norwich which will give you an insight into Signs Express and how we support our extensive franchise network. From there we then arrange for you to meet the owners and visit the centre before conducting further due-diligence should you wish to purchase the business. 

Signs Express will continue to aid you throughout the process of buying an existing centre to ensure it’s a smooth process for both yourself and the exiting franchisee.

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