Lawn Care Business

Lawn Care Business – South West Manchester

Turnover £187,893

Offers in the region of £70,000

Location – North
Sector – Garden Services
Style – Management
Number of franchises – 51-200

Business Information

Franchise Resales are delighted to offer for sale this profitable management franchise in South West Manchester.

This established business was acquired by the current franchisee in 2003. This excellent territory is still maturing and includes two prospering towns. With over 15,000 detached and 43,000 semi-detached homes in the territory. This franchise has had a presence in the area for more than 20 years and this business boasts exceptionally loyal customers. Many of whom have been customers for over 10 years.

This management business currently employs 5 members of staff. The business is run from a small office and purpose-built storage facility in the heart of the territory, meaning easy access to the surrounding territory.

Originally purchased as a resale with approximately 1000 customers, the current owner built up the customer base to circa. 3000 and then sold a section of the territory along with approximately 1000 customers. There is excellent potential for future growth from both existing and new customers.

This successful business is on the market as the current owners are planning their retirement. Providing the opportunity for a new owner to take over, build on the solid foundations and continue to grow the business.

Franchisor Overview

GreenThumb was the first lawn care company to operate in the UK and has led the lawn care industry for over 30 years. It is by far the most recommended lawn care service with around 220 branches across the country applying over 2 million lawn treatments each year.

As a franchisee, you benefit from an established and highly respected brand, market leading products, excellent training through the GreenThumb Academy and ongoing innovation and technical support.

GreenThumb is the largest and most recommended lawn care company in Europe.  The team behind the brand ensure that the business never stands still and strives to find new initiatives and improvements year upon year.

GreenThumb can offer its customers everything from the most simple and cost-effective lawn care treatments to comprehensive service programmes for the lawn obsessive. Direct debit programmes allow customers to spread the cost of their service whilst giving an additional year-round income and work stream for you the franchisee.

Investors in the GreenThumb brand can expect excellent returns, with re-sales of existing businesses being in great demand.  In the meantime the business model returns high profitability levels year upon year within a true management franchise format.  

This is a franchise for those looking to further develop a team, generate many new long term customers and ultimately create significant wealth.

Advice from us

This prospectus of sale has been prepared by Franchise Resales to assist in the process of selling this business. The information and details contained herein have been supplied by, and verified as correct at the time of writing, by the seller. Franchise Resales Limited is unable to confirm or warrant the accuracy of this information. Prospective purchasers should ensure that all details have been verified before proceeding. The purchaser is advised to take independent legal, financial and taxation advice in relation to any decision to purchase this or any other business, and thereby becoming a franchisee. Experience has shown us that legal processes can be protracted, and that delays caused by solicitors who don’t understand the franchise resale process are frustrating and expensive, for both parties. Therefore, we recommend that you use solicitors who are familiar with franchising.

Interested in this franchise?

What happens after you enquire?

Once you have applied for a business through our Franchise Resales website, you will be diverted to the new FR24/7 buyers’ portal. Please do not contact the franchisee directly about the sale of this business as the staff may not be aware that the business is for sale. In the portal you will be asked to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), we cannot supply any confidential information for any of our businesses until an NDA has been signed and approved by our team.

Approval will take up to 2 working days and will require a conversation with one of our team members. Once approved, you will be granted access to view your chosen business sectors. Here you will see the prospectus of sale for the business(s) you are interested in along with others in your chosen sectors.

Do you require funding to enable you to purchase your new business?

Franchise Resales has a fantastic relationship with all the major UK banks that have franchising departments. In the Portal you will have access to the main contacts and other funding providers that we deal with.

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