Busy traditional Newsagency business located in popular Scottish Borders town. Profitable business. Freehold property c.900 square feet. Run under same ownership for 18 years. Ideally suited for hands on operators. No business rates payable. Scope to develop existing business operation.
Gilroys Newsagents occupies a prominent position on Howegate, a parade of commercial businesses just of the main A7 routing at the western end of the town’s High Street. Highly visible to passing trade, the shop occupies the ground floor and basement of a 3 storey terraced property with independently owned residential accommodation above.
The shop benefits from an extended frontage with large display windows and an entrance towards the right hand side. The shop has tasteful signage and free car parking is available directly outside and in the surrounding area.
Our clients have owned and operated Gilroys Newsagents for 18 years and the business itself has been in operation for many years prior to this. Trading as a traditional newsagents the business is ideally set up for a hands-on operator.
The shop offers the usual things you would expect such as confectionary, soft drinks, greeting cards and newspapers/ magazines along with a range of toys. There is also a range of products from a local bakery on offer and a limited selection of groceries. Lotto and Payzone are available also for customers.
The proximity to the local High School ensures strong custom from there during the week whilst Gilroys also offers a newspaper delivery service.
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