New & Growing Wakefield Art Shop & Gallery For Sale
An exciting opportunity to own & run a new art business.
This business has relatively low overheads but occupies an excellent location in Wakefield with on-street parking. It is a short walk into the City Centre and the property benefits from people passing by on their way to and from the car parks. Close by is the main Post Office, local schools & offices and surrounding are other independent businesses. The business has been established for just over 12 months.
The business trades Monday - Saturday currently but there is the option to open 7 days a week.
It has popular social media pages, a website & uses a mailing list in order to communicate with customers.
The two main parts to the present business include the retail of art materials & also a gallery space selling arts & crafts. The business is a registered Artwalk venue, a local event which takes place every other month offering a chance to showcase local / national art.
In 2015 the shop was commended by Wakefield Civic Society for its shopfront design.
There is plenty of scope to put your own stamp on the business but with the bonus of having an existing local customer base. There is an opportunity to start an e-commerce website to take advantage of online sales and to develop other product ranges such as stationery & art gift ideas.
Business premises comprise
Main shop area
Up stairs to further sales area
Opening through an interior entranceway in to next door is jam, which is for sale by the same owners, this can be blocked up again if required.
Alternatively there is the option of running both shops / changing the ranges to suit.