Giant tipi and events business for sale
We are a tipi tent and events company. We have been involved in events for fifteen years and expanded into giant tipi hire in 2013. We are a husband and wife team, one taking care of the event side and the other taking care of the rental side of the business. We are completely unique as no other tipi company offers the event planning service. The tipi hire regularly leads to the wedding or event planning contract, which is a highly lucrative bolt on. Being based in Northumberland the business is in a unique position as it enjoys no completion as far as York, Edinburgh and The Lake District.
The business has a large selection of Tentipi stock ( including six tipis, interiors, bars, furniture, lighting, fire pits, dance floors, chairs, benches, tables, Ifor Williams trailer, Renault Maxi Mover and much more ). A full inventory can be issued on request.
The tipis are constructed from bespoke canvas, specialised 100-year-old aged timber with no unpleasant chemicals, full structural calculations, and a myriad of unique features and manufacturing details. Built in Norway. The business is mainly centred around weddings, events, corporate events and other celebrations. This business has firmly established itself within the events sector with much business sourced from a strong online marketing presence and excellent reputation.
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The business is currently located in a 3000sqft warehouse with office space. Located in south Northumberland. Ideally placed to service the entire of the north of England and the borders within 2 hours of travel time. These premises can be retained on a short or long term leasehold basis if required. This is also a relocatable proposition.
Reason for sale
The business is offered to the market due to pending retirement. This thriving company with exceptional customer demand and would ideally suit someone prepared to invest time, energy and people skills to build on the existing framework of the business. There is a huge capacity to increase the business with additional marketing, increased social media presence and manpower.
The current premises could be retained at a cost of approximately £1473.08 inc VAT per month and currently enjoying no Council Tax payments.
Custom is generated mainly through a highly effective website and a substantial network of clients built on reputation, the comprehensive website and bespoke back office software is also included in this sale.
The business does not take full advantage of social media as a marketing platform ( although we do have Facebook and Instagram pages ) but feel, for the right person wishing to grow this business it would make a huge upward impact on revenue. The business also operates an Internet Phone system which would enable a prospective purchaser to relocate without the risk or costs of transferring phone numbers. All these systems are scalable and future proof.