The Gourock Butcher, Gourock

99-100 Shore Street - Lease For Sale

£30,000, Offers Over

655 sq ft

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The leasehold of this highly popular butcher shop with all of its equipment, fixtures, and fittings is available to purchase located in a highly-visible part of Gourock.

This prominent business is available for immediate occupation and is located on Shore Street, adjacent to the A770 main road through the town on the corner of St John's Road.

The Gourock Butchers has been a successful long-running family-owned business. The average turnover for the past 3 years has been £184k, with the turnover growing over the past three years. The current owner plans to retire as a result of the sale. 

The business has averaged a 33% profit over the past 3 years, with a huge potential to increase this with increased working hours and deliveries, and is currently the only butcher in Gourock.

The property is in walk-in condition for new occupiers and includes equipment and fixtures and fittings, which includes a walk-in fridge and a TV media player for advertising.

The Gourock Butcher is available for offers over £30,000, with a new long-term lease available to be negotiated with the current landlord.

This is a superb opportunity for an experienced operator to walk into a captive and engaged customer base.


The property is fitted out in modern and welcoming decor as a butcher shop with approximately £30,000 spent on improvements and equipment over the past 5 years.

Highlights include:

- Full-colour CCTV.

- Fridges and Refrigerated Display Counters.

- Media TV for Advertising.

- Walk-In Fridge. 

- Vacuum Pack Machine.

- Multiple meat slicers, commercial boilers, and sausage skinning equipment plus mincer.

- Electronic Till, Weighing Machine, and Merchant Payment Point.

Internally there is a welcoming and modern display, which leads to the service counters which stretch around from the entrance.

To the rear of the premises is a kitchen preparation and cleaning area, with a large walk-in Fridge and toilet available.

A full list of what equipment is included can be provided to any interested parties.

Stock at Value is available for purchasers also.


Gourock is located approximately 28 miles west of Glasgow on Scotland's West Coast, with a residential population in excess of 10,651 persons and a core catchment population of approximately 270,000 persons, all within the authority of Inverclyde Council.

With a rich maritime heritage, Inverclyde is looking again to the River Clyde to support its future growth, with Greenock Ocean Terminal developing a new pontoon and visitor centre to support its 140,000 cruise liner passengers per annum, with Inverclyde seeing over 500,000 visitors per annum.

Gourock is the headquarters of Caledonian MacBrayne as well as the ferry port for Dunoon. Other activities have included warehousing (Amazon) with the main Inverclyde Royal Hospital less than two miles away in the neighbouring town of Greenock.


The current lease is due to terminate in November 2025. The landlord is open to negotiation of a new long-term lease for the new proprietor.


Viewings can be arranged by appointment with Bowman Rebecchi. 


The business has previously traded in the main from 08:00 - 16:00 with reduced hours on Monday and Saturday. 


Total - 61.7 sq m / 665 sq ft


Rates From the Assessor’s website, the property had a Rateable Value of £4,200. The property qualifies for 100% rates relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme, subject to occupier status. 

EPC - A copy of the EPC is available upon request.

Entry - The current tenant is flexible with requests.

Price - Our client is inviting offers over £30,000 to acquire the leasehold, with all equipment, fixtures, and fittings also included.

The current lease is £9,100 per annum and is due to expire in November 2025. Purchasers are able to negotiate a new long-term FRI lease.

Planning - The subjects currently benefit from retail class 1 consent, however, may be suitable for alternative uses subject to planning. All planning queries should be made directly to Inverclyde Council.

Anti-Money Laundering To comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents.

For further information, please contact Bowman Rebecchi.


  • Leasehold Purchase Opportunity
  • Superb Local Butcher With Excellent Track Record
  • Fixtures, Fittings and Equipment Included In Price
  • Prominent Unit With High Visibility
  • 100% Rates Relief Available Subject To Status
  • Well Connected Business Hub
  • Potential To Extend Operating Hours
  • Highly Profitable Business
  • Walk-in Condition
  • On-Street Parking
  • Stock At Value If Required
Floorplan for The Gourock Butcher, Gourock
EPC Graph for The Gourock Butcher, Gourock

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