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SOLD - The Great Escape, 21, New Bridge Street, Truro, Cornwall

Business for sale



A well established beauty salon in the Cathedral City of Truro with 3 well appointed treatment rooms and extensive client base.

  • EPC: C71

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The Salon is located on New Bridge Street in the City of Truro, approximately 100 yards from a short stay car park. As the administrative and commercial centre in Cornwall, Truro has seen significant commercial and retail investment in recent years making it a thriving and vibrant City. The continuing residential development in and around the City, together with plans for a new stadium and expansive development just to the west, mean the area will see increased growth certainly for the forseeable future.

The Property

The Salon occupies a 3 storey property on New Bridge Street, an area favoured by several hairdressing firms and niche retailers and benefits from being a short walk from a large short stay car park. To the ground floor is an open reception area and customer wc with a seating area and treatment room to the first floor and 2 further treatment rooms to the second floor.

The Business

The business was established by our client approximately 11 years ago and now enjoys an excellent reputation and well established client base affording the Salon a good level of repeat trade. The Salon is operated by our client on a full time basis with the assistance of 2 further full time therapists, (1 of whom is currently on maternity leave).

The Salon operates an on-line booking system which has been exceptionally successful in enabling clients to book appointments outside normal working hours. For further information regarding the range of treatments and services available I refer you to our client’s website:

Trading accounts for the year ending 31st March 2019 show sales in excess of £100,000 with a 50% gross profit margin. Further accounting information will be made available to interested parties, subsequent to a viewing, in the normal manner.

The Accommodation Comprises

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Ground Floor

Main Reception

6.917m x 3.854m. Reception desk with window seat and further customer seating, wood effect vinyl flooring. Stairs to first floor.


WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, fully equipped for disabled access and use.

First Floor

Landing Area

4.179m x 3.174m into stairwell. Customer seating area, boiler cupboard, stairs to second floor:-

Treatment Room

4.087m x 2.750m. Window to front elevation, console table, beauty couch, part-wood panelled walls, wood effect vinyl flooring.

Second Floor

Landing Area

With doors to:-

Treatment Room

4.071m x 2.730m. Sash window to front elevation, counter with built-in sink, shower cubicle, beauty couch.

Treatment Room 2

3.200m x 2.719m. Sash window to rear elevation, counter with sink, shower cubicle, beauty couch.

Tenure – Leasehold

We are advised by our client that the landlord will be happy to issue a new FRI lease to an incoming tenant on completion, the terms of which are to be negotiated. The current passing rental is £9,000 per annum.

General Information

Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is C71.


An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.


To be taken at valuation.

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.


If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact:-

Beverley Northey on 01872 247031 or via email
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.