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Well Established & Highly Regarded Photographic Business

Business Location: Yorkshire, England

Asking Price: not disclosed Revenue: not applicable Cash Flow: not applicable

Business Summary

Studio premises available on rental basis
Asking price includes
International reputation for quality and service that is second to none
Prominently situated in a Prime High Street location
Varied range of photographic services
Extensive investment in technology
Complete Turnkey Operation
All fixtures and fittings
Established client base
Training and handover
Excellent reputation
Charming premises
Existing Website

Business profile:
This business was established in 1973 and has become highly regarded for its high-quality studio-based photography. Long established, respected and easy to run the business offers a full range of photographic services including: Portrait photography, model portfolios, commercial photography, and advertising and showbiz promotions.

These studios are a solid, compact, well-respected and long established business in the heart of a busy Yorkshire coastal town, whose expertise in portrait and commercial photography has gained them an international reputation for quality and service that is second to none.

A natural home for perfect portraits, a selection of established & aspiring celebrities have used the services of this studio for their promotional photography. The studio excels in producing professional portfolios for the want to be young lady or man who feels that they would like a career in the world of modelling or show business.

A strong, broad portfolio is essential for marketing, whether clients are looking to update their current portfolio, are taking it in a whole new direction or if they are just getting started, this modern, bright studio is fitted out with high quality equipment and facilities that gives it a unique look.

All shoots focus on creating vibrant, spontaneous images that capture personality, rather than just people ensuring any photographic subject is captured looking their best.

The expert photographer is trained in the art of bringing personality to life. With families changing by the day and children growing so quickly the family portraiture packages are a studio session that aims to capture the essence and characteristics of the individuals, in a fun and relaxed way.

This business has undertaken successful contracts throughout the U.K. and Europe, and is regularly involved in the production of international holiday brochures, pack-shots, product photography, artwork and design. Clients include: B.T, Tesco, Eurocamp, French Country Camping, Sunsites, Haven Europe, B.B.C. T.V., Tarmac and many, many more.

This studio produces leading edge, creative advertising & public relations photography, whether it's products or people in the studio, or out on location. The creative talent both behind the camera and in post-production allows the creation of the best images for clients, whether it's portraits, pack shots or dynamic photos of premises or businesses. The photographic styles encompass both naturalistic pictures and stylised, digitally enhanced imagery. A wide range of facilities ensures that whatever clients need, can be delivered.

The most important criteria since the company was established is the production of quality photography across the market spectrum with the main business now specialising in portrait and commercial work plus portfolios and passports of all nationalities.

The business is established and respected for their approach to personal litigation which is a sensitive and discreet area of the profession, but which is a very necessary part of the claims for injuries procedure. Using truthful techniques, the business can provide clear and accurate evidence of injuries caused by malice, accident or negligence.

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Business Location:

The premises are located in a unique town centre location within a listed Edwardian building of great charm and historic interest. Close to attractive parks and gardens offering outdoor portraiture opportunities only minutes away.

Premise Details:

A major retail store is directly opposite and the street is one of the most attractive in the area being occupied by a variety of high class businesses including solicitors, accountants, designer clothes shops, wine bars and restaurants. Passing trade is good due to the three main bus stops that occupy some of the street. Nearby parking is plentiful. The studio interior has a feeling of tradition and warmth about the place, whilst allowing the modern creativity required to provide 'high tech' projected backgrounds which are ideal for portrait photography, being changeable in seconds, and also gives the show business and model portfolios that extra star quality!! The vendor owns the freehold of the property and if required he proposes to make them available for rent, to be negotiated prior to the sale of the business


The business has used limited advertising in the past and there are excellent opportunities to increase this and market the business more aggressively. The business has built a great reputation as a result of word of mouth recommendations from satisfied clients, with an extensive customer base in place the business has an excellent foundation from which to grow in the future. The studio has a website which is successful and has performed well with tangible business being forthcoming. The current website would now benefit from being upgraded and given a more modern look, this would improve the websites effectiveness and increase the turnover and profitability of the business.

Business Operation Details


The owner is responsible for the day-to-day management

Support & Training:

The owner will be available for consulting for a length of time, to be negotiated, prior to the successful sale of the business. Well Established & Highly Regarded Photographic Business CF013 Yorkshire Asking Price £55,000

Miscellaneous Details

Reason For Selling:

After 30 years as a professional photographer and now having some health issues that are reflected in the current turnover of the business, the proprietor wishes to diversify into projects which allow him more free time.

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