Photo: Dome Clothing

An opportunity to acquire this independently owned designer menswear business established in 1985. Genuine reason for sale.

Dome Clothing has 30 successful years of continuous trading ensuring a very loyal customer base and has built an envious reputation in the fashion industry. The business comes with valuable rights to sell many globally recognised and desirable brands including :- Diesel, Superdry, G-Star, Luke 1977, Franklin & Marshall, Guide London, Bellfield & Havaianas.

Included in the sale price is the recently developed online business which has produced an impressive growth in turnover. Dome Clothing has a prime town centre location and is adjacent to major high street names including Weatherspoon’s and Waterstones and gains from an excellent footfall from both shoppers and tourists.

Southport is an expanding town with a unique shopping boulevard often referred to as “The Paris of the North” and has benefited recently from millions of pounds of investment and regeneration.

The Business :-

Enjoying all the considerable commercial advantages of its prominent trading position among other complementary outlets, on one of the busiest streets in the prosperous shopping and tourist destination town of Southport.

There is excellent access to major road and rail links with several large cities including Manchester, Liverpool and Preston.

This thriving concern has high numbers of loyal customers and attracts significant passing trade, to it’s extensive selection of designer-led fashion wear lines and accessories.

The current owner established the business more than thirty years ago and Dome Clothing now boasts many valuable dealerships with prestigious designer clothing manufacturers including Diesel, G-Star, Superdry, Luke 1977, Havaianas, Bellfield, Guide London and Franklin & Marshall.

There is ample scope for continued growth, not least with regard to the possible expansion into other areas of the highly diverse retail fashions and accessories market. Also by adopting a more vigorous marketing policy of its excellent existing products and services particularly through its dedicated website, in order to improve upon the already high levels of turnover and profitability the business has achieved.Financial Information

In recent years there has been an impressive growth in sales, and current turnover is in the region of £260,000 per annum with good profits.Lease

The premises are being offered with the benefit of a secure new lease the length and terms of which are negotiable with reviews every 5 years.Rent

The current rent stands at £7,900 per annum. Business Rates

We are advised that there are currently no Business Rates Payable due to business rate relief.

Trading Hours

Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm: Sunday 11am – 6pm.

Property Description

Fitted and presented to high specifications throughout, this well maintained ground floor lock-up premises provides excellent business accommodation.

This consists of an inviting double fronted entrance with display window space on two sides directly off Nevill Street into the main, bright, well appointed and deceptively spacious retail sales area. This houses a full range of modern, high quality display rails, shelving and furniture with integrated lighting for designer-led men’s fashion wear lines and accessories. In addition there is a prominent fully equipped display point-of-sale counter with electronic till point etc and an adjoining fitting/changing room area.

Towards the rear there is a private small washroom/kitchen facility for staff and a back door exit to the external toilet.


To the front the premises are prominently signed and attractively presented and afford extensive and inviting double fronted display window space onto a high footfall retail thoroughfare.

The property also incorporates a useful private service yard area to the rear.


Fixtures & Fittings

The business is well fitted throughout and a valuable inventory of equipment is to be included in the sale price.


Viewing and Confidentiality

All arrangements to view are strictly by an appointment through the owner of the business.

For an appointment to view please e-mail the owner Jez Haworth directly at


For further information

E-mail the owner Jez Haworth directly at and visit the business’ website at


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