FOR SALE: Brabin’s Shop & Tea Room in Chipping

This is a rare opportunity to acquire Brabin’s Shop & Tea Room in Lancashire’s Ribble Valley.

Established in 1668, Brabin’s Shop & Tea Room is reputed to be the oldest continuously-trading shop in the country. The business is situated in the historic village of Chipping, near Preston, in Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Occupying a charming heart of the village, the business is a cherished community asset, enjoying regular trade from the locals and passing visitors.

Brabin’s Shop & Tea Room retails a range of products including groceries, ice cream, tobacco, traditional sweets and home-cooked pies and cakes.

The shop premises provide a well-presented sales area with beams and décor in keeping with the traditional 17th century building.

There is an extension to the rear, creating a charming tea room which can cater for 12 people inside and over 20 people outside in the picturesque garden area. The business is fitted to a high standard with a comprehensive range of good quality, valuable equipment which has been well maintained.

Also included in the sale is the chance to acquire a spacious 3-bedroom owner’s accommodation.

Additional footfall and rental income is provided through the hosting of outreach Post Offices two mornings a week.

Brabin’s Shop & Tea Room enjoys weekly takings of £2000-£2500.

This business is available through Kings Business Brokers on a leasehold basis. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Dylan O’Kane on