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Successful Established Mail Boxes Etc Franchise In Chelmsford For Sale

Chelmsford, Essex, UK
Asking Price:
Under £50K Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
£100K - £200K
Cash Flow:
Under £50K

MBE Chelmsford is an established Mail Boxes Etc centre that has been successfully trading from its location close to the heart of the City of Chelmsford for some 20 years.

It has a strong Mailbox rental clientele; regular clients who frequently use the design and print service; is linked to a number of Auction Houses across East Anglia providing a collect, pack and dispatch service to purchasers of lots from these Auction Houses.

Packages are regularly dispatched to international locations particularly USA, Far East and Australia/New Zealand.

If you are serious about wanting to run your own business, there is no better way than to start with a business that is already established, and this could just be the one! MBE Chelmsford provide a wide range of services and has a reputation for high standards.

The services offered are varied, they include: mail box service, packing & shipping, postage services, photocopying, printing, Ordnance Survey maps and document services.

About MBE:
Founded in California in 1980 Mail Boxes Etc. was, and is, one of the world's largest non-food retail franchises, and part of a global business network of:

• Over 2,900* Retail Service Centres in 50+ Countries (*including those trading under our sister brands)
• Over 1,700 MBE Franchised Service Centres, Worldwide
• 150+ MBE Franchised Service Centres in UK & IE

With over 250,000 regular customers, worldwide, we’ve become the go-to, one-stop-shop for essential services, small and medium businesses, and the general public, are looking for.

Demand for our services has never been greater

If you are looking for greater independence in your future; even if you are a self-employed business owner wanting to diversify your business the Mail Boxes Etc. franchise is the perfect opportunity for you.

Property Information


Duke Street Chelmsford, a main thoroughfare from Chelmsford Railway station and main bus terminus to City Centre.

Premises Details:

Located on the ground floor of a five storey office building .

Size in square feet:
Approx 160sqft

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Since the pandemic much of MBE Chelmsfords' business has moved on line, with an increasing level of contact being made by email and social media. There is still plenty of scope to develop existing contacts with existing customers, notably tradesmen, solicitors & pubs/clubs. Great potential for expansion, particularly in the auction logistics sector, businessses and personal collections

Competition / Market:

There are no similar businesses in the immediate location.

Reasons for selling:


Trading hours:

09.00 - 16.00 Monday - Friday. Email responses primarily in the evening

One full time two part time plus the Franchisee.
Years established:

Franchise Information

Franchise opportunity:

Franchise Resale

Franchise terms:

Successful applicant will sign a new 10 year franchise agreement

Other Information

Support & training:

Training will provide by MBE UK and we put our people at the heart of what we do, so you’ll benefit from the guidance and support of people who want to watch you grow.

Our training and support package, has been designed to maximise your potential, and includes:

• Pre-opening & site location
• Area operational support
• Pre-launch, & ongoing comprehensive training including On-site training in some of our most successful stores.
• Extensive national marketing support
Mail Boxes Etc. believe in the power of togetherness, so as a franchisee, you will benefit from:

• The power of the network
• Multiple revenue streams
• Business planning and sales coaching

Financing available:

Mail Boxes Etc. work with finance houses and enterprise finance schemes to help you secure funding for your business.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
£20,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
£1,000 - included in the asking price
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