Watcombe is primarily a large residential area, popular with families due to the proximity to several primary and secondary schools. The area is also close to The Willows, Torquay’s out of town shopping centre, which includes: Marks & Spencer’s, Sainsburys, Boots and other national retailers. Watcombe Chippy is located on the end of a parade of shops which support the local community and include a pharmacy, a convenience store, hairdressers and other takeaway businesses.
Watcombe Chippy is an extremely popular traditional takeaway offering fish & chips, alongside a range of takeaway options. With a loyal customer base and a strong consistent weekly turnover, which is boosted in the summer months by nearby holiday parks and campsites. The current owners have built up the business since their ownership. Although, they do not currently offer a delivery service, they have done so in the past, which proved very popular. Therefore, providing the next owner with the opportunity to reintroduce this and substantially improve the already impressive turnover. The business operates on a five-day week closing Sunday and Monday and is trading Tuesday – Saturday lunchtimes 11.30am-2pm, reopening 5pm-8.30pm, providing scope to enhance the turnover by opening more hours. On street customer parking is available to the front of shop and the shop also benefits from its own parking space, which is accessed via a private lane to the rear of the shop.