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Franchise Opportunities in Gloucester
The franchise market has shown impressive growth over recent years, making becoming a franchisee an attractive prospect for many keen entrepreneurs. One of the primary advantages of franchising is the ability to run your own business while having the support of an established brand to help you find success sooner.
And how better to enjoy the benefits of the franchise business model than by making your mark on the ever-popular coffee shop industry? If you’re thinking about setting up shop in Gloucester or the surrounding areas, like Cheltenham, there are plenty of exciting opportunities – especially if you’re ready to combine a strong work ethic with your passion for great coffee!
Why Invest in Gloucester Coffee Shop Franchise?
Located along the River Severn between the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, Gloucester is an idyllic spot to sit and sip coffee. With the perfect blend of historical intrigue and modern convenience, it’s a wonderful place to build a business and community.
As the county town of Gloucestershire, the city is home to over 130,000 residents and is a central hotspot for the almost 650,000-strong population of Gloucestershire in its entirety. A short distance from the border with Wales, it also receives plenty of visitors passing through.
Gloucester is the most densely populated local authority in the South West, after Bristol and Plymouth, so there is plenty of foot traffic to capture despite it being a relatively small city. Aside from local residents, a Gloucester store is also in a great position to market itself to tourists travelling from near and far to enjoy the historical and cultural delights on offer. Most known for its impressive cathedral, old docks and spa-town lineage, visitors are bound to want to relax in a cosy coffee shop after taking it all in!
The city has an engaged coffee-drinking population who enjoy a good brew and a good view, so a new coffee house with a great menu and team behind it is set up to thrive. Like many spots in the UK, the demand for fantastic coffee experiences is there; it just takes a bit of expertise to stoke success.
Finding Success With Esquires Coffee
Running a coffee shop that becomes a key fixture in the community is a dream for many budding business people. But the reality is setting up your own store can be challenging. Opting for a franchise instead of an independent gives you an instant headstart.
The branded coffee market is stronger than ever and is set to continue growing. According to the Allegra World Coffee Portal, the UK’s branded coffee chain market is now worth approximately £4.4 billion, so it’s a great time to invest in this high-performing area.
When you become an Esquires franchisee, our knowledgeable team is on hand to support you at every turn. From site procurement and lease negotiation to store design and marketing to staff training and vendor connections, you benefit from our market knowledge and experience from the get-go. To find out more about the support offered to our franchisees and the general processes, see our franchising FAQs.
From the brand’s inception, we’ve been dedicated to providing responsibly sourced Fairtrade coffee in comfortable, unique spaces that blend that independent feel with the guarantee of the quality and consistency of a chain. Embracing business practices that prioritise people and the plant is at the core of the Esquires ethos.
Apply For a Coffee Franchise in Gloucester
If this aligns with your values and vision for your prospective coffee business, we’d love to hear from you. We’re currently interested in developing new Esquires Coffee stores in several locations across the UK, including Gloucester.
With a respected name and recognisable brand identity, Esquires can take you from strength to strength. We can offer several franchise opportunities, including single and multi-store agreements, to facilitate your start in the coffee industry.
Fill in a franchise application to get your Gloucester coffee store off the ground.