Category: Business Opportunities, Food and Drink Franchises, Retail, Services Based Franchises

Investment Required: Under £10,000


Business Profile

The Commute is the perfect package if you are interested in cycling, good coffee and a great social atmosphere with like minded people.

Franchise Package

The ultimate coffee shop and cycling franchise!

Franchise Cost:  £9,500

The Commute provide: 

  • A branded Coffee Shop selling food, drink and bike equipment
  • A bike repair and maintenance service 
  • Special events and workshops
  • Opening stock and equipment
  • Fully shop fitted premises

The Commute is an interesting and unique business opportunity with great financial earning potential.

What we do

The original Commute is located in the picturesque town of Ilkley.

We provide an unrivalled service in a great social atmosphere. Our customers love having a place where they can mix with the cycling community. We offer great food in great surroundings and our work ethic has allowed us to carve out and nurture long-lasting relationships with both customers and other local businesses.

Our bike shop stocks some amazing indie brands bringing unique quality products. Including cycling kits and graphic t-shirts for off the bike too.

  • Selling brands of bikes
  • Professional service
  • An excellent income
  • Run from branded premises
  • Being your own boss

The opportunity:

The Commute Franchise offers excellent financial reward in return for a highly competitive investment.

  • An Exclusive Territory allowing you to trade as The Commute
  • Confidence that you are working with a proven business formula
  • Full training in all aspects of the business formula
  • Website, dedicated landing page and e-mail
  • Marketing material
  • Continued support and advice from Head Office
  • Full shop fitting service
  • Equipment
  • A recognisable brand
  • Standard administration practises
  • Innovative brand
  • Franchise Operations Manual
  • 5 year franchise agreement with right to renew

We Maintain:

A uniform high quality of consistent minimum standards of service to all Commute customers. As a Franchisee you will be involved in all aspects of the operation of the business.

Can I finance my franchise? 

The total cost of The Commute franchise is £34,500, with The Startup Loans Company, a UK government-lending initiative where new start franchises can borrow unsecured and at a low rate of interest up to £25,000 for the purchase and establishment of the business. This means that you will only have to source £9,500 of the fees yourself.

Who we’re looking for

A new Franchisee will need to demonstrate high levels of:

   Self motivation

   Business skills


  Excellent organisational skills 

  Excellent communication skills

   People skills


We look for people who are capable of setting themselves up in business ideally with an interest in cycling and/ or general business and/or sales experience, and who see the value in the brand, training, support and systems that investing in a franchise with The Commute brings.

Next steps

If you think you would be a perfect fit, just fill in the form and we will get in touch with more information about The Commute Franchise opportunity.


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