Railton, RAILTON 7305
Damian Burgess

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Wollermann & Associates
415 Canterbury Road,
Surrey Hills, VIC 3127

Railton, RAILTON 7305

Retail for sale

Railton, RAILTON TAS 7305


Business Details

Railton Licensed Post Office and Newsagent (DB4215)

Post office Business located in Railton. Railton is a town situated 20 km inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. At the 2011 census, Railton had a population of 1,231. It was first known as Redwater Creek and became known as Railton after the construction of a tramway line in the 1860s. Railton was first surveyed in 1853 and a railway line through the town from Deloraine to Latrobe was completed in 1885. Early settlers, who were mainly farmers and timber workers, lived in slab huts. The wide main street was built to make life easier for the bullock teams making their way to the railway station. By the 1900s Railton had a flourishing timber trade with 2 sawmills.

Products & Services :
Australia Post Banking facilities (large banks and credit unions), bill payments, newspapers, magazines, post office supplies, mobile phones & recharge vouchers, stationary, gift lines, confectionery including drinks, tobacco, cards for all occasions. Eftpos accepted.

The mail contract covers Railton town streets and rural roadside delivery. Small parcels are part of Railton streets.

Ideal Location:
Main road frontage with ample parking directly outside. Bright sunny shop that utilizes all available space.

Well presented premises with proper presentation of stock plus a 3 bedroom residence.

Trading Days:
This business trades five and a half days per week.

Owners' Role: Hands on

This business does not need to employ any staff members when operated as a partnership.

Australia Post Epos Terminals: One

Post Boxes:
There are 136 boxes on site, most of which are currently leased.

Railton has several topiaries in various locations around the town. Visit the "Town of Topiary" website for information on how to find them. Railton promotes itself as the "Town of Topiary". Topiary is the horticultural practice of training live perennial plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees, shrubs and sub-shrubs to develop and maintain clearly defined shapes.

Railton is home to Cement Australia which began operations in 1923. It is a major local employer of the district.

Railton is centrally situated on the North West Coast of Tasmania close to the City of Devonport, Sheffield (Town of Murals), and Latrobe, plus hospital and beaches. It is a peaceful country town with an easy going life style.

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  • Business Category: Retail
  • Business Sub Category: Post Offices


Wollermann & Associates
415 Canterbury Road,
Surrey Hills, VIC 3127

Phone: 03 9888 6488
Fax: 03 9888 4040

Damian Burgess
Phone: 0428 558 590

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