I often get asked where can businesses for sale be found and I normally point people to the usual online sources such as:
Occasionally I am also asked about empty commercial premises and suggest local commercial estate agents via yell.com .
However if you are looking for commercial or retail space then check out Rightmove who have a busy commercial section and of course, cover the entire UK.
For local businesses such as cafes, hair salons, shops etc, it's also worth trying general marketplace websites like
For more specialised searches you will have to do the legwork and maybe employ an acquisition search specialist.
Keith Green - selling businesses and advising SME business owners since 1997 and still enjoying it.