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11 March 2019 | Pharmacy and Dental Practice Mortgages

Pickles Pharmacy in Finchley purchased by experienced pharmacist

Jatin and Gowri Patel, both experienced pharmacists, have recently purchased the goodwill of Pickles Pharmacy in North Finchley, London with funding secured by specialist commercial finance broker, Christie Finance.



Pickles Pharmacy was first established in 1906 and has been operated by the current owners since 1993, occupying the ground floor of a terraced property on a busy high street. The pharmacy trades under a standard a standard hours contract, dispensing c.2,500 prescriptions per month.

Jatin and Gowri are both pharmacists, with Jatin working at a local supermarket pharmacy close Pickles Pharmacy since 2014. During this time, he has developed a loyal client base in the form of patients and local doctor surgeries.

 Jatin has 13 years’ experience working as a qualified pharmacist, holding various management roles. Gowri also has extensive experience, working as a pharmacist for over ten years. Gowri will retain her role as pharmacy manager at her current workplace, whilst Jatin will owner-operate Pickles Pharmacy on a full-time basis.

John Mitchell, Head of Business Mortgages at Christie Finance, comments on the funding process “It has been a real pleasure working with Jatin and Gowri to purchase Pickles Pharmacy. The couple are very familiar with the local area and between them have extensive experience working in the pharmacy sector. I know they will make a real success of operating Pickles Pharmacy and I wish them the best of luck for the future.”