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CENTRAL BUSINESS AGENCY is an independent practice established in 1946 specialising in the valuation and sale of businesses and commercial premises and other related professional services. Whether buying or selling, renting or leasing, you can be assured of the personal attention of one of the Partners who are members of the Institution of Commercial & Business Agents and the National Association of Estate Agents.

Our offices are located in the centre of Oxford providing convenient access for our marketing area which includes the counties of Oxfordshire, Bath & North East Somerset, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Wiltshire.

 

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DC8639

NICHE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY – COFFEE SHOP & VINYL RECORD RETAILER, busy and prominent main road trading location, Oxford city. Takings £43,419 per annum (G.P. margin 72%) operating Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Scope to extend menu and opening hours to capitalize on potential custom from regular passing pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles. Easily managed 400 ft². lock-up shop provides 12 covers plus 6-8 cover display forecourt. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £20,000 S.A.V. Ref: DC/8639

AC8666

NICHE CATERING OPERATION - WELL PRESENTED HOT JACKET POTATO TAKE-AWAY, busy main road location, Coventry. Takings £2,500 per week. Currently managed - would suit working owner/s. Well fitted and equipped ground floor lock-up unit with 9 cover take-away sales area (256 ft.²) and open-plan kitchen (290 ft.²) plus wash up area. Leasehold @ £7,800 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £65,000. S.A.V. Ref: AC/8666

AC8464

ESTABLISHED THAI RESTAURANT in historic South Oxfordshire market town. Net sales last year £143,984. Gross profit 72%. Good profits generated - ideally suit a working couple with staff. Characterful Grade II listed premises seating 44 diners plus kitchen and with three bedroom accommodation above. Premises would also suit other cuisines. Retirement sale after 13 years ownership. Leasehold at very reasonable rental of £13,200 per annum. O.I.R.O. £85,000. Ref: AC/8464

AC8794

ATTRACTIVELY LOCATED LICENSED TEA ROOM AND CAFÉ BAR, adjacent to the much visited and magnificent cathedral in Gloucester city centre. Easily managed ground floor 40 cover café within character period property. Net sales £84,285 per annum, gross profit £58,002 (69%), from congenial daytime hours. Scope to exploit alcohol licence by extending hours into evenings. A well-established business in a busy and pleasant location. Leasehold @ £12,500 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £29,500 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8794

AC8878

CHARACTERFUL TRADITIONAL TEA ROOM - historic Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Net sales last year £70,001 generating good profits with low overheads. Ground floor Grade II listed premises with Class A3 planning use, believed to date back to medieval times with many period features including exposed wall and ceiling timbers adding to characterful ambience. 25 cover Tea Room (338 ft.²) plus preparation area and kitchen. Basement (506 ft.²) provides scope for possible business use. Courtyard seats 6 alfresco. Leasehold at very reasonable rental of £9,840 per annum. O.I.R.O. £30,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8878

AC8825

VERY ATTRACTIVE CATERING OPPORTUNITY - IMPRESSIVE LICENSED CAFÉ/RESTAURANT - flagship of popular Northamptonshire rural crafts centre – established 1986. Net sales last year £149,377 generating a gross profit of £105,150 (70%). Characterful 200 year old barn conversion seats 88 diners on two floors with alfresco courtyard seating a further 40-50 diners. Leasehold (New lease available). Genuine retirement sale. O.I.R.O. £75,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8825

DC8624

IMPRESSIVE GIFT SHOP located in the centre of an historic Gloucestershire Cotswold town. Year on year sales growth with net sales last year of £166,858. Gross profit £82,761 (49%) generating a Net Profit of £40,000 to a full-time sole proprietor. Wide selection of quality and affordable gift lines sold. Traditional Cotswold stone retail premises providing spacious 750 ft.² ground floor trading area with first floor storage. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £29,950 S.A.V. Ref: DC/8624

DC8629

ESTABLISHED 30 YEARS – POPULAR MUSIC SHOP, Oxford. Net sales last year £53,171 selling a wide range of Woodwind and Brass instruments, accessories and music together with repair service. Retirement sale. Tremendous scope in hands of enthusiastic new owner. Lock-up unit with 281 ft.² sales shop, 102 ft.² storage and parking. O.I.R.O £15,000 S.A.V. Ref: DC/8629

AC8823

HIGHLY PROFITABLE LICENSED ITALIAN RESTAURANT in centre of major Berkshire town. Retirement sale after 20 years ownership. Five years sales growth with net turnover of £481,877 in 12 months to 31/5/2018. Gross Profit averages 65%. Spacious 2,000 ft.² lock-up premises include 1,400 ft.² ground floor reception bar and dining area comfortably seating 80 covers plus toilets, kitchen, ample storage and car parking. Leasehold @ only £12,500 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £250,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8823

AC8790

HIGH QUALITY LICENSED RESTAURANT, Cheltenham (the capital of the Cotswolds), Gloucestershire. Located in the affluent Suffolks suburb. Net sales last year £236,000. Very well presented lock-up premises include 50 cover restaurant, well equipped kitchen, office, store room (potential 12-14 cover function room), and toilets. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £45,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8790