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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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Featured businesses and property

LC1412

EASILY RUN GREETINGS CARD WHOLESALER. Oxfordshire-based. Home run and relocatable. Business established 15 years. Net sales last year £46,345 with excellent profits generated due to low overheads - £23,000 profit to a full-time sole proprietor. 68 retail customers mainly located within Oxfordshire and Wiltshire together with 9 distributor clients. Tremendous scope to expand the marketing area and increased turnover/profit generation. Business requires a double garage or similar sized unit for administrative duties and stock storage. Retirement sale. O.I.R.O. £35,000 S.A.V. Ref: LC/1412

AC8873

FULLY FITTED & EQUIPPED FAST FOOD TAKE-AWAY & DINER, Gloucester. Busy location in developing retail centre adjacent to 70,000 ft.² major supermarket. Rising turnover currently averages £2,300 weekly from sale of burgers, pizza, fried chicken, fish etc. Scope for extended hours and liquor licence. Impressive modern 1,400 ft.² Class A3 unit includes 34 cover diner and take-away servery plus kitchen, office, storage and yard. Recently fitted and equipped to a high standard. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £70,000. Ref: AC/8873

AC8827

VERY WELL PRESENTED LICENSED CLASS A5 TAKE-AWAY PREMISES with 2/3 BEDROOM LIVING ACCOMMODATION. Gloucester city centre. Rising turnover currently averaging £1,400 per week. Five Star hygiene rating. Commercial aspects much improved by vendor in 2017. Ground floor takeaway area (222 ft.²) plus preparation/wash-up area and owners 2-3 bedroom living accommodation on upper floors. Cellar and car parking space. Scope to develop restaurant area on first floor. Leasehold at very reasonable rent of £1,000 per month. Offered for sale on health grounds. O.I.R.O. £35,000. S.A.V. Ref: AC/8827

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

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

DC8640

ESTABLISHED IN 1974 - HIGHLY REPUTABLE INDEPENDENT CHILDREN'S CLOTHING RETAILER, Oxford city centre. Net sales last year £198,765. Gross profit £99,005 (50%). Currently managed - ideal sole proprietor business. Well-presented 489 ft.² lock-up retail unit. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £29,500 S.A.V. Ref: DC/8640

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

AC8887

TRADITIONAL CONFECTIONERS & TEA ROOM. Prime location on High Street of historic Gloucestershire riverside town. Takings £77,751 per annum (50/50 retail/tea room). Gross Profit margin 61%. Range of 150 different sweets in jars stocked plus easily managed tea room menu. Congenial daytime trading hours by couple. Classes A1 & A3 use provides growth potential. Very well presented and equipped 716 ft.² lock-up includes shop & 18/20 cover tea room. Leasehold @ £10,608 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £20,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8887

LC1539

ESTABLISHED & REPUTABLE ENGINEERING COMPANY. Oxfordshire based. Three years sales growth with net takings £281,020 in year ended 31.10.2017 generating six figure profits. Well-spread client base with considerable growth potential. 2,230 ft.² fully equipped workshop, storage & office plus yard/parking. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £195,000 S.A.V. Ref: LC/1539