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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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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

AC8866

 TWO TAKE-AWAY BUSINESSES (INDIAN AND PIZZA) UNDER ONE ROOF! with SELF-CONTAINED ONE BEDROOM FLAT - serving well populated suburb of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Takings average £3,000 per week (Indian) and £1,800 per week (Pizza). Ground floor take-away with two well equipped kitchens and storage. Forecourt parking for three cars. Large rear garden. Self-contained first floor one-bedroom flat generating £8,400 per annum rental income. Leasehold at a very modest rental of £12,000 per annum - after flat rental income this equates to a net rent payment of only £3,600 per annum! O.I.R,O. £90,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8866

AC8539

PRICE REDUCED from £80,000 to£75,000 - THRIVING & ESTABLISHED LICENSED RESTAURANT, historic Bath. Excellent location in affluent area and adjacent to major tourist attractions. Net takings of £219,263 in year ended 28/2/2018 (Gross Profit margin approximates 65%) from 6 day opening from Italian menu. Strong local and tourist clientele. Premises and location would also suit other cuisines or a Coffee Shop/Cafe. Character Grade II listed period premises include dining for 37 covers plus 16 alfresco. Leasehold @ £16,740 p.a. rental. O.I.R.O. £75,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8539

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

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

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

CC9324A

HIGHLY REPUTABLE ARTISAN CHOCOLATIER, South Midlands-based. Established 2001. Net sales last year £140,273 (55% wholesale/45% retail with tremendous expansion potential). High gross profit of £100,026 (71%). Excellent profits generated to working couple with part-time staff. Production facility (1,758 ft.²) fully equipped for the trade plus town centre retail unit (200 ft.²). Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £110,000 S.A.V. (or with production facility Freehold - O.I.R.O. £270,000 S.A.V.). Ref: CC/9324

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

AC8864

WELL PRESENTED RESTAURANT PREMISES with SELF-CONTAINED ONE BEDROOM FLAT, Banbury, Oxfordshire. Ground floor: restaurant (1,058 ft.²) seating 65 diners with fitted bar, well equipped kitchen (205 ft.²), freezer room, preparation area/office (130 ft.²). Car parking space. Self-contained one-bedroom flat provides valuable owners or staff accommodation. Leasehold @ £26,000 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £29,500. Ref: AC/8864

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