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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

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

XC8969

MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR GARAGE with MOT TESTING, close Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Net sales year to 31st March 2018 £334,055 (Gross Profit margin 67%) and net profits generated of £101,000 to owners working part-time. Reputable business with no advertising undertaken. Fully equipped workshop (1,425 ft.²) plus parking for 8 vehicles. New lease at £15,000 per annum rental. Retirement sale after 15 years ownership. Priced to sell at O.I.R.O. £55,000 S.A.V. Ref: XC/8969

XC8930

THRIVING UNISEX HAIR SALON in neighbourhood parade serving large residential area of Gloucester. Established salon taking £204,149 net of V.A.T. in year ended 31/1/2018. Excellent profits generated to sole proprietor. Modern well-presented and equipped ground floor salon (585 ft.²) with 11 styling stations plus utility area, staff room/kitchen, toilet and parking. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £58,000 S.A.V. Ref: XC/8930

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

GC8015

CLASS A1 RETAIL PREMISES in HIGHLY DESIRABLE OXFORD SUBURB. Very well presented Grade II listed period premises in prominent and busy corner trading location in Jericho, 1 mile from city centre. Ground floor: Sales areas totalling 955 ft.² plus storage. Basement: 448 ft.². First floor: four stockrooms and office. Leasehold at £25,000 per annum rental. Nil premium. Ref: GC/8015

AC8885

EXCITING CATERING OPPORTUNITY – IMPRESSIVE DAYTIME CAFÉ, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Gross annual sales of £151,087 with excellent profits to a working couple and scope for more. Class A3 planning consent. Congenial daytime hours (weekends only during winter months). Conservatory style café (44 covers) with alfresco seating area for a further 48 covers. Leasehold at very reasonable rental of £5,800 per annum. O.I.R.O. £85,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8885

AC8840

THRIVING LICENSED CAFÉ & DELI, prime position in Great Malvern, Worcestershire. Turnover £60,000 per annum. Trading very congenial daytime hours. Easily managed menu operating under Class A1 use. Growth potential to extend hours and menu. Well-presented and equipped ground floor lock-up premises within Grade II listed building: 478 ft.² cover cafe and retail area seating 25 plus 4 alfresco with attractive glazed return frontage, kitchen, office, storage and cellar. Leasehold @ £10,000 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £19,500 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8840

AC8811

LICENSED CAFÉ/RESTAURANT PREMISES, prime location adjacent to multiple retailers on High Street of thriving Oxfordshire town. Currently trading daytime only as a managed business - great development potential in working owner’s hands and by introducing evening trading. Very well-presented Grade II listed period property includes 950 ft.² air-conditioned 54 cover ground floor dining area plus 230 ft.² fully equipped kitchen and ample cold room/freezer storage, toilets and office. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £50,000. Ref: AC/8811

AC8703

WELL LOCATED FISH & CHIP TAKE-AWAY, Gloucestershire. Net sales and gross profit: full details from vendor upon viewing. Excellent net profits to the working owners – genuine retirement sale. 1,000 ft.² lock-up premises refurbished and refitted to very high standard. Take-away sales area with Henry Nuttall 3 pan range, kitchen/prep. room, store room and toilet. New lease available @ £20,000 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £198,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8703

XC9031

FREEHOLD UNISEX HAIR SALON, serving well populated suburb of Gloucester. Parade location adjacent to multiple owned Convenience Store with ample free parking. Business established in 1960s. Genuine retirement sale. Rising sales in recent years - £71,295 last year with owner only working two days per week - tremendous growth and development potential ion hands of full-time working owner. 2 storey property includes: ground floor reception, main salon (208 ft.²), hair drying room, stock room, and 3 x first floor rooms and toilet providing potential to introduce beauty services or alternative therapies. Freehold. O.I.R.O. £180,000 S.A.V. Ref: XC/9031