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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

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

AC8847

OXFORD CITY SANDWICH BAR/COFFEE SHOP OPERATOR. Net sales £785,759 in 12 months to 31/8/2018. Trading from three desirable central locations. Full details on application. Leasehold. O.I.R.O. £200,000 S.A.V. Ref: AC/8847

GC8020

OXFORD CITY CENTRE SHOP PREMISES, Magdalen Street, Oxford. Very busy location with high footfall adjacent to bus stops and multiple retailers including Debenhams, Tesco, Schuh, Five Guys and an Odeon Cinema. Previously occupied as a Sandwich Bar/Coffee Shop and available fully equipped or suitable for various other retail uses. 1,000 ft.² split level premises include sales area/40 cover café/servery, kitchen and storage. New lease available @ £45,000 per annum rental. Offers Invited. Ref: GC/8020

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

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

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

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

LC1507

DOMESTIC CLEANING COMPANY, South-west Oxfordshire based. Currently home run and easily relocatable. Business established 10 years. Takings £46,394 per annum from 25 hour week. Repeat and referral work - no advertising undertaken. Net profit circa £20,000 to sole proprietor. Tremendous growth potential. O.I.R.O. £15,000. Ref: LC/1507

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

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