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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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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

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

XC9033

HIGHLY PROFITABLE INDEPENDENT DRY CLEANERS in centre of thriving and expanding Oxfordshire town. Net sales last year £216,357 generating a high gross profit margin of 87% with net profits to full-time working couple of £91,724. Very well presented lock-up retail unit with sales/reception are (227 ft.²) and workroom (205 ft.²). Equipment well maintained - new dry cleaning system in 2015 at cost of £25,000. Leasehold. Retirement sale after 16 years successful ownership. O.I.R,O. £195,000 S.A.V. Ref: XC/9033

 

DC8633

THRIVING GIFTS & FASHION ACCESSORIES BOUTIQUE. Prime location in desirable Oxfordshire Cotswolds tourist town. Net takings £95,156 per annum. Gross Profit £61,538 (65%). Run mainly by staff providing growth potential in full-time owner’s hands. Scope also for on-line sales. Easily managed 182 ft² shop within character stone-built period property. Leasehold @ £8,350 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £55,000 S.A.V. Ref: DC/8633

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

GC8009

RETAIL PREMISES TO LET, 144 London Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9EB. Previously occupied by a Post Office. Semi-detached property providing ground floor lock-up sales shop (680 ft.²) and store room/office (109 ft.²). Rear car parking space. New lease available for a flexible term at £25,000 per annum rental. Ref: GC/8009

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

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

AC8486

PRICE REDUCED - COWLEY ROAD, OXFORD – LICENSED RESTAURANT. Busy trading location close to The Plain and under ¾ of a mile from the city centre benefitting from good level of local and student trade. Ground floor premises include 44 covers restaurant plus 20 cover alfresco courtyard, kitchen, storage and cellar. Leasehold @ £20,700 per annum rental. O.I.R.O. £85,000. Ref: AC/8486

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