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  • Opposite new Curzon Cinema
  • Private open air frontage, adjacent to public pavement
  • Opening full height glazing
  • Unobstructed internal areas
  • Retail area 1,480 sq. ft. (137.49 sq. m)
  • Short term lease/licence at just £1,000 pcm

Property Location

2A, Queen Street,
Colchester CO1 2PJ.
Property Specification

The property is located in Queen Street, opposite the new Curzon Cinema (opening in Spring 2018) next door to Prezzo, and is less than a minute's walk from Colchester's art gallery (First Site). The property lies immediately east of the town's prime shopping area and is conveniently located close to numerous car parks and bus routes.


The accommodation comprises a self-contained ground and first floor unit. The property is accessed via an alarmed door onto Queen Street. There is also a glazed facade across the front of the building which is capable of being opened. There is a DDA compliant WC to the rear of the ground floor.

The first floor is accessed via a stairway at the front of the property and provides two further WCs, and a large room currently partitioned to provide two rooms.

The ground floor totals 650 sq. ft. (60.39 sq. m) and the first floor 830 sq. ft. (77.11 sq. m).

Energy Performance Certificate

We have been advised that the property has an EPC rating of G187 - further details on request.


The property is offered by way of a new short term lease/licence, for a term of up to 6 months initially. The licence fee is to be just £1,000 per month, exclusive of VAT, rates and all outgoings.

Business Rates

The rateable value of the property is £14,000 under the 2017 Rating List.


For any further information or to make an appointment to view this property, please contact Jon Ablewhite of the sole agents, Morley Riches & Ablewhite on (01206) 505707.
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Clients choose to work with our friendly, professional team time and time again because we consistently deliver a quality service that makes their lives easier. Our plain-speaking approach ensures everyone is kept on the same page and that a project can move forward in a timely and cost-effective way.


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What people say about working with us

  • "We have employed the services of Morley Riches & Ablewhite for over 10 years and have always found them to be Professional to deal with. Both Peter and Jon have a wide knowledge of the local commercial market which has enabled them to advise us on various aspects within our diverse business."
    Ian Newman, East Anglian Group
  • "Jon Ablewhite of Morley, Riches and Ablewhite has provided professional services to my company for many years. This has included sales, purchasing and renting of office properties in and around Colchester. He has been very professional and thorough, combining this with an understanding of the needs of a business client such as ourselves. Together with Peter Riches, he forms a very strong and likeable team."
    Russell Sainty, Seaford Properties Limited
  • "Morley, Riches & Ablewhite – forgettable name, but seriously unforgettable service! We engaged MRA about 3 years’ ago on recommendation.  We have never regretted it. Good, practical advice on all property aspects, including new leases, professional discussions with existing Landlords and advice generally. At all times the service has been prompt, professional and cost-effective.  Communication skills are first rate and we have confidence in the calibre of MRA’s team and their ability to provide commercial insight and evolve innovative win / win solutions."
    John May, Director, Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings Limited
  • "We are very happy with the friendly, professional and pro-active commercial property management service which we receive from Jon Ablewhite and we accordingly have no hesitation in recommending him and his firm."
    Rodney Stock, Bishop’s Stortford
  • "I have known Peter Riches and indeed some of his staff for many years now.  Our family and I in particular have built a close relationship with Peter, instructing him on numerous occasions for projects, lease renewals, rent reviews etc. and have always found him to be honest, reliable and extremely efficient. Peter will always find a solution to all your property needs and matters – his creative talent, input and valuable knowledge is where he really shines above the rest “bar none”! I would have no hesitation in recommending him or his staff for all your property needs."
    Aaron Taub, Advantage Property Group
  • "Morley Riches & Ablewhite have managed two of our multi-let office investments since 2008.  We have always been completely satisfied with their performance and feel comfortable that our tenants are in safe hands.  Rents are always collected promptly and accounted to us accurately.  Service charge accounts are always well maintained and presented to our tenants. We have also instructed Peter Riches to undertake a range of professional work on other properties in our portfolio including valuations, rent reviews, records of condition and schedules of dilapidation.  Again, we have always been pleased with the outcome and as a result have been happy to recommend him to other property owners known to us."
    Graham Holdgate, Moreland Limited
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