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  • Individual rooms off communal corridor.
  • Range of room sizes from 111 to 333 sq. ft. (10.3 to 30.9 sq. m)
  • Prominent central location.
  • All-inclusive licence fees from £105 per month.


Property Location

31, St John's Street,
Colchester CO2 7AD
Property Specification

The property is situated in a central location, on the northern side of St John's Street. Opposite is the St John's Walk Shopping Centre and multi-storey car park and the property lies immediately south of the town's prime shopping area.


The accommodation comprises the self-contained first floor with shops (let out separately) on the ground floor. An entrance door onto St John's Street leads t a flight of stairs up to the first floor where a central corridor gives access to a range of storage rooms. Each room has it's own lockable door and there are two communal toilets and a fire escape to the rear of the property.

The rooms have the following floor areas:

Room 1      370 sq. ft.  NOW LET.

Room 2      333 sq. ft.

Room 3      333 sq. ft.

Room 4      188 sq. ft.

Room 5      111 sq. ft.

Room 6      153 sq. ft.

Energy Performance Certificate

We have been advised that the property has an EPC rating of E125.


The rooms are offered on licence agreements for a minimum term of three months, with a month's notice thereafter. A deposit of one month will be paid on signing the licence, and the licence fee is payable monthly in advance. The licence fee is inclusive of Business Rates, electricity, buildings insurance, water charges and cleaning (of the common parts), however an occupier will need to put in place appropriate contents insurance. The fees are as follows:

Room 1             NOW LET

Room 2            £310 per month.

Room 3            £310 per month.

Room 4            £175 per month.

Room 5            £105 per month.

Room 6            £145 per month.

N.B. Please note that there will be a one-off administration fee of £125 plus VAT payable to the manging agents (Morley Riches & Ablewhite) on the signing of the licence.


For further information or to make an appointment to view this property, please contact Emma Byrne or Carol Geddes 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

  • "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
  • "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
  • "Being a local business in Colchester, we seek to establish relationships with local professionals in certain key areas of business. Morley Riches and Ablewhite are a professional friend of Handelsbanken and  understood from a very early stage what we were looking for from their reports. They  have been extremely prompt in their delivery  of valuations and more than happy to discuss all aspects of the property market within our catchment area, which we find very valuable.  Overall a pleasure to deal with."
    Russell Felstead, Handelsbanken
  • "Griffin Chapman has a long-standing relationship with Morley Riches & Ablewhite. Our experience is that they are highly professional, efficient and proactive. We have been pleased to recommend a number of our clients to Morley Riches & Ablewhite for assistance in property matters. The feedback that we have received has been highly positive. We have also been pleased to co-sponsor a number of successful corporate events with Morley Riches & Ablewhite over recent years."
    Griffin Chapman, Chartered Accountants
  • "Dudley Smith Partnership has enjoyed a long and positive professional relationship with Morley Riches and Ablewhite. Their broad professional services are delivered with efficiency and they display a practical approach together with proactive client service. Our respective firms have from time to time worked jointly on projects over the years and we are pleased to recommend Morley Riches and Ablewhite when the opportunity arises."
    Dudley Smith Partnership
  • "We have acted alongside Peter Riches of Morley Riches and Ablewhite for a number of years for a mutual client which is a major national landowner. Peter is sharp and incisive and a pleasure to deal with and we value the expertise and commitment he brings to transactions. We look forward to continuing to work with Morley Riches and Ablewhite in the future."
    Anthony Alderman, Partner of Bond Dickinson LLP
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