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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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What people say about working with us

  • "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 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
  • "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
  • "Peter Riches and his team was recommended to me by a fellow business man.   He has proven himself to be up to a very high standard in his profession and I like the way that he is prompt to deal with any situation in a professional way.   He has a dynamic, enthusiastic team around him which gives me confidence in my decision making in which I value his experienced advice."
    Adrian Coolbergen, Coolbergen Properties
  • "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
  • "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
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