Oxford commercial property
Commercial property choices in Oxford are plentiful, whether you're looking to rent or buy. It might be a shop or retail store in the centre of Oxford that you're searching for. You might just want just a small property in Oxford that will be perfect for your business. Whatever your requirements are, MOVEHUT is confident that we can make your property search in Oxford easier than you ever imagined.
Oxford is a city in South East England famous for its university which is one of the oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions in the world. Oxford is also noted for its impressive architecture which has led to it becoming known as the city of dreaming spires. Today Oxford is a cosmopolitan city with a diverse economy.
Oxford Commercial property tips
Finding a superb property in Oxford can be easy with MOVEHUT, but having a few handy tips is always a good idea. Primarily, you must keep in mind the hidden costs of buying and running a commercial property, and to budget accordingly. Most businesses require a telephone and internet service, so checking whether your prospective commercial property either already has these services or is able to have them installed would be a good idea. This advice will help you choose a commercial property in Oxford that is perfect for your business.
Rent a commercial property in Oxford
Start your commercial property to rent search in Oxford right away, with a little help from MOVEHUT! We have a huge selection of commercial property to let in Oxford, meaning you have lots to choose from! So start your rental property search in Oxford right away by simply searching through our commercial property listings.
Buy a commercial property in Oxford
Find a property for sale in Oxford right away with MOVEHUT, regardless of what kind of property you need. Our search functionality and easy to use search filters make finding a property as easy as one, two, three. You can choose to refine your search by specifying postcode, distance and property type, among others, to make your search more comprehensive. So start your search with MOVEHUT today, and take a step closer to owning your ideal property in Oxford.
Oxford commercial property types
There are a remarkable amount of categories that commercial properties in Oxford can fall under. We have property listings for industrial and warehouse commercial properties in Oxford. We also have commercial properties in Oxford that are great potential investment properties or land for sale. So don't worry - when it comes to property categories in Oxford, we have the variety to make your search a breeze.
The population of Oxford is estimated to be around 153,700. This is becoming increasingly diverse with the ethnic minority demographic group thought to be around 19.6%. It is also young and mobile, giving Oxford the highest population turnover of any English city.
Oxford has a long association with the motor industry which continues to play a prominent role in the city's economy. The public sector and Oxford's two universities are also major employers in the city. Other industries contributing to the economy include publishing, tourism and hospitality. There is also a growing hi-tech economy fuelled by Oxford's highly qualified workforce. Demand for office and industrial commercial property in Oxford remains stable, with over 90% of take-up in out of town developments.
Education in Oxford
Oxford is recognized as an international centre of education.
Further and Higher Education in Oxford
Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Today it continues to enjoy an international reputation as a prestigious provider of higher education. Oxford University directly employs 10,000 staff. This rises to 18,000 when those employed at the various colleges are included. There are 21,000 students from 140 different countries at Oxford.
Oxford Brookes University began life as Oxford School of Art in the 19th century. It became a university in 1992. Oxford Brookes is consistently named the UKs best new university by the Sunday Times University Guide. Today it has a student body approaching 20,000. There are also a number of providers of Further Education in Oxford.
Secondary and Primary School Education in Oxford
There are a wide range of state run and independent schools in Oxford.
Local government is administered by Oxford City Council.
Oxford is situated on the River Thames (known as the Isis where it passes through the city). 27% of the area is green belt land, largely flood plain.
Oxford has a maritime temperate climate influenced by the Atlantic.
Oxford's location provides easy access to London, the Midlands and international airports by road, rail and coach.
Oxford Local Travel
Local transport in Oxford is mainly bus based. As parts of the city centre are pedestrianized there is a park and ride scheme in operation.
Oxford National and International Travel
Oxford's mainline railway station is situated half a mile from the city centre providing direct services to a number of destinations. Express and Oxford Tube coaches provide a frequent service linking Oxford with London. The M40 links Oxford to the motorway network.
Oxford has one Football League club Oxford United. University cricket provides the annual spectacle of the Varsity matches between the Blues and the Authentics. In and around Oxford you can also enjoy rugby, greyhound racing, hockey and sailing.
Oxford Culture and Attractions
Oxford is steeped in history and culture and has many attractions to recommend it. Visitors can take in Magdalen College with its famous bell tower. They can stroll across the misnamed Bridge of Sighs which was actually modelled on Venice's Rialto Bridge.
Oxford offers an excellent shopping experience. The city centre with its unique atmosphere has everything from high street names to the independent traders and fashion boutiques of the covered market. There are also a number of out of town retail commercial property developments, most notably nearby Bicester Village, one of the leading luxury good outlets in the UK.
There is a huge selection of entertainment in Oxford to choose from ranging from cinema to world class museum. For a spot of relaxation Oxford has a host of great restaurants, bars and pubs.
Oxford Media and Film
The Oxford Mail is the city's daily newspaper. There are also weekly papers and free-sheets. The BBC has a Southern newsroom based in Oxford and there are several commercial radio stations broadcasting from Oxford.
There are a number of venues staging live music in Oxford where you will find everything from jazz to rock. Classical music can be enjoyed in Oxford at a number of beautiful venues such as the Sheldonian Theatre and the Holywell Music Room.
For theatre goers there is plenty to enjoy in Oxford. Among those worth a visit are tghe Oxford Playhouse, the New Theatre and the Burton Taylor Studio.
Oxford's many world class museums and galleries include the Ashmolean, the world's first public museum. Modern Art Oxford is one the leading galleries in the South East when it comes to modern and contemporary art.