The Oban Sandwich Company, 8-9 Mill Lane, Oban, PA34 4HA

Price Guide £65,000.00
  • Closing Date Set - Fri 20th July 2018 - 12 Noon
  • Fantastic Opportunity To Acquire Thriving Sandwich & Catering Business
  • Detached, Fully Air Conditioned, Single Storey Building
  • Internal Preparation Area, Utility/Storage Area, Staff Kitchen, Staff Office & WC, Extending to 79.93m(860ftu00b2)
  • Contracts & Goodwill Attached To Business
  • Easily Accessible Premises Close To Town Centre
  • External Area Providing Private Parking
  • EPC Rating: G 136

Property Description



The subjects of sale form a purpose built catering unit comprising of a detached building on a site which extends to around 1/4 acres. Internally the premises are fully air  conditioned and well designed for purpose, and comply with all relevant Health & Safety Regulations – amounting to around 79.93m² (860ft²).

Oban itself provides a comprehensive range of services, both commercially and culturally. The town boasts a wide variety of businesses, shops, restaurants and cafes, while sporting and other facilities can be enjoyed at the Atlantis Leisure Centre. The town is also the Gateway to the Isles, with ferry, train and plane services linking the islands to the mainland and the central belt.


Operating as the Oban Sandwich Company, there is a considerable amount of goodwill towards the company. In addition, the business has secured several lucrative contracts to both large and small sandwich outlets throughout the area. Information of the accounts are available for seriously interested parties.

Location – The premises are located in the busy industrial area of Oban, directly off a public road in the Lochavullin Industrial Estate. There is quick and easy access to the town centre and the main roads leading into and out of town.


Hallway – 1.8m x 4.2m (about 5’9 x 13’9) 

Doors to Preparation Area. Doors to Staff Kitchen, Office and WC.

Staff Kitchen – 1.7m x 2.6m (about 5’6 x 8’6)

With window to front. Fitted with wood-effect   kitchen units. Stainless steel sink. Hotpoint washer/dryer.

Staff Office – 1.7m x 4.2m (about 5’6 x 13’9) – With window to front. Internal window to Preparation Area.

Staff WC – 1.7m x 1.5m (about 5’6 x 5’0)

Fitted with white WC and wash hand basin. Respatex walling to dado height.

Preparation Area – 5.4m x 6.8m (about 17’9 x 22’3)

Stainless steel food preparation benches. Respatex walling. Two double stainless steel sinks. Stainless steel handwashing sink. Climate controlled heating.

Utility/Storage Area – 3.3m x 3.5m (about 10’9 x 11’6) 

With fire escape door to rear. Respatex walling. Stainless steel sink. Walk-in chill room.

The estimated Gross Internal Area is 79.93m² (860ft²) or thereby.

External Area

The property sits within it’s own fully enclosed grounds. There is ample parking.


The premises are located on a site leased from the Argyll & Bute Council. This lease has recently been extended to 2035, with a review in 2018. The current ground rental is £3,660 per annum.

Rateable Value 

The property is entered in the current Valuation Roll as having a rateable value of £5,700, however the current occupiers benefit from Small Business Rates Relief.