A new coffee shop will open in Bicester at the UK’s largest self-built residential development later this year.

Coffee chain Esquires has confirmed it is scheduled to open this year at the Graven Hill development but is yet to announce an opening date.

The company applied to put signs up on one of the units at Trinity House West earlier this with the site currently under development.

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Esquires has more than 130 coffee shops worldwide in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, the Middle East, China and Australasia.

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The coffee shop was Founded by Doug Williamson and Gary Buckland in Canada in 1993.

Esquires expanded to the United Kingdom in 2000, followed by Ireland in 2001.

A company statement said: “We are proudly local cafes, part of every community that we sit within.

“Our teams walk the same streets you do, shop at the same shops, sit in the same parks, admire the same views.

“But we draw on our global best pour knowledge, to help us deliver the best cup of coffee in your neighbourhood. 

“Our approach is that each café is a unique reflection of the community it sits in.

“We love being a part of your community and creating the perfect mix of our natural, fair and delicious coffee, with local passion and care.”

The coffee brand is also set coffee shop to open a site in Thame, with the two stores to be the first of the chains in Oxfordshire.