Investment Offices Retail

42 Middle Street, Consett, DH8 5QL

The property is arranged on ground and two upper floors to provide a former ground floor banking hall with ancillary accommodation on the first and second floors.

The property benefits from a return frontage onto Mason Street, which provides access to the side and rear.

Industrial Investment

Unit 3 Banks Court, Dunne Road, Blaydon, NE21 5NH

The subject property is a mid-terrace steel portal frame unit with a profile sheet exterior, brick and blockwork walls and a pitched roof. Internally there is a concrete floor, box lighting as well as translucent sky-lights in the roof.

There is a two storey block built area to the front of the building providing office/storage along with W/C. Vehicular access is through a full height roller shutter. The minimum eaves height is 4.63m rising to 5.67m at the max. There is staff / customer parking to the front of the property.

Investment Leisure Retail

UNDER OFFER – 44-50 High Street West, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, NE28 8HX

The property is two storey mid terraced unit with a pitched slate roof. The ground floor provides retail space with ancillary facilities to the rear. The first floor provides further storage and a kitchen. The unit could be suitable for a variety of uses subject to planning.


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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY – The freehold is available to purchase together with the neighbouring retail unit trading as Yazz, which is let on a lease at £10,400 per annum until 24th March 2025 – asking price on application.

Under Offer
Investment Residential and Development

230-234 Whitley Road and 1-9 South Parade, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, NE26 2TA

The property has been under local family ownership for a number of years and is well maintained, having recently been refurbished including new windows and roof covering

The property is in a very prominent town centre location on the corner of Whitley Road & South Parade

The ground floor is entirely let to six tenants

There are six very spacious flats over the upper floors

Four of the flats have been newly refurbished

Nearby occupiers include Halifax, Subway, William Hill, Greggs, among other national and regional retailers

Seeking offers in the region of £1,100,000

Investment Leisure Offices Residential and Development Retail

Durant Hall, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8XG

This is a multi-purpose city centre space suitable for a variety of uses

With a floor area of approximately 16,275 sq ft split into a number of distinctive sections including two former church halls with ceiling heights in excess of 10m and a very large three bedroom flat

The property is located on the campus of Northumbria University sharing a green / courtyard with The Wynne Jones Building (lecture theatres), Picton Manor (student accommodation, restaurant & offices) and MEA House (office accommodation)

It is centrally located in Newcastle upon Tyne, just off the Central Motorway (A167) with a car park immediately to the rear on Ellison Place for 119 cars

Only a short walk from Northumberland Street, Newcastle’s prime retail pitch as well as Manors and Haymarket Metro stations

The property is Grade II Listed

Our client is seeking JV Partners or may consider an outright sale

Investment Offices Residential and Development

Athelstan Court, College Business Park, Ripon, HG4 2RL

Ripon is an attractive cathedral market town located approximately 31 miles north of Leeds, 12 miles north of Harrogate and 27 miles west of York. Athelstan Court is located on the College Business Park which lies approximately 0.6 miles north west of Ripon town centre.

The building has a total net internal floor area of approximately 11,890 sq ft. There are also 70 dedicated car parking spaces. Total site area 1.87 acres (0.76 ha). Floor plans are available on request.

Considerable exploration has been done by the current owner regarding the ground conditions in the undeveloped land and this can made available to those with a serious interest in the site. Subject to prior approval being sought, we understand that temporary permitted development rights currently apply in respect of the office building and change of use of premises from a B1(a) office use to C3 residential use currently applies. Interested parties are urged to make their own enquiries in this regard. We are also expecting planning permission to be granted on the land to the north of the building for 8 units

Under Offer
Investment Residential and Development


Durham is one of the world’s leading Universities boasting a ranking of 78 in the QS World University Rankings 2020. In addition to a Top 100 World University status, Durham is also a major tourist attraction. The city accommodates several World Heritage Sites including Durham Cathedral and also benefits from its excellent leisure, retail and nightlife offer making it a prime student destination.

Comprising a site area of approximately 0.28 acres with planning permission for the construction of an apartment block including 27 one and two bedroom apartments totalling 43 bed spaces


RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT FOR SALE – 9, 11 & 13 St James’ Street, Newcastle, NE1 4NF

The property is very centrally located on St James Street in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Comprising 28 bedrooms across 4 flats, which were developed and fully refurbished in 2017. The property is fully let producing a total combined gross rental income of £171,766 per annum

The rent for the academic year 2019/2020 was approximately 8.3% higher than achieved in 2018/2019 demonstrating the increasing demand for the building.

We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £2,300,000 (Two Million Three Hundred Thousand Pounds) for our client’s freehold interest. £2.30m represents a gross yield of 7.02% assuming purchasers costs of 6.34%. Alternatively, 9, 11 and 13 St James’ Street can be purchased individually.


LEISURE INVESTMENT FOR SALE – 580 – 580a Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6HX


Long Income leisure investment opportunity let until May 2030 (without breaks) at the passing rent of £37,500 per annum.

The property comprises an end terrace building with brick elevations under a flat roof and has been trading as an Italian restaurant since 1961. The property currently trades as Rosa 12.

Internally the property comprises restaurant seating across basement, ground and first floors offering 150 covers, with kitchen and preparation areas over ground and basement. There is a private function suite at basement level with additional bar area.


McColl’s Convenience Store, 166 Dean Road, Meldon Terrace, South Shields

The whole property is let to Martin McColl Limited for a term of 16.5 years from the 20th November 2019 on FRI terms and subject to fixed uplifts at 2% per annum compounded throughout. The passing rent is £28,329 per annum.

For the year ending 25th November 2018 the tenant reported a turnover of £835 million, pre-tax profit of £34 million and shareholder’s funds of £218 million.

Seeking offers in excess of £420,000 for the freehold interest. A sale at this level reflects a net initial yield of 6.47% allowing for purchasers costs of 4.30%.

Under Offer
Investment Residential and Development

Albion House, St James Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4NF

City Centre Student Residential Investment entirely let to Newcastle University until September 2019

Comprising 56 bedrooms, including 8 studio apartments

Located in the heart of Newcastle City Centre very close to both Newcastle and Northumbria Universities

Situated in a vibrant city centre location close to Eldon Square Shopping Centre, China Town and The Gate providing an  excellent mix of bars and restaurants

Rental income of £309,046.70 per annum with a projected income of £349,350 for academic year 2019/2020.



Dental Practice Investment Portfolio – Entirely let to Whitecross Dental Care Limited

Four dental practices entirely let to Whitecross Dental Care Limited

Whitecross Dental Care Limited last reported £218,090,000 turnover and pre-tax profits of £1,400,000

Experian Credit Risk Score: “Very Low Risk”

Total combined rental income of £74,500 per annum

Seeking offers in excess of £975,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 7.24%


Iceland, 90/91 Bedford Street, North Shields, NE29 6QF

High Street Retail Investment For Sale

Situated between Costa Coffee and Co-op Supermarket, the property is ideally located in North Shields town centre in 100% prime pedestrianised section of Bedford Street, opposite the entrance to The Beacon Shopping Centre and 0.1 miles from North Shields Metro Station.

The property is entirely let to Iceland Foods Limited until 12th September 2022 at £66,500 per annum on full repairing and insuring terms. Iceland last reported a total turnover of £2,770,500,000 in March 2017.


27 Marine Avenue / 1 Park Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 1LX

Mixed Use Investment Opportunity For Sale

Situated in an attractive coastal location in Whitley Bay, close to the newly refurbished Spanish City

The ground floor is let to Boots and Relish Coffee Shop at a combined rent of £17,600 per annum

There is a very large newly refurbished 3 bedroom apartment on the upper floors generating a further £8,100 per annum

Total combined rent of £25,700 per annum




The Running Fox, Felton, Northumberland

Tenants include The Running Fox & The Foxes Den
Combined passing rent of £21,600 per annum.
We are seeking offers in excess of £325,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 6.42%.

Picton Manor, Ellison Place, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8XG

Unique Residential Investment on Northumbria University City Centre Campus.

Situated on the campus of Northumbria University, next to The Wynne Jones Building & The School of The Built Environment.

There are 11 flats comprising a total of 46 bedrooms, 15 shower rooms and 7 bathrooms.  The commercial units on the lower ground floor include letting agency, an office and a coffee shop. There are 9 car parking spaces, 6 of which are fully let on license agreements.

Seeking offers in excess of £5.3m

Industrial Investment

Industrial Investment – 8A & 8B Mickleton Road, Middlesbrough

Unit A let to Restore PLC at £40,000 pa until 2023

Restore PLC reported total turnover in excess of £176m

Total floor area of approximately 21,062 sq ft

Opportunity to add value by letting Unit B (ERV £32,000 pa)

Offers in excess of £730,000 reflecting a low capital value of
only £34.66 psf



Co-operative Group Food Limited, Beresford Road, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland, NE26 4DP

The property consists of a purpose built, modern, single storey convenience store with 12 shared car parking spaces to the front & side with side loading.

The store extends to 3,243 sq ft (301 sq metres) GIA and is laid out as a modern convenience store with storage to the rear.

The property is let to The Co-operative Group Food Limited for a term of 20 years from 17 April 2014 on full repairing and insuring terms, expiring 16 April 2034 at a rental of £45,500 per annum. The rent increase is based on RPI with a collar of 1% and a cap of 4%.

Offers in excess of £775,000 are invited for the freehold interest of the property. A sale at this level reflects a net initial yield of 6.27% allowing for purchasers costs of 5.40%


Betfred 50 Front Street Stanley County Durham

Let to Done Brothers (Cash Betting) Limited (t/a Betfred) on a 15 year lease from 7th August 2013

Well based passing rent of £12,000 per annum

Betfred have a turnover of £320,000,000 and profits in excess of £20,000,000

Offers over £160,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 7.36%.

Investment Residential and Development

Residential Investment, 5-8 St James Street, Newcastle, NE1 4NF

The Property comprises four fully refurbished Grade II Listed Georgian terrace properties. The Property has been sensitively refurbished to comply with Listed Building Consent and provides twelve self-contained apartments with 43 bedrooms.

The property is located a short walk from the new Science Central development as well as Newcastle University’s state of the art Business School on Barrack Road. The property is also very close to the RVI Hospital, Eldon Square Shopping Centre, China Town and The Gate.

We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £4,000,000 for our client’s freehold interest, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.


8 Woodhorn Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9UX

Entirely Let to Undoubted Covenant with £433m Turnover. The property comprises a two storey terraced building which is currently occupied as Specsavers and fit out an opticians

The entire property is let to Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited at £18,000 per annum on an unbroken 10 year lease on FRI terms with effect from 25th December 2012, therefore ending on 24th December 2022. The lease benefits from 5 yearly upwards only rent review pattern

We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £195,000 reflecting a net initial yield of approximately 9.02% assuming purchasers costs of 2.26%


30-32 Newgate Street, Morpeth, NE61 1BA

Extensively refurbished in 2008/2009 both internally and externally and arranged to provide seven retail and office premises plus secure parking for up to 4 cars within a gated rear yard

The property is prominently position on Newgate Street, close to Morpeth Town Centre, The Sanderson Arcade and Market Place

Other nearby occupiers on Newgate Street include Age UK, Lloyds Bank, Barnados, Subway and Boots, among other national and regional occupiers. Total rent of £61,650 per annum.

Seeking offers in excess of £650,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 9.02%


Old Brewery Court, Sandyford, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1XG

Multi let office investment occupied by four tenants

With significant potential for residential development with parking for 17 cars.

The total passing rent of £36,315 per annum which increases to £36,815 per annum in June 2017.

WAULT to lease end is 7.84 years (2.33 years to breaks).

Seeking offers in excess of £450,000 reflecting a capital value of £76 psf


Community Shopping Centre Investment, Widdrington Station, Northumberland, NE61 5BJ

Mixed use investment in an expanding Northumberland location

Comprising 10 retail units, a dance studio, 2 garages and 4 flats

Income of £62,610 per annum with 23% secured by The Co-operative Food Group

Seeking offers in excess of £500,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 11.96%


Endurance House, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, NE11 0EF

The property comprises a two-storey office building fully let to 3 tenants producing a total combined rent of £37,150 pa

Team Valley is recognised as one of Tyneside’s most strategic office locations on one of the country’s largest business parks and is home to over 700 businesses employing over 20,000 people

There may be add-value opportunities at lease renewal as well as an opportunity to create further office accommodation on the first floor, subject to planning. Scale drawn plans and 3D imagery of a proposed extension are available on request.

We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £500,000 for our client’s long-leasehold interest, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.


The Swaddle Pharmacy Portfolio Investment

Family owned pharmacy portfolio comprising 8 properties for sale with opportunities to add value

54.06% of the total income secured to Lloyds Pharmacy Limited t/a Lloyds Pharmacy and National Co-operative Chemists Limited

Total combined passing rent of £125,010 per annum, with potential to increase to approx. £134,060 per annum once Eastbourne Gardens is fully let

Seeking offers in excess of £1,200,000 reflecting a net initial yield of approximately 9.83%


B&M Retail Warehouse Investment, Delves Lane, Consett, County Durham, DH8 7ES

Stand-alone retail warehouse and large car park with approx 190 spaces

FRI lease to B&M Retail Ltd at a rent of £288,000 pa (£7.09 per sq ft)

Unbroken 15 year lease with 5 yearly upwards only rent reviews linked to RPI, capped and collared between 4% and 1%

Seeking offers in excess of £4,000,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 6.76%

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