52 Friar Street, Worcester, WR1 2NA

Mixed Use Investment Opportunity in Worcester

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Sold for £159,500

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Lot 92 Commercial Investment Mixed Use Residential Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 15th September 2022 @ 09:30AM

Live-streamed Auction

A Freehold Fully Let Mixed Use Investment Opportunity Current Gross Income: £12,600 pa, Rising to £13,350 pa

Property Description

The property comprises a mid-terraced property with a ground floor retail unit, and a separate self-contained apartment on the first and second floors.


The property occupies a prominent trading position within Worcester, being amongst a number of high-quality fashion operators and hair salons. It is located adjacent to Chung Ying Garden Restaurant, opposite to Perfections Bridal Studio and close to You Beauty, Twenty-Five Boutique, Sarah Naomi Classic Hair Designs, Mac and Jac’s Deli Café, Emporio Clothing, Institute Furniture and Pockets Menswear.
Worcester is a Cathedral City with a population of just over 100,000 on the banks of the River Severn. Worcester is readily accessible by road, rail and air. Junctions 6 and 7 of the M5 provide easy access to the motorway network and Birmingham airport whilst the city has two railway stations, Foregate Street and Shrub Hill.


Retail: 181 sq. t. (16.78 sq.m.)
First Floor Apartment: Kitchen, Reception Room.
Second Floor: Bedroom, Office and Bathroom.
We are informed that the apartment extends to 493 sq.ft. (45.82 sq.m.) or thereabouts.

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Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancies.

Auctioneer's Note

Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.

Remote Bidding Auction

This property is being offered via a remote bidding auction with bidding by proxy, telephone or internet only. You will need to pre-register for remote bidding, provide your identification and debit card details no later than 24 hours prior to the auction, please visit our website for further details.


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.

Tenancy Details

Ground Floor: Let to Beauty Parlour 91 Limited for a term of 5 years from 1/7/2022, at a passing rent of £6,000 per annum. The rent increases to £6,250 per annum in year 2, £6,500 per annum in year 3, and £6,750 per annum in years 4 and 5. Flat: Let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, at a rental of £550 per calendar month.
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Total Rent pa:
Year 1: £12,600.00
Year 2: £12,850.00
Year 3: £13,100.00
Years 4 & 5: £13,350.00
GJS Dillon

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