1 Birmingham Road, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1QA

A prominent retail investment in Sutton Coldfield

Guide price*


Plus fees

Sold prior to auction for an undisclosed amount.

Pound sign

Looking for finance on this property?

Find out more
Mail icon

Enquire about this property

Lot 175 Commercial Investment
Save property

Auction details:

Thursday 18th May 2023 @ 09:00AM

Live-streamed Auction

A Prominent Freehold Mixed Use Investment Current Gross Income: £43,700 pa.

Property Description

The ground floor comprises well configured retail accommodation and the first floor provides for two spacious flats, which benefit from dedicated access from Holland Street.


The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield is the largest commercial centre in the Birmingham conurbation, forming a large part of the wider Metropolitan Borough. Sutton Coldfield lies approximately 8 miles north east of Birmingham City Centre. Sutton Coldfield is located approximately 6 miles east of Junction 6 of the M6 and 10 miles south of Junction 4 of the M6 toll. Further, the M42 is located just 11 miles south of the town, providing access to the M5 and the South West. The town benefits from frequent and direct commuter services to Birmingham New Street (14 minutes.) with over 100 train services each day. Birmingham International Airport is located approximately 10.5 miles south of the subject property.

Energy Performance Rating

See legal pack.


Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancies.

Tenancy Details

The ground floor is let to Oxfam on effective FRI terms for a period of 5 years from 21st May 2021, expiring 20th May 2026. There is a tenant break option in the 3rd year of the term, subject to 6 months’ notice and a break penalty of £6,875. Oxfam have been in occupation since 2000, undertaking 4 seperate commitments over this period. The rent is subject to fixed increases in 2023 (£27,500 per annum) and 2025 (£30,000 per annum).
The first floor comprises two residential flats, both let on AST’s.
Flat 1 is let at £725 pcm and Flat 2 is let at £625 pcm. Both flats have been occupied since 2013 without being vacant. 1mm/>
The total current income is £43,700 per annum (The landlord will top up the 2023 rent upon completion).

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is not applicable on this transaction.

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.


Sq.m. Sq.Ft.
Ground Floor - Sales Area: 75 807
Ground Floor - Storage/Ancillary: 44 474
First Floor - Residential: 101 1,087
Total: 220 2,368

Bond Wolfe or their Agents for the seller of these Lots give notification that any particulars contained within the catalogue/website are prepared to the best of their knowledge and include information that has been provided to them. Plans, photographs and room measurements (provided via a 3rd party) are provided as guidance only and should not be relied upon. All potential buyers should make their own enquiries and investigations to the accuracy of the information contained in these particulars or to obtain further information that is not provided which they deem to be important prior to bidding. Any amendments to the particulars that Bond Wolfe are aware of will be published on the addendum, which is available within the lot information.


Please note that the Auction will be livestreamed via our website.  You can take part remotely via Proxy, Telephone or Online, if you wish to bid you must pre-register via our website no later than 3pm the day prior to the auction. Please click here for further details.


All properties are sold subject to a reserve price, which is the minimum price the seller is willing to accept and is confidential between the seller and Auctioneer. The guide price is only an indication as to where the reserve is currently set and not necessarily the Auctioneers expectation of what it will sell for. If the guide price is a bracket figure, then the reserve price cannot be higher than the top end of the guide price, if the guide price is a fixed figure, then the reserve cannot be more than 10% above the guide price. The guide price and reserve price can be subject to change at any time up to and including the auction day and, properties can often sell for substantially more than the quoted guide price.


When buying at auction you will unconditionally exchange contracts on the fall of the auctioneer’s gavel, please therefore ensure you have read the legal pack for each property prior to bidding.  They are all individual and include the terms and conditions of your purchase as well as any costs in addition to the purchase price.

The sale of each lot is subject to an administration fee of £1,920 inc VAT (£1,600.00 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important information), payable on the fall of the gavel/at the end of the online auction.  Please note that the administration fee for the Local Authority lots may differ and all interested parties should enquire directly with the Auctioneers as to the fee applicable.

Any additional costs excluding the administration fee will be listed in the Special Conditions within the legal pack and these costs will be payable on completion. The legal pack has been prepared by the seller’s solicitor(s), who are responsible for its contents and disclosing all know information. It is available to download free of charge under the ‘lot information’, and you take responsibility for reading and understanding the legal pack and are bound by all the contents. Any stamp duty and/or government taxes are not included within the Special Conditions within the legal pack and all potential buyers must make their own investigations.

Register to bid for our next auction