Admiral House, Waterfront East, Level Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1XG

Office investment in Brierley Hill

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Lot 48 Commercial Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 13th July 2023 @ 09:00AM

A Well Let Long Leasehold (approximately 116 years unexpired) Office Investment Standing Within An Attractive Waterfront Development. Current Rental Income £95,021 pa.

Property Description

The property comprises a modern, well presented office building in two sections at ground floor level but connected at first floor level, with self contained accommodation over ground and first floors and extending in total to approximately 11,075 sqft (1028.89 sqm). The property is configured to provide ground floor and first floor accommodation for both occupiers. Blackthorns Chartered Accountants benefit from having on the ground floor a spacious reception area, two meeting rooms, male and female WCs, staff break-out area with kitchen facilities, and filing area. On the first floor there is a large open plan office, with four meeting rooms. Juniper Training benefit on the ground floor from having a reception area, male, female and disabled WCs, break-out/kitchen area and a range of meeting/lecture rooms of light glazed partitioning. On the first floor there are further WCs, more meeting/lecture rooms and a kitchen.


The Waterfront Business Park provides approximately 750,000 sqft of high quality office accommodation within attractive landscaped surroundings, supported by a full range of facilities including a hotel, bars, cafes, restaurants and apartments overlooking the waterfont, extensive car parking and is close to the Merry Hill retail complex.
Over recent years there has been considerable infrastructure improvements around the Waterfront and Merry Hill, particularly relating to the road network.

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Long leasehold for a term of 150 years with effect from the 25th March 1989, having approximately 116 years unexpired subject to a peppercorn rent (£1.00) payable annually on the 30th March.
The property is let to the two following occupiers:
Blackthorns House Limited trading as Blackthorns Chartered Accountants for a term of 9 years with effect from 21st February 2023 expiring on the 20th February 2032 at a current rent of £44,000 per annum, there is a provision for a rent review on the 21st February 2028.
Blackthorns is a well established firm of chartered accountants predominantly serving the Black Country and Worcestershire.
Juniper Training Limited let by way of a lease dated 3rd April 2018. Juniper Training Limited have recently entered into and signed a lease renewal for a further term of 6 years with effect from the 2nd October 2023 expiring on the 1st October 2029 at a current rent of £51,021 per annum, there is provision for a rent review on the 1st October 2026.
Juniper Training has been established for over 35 years and is recognised as one of the UK's leading providers of training and apprenticeships, with 14 centers.
Copies of the head lease and occupational leases will be available for inspection within the legal pack.

Value Added Tax

We are advised that VAT is payable, although it is anticipated that the transaction will be dealt with by way of a TOGC, full details will be available within the legal pack.

Auctioneer's Note

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

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