281-289 Alcester Road South, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6EB

Freehold Well Let Investment Property in Kings Heath

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Lot 32 Commercial Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 14th September 2023 @ 09:00AM

A Modern Freehold Well Let Investment Property, within a busy suburban shopping area, benefitting from on-site parking for approximately 23 cars Current Rental Income: £53,254 pa.

Property Description

A modern purpose built development, comprising retail units on the ground floor, a double unit is let to Independent Vet Care Ltd. Tesco Express, together with 12 apartments have been sold on Long Leases. The property benefits from rear access via a service road, which leads to a car park with a total of approximately 23 spaces.


The property occupies a prominent position fronting the eastern side of busy A435 Alcester Road South, within the popular suburb of Kings Heath, which lies approximately 5 miles south of Birmingham City Centre. Within the general vicinity, there is a vibrant mix of local and national operators, independent coffee shops, bars and restaurants and well established residential development.

Energy Performance Rating



Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancies.

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is applicable on this transaction. For VAT registered parties, the intention would be to treat as a TOGC.
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Auctioneer's Note

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

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Tenant Profile

Independent Vet Care Ltd is the largest provider of veterinary services in the UK, with over 1,000 veterinary practices providing small animal, equine and farm animal veterinary services.
As at September 2021 the Company had a turnover of £885m and a gross profit of £426m (source - globaldatabase.com).


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.

Accommodation / Tenancy Details

Demise Area (sq.ft.) Tenant Term Rent PA ERV Comments
281-283 Ground - Veterinary Surgery 349.31 sq.m. / 3,760 sq.f.t Independent Vet Care Ltd Let for a term of 15 years with effect from 29th September 2021. Tenants have been in occupation since 2009. £53,250 The Lease provides for an upward only rent reviews every five years, the next review is due in June 2026.
287-289 Ground - Retail - Rapsody Properties Ltd T/A Tesco Express 999 years from 3rd February 2010. £2 The lease expires on 2nd February 3009.
First/Second - Residential - Alcester Place Ltd 125 years from 10th December 2007 £2 The Lease expires on 9th December 2132.
We have not had sight of any documentation relating to tenancy/Lease details. Copies will be available for inspection within the legal pack.

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