29-31 Bradshawgate, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4NB

A prime town centre retail unit in Leigh

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Lot 97 Commercial Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 26th October 2023 @ 09:00AM

A Prime Town Centre Retail Investment Let To Boots UK Ltd Current Rental Income £32,600 PA

Property Description

The property comprises a prime Town Centre retail unit let to Boots, with upper floor and rear service yard. We are advised that Boots have been in occupation since 1974. Whilst we have not undertaken a measured survey we have noted the floor areas provided by the VOA as ground floor 537.30sq. m (5,783 sq.ft.) and first floor 592sq.m (6,372 sq.ft). The property is considered suitable for a variety of alternative commercial uses or future redevelopment subject to the appropriate planning permission.


The property occupies a prominent position situated on the northern side of the pedestrianised Bradshawgate, between it's junctions with Union Street and Silk Street.
Bradshawgate is the towns principal retail throughfare with a vibrant mix of independent traders and national operators including McDonalds, Subway, BetFred and Greggs.
Leigh is located approximately 12 miles west of Manchester City Centre, 8 miles south west of Bolton and 8 miles south east of Wigan.
There are excellent links to the national motorway network being some 5 miles west of junction 14 of the M60 motorway.

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The property is part freehold and part long leasehold for a term of 999 years from 12th May 1871 at a ground rent of £35 per annum. Please see legal pack for more information.

Tenancy Details

The property is let to Boots UK Ltd for a term of 5 years (FRI) with effect from 21/05/2021 at a rent of £32,600 per annum.
We have not had sight of the lease documentation however a copy of the lease will be available within the legal pack.

Tenant Profile

As of 01/06/2023 Boots UK Ltd had a score of 97- very low risk (Source: Creditsafe.)

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is applicable on this transaction. For those who are VAT registered, the intention would be to treat as a TOGC.
Full details will be available within the legal pack.

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