59-61 Park Street, Walsall, WS1 1NW

A Freehold retail investment in Walsall

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Lot 192 Commercial Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 11th July 2024 @ 08:30AM

Freehold Retail Investment For Sale Current Gross Income: £110,900 pa.

Property Description

This substantial double fronted two story property forms part of a parade of retail properties and extends to 12,689 sq. ft. (1179.27 sq m) over ground and first floor levels. Internally, the retail floor area has been fitted out by the tenant to their usual corporate style and is predominantly open plan with ancillary areas to the rear and first floor. The property benefits from a right of way to the rear and three designated car parking spaces.


Walsall is a suburb of Birmingham located approximately 14.5 km (9 miles) north of Birmingham City Centre, 9.5 km (6 miles) east of Wolverhampton, 40 km (25 miles) north-west of Coventry and 193 km (120 miles) north-west of London. The town benefits from good road communications being situated approximately 2.1 km (1.3 miles) east of Junction 10 of the M6 Motorway, 4 km (2.5 miles) north of the M5/M6 Motorway interchange, 9 km (5.6 miles) south-east of the M54 and 13 km (8 miles) south of the M6 Toll Motorway, providing direct access into Birmingham City Centre and connections to the wider UK Motorway network. The subject property occupies a 100% prime retailing pitch on the fully pedestrianized street. Nearby occupiers include Waterstones, Boots and New Look. The property benefits from being situated in nearby proximity to the Saddler’s Shopping Centre which comprises approximately 18,580 sq m (200,000 sq. ft.) plus around 450 car parking spaces. The centre provides over 50 stores with retailers including TJ Hughes, Carphone Warehouse, Claire’s, Clarks, Vodafone, Costa, Subway, Ryman and Warren James. SITUATION The subject property occupies a prime position on the northern end of the pedestrianized Park Street, close to its junction with Station Street, situated between the Saddlers Shopping Centre and the Crown Wharf Retail Park.

Energy Performance Rating

See legal pack.


Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancy.

Tenancy Details

The property is let in its entirety to Superdrug Stores PLC (company number 00807043) on a renewed lease for a term of 5 years from 24th June 2023, expiring 24th June 2028. The passing rent is £110,900 per annum exclusive. There is a break clause at 24th June 2026.

Tenant Profile

Founded in 1964, Superdrug is the second largest beauty and health retailer in the UK, with over 795 stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland – including 200 in-store pharmacies.
The company’s online channel saw significant growth over the last year with a 48.5% increase. Superdrug utilize their stores as centralized distribution centers for online business as well as retail shops. The company have also incorporated a ‘store to door’ delivery service providing customers with local deliveries within 2 hours. The Company’s pharmacy is also an important part of the customer offering with 198 NHS pharmacies across the UK.
Superdrug is part of the A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer with over 16,000 stores in 28 markets.
For the year end 1/1/2022, Superdrug reported revenue of £1,167,828,000 and pre tax profits of £45,282,000.
For further information see www.superdrug.com.


There is a variable service charge payable as a proportionate contribution to the wider estate (payable by the occupational tenant).

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.


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.


Sq.m. Sq.Ft.
Ground Floor: 602.23 6,480
First Floor: 577.04 6,209
Total: 1,179.27 12,689

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