Sungold House, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE4 7AP

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Auction sale - Monday 13th July 2015


Sold for £230,000.

Upon the instructions of

  • Freehold
  • Commercial ground rent investment
  • Producing £7,000 per annum
  • Next review 2019



The city of Newcastle upon Tyne is located on the banks of the River Tyne and alongside the A1 and A19 trunk roads so providing easy access to the north and the south. The A69 runs east to Carlisle following the line of Hadrian's Wall. The city has a population of around 300,000 and two leading universities with over 55,000 students as well as two major regional hospitals and a premier league football club, and attracts over 20 million visitors a year.
The city has enjoyed much regeneration including the Quayside and ongoing Science Central redevelopment. The city lies on the main east coast rail line and is served by its own metro rail services and a regional airport. The property faces the busy Scotswood Road, upon the edge of the Scotswood Industrial Estate, close to the city centre.


The property comprises two buildings, one a split level three storey office building with vehicle work shop bays and a car park. The two storey offices have a prominent main road frontage from which they are accessed, and below is a vehicle fitting bay and car park. In addition there is a substantial detached building with double height eaves arranged as a vehicle workshop. The buildings are all accessed from the rear on a site of approximately 10,900 sq ft (1,012.63 sq m).



Planning Authority

Newcastle City Council (0191 278 7878)


VAT is not applicable to this lot.

Energy Performance Certificate

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Address Accommodation Tenant Lease Terms Rent £ pa
TOTAL £7,000
Sungold House Site area 10,900 sq ft (1,012.63 sq m) with two buildings Sungold Autosounds Ltd (1) 99 years from 01/07/1970 (54 years to reversion) £7,000
(1) The ground rent was last reviewed in 2005 and is subject to14 yearly reviews, next review 2019.


Seller's solicitor

Newcastle Legal Services

Danielle Hadden

0191 211 5161

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