Coquet House, Clifford Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1PH

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Auction sale - Monday 13th July 2015


Sold for £272,000.

Upon the instructions of

  • Freehold ground rent investment
  • Government occupier
  • Producing £12,500 per annum
  • 5 yearly review 2015



The city of Newcastle upon Tyne is located on the banks of the River Tyne approximately 9 miles from the mouth of the river as it enters the North Sea. Newcastle has a population of around 300,000 and lies 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 two leading universities with over 55,000 students as well as two major regional hospitals and a premier league football club and is renowned for its nightlife attracting 20 million visitors a year. The city has enjoyed much regeneration including the newly developed Quayside with further inner city development currently taking place at the Stephenson Quarter and Science Central.
Newcastle lies on the main east coast rail line and is served by its own metro rail services and an international airport. Passenger and freight ferry services with Europe are at nearby North Shields.
Clifford Street lies upon the eastern side of the city centre in the centre of Byker and is set back from the busy Shields Road. There are a full range of multiple retailers, supermarket and Metro station close by, the property lying alongside a large police station.


The property comprises a prominent corner site of approximately 20,600 sq ft (1,913.79 sq m) upon which there has been developed a modern single storey Job Centre with associated car park.




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Address Accommodation Tenant Lease Terms Rent £ pa
TOTAL £12,500
Coquet House, Byker Site area approximately 20,600 sq ft (1,913.79 sq m) Trillium (PRIME) Property GP Ltd (sub-let to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions) (1) 99 years from 10/10/1985 £12,500
(1) The lease is subject to 5 yearly reviews. Next review October 2015. The lease is subject to a 6 month rolling tenant break.


Seller's solicitor

Newcastle Legal Services

(Carol Graham)

0191 211 5140

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