Craghead Medical Centre, The Middles, Craghead, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 6AN

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Auction sale - Monday 13th July 2015


Sold for £520,000.

  • Freehold medical centre investment
  • Let to Dr P V Nath and Dr R Dhuny until 2026
  • Site area 0.41 acres (0.17 hectares)
  • Mixed commercial and residential area
  • Producing £40,904 per annum



The former colliery town of Stanley, with a population of approximately 16,500, is located 9 miles north-west of County Durham and 9 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne. It can be accessed via the A693 and A6076 with the former providing direct access to the A1 (M) at junction 63, just to the east. Nearby Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne mainline stations provide both national and regional rail services. The property is situated in a mixed residential and commercial area on the north side of The Middles in the centre of Stanley. Nearby occupiers include the Post Office.


The property comprises a single storey building of brick construction beneath a multiple pitched tiled roof. The property is used as a medical centre providing primary care for Stanley and the surrounding area. The building comprises a reception area, staff office, examination rooms, treatment rooms, health visitor room, waiting area and WC's. The property has parking for up to 15 cars and is on a site of approximately 0.41 acres (0.17 hectares).



Planning Authority

Stanley Town Council (01207 299109)


We are not aware of any VAT liability.

Energy Performance Certificate

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Address Tenant Floor Use Sq M Sq Ft Lease terms Rent £ pa
TOTAL 311.00 3,347 £40,904
Craghead Medical Centre Dr P V Nath and Dr R Dhuny Ground Medical Centre 311.00 3,347 25 years from 16/02/2001 £40,904
(1) The areas have been supplied by the Seller and are stated as Gross External Area.


Seller's solicitor

Peacock and Co Solicitors

(Anthony Penna)

020 8944 5290

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