34-35 Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6BW

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Auction sale - Monday 13th July 2015


Sold for £200,000.

  • Freehold retail investment
  • Let to Martin McColls (approximately 10 years unexpired)
  • Town centre location
  • Producing £16,000 per annum (subject to 2% compound)


VAT is applicable.
Term is for 999 years from 24 June 2004 at £1 per annum.
Tenant obligation to pay 30% of the annual maintenance costs incurred by the landlord.
Landlord repairs structure.



The attractive Welsh town of Llanidloes, within the historic county boundaries of Montgomeryshire, is located 29 miles east of Aberystwyth and 46 miles south-west of Shrewsbury. The town has excellent transport routes with the A44, A470, A489 roads and B4518 road in Powys. Its is the first town on the River Severn and it had a town population of 2,929 (2011). The towns wide streets contain a good mix of retail, serving local residents and visitors.

The property is situated on the south side of Great Oak Street near its junction with Long Bridge Street. Nearby occupiers include Barclays and NatWest.


The property comprises a large ground floor retail unit totalling about 1,778 sq ft (166.18 sq m) trading as McColl's with residential over first and second floors (sold off on a long lease). The property occupies a prominent position on Great Oak Street.



Planning Authority

Powys County Council (01597 826000) www.powys.gov.uk.


We are not aware of any VAT liability.

Energy Performance Certificate

For EPC Rating please see website.

Address Tenant Sq Ft Sq M Lease Terms Rent £ pa
TOTAL 1,778 165.18 £16,000
34-35 Great Oak Street Martin McColl Limited (1) Sales 862 Ancillary 916 80.08 85.10 12 years from 17/09/2014 £16,000
(1) FRI lease with 5 yearly rent reviews and 2% pa compound. For the year ending 24/11/2013 Martin McColl's Limited reported a turnover of £428.10 million, a pretax profit of £26.62 million and equity of £175.45 million (Source: Graydon).


Seller's solicitor

Kuit Steiner Levy LLP

(Gillian Battersby)

0161 832 3434


* Guide price

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