48 Market Place, Middleton, Manchester, Lancashire, M24 6AF

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Auction sale - Monday 11th December 2017


Unsold, the last bid was £270,000

  • Long leasehold retail investment (833 years remaining)
  • Mixed commercial and residential area
  • Dominos Pizza in occupation
  • Current rent £22,500 per annum


2pm - Monday 4th December 2017.



Summary: The property occupies a prominent position in the town, close to the main Asheton Road roundabout and fronting the new Middleton Arena
Miles: Rochdale 5 miles, Manchester 5 miles
Roads: A576, A6045, A664, M60, M62
Rail: Manchester Victoria, Mills Hill
Nearby Occupiers: Middleton Arena, Tesco Extra


The property comprises a two storey building of brick construction, beneath a pitched slate roof. The accommodation is arranged as a ground floor retail unit and a first floor nail salon. Externally there is an advertising hoarding on the flank wall and a customer car park. The building was substantially rebuilt, renovated and extended to accommodate Domino's in 2012. The existing rear wall was removed to provide a new customer car park. The ground floor unit has A5 consent (Ref :12/D55168).


Leasehold for a term of 999 years from 25/03/1851 at a ground rent of £4.28 per annum


Rochdale Borough Council (01706 647 474) www.rochdale.gov.uk.


Refer to the legal documentation

Energy Performance Certificate

See website

Address Tenant Floor Use Sq M Sq Ft Lease Terms Rent £ pa
TOTAL 199.74 2,150 £22,500
48 Market Place DP Reality Ltd (1) Ground Retail 111.48 1,200 20 years from 21/06/2012 £16,000
Individual t/a Posh Nailz (2) First Retail 88.26 950 6 years from 01/08/2017 £4,500
DP Reality Ltd (1) Flank Wall Advertising Single panel 20 years from 21/06/2012 £2,000
The areas have been provided by the vendor.
(1) DP Reality Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Domino's Pizza UK & IRL Plc and for the year ending 25/12/2016 reported a turnover of £22.48 million, a pre-tax profit of 2.13 million & shareholders' funds of £3.36 million (source: Graydon). The lease has a break in the 11th year
(2) The lease has a guaranteed uplift to £5,000 per annum and a tenant break option in the third year.


Seller's solicitor


Robert Harris

0151 230 1218


* Guide price

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