Esso Filling Station, Watling Street (A5)
Muckley Corner
WS14 0BH

Freehold Petrol Filling Station

  • Let to Rontec Properties (No.4) Limited until 2027 (no breaks) with option to renew until 2047
  • Guaranteed by Rontec Roadside Retail Limited (formerly Rontec Group Plc) and on assignment from Co-operative Foodstores Limited
  • Highly prominent position on Watling Street (A5) roundabout
  • Annual 2% rental increases
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £103,615 per
  • Status
  • Price*
  • Sector
    Motor Trade/Petrol Station
  • Auction Venue
    The Radisson Blu Portman Hotel
    22 Portman Square
    London W1H 7BG
  • Esso Filling Station, Watling Street (A5)<br>Muckley Corner<br>Lichfield<br>WS14 0BH
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Property Information

15 miles north of Birmingham, 23 miles south-west of Derby
A5, A461, M6 Toll
Lichfield City Station
Birmingham Airport

Lichfield is a cathedral city situated 15 miles north of Birmingham. The property is prominently situated on the busy roundabout junction of Watling Road (A5) and Walsall Road (A461), close to the A38 junction of the M6 Toll.




The property comprises a petrol filling station and forecourt with six pumps and a convenience store. The property benefits from ancillary parking for the convenience store with the addition of water and air facilities. The site has an approximate area of 0.25 hectares (0.61 acres).


VAT is applicable to this lot.

Completion Period

Six Week Completion

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Tenancy & Accomodation

FloorUseFloor Areas (Approx)TenantTermRent p.a.xReviews
GroundPetrol Station
& Convenience
96.00 sq m
(1,033 sq ft)
guaranteed by Rontec
Roadside Retail Limited
(1) on assignment with an
AGA from Co-operative
Foodstores Limited and a
guarantee of the AGA by
Co-operative Group Food
Limited (2)
20 years from
21/6/2007 until
20/6/2027 with
option to renew
until 2047 (3)
£103,6152% annual
96.00 sq m
(1,033 sq ft)

(1) Rontec was formed in June 2011 and is one of the leading players in the UK forecourt industry, operating over 240 forecourts across England and Wales (Source: For the year ending 30th September 2016, Rontec Roadside Retail Limited (CRN 09129964), formerly Rontec Group Limited, reported a turnover of £998,998,000, pre-tax profits of £22,585,000 and a total net worth of £103,245,000 (Source: Experian Group 21/09/2017).
(2) For the year ending 2nd January 2016, Co-operative Group Food Limited (CRN: 26715R) reported a turnover of £6,475,500,000, pretax profits of £429,600,000 and a total net worth of £1,385,500,000 (

Property Documents

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  • Memorandum of Sale
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Seller's Solicitors
Woodroffes Solicitors 7 Beeston Place
0207 730 7900
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