Barclays Bank & Development Opportunity
87 - 99 High Street
Dorking
Surrey
RH4 1AW

Freehold Bank Investment and Residential Development Opportunity (with planning consent)

  • Recently renewed lease to Barclays Bank Plc for 10 years (no breaks)
  • First, second and third floors and ground floor at rear offered with vacant possession
  • Planning permission granted for 8 residential units including 2 town houses
  • Located within affluent commuter town with views over the Surrey Hills
  • Lot
    17
  • Auction
    04/Apr/2019
  • Rent
    £96,500 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
    Sold Prior
  • Price*
     
  • Sector
    Bank
  • Auction Venue
    The Radisson Blu Portman Hotel
    22 Portman Square
    London W1H 7BG
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Property Information

Location
Miles
25 miles south of Central London, 7 miles west of Reigate, 13 miles east of Guildford
Roads
A24, A25, M25
Rail
Dorking Rail Station (direct line to London Victoria 55 minutes)
Air
London Gatwick Airport
Situation

Dorking is a highly affluent market town within the London commuter belt. The property is prominently situated in the heart of town centre on the north side of High Street, close to the St Martins Walk Shopping Centre. St Martins Walk houses occupiers including Côte, Vodafone and Millets and provides one of the town’s principal car parks with around 370 spaces. Other nearby occupiers include Boots, Clarks, WH Smith and Fat Face. The property benefits from being within walking distance of Dorking Main and Dorking Deepdene Rail Stations

Tenure

Freehold.

Description

The property comprises an attractive five storey building. The ground, basement and mezzanine fronting High Street is demised to Barclays Bank and is used as a banking hall with office/ancillary accommodation. The first, second and third floors currently provide vacant ancillary accommodation with planning consent for residential conversion (see planning section). To the rear of the property, the ground floor currently provides vacant office/ancillary accommodation which has planning for the erection of two townhouses (see planning section). The vacant accommodation is self-contained and accessed via Church Walk.

VAT

VAT is not applicable to this lot.

Planning

Planning consent was granted (with conditions) on 8th June 2017 for partial demolition and change of use of existing rear building and erection of two storey building for residential use and change of use of ancillary first and second floors of bank to residential with additions, creating 8 units (Planning Application Ref: MO/2017/0439). For further information please visit www.molevalley.gov.uk.

Completion Period

Six Week Completion

EPC

The EPC will be available to view online in the solicitor’s legal pack.

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas (Approx)TenantTermRent p.a.xReview
Ground
Basement
Mezzanine
Banking Hall
Ancillary
WCs
237.90 sq m
92.70 sq m
Not measured
(2,560 sq ft)
(997 sq ft)
BARCLAYS
BANK PLC (1)
10 years from
04/10/2018
expiring
03/10/2028
£96,50004/10/2023
Ground (rear)Office/Ancillary
88.20 sq m
(949 sq ft)
VACANT
POSSESSION –
See Planning
Section
   
First (front)
Second (front)
Third (front)
 
172.20 sq m
84.00 sq m
Not measured
(1,853 sq ft)
(904 sq ft)
VACANT
POSSESSION –
See Planning
Section
   
Total
675.00 sq m (3)
(7,263 sq ft) (3)
  £96,500 

(1) For the year ending 31st December 2017, Barclays Bank Plc reported a turnover of £8,775,000,000, pre-tax profits of £3,166,000,000 and a total net worth of £60,829,000,000 (Source: Experian 11/03/2019).
(2) For the purposes of clarification, Barclays Bank Plc is currently benefitting from paying half rent due to expire on 03/10/2019. The seller has agreed to adjust the completion monies so that the unit will effectively produce £96,500 p.a.x. from completion of the sale.
(3) The areas stated in the catalogue are NIA. The GIA areas and floor plans are available from the planning portal and in the legal pack.

Property Documents

  • Site Plan
    Updated Date
    10.04.19
    File Size
    3 MB
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  • Catalogue Page
    Updated Date
    10.04.19
    File Size
    1 MB
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  • Common Auction conditions
    Updated Date
    10.01.19
    File Size
    143 KB
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  • Memorandum of Sale
    Updated Date
    27.03.17
    File Size
    27 KB
    View PDF

Contacts

Acuitus
John MehtabJohn Mehtab +44 (0)20 7034 4855 +44 (0)7899 060519john.mehtab@acuitus.co.uk
Georgina RobertsGeorgina Roberts +44 (0)20 7034 4863georgina.roberts@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
Irwin Mitchell LLP Belmont House, Station Way
Crawley
RH10 1JA
Balbit Thandi 0129 374 2701 Balbit.thandi@irwinmitchell.com

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