Costa Drive Thru
Vision Retail Park
County Durham
TS24 0YA

Purpose Built Drive-Thru Investment Constructed in 2017

  • Let to Costa Limited for 15 years from 2017 until 2032 (no breaks)
  • Upwards only rent reviews linked to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rising to a minimum of £58,856.56 p.a in 2022 and £61,858.84 p.a. in 2027
  • Forms part of Vision Retail Park with frontage to the A179
  • Nearby occupiers include Morrisons, TK Maxx, Boots and Vue Cinemas
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £56,000 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
  • Price*
  • Sector
  • Auction Venue
    The Montcalm Hotel
    2 Wallenberg Place
    London W1H 7TN
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Property Information

10 miles north of Middlesborough
18 miles south-east of Durham
A179, A689
Hartlepool Train Station
Newcastle International Airport

Hartlepool is a seaside town in County Durham, situated on the North Sea coastline. The property forms part of the recently refurbished Vision Retail Park, located just north of Hartlepool town centre, off The Highlight which connects immediately to Marina Way (A179). The scheme sits adjacent to two other retail parks (Anchor and High Point), with occupiers including Morrisons, TK Maxx, Boots and Vue Cinemas.


Virtual Freehold. The buyer will be granted a 999 year lease on completion of the sale at a rent of £100 per annum and subject to contributions towards the estate service charges which can be recharged down to the occupational tenant.


The property, built in 2017, comprises a modern purpose built, single storey drive-thru with indoor and outdoor seating areas. The property benefits from the use of the shared estate customer parking.


VAT is applicable to this lot.


Band A. See legal pack at

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas (Approx)TenantTermRent p.a.xReviews
168.15 sq m
(1,810 sq ft)
COSTA LIMITED (1)15 years from 06/10/2017 on a full repairing and insuring lease£56,00006/10/2022
and five
yearly (2)
168.15 sq m
(1,810 sq ft)

(1) For the year ending 1st March 2018, Costa Limited reported a turnover of £951,684,000, pre-tax profits of £105,215,000 and a total net worth of £521,738,000 (Source: Experian Group 06/11/2019). Costa has nearly 2,000 outlets across the UK (Source: 06/11/2019).
(2) The Rent Review provisions are linked to the Consumer Price Index subject to a minimum of 1.01% per annum, this allows for minimum increases in 2022 to £58,856.56 p.a and a minimum increase in 2027 to £61,858.84 p.a.

If you are the successful bidder, Acuitus requires a separate payment of £1,000 inclusive of VAT as a buyer's administration charge payable to Acuitus Limited upon exchange of contracts. A VAT receipt will be provided upon payment.

Due to the current restrictions in movement throughout the UK, the property may not have been inspected by Acuitus. Some photographs may not be current and these will be dated where this is the case. Plans showing nearby occupiers and mention of nearby occupiers may reflect a dated situation as some tenants are not currently in occupation. Floor areas and accommodation details are likely to have been obtained from VOA.Gov.UK and the Vendor.

Property Documents

  • Site Plan
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  • Catalogue Page
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  • Common Auction conditions
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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  • Money Laundering Regs
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  • Customer Due Dilligence Form
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Billy StruthBilly Struth +44 (0)20 7034
Seller's Solicitors
Birketts LLP Kingfisher House, 1 Gilders Way,
Off Barrack Street,
Cara Keen 01603 542678

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