9-10 High Street
IV15 9HL

Town Centre Heritable Retail Investment

  • Located in the main retailing pitch in Dingwall town centre
  • Let to Boots UK Limited
  • New 10 year lease from September 2019
  • Prescriptions dispensed 7,400 (for the month of March 2020) (source: NHS Prescribing)
  • Neighbouring occupiers include Bank of Scotland, Ladbrokes and Specsavers
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £36,240 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
    Sold Prior
  • Price*
  • Sector
    High Street Retail
  • Auction Venue
    Live Streamed Auction
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Property Information

15 miles north west of Inverness
Dingwall Railway station
Inverness Airport

Dingwall, located 15 miles north west of Inverness is the main administrative hub for Ross-shire and has a population of circa 5,500. Dingwall is approximately 15 miles north west of Inverness which is the main administrative centre for the Highlands and Islands. The property is situated on the south side of Dingwall High Street, at the junction with Tulloch Street. Neighbouring occupiers include Bank of Scotland, Ladbrokes and Specsavers




The property comprises a two storey retail premises with retail sales at ground floor with staff/ancillary accommodation at first floor. Boots operate a pharmacy from the property. For the month of March 2020 the pharmacy dispensed 7,400 items which is typical as a monthly level of items dispensed from this location.


VAT is applicable to this lot.


Please contact Mhairi Archibald (07718 899 341)


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

Tenancy & Accommodation

AccommodationUseFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.xReview
Ground FloorRetail
299.89 sq m
213.77 sq m
(3,228 sq ft)
(2,301 sq ft)
Boots UK
Limited (1)
10 years from
06/09/2019 until
05/09/2029 on a full
repairing and
insuring lease (2)
First FloorAncillary40.41 sq m(435 sq ft    
554.07 sq m
(5,964 sq ft)

(1) For the year ending 31st August 2019, Boots UK Limited reported a turnover of 6,667,000,000, pre-tax profits of 217,000,000 and total shareholder funds of 2,110,000,000 (Source: Experian Group 16/06/2020). Boots is the largest pharmacy health and beauty chain in the UK and as at 31st August 2019 had 2,500 stores across the UK
(Source: www.boots-uk.com/about-boots-uk/about-boots/boots-in-numbers/ 16/06/2020).
(2) A new lease of 10 years was granted on 06/09/2019 at a rebased rent of 36,240 p.a.x.
(3) On signing of their new lease in September 2019, Boots were granted a nine month rent free period expiring in June 2020.

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

  • Catalogue Page
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  • Site Plan
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    762 KB
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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    27 KB
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  • Money Laundering Regs
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    1,016 KB
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  • Customer Due Dilligence Form
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    585 KB
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Mhairi ArchibaldMhairi Archibald +44 (0)7718 899 341 Mhairi.archibald@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
Burness Paull 50 Lothian Road
Andrew Wood 0131 473 6903andrew.wood@burnesspaull.com

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