Minton Hollins Building
Shelton Old Road

Substantial Freehold Office Investment

  • Entirely let to Advantis Credit Limited - an established Debt Collection and Credit Management Agency and part of The CDER Group Limited, a subsidiary of Outsourcing UK Limited
  • 10 year lease from July 2020 (subject to option)
  • Comprises 19,400 sq ft plus mezzanine accommodation, with parking for 107 cars
  • Tenant recently expanded into whole building, having occupied first floor for 14 years
  • Large site area of 0.637 hectares (1.574 acres)
  • Extensively refurbished in 2020
  • Lot
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  • Rent
    £194,000 per Annum
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  • Price*
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    Live Streamed Auction
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Property Information

15 miles south-east of Crewe
45 miles north of Birmingham
A34, A50, A52, M6
Birmingham Airport

Stoke-on-Trent is located approximately 15 miles south-east of Crewe and 45 miles north of Birmingham. The property is well located on the north side of the main Shelton Old Road (A5006), at it's junction with Queensway (A500), which leads to J15 (south) and J16 (north) of the M6 motorway. The property is located in a predominantly residential location, less than half a mile from Stoke-on-Trent railway station and a short walk to Staffordshire University.




The property comprises a large, two storey period office building with private car parking for approximately 107 cars on a site area of
0.637 hectares (1.574 acres). The building was extensively refurbished by the landlord prior to the tenant taking a new lease on the entire property.


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Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.xReviews
792.46 sq m
1,009.85 sq m
(8,530 sq ft)
(10,870 sq ft)
10 years from 31/07/2020
until 30/07/2030 (4) on a full
repairing and insuring lease
£194,000 (1)31/07/2025
1,802.31 sq m
(19,400 sq ft)
  £194,000 (1) 

(1) The gross rent payable by the tenant is inclusive of both a management and maintenance charge, but there is no service charge as there are no common areas. Under the terms of the lease, the current gross rent payable is £162,930 pa, with a fixed rental uplift to £194,000 pa on 31/07/2022. The Vendor has agreed to top up the rent from completion of the sale to the fixed rental uplift so that the property effectively produces £194,000 pa from completion of the sale until the fixed uplift in 2022. Please see Special Conditions of Sale.
(2) Gross Internal Area approximately 2,755 sq m (29,659 sq ft). Net Internal floor areas do not include a mezzanine floor of approximately 336.40 sq m (3,621 sq ft).
(3) For the year ending 30/09/2019, Advantis Credit Limited reported a turnover of £9,763,878, pre-tax profits of £2,367,320 and total assets of £13,000,298 (NorthRow 15/02/2021). Advantis Credit Limited are part of CDER Group, which became part of Outsourcing Inc in 2016. Outsourcing Inc is a Japanese multi-national company headquartered in Tokyo with operations in China, Singapore, India, Australia, Belgium and the UK with revenues in 2017 in excess of US$2 billion ( Advantis are a leading UK Debt Collection Agency, specialising in Debt Collection and Credit Management, and now have over 250 members of staff (
(4) The lease is subject to a tenant option to determine on 31/07/2025.

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

  • Solicitors Legal Pack
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  • Catalogue Page
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  • Site Plan
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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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Associate Auctioneers
Louis Taylor Commercial Estate Office, 5 King Street
Graham Hulse 01782
Seller's Solicitors
Knights Plc The Brampton
Tony Earl 01782 349

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