166/174 High Street
East Lothian
EH21 7DZ

Prominent Heritable Retail & Car Park Investment

  • Shop let to M&Co Trading Ltd (t/a M&Co) on a new 5 year lease (1)
  • Large car park at rear let to Parking Ecosse Limited
  • Prominent High Street location with on street car parking
  • Neighbouring occupiers include Halifax, British Heart Foundation, Specsavers and Holland and Barrett
  • VAT free investment
  • Lot
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  • Rent
    £67,000 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
  • Price*
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  • Sector
    High Street Retail
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  • 166/174 High Street, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 7DZ
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Property Information

5 miles east of Edinburgh
A1, A7, A68, A720 (Edinburgh Bypass)
Musselburgh Railway Station (ScotRail)
Edinburgh Airport (17 miles to the west)

Musselburgh is located approximately 5 miles east of Edinburgh, off one of the arterial routes into the city centre. The property is located in a prominent position on the south side of High Street, close to River Esk. Nearby occupiers include Farmfoods, Poundland, Savers Health and Beauty, Holland & Barrett and McColl's.


Heritable. (Scottish Equivalent of English Freehold).


The property comprises a modern, two storey building comprising a ground floor shop with ancillary and sublet office accommodation at first floor.


VAT is not applicable to this lot.


Please contact Mhairi Archibald ( 44 (0)771 8899341


Available from the legal pack at www.acuitus.co.uk

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.x
Ancillary/Office (3)
442.57 sq m
185.25 sq m
(4,764 sq ft)
(1,994 sq ft)
M&Co Trading
Limited (2)
04/08/2020 to
03/08/2025 (1)
First FloorOffice
202.99 sq m
(2,185 sq ft)
Penumbra (4)15/12/2017 to 14/12
Car Park Site -
21 Kilwinning
Parking Ecosse
Annual licence to

(1) Tenant option to determine the lease on the third anniversary of the term (upon six months written notice)
(2) M&Co was founded in 1834 and operate from over 300 stores. M&Co employs over 3,900 staff members (mandco.com 24/02/2021).
(3) First floor is sublet to Penumbra at an annual rent of £12,000 p.a.x. Further detail can be found in the legal pack.
(4) Penumbra lease also includes use of 6 car parking spaces at rear of property. The lease is subject to a Schedule of Condition. Penumbra are a not for profit home care agency (https://www.penumbra.org.uk/service-locations/east-area-services/east-lothian)

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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  • Site Plan
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  • Catalogue Page
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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Mhairi ArchibaldMhairi Archibald +44 (0)7718 899 341 Mhairi.archibald@acuitus.co.uk
Peter MayoPeter Mayo +44 (0)20 7034 4864 +44 (0)7833 459318Peter.mayo@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Alastair Cowan 0131 222 9856alastair.cowan@addleshawgoddard.com

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