Rainton Meadows Arena
Mercantile Road, West Rainton
Near Houghton Le Spring
County Durham

Freehold Industrial/Events Venue Investment

  • Popular regional Entertainment Venue let until 2034 (subject to option)
  • Comprises approximately 2,522.8 sq m (27,155 sq ft) of leisure accommodation
  • Large site approximately 2.16 hectares (5.30 acres)
  • Low site coverage of approximately 12%
  • Good access routes being close to A690
  • Includes Car Parking for approximately 450 cars
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £150,000 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
  • Price*
  • Sector
  • Auction Venue
    Live Streamed Auction
  • On Behalf of Receivers A B Hughes and J P Smith
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Property Information

1 mile south of Houghton le Spring
9 miles north-east of Durham
A690, A1(M)
Newcastle Airport

Houghton le Spring is located approximately 9 miles north-east of Durham. The property is situated approximately 1 mile of the town in a prominent location just west of the A690 dual carriageway, which in turn provides access to J62 of the A1(M). The property is in a predominately industrial location with nearby occupiers including TNT, KASL Precision Engineering and TRW Systems. Rainton Bridge Business Park is also located nearby,




The property comprises a steel portal framed industrial unit with an eaves height of approximately 5 metres, currently used as a function suite and venue. The property benefits from a mezzanine level and three pavilions with further seating/conference space . The site area is approximately 2.16 hectares (5.30 acres), with a low site coverage of approximately 12%. The property benefits from parking for approximately 450 cars.


This property is being marketed for sale on behalf of Joint Law of Property Act Receivers and therefore no warranties or guarantees in any respect, including VAT, can be given. The information in these particulars has been provided by the Joint Law of Property Act Receivers to the best of their knowledge, but the purchaser must rely solely upon their own enquiries. The Joint Law of Property Act Receivers are not bound to accept the highest or any offer and are acting in respect of this sale without personal liability.

Completion Period

Six Week Completion


See legal pack.

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.x (Reversions)
Industrial /
1,665.14 sq m
557.66 sq m
300.00 sq m
(17,924 sq ft)
(6,002 sq ft)
(3,229 sq ft)
15 years from
16/09/2019 on a full
repairing and
insuring lease (1)
£150,000 (2)(15/09/2034)
2,522.8 sq m
(27,155 sq ft)

(1) The lease provides for a tenant option to determine the lease on 16th September 2024 and 2029.

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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    687 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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  • Customer Due Dilligence Form
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    585 KB
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John MehtabJohn Mehtab +44 (0)20 7034 4855 +44 (0)7899 060519john.mehtab@acuitus.co.uk
Billy StruthBilly Struth +44 (0)20 7034 4854billy.struth@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
TLT LLP One Redcliff Street
Philip Collis 0333 006 0285philip.collis@tltsolicitors.com

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