Pearson Professional Centre
The Coliseum, 18-20 Albion Street
GL52 2LP

Driving Test Theory Centre/Educational Investment

  • Let to Pearson Professional Assessments Limited (t/a Cheltenham Theory Test Centre)
  • 10 year lease renewal March 2020 (no breaks)
  • Tenant in occupation since 2015
  • Popular and attractive Regency Spa Town
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £21,500 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
  • Price*
    £270,000 - £290,000
  • Sector
  • Auction Venue
    Live Streamed Auction
  • Pearson Professional Centre<br>The Coliseum, 18-20 Albion Street<br>Cheltenham<br>Gloucestershire<br>GL52 2LP
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Property Information

9 miles north-east of Gloucester
27 miles south of Worcester
A40, M5 (J11)
Gloucester Airport

Cheltenham is a large and historic Spa Town on the edge of the Cotswolds approximately 9 miles north-east of Gloucester and 27 miles south of Worcester. The property is situated in a prominent position on the north side of Albion Street, at its junction with Albion Place, and close to Portland Street just to the north of High Street and a short walk to Cheltenham's main shopping facilities. Nearby occupiers include Turtle Bay, Subway, KFC, Papa John's and a number of independent shops.


Long Leasehold. for a term of 999 years from completion at a peppercorn.


The property comprises a ground floor test centre/office with two entrances onto Albion Street. The property, which was built in 2012 is used as a theory test centre for car, motorcycle and HGV/LGV candidates. The property forms part of a larger building which is not included in the sale.


VAT is applicable to this lot.


D. See legal pack at

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.xReview
133.41 sq m
(1,436 sq ft)
10 years from
11/03/2020 until
10/03/2030 on an
effectively full
repairing and insuring
£21,50011/03/2025 (2)
133.41 sq m
(1,436 sq ft)

(1) For the year ending 31/12/2019, Pearson Professional Assessments Limited reported a turnover of £63,655,000, pre-tax profits of £8,083,000 and a total net worth of £11,882,000 (NorthRow 06/05/2021). Pearson is a well established education provider, with more than 20,000 employees that deliver products and services in nearly 200 countries (
(2) Rent reviewed to the higher of open market or RPI.

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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David MargolisDavid Margolis +44 (0)20 7034 4862 +44 (0)7930 484
George GoucherGeorge Goucher +44 (0)20 7034
Seller's Solicitors
360 Law Services 377-399 London Rd
GU15 3HL
Ben Hammond 0333 772

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