51 Western Road & 25 Clarence Square
East Sussex

Freehold Retail and Residential Investment

  • Shop Let to Greggs Plc until 2026 (No breaks)
  • Greggs in have been occupation for 15 years
  • Includes two self contained flats with entrance on attractive Clarence Square
  • February 2021 Tenant option to determine NOT exercised
  • Potential to develop further Residential (Subject to consents)
  • Opposite substantial Primark Store
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £65,300 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
    Sold Prior
  • Price*
  • Sector
    High Street Retail
  • Auction Venue
    Live Streamed Auction
Important Update
  • 51 Western Road & 25 Clarence Square, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2EB
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Property Information

12 miles east of Worthing
21 miles west of Eastbourne
54 miles south of Central London
A23, A27, A270, M23 (Junction 1)
Brighton Railway Station
(55 mins to London Victoria)
London Gatwick Airport

The property is situated in a prominent position on the south side of Western Road, opposite substantial Primark store, approximately 100 metres from The Churchill Square Shopping Centre, which houses occupiers including McDonalds, Costa Coffee, H&M, Debenhams, Zara and Apple Store. Other neighbouring occupiers include Argos, KFC, Poundland, Vodafone, Halifax and TSB Bank.




The property comprises a substantial building with retail accommodation on the ground floor and ancillary accommodation in the basement, a 2 bed maisonette on part first and second floor and a studio apartment on part first floor fronting the attractive Clarence Square. The property benefits from being double fronted with the residential entrance from the Clarence square with attractive central gardens. The property may benefit from further residential accommodation with the addition of further floors (subject to consents).


VAT is not applicable to this lot.

Completion Period

Six week completion


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Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.xReview/
73.20 sq m
42.00 sq m
(788 sq ft)
(452 sq ft)
Greggs (1)
10 years from
First and Part
2 Bedroom Maisonette
INDIVIDUAL6 month Assured
Shorthold Tenancy
from 05/08/2021
Part Second
Studio Apartment
INDIVIDUAL1 year Assured
Shorthold Tenancy
from 28/10/2021
Total Commercial FloorArea
115.20 sq m
(1,240 sq ft)

(1) For the year ending 2nd January 2021, Greggs Plc reported a turnover of £811,300,000, a pre-tax profit of negative £13,700,000 and shareholders funds of £321,600,000 (NorthRow 07/10/2021).
(2) The rent reserved under the Assured Shorthold Tenancy is £1,350 per calendar month. The rent shown above has been annualised.

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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  • Common Auction conditions
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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John MehtabJohn Mehtab +44 (0)20 7034 4855 +44 (0)7899 060519john.mehtab@acuitus.co.uk
Alexander AuteracAlexander Auterac +44 (0)20 7034 4859 +44 (0)7713 135 034alexander.auterac@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
TWM Solicitors LLP 123, High Street Epsom
KT19 8AV
Anne Fowler 01372 731 178anne.fowler@twmsolicitors.com

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