Retail premises for sale in Victoria Avenue, Bishop Auckland DL14

£350,000 (£33.59/sq. ft)
Retail premises for sale 10,420 sq. ft*
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Property description


The property is located on the corner of Newgate Street and Victoria Avenue in the historic town of Bishop Auckland in County Durham. Bishop Auckland lies 12 miles south west of Durham Town Centre and 14 miles north west of Darlington.

Newgate Street is a prime shopping pitch in the town and benefits from national retailers such as Boots, Specsavers and Greggs. Bishop Auckland bus station is 0.2 mile away and Bishop Auckland Train Station is 0.5 miles away. Short term parking is available on Newgate Street.


47 Newgate Street comprises a retail unit which is arranged over basement, ground, first and second floors. The property occupies a prominent corner position with the benefit of return frontage onto both Newgate Street and Victoria Avenue. There is self-contained access to the rear of the property.

The property has the benefit of planning for: Conversion of the first and second floors from retail A1 to seven no. 1 and 2 bedroom flats with external alterations |Planning reference for DM/19/01627/fpa.

28/29 Victoria Avenue is a ground floor retail unit let to an individual for a term of 15 years from December 2010 with 5 yearly rent reviews (2020 review outstanding) trading as a Post Office for an annual rent of £5,000 per annum.


47 Newgate Street
Ground Floor Retail 151m² (2,702ft²)
First Floor Retail 140m² (2,408ft²)
Second Floor 221m2 (2,384ft2)
Basement Storage 152m² (1,689ft²)

28/29 Victoria Avenue
Ground floor retail 115m² (1,237ft²)

Total 968m2 (10,420ft2)

Rating assessment

Description rv Estimated Rates Payable
Shop and Premises £25,750 £12,849.25

We are advised that the rateable value of the premises as at 1 April 2017 is £25,750 and we have estimated the accrual rates payable for the current year above. This is based on the standard Small Business Rate of 49.9p in the pound. However, interested parties should confirm the current position with the Local Authority.

EPC rating



The Freehold is available for sale with the benefit of planning permission as for £350,000 (Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds).


All rents, premiums and purchase prices quoted herein are exclusive of VAT. All offers are to be made to Bradley Hall upon this basis, and where silent, offers will be deemed net of VAT.

Legal costs

Each party is to bear their own legal costs involved in the transaction.

Money laundering regulations

In accordance with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations the Purchaser/Tenant will be required to provide two forms of identification and proof of the source of income.

* Sizes listed are approximate. Please contact the agent to confirm actual size.

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