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Toni & Guy London

30 London Road | Twickenham | London | TW1 3RR

£440,000

subject to contract

SOLD

Summary

  • Attractive London Retail Investment

  • Strong high street position

  • Situated in between Costa and Waitrose

  • New 10 year lease from February 2017

  • Tenant has been trading from this unit for over 30 years

  • £440,000, subject to contract

  • Net initial yield 6.0%

Location

Twickenham is situated in south west London in the affluent London Borough of Richmond upon Thames approximately 16 km (10 miles) south west of Central London, 5.5 km (3.4 miles) north of Kingston upon Thames and 4 km (2.5 miles) south east of Hounslow. The area benefits from first class communication links with Junction 1 of the M3 Motorway lying 6 km (4 miles) to the west which in turn links to Junction 12 of the M25 Motorway and the M4 Motorway located 8 km (5 miles) to the north east.

Twickenham is well served by public transport. Twickenham railway station provides train services to London Waterloo in approximately 26 minutes, Clapham Junction in approximately 12 minutes and Reading in Approximately 58 minutes. Heathrow Airport is also located 11 km (7 miles) to the north east.

Twickenham is world renowned for Twickenham Stadium, the home of English Rugby, with a capacity of 82,500. As well as the venue for all England home internationals, the stadium also hosts other sporting events, concerts and conferences.

Situation

The property forms part of a building called Sovereign House which is situated in a prominent position on London Road in the centre of Twickenham.

London Road itself provides a range of retail, convenience, food, banking and recreational amenities. The unit is situated in between Costa Coffee and Waitrose so therefore benefits from high levels of pedestrian footfall past the property. Waitrose has a 450 space car park which affords pedestrian access onto London Road via Katharine Road. Other occupiers in the immediate vicinity include Burger King, WH Smith, Caffe Nero, Specsavers and HSBC. Twickenham train station is also within a short walk of the property.

Description

The property for sale comprises a self-contained ground floor retail shop within a new contemporary commercial and residential building. The unit has been fitted out by the tenant to a high standard in its latest corporate image.

Accommodation

We have been advised the property provides the following floor area;

Ground Floor Shop 92.9 sq m 1,000 sq ft
  ITZA   536 sq ft


  

Tenure

The interest for sale is a new long lease for a term of 250 years at a ground rent of £150 per annum rising every 10 years in line with the Retail Price Index (RPI).

Tenancy

The unit is let to Toni and Guy Limited for a term of 10 years from 7th February 2017 expiring on 6th February 2027 at a current passing rent of £27,700 per annum.

The lease benefits from an upwards only rent review on 7th February 2022 and a tenants’ break option on 6th February 2022 subject to 6 months’ prior written notice.

The tenant has been granted a 9 month rent free period from the start of the lease which will be covered by the vendor on completion.

The tenant has been trading from this unit since the building was constructed in 1984 and signed a new lease in February 2017 demonstrating their commitment to the property and the location.

Covenant

The tenant, Toni and Guy Limited (Co. No. 02388018) has reported the following figures;

  31st August 2015 31st August 2014
Turnover £8,276,786 £8,383,934
Pre-Tax Profit (£ 23,563) £ 443,204
Net Assets £1,724,239 £1,752,728
Shareholders’ Funds £1,900,444 £1,925,708

With more than 475 salons across 48 countries, founders Toni and Guy Mascolo started TONI&GUY in 1963 with a single salon in Clapham, London. Today, Toni and Guy is one of the most recognisable hairdressing brands and more information is available at www.toniandguy.com.

Value Added Tax

VAT will be payable on the purchase price. However, it is envisaged the transaction will be treated as a Transfer of a Going Concern (TOGC).

Proposal

Our client is seeking offers in the region of £440,000 (Four Hundred and Forty Thousand Pounds), subject to contract, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.0% (assuming standard purchasing costs of 4.41%).

Investment Considerations

  1. An opportunity to acquire an attractive London Toni & Guy investment;

  2. The unit is situated in a highly prominent in the centre of London Road;

  3. Toni & Guy have been trading from this unit for more than 30 years and signed a new lease in February demonstrating ongoing commitment to the unit;

  4. Improving location as demonstrated by Costa Coffee recently moving into the adjacent unit;
  5. The adjacent Costa Coffee investment was sold in January 2017 for £995,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 5.19%

  6. A purchase at the asking price will provide an investor with an attractive net initial yield;

  7. Attractive lot size for an investor.

Contact Us

Singer Vielle  +44 (0) 207 935 7200
Neil Singer neil@singervielle.co.uk +44 (0) 203 478 9120
Dale Henry dale@singervielle.co.uk +44 (0) 203 701 1356
Richard Wolfryd richard@singervielle.co.uk +44 (0) 203 701 1353
Faye Langoulant faye@singervielle.co.uk +44 (0) 203 478 9122
Louanne Malan louanne@singervielle.co.uk +44 (0) 203 701 1386

Vendors Solicitor

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