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Abbey Car Centre, 17 Layton Road, New Humberstone, Leicester, LE5


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Sale of Business - Car Workshop
  • B2 General Industrial/Sui Generis Use
  • 1,514 Sqft (141 sqm) approx
  • Parking Available
  • Workshop
  • OFFERS OVER: £15,000

Full description

We are pleased to offer this workshop within a block of 3 industrial units with substantial car parking, currently operating as a work shop for a car sales premises located on Layton Road, a busy and thriving area just off the A47 Uppingham Road. The property comprises of a workshop, and car parking on a front forecourt, enclosed compound area and car park at the entrance to the site. In addition, the property benefits from three phase electric supply and the business is available by way of the existing lease, together with fixtures and fittings and goodwill.


The premises are ideally located off A47 Uppingham Road, a highly desirable residential/commercial mix area with good bus routes into Leicester City Centre. From the A6 London Road, the property is best approached by heading into the city centre by the A594, merging with the A47 Humberstone Road (which eventually merges with Uppingham Road). Then,after approximately 1 and a half miles turn left onto Layton Road, where the property can be easily identified as 'Abbey Car Centre' on the right hand side.


All measurements are approximate:

Ground Floor Industrial Units:

Unit 17: 1,514 sqft (141sqm) - used as a body shop workshop and dip/ship business


The property benefits from forecourt parking for approximately 16 cars, an enclosed compound for approximately 18 cars and also a car park at the entrance to the whole site for approximately 13 cars.


Mains services are connected to the property. We understand that the units benefit from three phase electric supply, water meters but no gas supply. The services, fittings and appliances have not been tested by the selling agents.

Rating Assessment:

Address: 17 Layton Road
Charging Authority: Leicester City Council
Description: Workshop and Premises
Rateable Value: £6,600
Rates Payable (approx): £3,168
Period: 2015/16

We understand that the premises benefits from small business rate relief. Please make your own enquiries in respect of the rating liability accordingly.


We are seeking offers in the region of £15,000 for the premium for the lease, fixtures and fittings, and goodwill with stock at the date of valuation.


The lease is a 15 year lease from October 2015 at a total rental of £7,500 pa exc. on a full repairing and insuring basis with 5 yearly rent reviews and no tenant break clauses.

Building Insurance:

We understand that this is £700.00 per annum per unit.


We understand that VAT is not applicable on the purchase price or on the rent payable within the lease.

Legal Costs:

Each party to be responsible for paying their own legal costs.

Energy Performance Certificate

To be made available for inspection upon request.


By appointment through the sole selling agent.


Important Information:

All statements contained in these particulars are provided in good faith and are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. These particulars do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. None of the statements contained herein are, or are intended to be statements or representations of fact or opinion by either the vendor or Shonki Brothers Ltd or its employees or agents.

Neither Shonki Brothers Ltd nor its employees or agents are authorised to make or give any representation, guarantees or warranties whatsoever in relation to the above premises. Interested parties must satisfy themselves by inspection or survey on any matter or statement contained in these particulars.

The premises detailed in these particulars are offered subject to them not having been let, sold or withdrawn and Shonki Brothers Ltd will accept no liability for consequential loss arising from these particulars or any negotiations in relation thereto.

Health & Safety:

You are asked to exercise all care and diligence during your inspection of the property and the Agents are unable to warrant that the property is free of hazards or complies with Health and Safety legislation. The Agents accept no liability for injury or loss to persons or property when visiting.

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