REF 5784

Convenience & Off Licence in Town Centre

North Shields


The business has a prominent corner location on the main road running through the town centre of North Shields, Tyne & Wear. The main bus routes pass through and there are free car parking facilities to the side of the shop.


This is a well established convenience, off licence, newsagent & tobacconist within a popular location and on a row with other businesses. The shop is run by the owner and 3 staff and has additional services including lottery and PayPoint.

The selection of specialist cigars & tobacco with news & magazines along with other products are a unique selling point for the shop along with the alcohol sales, confectionery, drinks and snacks. There is significant room to develop the business by introducing fresh food lines, a cash machine on the premises and/or extending the opening hours.

A profitable business with low council rent which currently benefits from zero council rates. Commissions include Lottery, Paypoint and Collect Plus Parcel Delivery.

We are advised that the sale is due to the owners’ other commitments.


The business currently operates on restricted opening hours which could be extended in line with the premises licence which allows the sale of alcohol up until 11:30pm.


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Trading Hours
Monday to Saturday 6:30am-6:00pm
Sunday 6:30am-4:00pm

Premises Licence
Monday to Thursday and Sunday 6:00am-11:30pm
Friday and Saturday 6:00am-12:00pm

Shop Measurements
Shop Trading Area: 35.2m² (378ft²)
Stockroom Area: 6.6m² (71ft²)
Tobacco Cupboard 2m² (21ft²)

Staff Employed
Owner, 1 full time and 2 part time staff (non contracted)

Estimated Stock Value
£15,000 Wholesale Value

Lease Terms
15 year council lease expires December 2034

Rateable Value

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