REF 5804

Post Office, Convenience Store & 2 Bed Accommodation


The Location

Located on the main A167 Durham Road within the town of Birtley, Tyne & Wear, the business is situated to the south of Gateshead and is physically linked to Chester-le-Street across the county boundary.


This well established business is currently trading as a post office, convenience store and off licence houses a modern well presented trading area and is inclusive of a first floor two bedroom accommodation. The well merchandised trading area is fully equipped with EPOS till system, post office counter unit and incorporates two large open soft drinks & wine chillers. A variable and extensive range of stock is on sale in addition to everyday goods including grocery, frozen & chilled foods, confectionery, domestic goods and alcohol. This is a staff run business with little intervention from the business owner.

The Premises

The business premises consists of the ground floor shop trading area with ancillary areas to the rear leading to the large downstairs storage area inclusive of kitchen and staff toilets.

The accommodation located on the first floor is accessible from the external front door and incorporates 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen and bathroom.

Further accommodation details available on request.

Shop Trading Hours

Monday to Sunday 6:00am – 10:00pm

Post Office Hours

Monday to Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Staff Employed

3 full time/part time members of staff. Note that staff do not need to be included as part of the sale.

Lease Terms

Lease renewal due 2028

Shop Dimensions

Ground Floor
Retail Area 84.5m² (909ft²)
Office 2.8m² (30ft²)
Garage 20.6m² (222ft²)

Internal Storage 83.1m² (894ft²)
Staff W/C 2.8m² (30ft²)
Staff room 10.2m² (110ft²)

Total 204m² (2,195ft²)


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Annual Rent

Commission on Services
Lottery/Paypoint circa. £250 monthly

Post Office Commissions
Estimated £22,000 year end 2020

Stock Value
Approx. £35,000

Gross Annual Income

Rateable Value

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