REF 5868

High Turnover Post Office & Convenience Store



This is a discreet sale. Any requests to view the business and premises are to be made strictly by appointment only and no direct approach should be made to the owner or any of their employees.


This shop is situated within a suburb of Sunderland known as the Barnes area, in Sunderland in the North East of England. Central to a dense residential area, the store is close to local amenities and transport links nearby. Located 1.5 miles South West of Sunderland City Centre and accessible from the A19 and A1231 trunk roads.

Business Description

This well established Spar branded Post Office, Convenience and Off Licence store incorporates a well refitted and merchandised trading area. The shop is fully equipped for the sale of all general convenience goods, frozen and chilled products, cigarettes, confectionery and off licence products. Additional services include Lottery, Paypoint and an internal ATM machine.

The business and premises was purchased by the current landlord in 2022 who now wishes to lease the business within the ground floor premises.

Fixtures and Fittings

Ice Cream Fridges
Walls 1.2m display fridge and Walls 1m fridge

Standing Chillers
4.8m 8 door soft drinks chiller, 4 x 1.5m 2door standing freezers, 3m 4 door fruit & veg chiller and 0.75m open fruit & veg chiller and 6m 9 door closed dairy chiller

Alcohol area
3.7m 6 door alcohol chiller and 3.7m 6 door alcohol chiller

Counter Area
2 lane Spar Epos till system

Storage Area
4m² Walk-in fridge

Business Premises

The ground floor premises incorporates the trading area and internal storage area with stairway access to the office and toilets on the first floor.

On-Site Services

Lottery & PayPoint Services
Internal ATM cash machine

Staff Employed

Owner run with 3 employees. TUPE rules apply.

Shop Trading Hours

Monday to Saturday 7:00am-10:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-10:00pm

Post Office Trading Hours

Monday to Friday 7:00am-8:00pm
Saturday 7:00am-3:00pm

Premises Licence

Monday to Sunday 6:30am-11:00pm

Property Type

A1/A2 Retail and Financial/Professional Services


Leasehold only (Freehold not available)

Lease Terms

New lease terms available.

Nearby Competitors

To the side of the premises there is a One Stop convenience store on the opposite side of the road residing there since 2019. The next closest stores are Go Local and Barnes Convenience which are both 1/2 mile from the store.


Ground floor ground floor sales 196m² (2,109ft²)
Ground floor internal storage 35.9m² (386ft²)
Ground floor office 1.8m² (19ft²)

First floor office 5m² (54ft²)
First floor staff toilets 3.3m² (36ft²)

Total area 242m² (2,603ft²)

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Stock Estimated

Business Rent
£21,000 + VAT

Rateable Value

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