McColl's Convenience Store

Bontnewydd, Wales, LL54 7UN


Property Type Investment
Availability For Sale
Size 3738 sqft
Energy Performance Rating This property has been graded as D 80

Prominently Located Convenience Store. Let to Martin McColl Ltd for a term of 20 years


Caernarfon is the county town of Gwynedd and is a popular tourist centre whose resident population greatly increases during the summer months. The town is situated in North Wales, overlooking the Menai Straits, with access to the A55 via the A487 linking to the M56 and the national motorway network. The property is unopposed, located in the village Bontnewydd 2 miles south of Caernarfon town centre.


  • Prominently located convenience store
  • Good customer car parking available
  • Unopposed retail opportunity with large rural catchment
  • Passing rent £24,290 per annum
  • Trading has been enhanced by purchasing the nearby convenience store and post office into the business eliminating competition
  • Let for 20 years to the excellent covenant Martin McColl Limited with just under 15 years unexpired
  • Fixed uplifts at 2% per annum payable 5 yearly
  • Freehold
  • Net Initial Yield of 6.36%, with a reversionary yield of 7.02% in October 2024
  • Offers in the region of £367,500

The property is a detached single storey unit arranged on the ground floor convenience
store with ancillary and staff accommodation to the rear. The sales area incorporates a
post office, a full range of grocery products, an off licence and an ATM. The property
benefits from a pull in area to the front of the property and a car park for circa 8
vehicles adjacent to the premises.

Sales - Convenience Store 1,873 sq ft 174 sq m
Ancillary 1,865 sq ft 173 sq m
Total NIA 3,738 sq ft 347 sq m




The property is let to Martin McColl Limited for a term of 20 years from 13th October 2014 on FRI terms and subject to 5 yearly upward only rent reviews with fixed uplifts at 
2% per annum compounded throughout. The passing rent is £24,290 per annum.


Year Rent Reversionary
13th October 2024 £26,818 pa 7.02%
13th October 2029 £29,609 pa 7.75%


McColl’s trade from over 1,600 stores throughout the UK with approximately three quarters of those being convenience stores and the remainder trading as newsagents. Their brands include McColl’s, Martin’s and R. S. McColl. For the year ending 25th November 2018 reported a turnover of £835.333 million, a pre-tax profit of £34.718 million and shareholder’s funds of £218.271 million.

The combined group has a turnover in excess of £1.1bn. It employs over 22,000 full and part-time staff and is visited by over 5 million customers every week. The company floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2014. Further information can be found at


The property has an EPC rating of D80. A copy of the EPC is available on our website.


The property is not elected for VAT.


We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £367,500 (Three Hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand Five Hundred Pounds) subject to contract for the freehold interest, which reflects a net initial yield of 6.36% assuming purchasers costs at 3.94%.

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Viewing & Further Information

For further information, or if you would like to arrange a viewing, please contact our agents:

Michael Braier

020 7478 9112


Nick Sherling

020 7478 9113


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