LOT 45

Land on the north east side of Newport Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9BA


Guide price: £9,000 - £10,000*

Auction Date

Tuesday, 14th July 2020 12:00pm


An advertising site near to the junction with New Road/Victoria Road, adjacent to a car dealership and about ½ mile from the town centre. Barnstaple is the main town in North Devon on the River Taw, about 10 miles from Bideford and 40 miles from Exeter.


Formerly 2 x 48 & 1 x 16 sheet advert hoardings
Currently reduced to 1 x 48 sheet advert hoarding

Entirely let on a licence to Clear Channel UK Ltd (currently holding over) at £1,100 p.a. The licensor and licensee have the right to terminate at any time on one month's notice.

EQUIVALENT TO £1,100 p.a.


Auction Surveyor: Robert Woolfe
Contact: 020 8509 4408


Sold for £9,500


The address as per the Land Registry official copy of register of title is "The site of the advertising hoardings on the east side of Newport Road, Barnstaple". The Title Plan takes priority over that in the catalogue. The property is within a conservation area. The term of the licence is 3 years from 01.07.2003 (holding over). Notwithstanding the rent quoted in the licence, this was reduced to £1,100 p.a. by way of an informal arrangement between the parties. Reference to the termination clause in the particulars is to be disregarded but please refer to the termination clauses within the licence for clarification.

* The Notice to Bidders, which can also be seen on the inside front cover of the hard copy catalogue, includes a definition of Guide Price [section #17] Note that in addition to the purchase price there is a buyer’s administration fee [section #13] and there may be additional non-optional fixed or variable fees and costs [section #8]. To establish the full cost of purchasing a property, please inspect the legal documentation/special conditions. Please also check strettons.co.uk for updates.