Welcome To Barber Wadlow

Niche property adviser to the automotive and fuel retailing sectors, with over 50 years of genuine market experience.

We deliver high quality advice tailored specifically to the individual client. Clients include operators, investors and lenders. We provide agency and professional services ranging from investment portfolio management through to acquisition / disposal, rent review and valuations for petrol filling stations, c-stores, motorway service areas, vehicle dealerships and roadside property.

Our coverage includes the UK, as well as Europe. We provide: strategic advice – enhancing value – reducing costs – through a proactive approach, we protect clients’ interests. For more information, or for a confidential discussion, please contact us below.

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What We Do

  • Roadside

    Roadside

  • Fuel Retailing

    Fuel Retailing

  • Automotive Retail

    Automotive Retail

What We Do

Highlights

  • Shell, A1, Markham Moor, Nottinghamshire

    2019

    Rent Review - Shell, A1, Markham Moor, Nottinghamshire

    Advised landlord on rent review negotiations of Shell petrol station fronting the A1.

  • New-To-industry Service Area, Worcestershire

    2019

    Land Sale - New-To-industry Service Area, Worcestershire

    Advised on sale of circa 3-acre site benefiting from planning consent for petrol filling station. Purchaser: Euro Garages.

  • Co-Op, Wareham, Hampshire

    2019

    Investment Acquisition - Co-Op, Wareham, Hampshire

    Acquisition advice in respect of Co-Op petrol filling station investment let on new 20-year lease.

  • Aston Clinton Service Station, Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire

    2019

    Rent Review - Aston Clinton Service Station, Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire

    Advised site owner on rent review negotiations against Shell UK Limited, securing a circa 15% rent increase.

  • Porsche Centre, Gallions Reach, East London, E6 6EY

    2019

    Investment Acquisition - Porsche Centre, Gallions Reach, East London, E6 6EY

    Advised CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of the freehold interest in the Porsche dealership that is let on a long lease to Lancaster Plc.

  • Travelodge Hotel, Nr Faversham, Kent, ME13 9LN

    2019

    Investment Acquisition - Travelodge Hotel, Nr Faversham, Kent, ME13 9LN

    Advised on acquisition of hotel investment let to Travelodge for a term of 20 years’ unexpired.

  • 3x Petrol Filling Stations – Nationwide

    2019

    Investment Acquisition - 3x Petrol Filling Stations – Nationwide

    Advised Motor Fuel Group on the acquisition of the freehold interest in three sites that the company occupied on leases. Properties located in Southport, Stockport and Shrewsbury.

  • Tesco Petrol Filling Station, Serpentine Green Shopping Centre, Peterborough

    2019

    Rent Review - Tesco Petrol Filling Station, Serpentine Green Shopping Centre, Peterborough

    Handled rent review negotiations on behalf of landlord.

Highlights

Our Services

  • Acquisition

    Identifying and securing properties and businesses and undertaking due diligence, whether a single property or multi-site portfolio.

  • Corporate Consultancy

    Due diligence and portfolio appraisals to assist strategic decisions, including business restructures and takeovers, as well as more general estate management concerns.

  • Development

    Advice to investors/developers, ranging from formulation of optimum schemes, establishing end user interest and legal aspects of development agreements.

  • Disposal

    Advising on optimum exit strategies and handling sale process, whether a corporate or real estate structured transaction.

  • Dispute Resolution

    If rent review negotiations break down, or any other property related dispute should arise, we provide a dispute resolution service.

  • Expert Witness

    Considerable experience in expert witness work in a whole variety of matters, from negligence claims through to rent review and lease renewal.

  • Investment

    Advising investors in respect of asset management strategy to enhance value and appraisal of new opportunities. We also provide a comprehensive sale and leaseback advisory service for operators in both the fuel and vehicle retailing sectors.

  • Lease Consultancy

    In addition to our rent review service, we provide advice on all other tenancy matters including:
    - Lease drafting
    - Lease re-gearing and variations
    - Surrender and renewal negotiations
    - Exercising break options

  • Rent Review

    We negotiate rent reviews for landlords and tenants and have an excellent settlement record.

  • Valuation

    Professional and accurate valuation advice based upon genuine market experience, an essential requirement when dealing with specialist property types.

Market Research

Barber Wadlow provide market updates to its clients and to sector media.

Market Research
  • 2018 Forecourt Property Market Update
  • 2017 Forecourt Property Market Update