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

  • Smithfield Garage, Builth Wells, Powys

    2020

    Business Sale - Smithfield Garage, Builth Wells, Powys

    Advised on sale of freehold petrol filling station with Greggs and Subway outlets.

  • Bishops of Bromyard, Bromyard

    2020

    Business Sale - Bishops of Bromyard, Bromyard

    Advised on sale of freehold petrol filling station and vehicle dealership.

  • Shell Petrol Filling Station, Barton Mills, Mildenhall

    2020

    Rent Review - Shell Petrol Filling Station, Barton Mills, Mildenhall

    Advised landlord on rent review of petrol filling station let to Shell UK Limited, achieving 50% rent increase.

  • Starbucks Drive-Thru’, A18-M180 Interchange, Barnetby

    2020

    Letting - Starbucks Drive-Thru’, A18-M180 Interchange, Barnetby

    Letting to Starbucks franchise (KBeveage) of new drive-thru’ coffee outlet adjacent to petrol filling station on behalf of petrol retailer, MFG.

  • Costa Drive-Thru’, Eagle Three, Leeds Road, Harrogate

    2020

    Letting - Costa Drive-Thru’, Eagle Three, Leeds Road, Harrogate

    Letting to Costa of new drive-thru’ coffee outlet on former petrol filling station.

  • Three BP Petrol Filling Stations: Brentwood, Pevensey & Lewes

    2020

    Investment Sale - Three BP Petrol Filling Stations: Brentwood, Pevensey & Lewes

    Advised property company on sale of three freehold petrol filling stations let to BP Oil UK Limited. Price achieved equated to 4.73% NIY.

  • Starbucks Drive-Thru’, Binley Woods, Coventry

    2020

    Letting - Starbucks Drive-Thru’, Binley Woods, Coventry

    Letting to Starbucks of new drive-thru’ coffee outlet adjacent to petrol filling station on behalf of petrol retailer, MFG.

  • Costa Drive-Thru’, Withybush Retail Park, Haverfordwest

    2020

    Letting - Costa Drive-Thru’, Withybush Retail Park, Haverfordwest

    Letting to Costa of new drive-thru’ coffee outlet on former petrol filling station at entrance to Withybush Retail Park.

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