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

  • New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Newquay

    2022

    Acquisition - New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Newquay

    Advised MFG on acquisition of development site for new-to-industry petrol filling station.

  • Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall & Peugeot Dealership, Sunderland

    2022

    Investment Sale - Bristol Street Motors Vauxhall & Peugeot Dealership, Sunderland

    Advised CBRE Investment Management on sale of freehold investment let to Vertu Motors (VMC) Ltd on 8-year unexpired lease.

  • Wheatland Garage, Broseley

    2022

    Lease Renewal - Wheatland Garage, Broseley

    Advised landlord client in respect of lease renewal of petrol filling station and convenience store let to Co-Operative Group (CWS) Ltd.

  • Co-Op C-Store, Crewe

    2022

    Lease Renewal - Co-Op C-Store, Crewe

    Advised landlord client in respect of lease renewal of convenience store let to Co-Operative Group Food Ltd.

  • Westacre Service Station, Salisbury

    2022

    Lease Renewal - Westacre Service Station, Salisbury

    Advised landlord client in respect of surrender and re-grant of lease of petrol station let to Gardner Garages Ltd for term of 15 years.

  • Motorline Hyundai, Lexus & Peugeot, Crawley

    2022

    Investment Acquisition - Motorline Hyundai, Lexus & Peugeot, Crawley

    Advised institutional investor on acquisition of freehold vehicle dealership investment let to Motorline Holdings Ltd.

  • New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Beverley

    2022

    Acquisition - New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Beverley

    Advised MFG on acquisition of development site for new-to-industry petrol filling station.

  • New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Tweedbank

    2022

    Acquisition - New-To-Industry Petrol Filling Station, Tweedbank

    Advised MFG on acquisition of development site for new-to-industry petrol filling station.

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