E609: Union Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70

Fifteen Purpose built Apartments

sold on 125 year leases from 1st January 2009

at a combined (rising) ground rent of £3,000 per annum.

The ground rents increase by £50 every 25 years until 2159


(and then remain fixed at £400 per flat, per annum, throughout the remainder of the Term)

The Lessees have formed an RTM

thus there is no management for the Landlord.

The Landlord owns everything above the ceilings, below the floors and the building envelope and can Develop as they see fit

There is opportunity for the Landlord to enhance the rent and introduce more favourable rent review provisions. Clause 4.2(d)(ii)(b) renders each lease defective being in contravention to the requirements of the CML Lender’s handbook (see paragraph 5.14.14 of the CML Lenders Handbook (Part 1)). This means that solicitors (if aware of the defect) are obliged to notify such defect to any Lender who will require that the defect is rectified.

Lessees cannot alter their premises without the written consent of the Landlord

Section V Notices have not yet been served

GUIDE PRICE: £56,000

Copy documents held electronically: Executed Lease; 2019 Service Charge Accounts; Lease Defect Information