Investment Considerations

  • A covered shopping centre providing 257,165 sq ft of retail and leisure accommodation
  • Belle Vale Shopping Centre is the only scheme in the town
  • Strong community and neighbourhood convenience led scheme
  • Key retailers including Wilko, B&M, Home Bargains, Boots and Iceland
  • McDonalds drive-thru restaurant is prominently situated on Childwall Valley Road
  • Adjacent to a 73,000 sq ft Morrisons food store
  • Benefits from three leisure anchors
  • The scheme benefits from positive tenant trading with 12 lease renewals and re-gears in the last 12 months
  • Long leasehold of 999 years from May 2002 at a fixed base rent of £165,000 per annum
  • Annual footfall of approximately 3 million per annum
  • Weighted Unexpired Lease term of 4.17 years to expiry and 3.37 years to break
  • Re-based rents of £25-30 Zone A and affordable all in unit costs
  • 78% of the income secured to national multiple tenants
  • Secure and well diversified income play


Seeking offers of £13,000,000 subject to contact and exclusive of VAT.

Net Initial Yield 10.04%
Equivalent Yield 11.22%
Capital Value per sq ft £43.82


Belle Vale shopping centre provides 257,165 sq ft of retail and leisure accommodation trading over ground floor only. The mall is arranged in a linear configuration with one principle mall running south to north to Childwall Valley Road.

The shopping centre has 57 retail units, 3 leisure units and a drive thru-restaurant. The scheme is anchored on a 41,432 sq ft Wilko and 26,127 sq ft B&M, and also benefits from being located directly adjacent a 73,000 sq ft Morrisons food store which provides the principle supermarket for the town centre.

Key national multiple retailers include Home Bargains, Superdrug, Iceland, Farmfoods, Boots, Holland & Barratt, Argos and New Look. Food and beverage operators are represented by Greggs and a prominently located McDonalds drive-thru restaurant. In addition the upper level of the scheme provides three large units with a 33,000 gym, indoor children’s play area and Laser Quest.

The scheme provides the principle retail provision for the district driving the consistent footfall of approximately 3 million per annum.

The scheme benefits from adjacency to Belle Vales principle surface car park, as well as the schemes own roof top providing a total of over 1,000 spaces, and offering free shopper spaces.  


Belle Vale is a residential suburb located 6.6 miles (11 km) from Liverpool city centre.

The town has a primary catchment population of 74,399 and a shopper population of 18,884 people within a 10 minute drive time.


Belle Vale Shopping Centre is held long leasehold from Liverpool City Council for a term of 999 years from 17th May 2002 to 16th May 3001.

The ground rent is calculated as the higher of 12.39% of net rents received less permitted deductions or the base rent of £165,000 per annum.


  • A strong and diversified income profile with 78% of the income secured against national multiple tenants.
  • The scheme benefits from a low vacancy rate of 10%, and positive tenant trading with 12 lease renewals and regears in the last 12 months.
  • Re-based rents of between £25 - 30 Zone A providing affordable all in unit costs for retailers.
  • Average weighted unexpired lease term of 4.17 years to expiry and 3.37 years to breaks.

The income breakdown is as follows:

Gross Rent £1,977,116
Landlord Non-Recoverables £417,567
Head Rent £165,000
Net Operating Income £1,394,549
Gross Rental Value £1,774,104
Belle Vale top 5 tenants by income

Asset Management

  1. Stabilise Net Operating Income: Drive income by removing landlord irrecoverables on vacant units.
  2. Complete lease renewals and new lettings: There are currently 8 lease renewals in discussion across the scheme and a new letting to Five Pound World which will further drive and stabilise the income.   

Further Information

For further information please contact:

Giles Roberts

020 7487 1834

Becky Hance

020 7344 6841

Hannah Greenland

020 7344 6559

Colliers International

Colliers International

50 George Street,


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