Originally purchased in 2011 the now Trinity Square was formerly the iconic Peel Hotel, this development when purchased was an ailing pub on its last legs called the Square on the Lane.
Oakgate undertook a major redevelopment and restoration project of this 20,000 sq. ft. original Victorian building which lead to the subsequent success in letting the whole building to a high caliber of tenants.
The development was then sold in December 2013 to the Imperial Tobacco Pension Fund for £7.45m.
Kings Square, York
Perfectly situated in one of York’s busiest tourist areas this property was purchased by Oakgate in 2001 as an excellent opportunity for the Group to add to their already strong presence in York.
This 8,656 sq. ft. property was completed and sold October 2013 following a comprehensive refurbishment to facilitate York’s latest tourist attraction ‘Chocolate’ and the Society of St Paul’s bookshop.
‘Chocolate’ opened in March 2012 providing York with a unique tourist attraction, showcasing York’s chocolate and confectionery heritage across 3 floors and over 6,000 sq. ft.
St Marks Place Shopping Centre, St Marks House and Clinton Arms Courtyard Newark
Oakgate Group acquired this expansive multi let, commercial development in 2007, consisting of St Marks Shopping Centre, St Marks House and Clinton Arms Courtyard. Approx 25,728 sq m (277,000 sq ft) built development provides the only pedestrianized shopping area in the heart of this attractive and historic market town. With 38 tenants, as well as 10,600sq ft. of office space and a 560-space shoppers car park the scheme has enhanced the consumers shopping experience by providing copious space for midrange retailers in the town. After various asset mangement of the Shopping Centre, Oakgate then sold it in 2014.
North Street Retail Park Goole
North Street Retail Park was acquired as a proactive management and development opportunity for Oakgate. The site is ideally located adjacent to Goole Leisure Centre and swimming pool, just a short walking distance from Prime pedestrianized high street, Boothferry Road. Current tenants in this 3,555 sq. m. (38,335 sq ft) development include Lidl and Farmfoods as well as shoppers car parking for over 250 cars. To Let currently Unit 1 of 4,100sq ft that can be split and benefits from A1, A3 and A5 retail and hot food use permissions. Unit 4 comprising of 6,400 sq ft plus first floor is now ‘under offer’. Planning permission exists to build a new café or restaurant unit of 2,500 sq ft. The existing property also has the benefit of an Open A1 planning consent with the potential to build up to two further retail units between 3,000 and 6,135 sq ft, subject to planning.
This 2,758sq. ft. property is prominently located in the heart of the historic Kirkgate Quarter in Leeds city centre. It is convenient located adjacent to the £2m Lower Kirkgate Townscape Heritage Initiative, providing an attractive appeal for potential tenants. The property now trades as Fred Aldous Ltd Since 1886, which is an arts and craft shop that expanded from Manchester to Leeds in 2015. The property was sold in 2015.
35 Stonegate, York
35 Stonegate, York is Grade II* listed building, which is among the topmost 6% of listed buildings in England. The property was originally constructed in the 15th century, with alterations to rear in the 17th and 18th century. Stonegate is located in the heart of York and is one of York’s most popular historic streets. It is surrounded by high end fashion retailers and boutiques as well as Bettys Café directly opposite. The property was previous let to ‘The Hunted House’ attraction until August 2014 as of when Oakgate undertook sensitive renovations and redevelopment of the property. In 2015 it was let to Oliver Bonas, of which York was one of their first stores out of London and the property has now been sold.