A London pharmacy has been sold for more than £500,000.

First Care Pharmacy in Thamesmead, London, was sold by specialist business property adviser Christie & Co for an undisclosed sum after being on the market at an asking price of offers in excess of £500,000.

The undisclosed local purchasers currently operate in the pharmacy sector, according to Christie & Co.


‘Drive the business forward’


The buyers said: ‘We will look to work closely with the local surgery and build on all the good work that has already been happening at First Care Pharmacy.

‘The intention is to use our experience and local knowledge to drive the business forward for the benefit of Thamesmead residents.’

The previous owners, who ran the pharmacy for seven years decided to sell their business to ‘concentrate on other business ventures’.


‘Demand for pharmacies'


Commenting on the sale, Christie & Co director Mark Page said: ‘This sale demonstrates the demand for good quality pharmacies in London as Christie & Co continues to receive multiple offers on most pharmacies brought to the market.

‘First Care Pharmacy received a number of strong offers from first time buyers and existing operators alike.

‘We are delighted for the new owners and wish them all the best for the future of the business.’