StockMarketWire.com - Healthcare property investor Assura said Friday it had completed a further three acquisitions in the UK for £50m, taking the total year to date spend on deals to £158m.

The acquisitions included Stratford Healthcare Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon for £30m.

Stratford Healthcare Centre, one of the largest primary healthcare facilities in the UK at almost 6,000 square metres, was a central hub for the provision of local healthcare services, Assura said.

Of the rent, 88% represented a GP or NHS tenant and 71% was index linked.

'We are delighted to have added three more high quality assets to our portfolio, as we continue to deploy capital to grow our rent roll,' chief executive Jonathan Murphy said.

'Stratford, which is now one of the largest properties in our portfolio, is a great example of a medical centre acting as a hub for the community, bringing together a range of services in a primary healthcare setting,'

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