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Land Securities Group Plc - Dividend Declaration & Rent Collection Update

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Land Securities Group PLC ('Landsec')

Dividend declaration and June 2021 quarter day rent collection data

Dividend

Landsec today confirms that the first quarterly dividend for the 2021/22 financial year will be 7.0p per ordinary share, paid entirely as a property income distribution, and will be paid on 8 October 2021 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 27 August 2021.

June 2021 quarter day rent collection data

We have made good progress on rent collection. As at 7 July 2021 - collection day 10 - 81% of the net rent due on 24 June had been paid. The breakdown of the rent collection by segment is as follows:

24 June 2021 quarter(1)(2)- Rent collection days 5 and 10

 

Gross amounts due

24 June

£m

Monthly payment

terms agreed

£m

Net

 amounts due

24 June

£m

Day 10 amount received

£m

Day 10 amount received

%

Day 5 amount received

£m

Day 5 amount received

%

Day 5 amount received

Mar 21

%

Offices

60

(1)

59

56

95%

53

90%

87%

Rest of Central London

8

(1)

7

5

71%

4

57%

29%

Regional retail

14

(3)

11

8

73%

7

64%

38%

Urban opportunities

5

(1)

4

2

50%

2

50%

40%

Subscale sectors

16

(2)

14

6

43%

6

43%

36%

 

103

(8)

95

77

81%

72

76%

67%


1.  Including our proportionate share of subsidiaries and joint ventures.

2.  All amounts are shown gross of VAT. Where an amount billed remains uncollected and is subsequently written off, the VAT component will be recovered by the Group.

Of the £18m of rent outstanding, £6m relates to customers who have withheld payment pending documentation of agreed concessions.

We continue to take a proactive approach to addressing the challenges the pandemic presents to our people, our customers and our business. In early April 2020, we established a customer support fund of £80m for occupiers who most need our help. To date, £50m of rent concessions has been allocated to customers.