- - Retail Unit
- - Prominent Retail Frontage
- - New Lease Available
- - Town Centre Location
Location and Description
The property is conveniently located in The Market Place, a professional area of Chippenham, in close proximity to the town centre. Chippenham is a popular town within four miles of junction 17 of the M4 and within easy access of nearby towns including Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The town’s railway station provides regular mainline services to London Paddington (from 1hr 13min).
The town benefits from a wide range of amenities to include High Street retailers plus supermarkets and retail parks and, in addition, there is a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, library, cinema and public parks. This ground floor retail space presents well throughout, with carpeting and cat II lighting, and is ready for immediate occupation for a variety of uses. There are shared male and female WC’s to the rear, as well as shared kitchen facilities available on the first floor. The cellar is accessed from the rear office and offers good headroom for storage of required.
Please note that the fixtures, fitting and services have not been tested.
The unit on site have been measured in accordance with International Property Measuring Standards (IPMS) 2 – Retail* and offer the following levels of accommodation
Area (IPMS 2- Retail) Sq. ft
Ground Floor (Retail Area) 535
Ground Floor (Store) 36
Ground Floor (Rear office) 131
TOTAL 702 sq ft
* All measurements approximate.
Tenure and Rental
The property is available on Full Repairing and Insuring terms for a term of years to be agreed at an asking rent of £12,000 per annum.
There will be a service charge applicable for the electric, gas and water on an agreed percentage.
The property lies within the Chippenham Business Improvement District (BID). The occupier will therefore be liable for the payment of the BID levy that is currently £365 per annum.
The tenant will be required to make contribution to the landlord’s administrative costs in drafting the lease for any proposed transaction.
Finance Act 1989
Unless otherwise stated, all prices and rents are quoted exclusive of Value Added Tax (V.A.T). Any intending purchasers or lessees should satisfy themselves independently as to VAT in respect of any transaction. We understand that the property is elected for VAT and therefore VAT will be payable on the rent.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property has been assessed for energy efficiency and has been given a rating of 82 within Band D.
Mains water, gas and electric are connected to the unit. Hunter French Commercial have not tested any of the services supplied and recommend that prospective tenants satisfy themselves that they meet their occupational requirements and current regulations.
We have been advised that the property has an existing Class A2 – Professional use of the Use Classes (Amendment) Order 2005. We recommend interested parties direct any planning queries to the local planning department of Wiltshire Council:
Wiltshire Council, Monkton Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1ER.
Tel: 01249 706111
Viewing Strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents, Hunter French Commercial.
T: 01249 715775