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Whitehaven, 53 Market Place

Rent: £9,540 - £9,540

Region: Cumbria

Town/City: Whitehaven

Whitehaven is a market town situated on the west Cumbria coast on the fringe of the Lake District National Park and has a resident population of approximately 25,000 but draws on a much wider catchment incorporating surrounding towns and villages. Significant employers include Sellafield Ltd, and the MDA, Copeland Borough Council and the Energy/Nuclear industry.


A ground floor retail unit within a three storey building of traditional construction comprising a sales area with customer/staff WC facilities and storage area.

Internal Width (Average) 4.72m 15’06“
Shop Depth 16.71m 54’09”
 Ground Floor Sales 76m² 821ft²
Kitchen/Staffroom 28m² 306ft²

The premises are occupied by way of an existing restricted FRI lease expiring 18th December 2022 at a passing rental of £9,540 per annum exclusive.
Sub Leases and Short-Term Deals will be considered subject to negotiation.


An Energy Performance Assessment has been arranged and a full copy will be available soon upon request.



Rateable Value £7,200
2020/2021 UBR £0.499
 Estimated Rates Payable £3,595

Given the Rateable Value is below £12,000, the current rates relief for the property equates to 100% discount for most occupiers. Interested parties are advised to make their own Business Rates enquiries with the relevant Local Authority.


Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred with this transaction. All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT and other charges where applicable.


For enquiries, viewing, and general information, please contact:
Jonathan Chapman
M: 07949 938210

Property type: Retail

Rateable value: £7200

Planning use: E

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