Retail premises to let in Eastgate Street & Eastgate Row, Chester CH1

From 5,500 - 35,000 sq. ft*
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Property description


Chester is an historic Roman City located 35 miles South West of Manchester and 27 miles south of Liverpool attracting over 8 million tourists a year. It has a resident population of approximately 185,000 people within a 15 minute drive time(1.3 million within 30 minutes). The resident population is affluent with 28% of people being drawn from the A and B socio-demographic profiles some 20% higher than the national average.

The City centre is renowned for its historic and architectural appeal boasting a high proportion of attractive Tudor buildings.This, combined with the city's distinctive and highly unique features of “The Rows” undoubtedly creates one of the most attractive shopping environments in the UK. Chester is categorised as 'major regional' and is ranked 35th in Javelin's Venus Score 2015.


The subject property occupies a 100% prime position in pedestrianised Eastgate Street also having frontages on Eastgate Row and Newgate Mall, the main entrance mall to the Grosvenor Shopping Centre. Adjacent to Browns of Chester (Debenhams), other occupiers in the immediate vicinity include Next, Boodle & Dunthorne, Jack Wills, Cath Kidston, Debenhams, New Look, Space nk, Office Shoes, Schuh and Jo Malone.


Required rental will depend on the proposed configuration - further details on request.

Rateable value

To be assessed.

Service charge

Dependent upon configuration but budgeted at approximately £2 psf.


An opportunity has arisen to create a large flagship store in 100% prime pitch with clear retail sales space and good floor to ceiling heights. Unusually for Chester there is excellent basement servicing (via the Grosvenor Centre). Planning permission has been obtained allowing the creation of a store offering the following areas:

Basement storage: 1,850 sqft
Eastgate Street sales: 8,100 sqft (staircase access)
Eastgate Row sales: 6,800 sqft
First floor sales: 11,500 sqft
Second floor ancillary: 7,350 sqft
Total: 35,600 sqft

The accommodation is flexible and several different configurations can be created (further details on request). One potential split is as follows:

Eastgate Street (potential A3/D2 use):
Basement storage: 850 sqft
Eastgate Street sales: 6,100 sqft (staircase access)

Eastgate Row:
Basement storage: 1,000 sqft
Eastgate Row Level: 4,200 sqft
First Floor: 6,650 sqft

Grosvenor Centre:
Ground floor: 2,750 sqft
First Floor: 2,750 sqft

Eastgate Street:
Lower ground floor sales area of over 6,000 sqft available with prominent frontage and access from 100% prime Eastgate Street. Superb floor to ceiling height and
configuration with excellent servicing. Potential for non retail uses (stpp).

Eastgate Row:
Upper ground and first floor sales linked by an attractive sales staircase totalling approximately 11,000 sqft all highly visible from prime Eastgate Street.

Newgate Mall:
Substantial rectangular unit offering over 5,000 sqft of total sales over ground and first floor fronting the busiest section of the entrance mall to the Grosvenor Shopping Centre.

For full details & plans, please see attached document.

Subject to contract.

Property info

Nearby transport

  • Chester (0.6 miles)
  • Bache (1.3 miles)
  • Capenhurst (5.3 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (10.0 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (27.9 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (40.6 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (15.0 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (15.5 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (15.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • University Church Free School (0.3 miles)
  • Chester Blue Coat Church of England Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Overleigh St Mary's CofE Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Hope Corner School (SEN) (11.4 miles)
  • Progress Schools - Toxteth (14.3 miles)
  • Assess Education (14.5 miles)
  • The Queen's School (0.3 miles)
  • Queen's Park High School (0.5 miles)
  • The Catholic High School, Chester A Specialist Science College (0.7 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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