Ground floor retail unit with first floor storage within Longton Town Centre and directly behind local indoor market and opposite Tesco supermarket car park with good footfall.
The property comprises a ground and first floor lock up retail unit with direct access onto The Strand. There is a pedestrian door from The Strand giving access to the main retail area which has a large display window. There are stairs to the first floor and a rear room which has a sink. On the first floor, there are two rooms, one having a sink. The property is ideal for a number of uses.
The property is located in Longton Town Centre, one of the six towns which make up the Stoke-on-Trent conurbation and is located to the south. Longton is a busy Town Centre and has a large residential population close by with some 90,000 people within a 10 minute drive of the Town Centre.
The property faces directly onto The Strand, one of the busiest thoroughfares through the Town and also gives access to Tesco and other retail units including Argos, Next and Matalan.
Main Area 219 sq.ft. (20.34 sq.m.)
Rear Room 83 sq.ft. (7.71 sq.m.)
First Floor 194 sq.ft. (18.02 sq.m.)
Total Floor Area 416 sq.ft. (38.64 sq.m.)
Mains water and electricity are believed to be connected but have not been tested.
Bjb recommend that potential occupiers make their own enquiries to the local authority in order to satisfy themselves that their proposed use is authorised in planning terms.
The voa website advises the rateable value for 2018/19 is £4,500. The standard non-domestic business rates multiplier is 49.3p. The small business multiplier is 48.0p up to a rateable value of £51,000. Small Business may benefit for upto100% on premises with a rateable value of up to £12,000 and a tapered relief for rateable values between £12,000 and £15,000.
Bjb recommends interested parties make their own enquiries into the business rate payable any further business rate relief which may be available.
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On agreed terms the ingoing tenant will be required to pay a fee of £85 to buttersjohnbee for the application and collation of references and credit data from a third party. The application process will, under normal circumstances take between two and five working days. The applicant will be required to complete a simple online form for submission to our credit reference agency. Application fee will be payable in advance and will not be refundable.
The ingoing tenant is responsible for the landlord's legal costs in connection with the preparation of the lease at a cost of £250 plus VAT.
Strictly by appointment via bjb commercial, Head Office, Lake View, Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BJ. Telephone . Opening hours are 9.00 - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.
As the Sellers agent, we are not Surveyors or Conveyancing experts and as such we cannot and do not comment on the condition of the property or other issues relating to title or other legal issues that may affect this property, unless we have been made aware of such matters. Interested parties should employ their own professionals to make such enquiries before making any transactional decisions. We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested. All photographs, measurements, floor plans and distances referred to are given as a guide only and should not be relied upon for the purchase of carpets or any other fixtures or fittings. Lease details, service charges and ground rent (where applicable) and council tax are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed by your solicitor prior to exchange of contracts. The copyright of all details, photographs and floorplans remain the possession of bjb.