24 Watergate Street, Chester, CH1 2NS

Size - 1,540 Sq Ft

To let / For Sale - £25,000pa

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24 Watergate Street

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  • With the benefit of A3/café planning consent.
  • City centre location adjacent to Reiss.
  • Grade 2 listed with substantial character – 1545 sq ft (143.59 sqm).


The property is situated in the historic centre of Chester within the immediate vicinity of such multiple retailers as Reiss, Costa, Bravissimo, Sainsbury Local, Whistle and Phase 8 together with numerous local specialist traders. It is also adjacent to an access route into the proposed Northgate Development Scheme which has recently obtained planning consent and within only a short walking distance of The Cross, the junction of primary shopping streets Eastgate and Northgate. A goad plan extract is attached.


The premises are arranged on ground floor only and the shop is exceptionally well fitted out making full use of the substantial character of the Grade 2 listed building. Photographs are attached from which you will note that it currently trades in upmarket ladies wear. It is fully fitted with changing rooms, a kitchen and with wc facilities. The approximate dimensions and areas are as follows;-
Internal width 5.77m 19/0
Shop depth 22.18m 72/9
Built depth 28.43m 93/3
Sales area 118.96 1280 sqft
Backup 24.16 sqm 260 sqft
The premises have recently obtained planning consent for café use.


The lease is for a term of 15 years from 25th September 2003 subject to 5 yearly rent reviews and on internal repairing terms only. The tenant has normal rights of renewal.




Premium offers sought for remaining leasehold interest together with the benefit of café planning consent.

Legal Costs

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.


It is understood that the premises are not VAT registered.

Business Rates

It is understood that the premises are assessed as follows;-
Ratable Value £25,500.00
Rates Payable (April 2016-17) £12,673.50

Energy Performance

Being a Grade 2 Listed Building it is understood that an EPC is not required.


Please only contact Richard W Bolton of the sole retained agents Bolton Birch:
Tel: 01244 311681
Email: richard@boltonbirch.com

The property is situated in the historic centre of Chester within the immediate vicinity of such multiple retailers.

24 Watergate Street, Chester, CH1 2NS

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