5 City Walls, Rufus Court
- Premises with café consent.
- Fronting city walls forming part of Rufus Court.
- Corner location.
The shop is within the city centre fronting the historic and popular tourist destination of the City Walls with access on to Northgate St. It is within the cities Northern Quarter and also forms part of the specialist retailing area of Rufus Court. This comprises some 18 shop units set around a central courtyard covering a wide range of individual traders along with the well-established and popular Alexanders Jazz Bar.
The Northgate Quarter has recently benefited from a new multi storey car park combined with a 60,000 sq. ft Health Centre and the additional pedestrian flow that this has created. Chester University is also within a short walking distance as are a number of new student accommodation developments. The cities new Storyhouse Theatre has also recently been completed close by and there are plans for a major new retail development scheme, The Northgate Project, within this sector of the city.
Occupying a corner location, the shop has good window area overlooking the walls and a garden area to the side. It is arranged over a single level and comprises a main trading area of circa 660 sqft (61.34 sqm) with the opportunity of including further space to the rear for a small kitchen, if required.
The unit is available with the benefit of café consent on a new lease for a term of years to be discussed and at a commencing rent of £13,500pa.
If additional space is required, this could be available subject to negotiation.
It is understood that the premises are VAT registered.
The premises are currently assessed as follows but are due for re-assessment to a lower figure due to a change in floor areas; –
Ratable Value £8,300.00
Rates Payable (April 2017-18) £3,975.70
It is understood that tenants could benefit from Small Business Rates Relief. Interested parties are, however, advised to make their own enquiries and to investigate these matters further.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.
An EPC is currently being obtained and will be available shortly if required.
Please contact Richard W Bolton of the sole retained agents Bolton Birch:
Tel: 01244 311681