Blandford Forum is an attractive Georgian market town located some 20 miles north west of Bournemouth and 25 miles west of Salisbury. The town offers a vibrant retail scene featuring a good selection of national and independent retailers and service providers. The subject premises occupy a 100 % prime town centre location fronting the Market Place adjacent to WH Smith and two doors from Lloyds Bank. Greyhound House is situated adjacent to the entrance to Greyhound Square which in turn links to Morrisons supermarket and the major Marsh and Ham 188 space shoppers car park. Formerly trading as a tea rooms, the premises comprise the left-hand side of the ground floor of Greyhound House, a handsome Grade 1 listed building which our clients acquired and have extensively refurbished in recent years. The premises benefit from timber effect Karndean type flooring to the retail area plus gas fired central heating and four large display windows to the Market Place affording a good amount of natural light to the commercial space. The building also features an integrated fire alarm system.
Net Sales Area: 658 sq ft (61.51 sq m) Vault: 139 sq ft (12.91 sq m) Kitchen: 128 sq ft (11.90 sq m) Ancillary: 56 sq ft (5.20 sq m) Customer WC TOTAL GIA APPROX: 1,120 SQ FT (104 SQ M)
Under the new planning regulations, we believe the current permitted use to be use class 'E' which includes uses such as retail, professional services, cafe', health clinics, indoor recreation/sport and office. All parties are advised to make their own enquiries of the local authority for confirmation.
Asset Rating - B47
Rateable Value £17,750 Source www.voa.org.uk The 2021/2022 standard multiplier is 0.499 (4.99p payable per £1). The 2020/2021 small business multiplier is 0.499 (49.9p payable per £1). This determines what business rates are payable. All parties are advised to make their own enquiries for confirmation. *If you qualify as a 'small business' you may be eligible for substantial relief in connection with business rates payable. We advise all parties speak to the local authority in the first instance for confirmation.
Available by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed at £15,200 per annum exclusive of rates VAT (if applicable) and all other outgoings.