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The Corn Exchange, Market Place

To rent: £75,000.00 Per Annum|2,801 Sq Ft|Leisure Property, General Retail, Licensed & Leisure, Retail

Property details

TO RENT£75,000.00 Per Annum
SIZE2,801 Sq Ft
ADDRESSThe Corn Exchange, Market Place, Romsey, SO51 8YA
TYPELeisure Property, General Retail, Licensed & Leisure, Retail
POSTED ON14th February 2023


Key Points

  • Historic Grade II* Listed building
  • Very prominent position in the prime retailing area
  • GIA of approximately 2801sqft (260.2sqm) over ground floor and basement
  • Potential to split floors or include the first floor if required
  • Potential for outside seating subject to agreement with Test Valley Borough Council
  • Range of potential retail and hospitality uses considered
  • Summary

    Historic Grade II* Listed building situated in very prominent retailing area of Romsey


    The property is a well-known Grade II* Listed building, an iconic feature of Romsey town centre for over 150 years. It was originally built in 1864 next to the Corn Market and local farmers traded their grain here, hence the name ‘Corn Exchange’. It was designed as a ‘pair’ with the Town Hall.

    The property provides substantial retail space, encompassing the ground floor and basement:

    • The largely open plan ground floor extends to approximately 1,542 sq ft (143sqm)
    • The basement extends to approximately 1,259 sq ft (117sqm)
    • The first floor could provide an additional 1,492 sq ft (138sqm)


    Romsey is a historic Hampshire market town located on the edge of the New Forest National Park, serving a population of 18,000 people. The town is situated 3 miles north of the M27/M271 intersection, which in turn links to the M3 motorway providing good road access. Southampton city centre is 9 miles to the south. Rail services are also available at Romsey station (Waterloo – 1 hour 42 minutes).

    The property is located in Market Place, near to other popular retail and commercial premises, in the heart of the busy town centre. There are market stalls selling a range of bread, pastries, fresh produce, arts and craft, gifts etc six days a week further enhancing footfall.

    Other occupiers close by include WH Smith, Specsavers, Natwest, Costa, Cafe Nero, Fat Face, Bradbeers department store, Boots, Waitrose and TSB, amongst numerous others.


    Rental Offers of £75,000 per annum for the entire ground floor and basement. The lease terms are subject to negotiation.


    With effect from 1 April 2023 the property will have a rateable value of £38,000.


    The ground floor and basement has an EPC Rating of D – 81.


    We understand the property is Grade II* Listed and situated within the Romsey Town Centre Conservation Area.


    The former bank has closed therefore all viewings must be arranged by prior appointment via the sole agents Savills.


    Location: The Corn Exchange, Market Place, Romsey, SO51 8YA

    Romsey (0.4 miles)

    Mottisfont & Dunbridge (4.0 miles)

    Totton (4.9 miles)

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