Wickham Market is a large village situated off the A12, 5 miles north east of Woodbridge and 13 miles north east of the county town of Ipswich. The village has a resident population of over 2,000 people and has seen further new residential development in recent years. Local amenities include a doctors surgery and pharmacy, primary school, library, church, large purpose built convenience store and a good range of shopping facilities.
The property is situated on the north side of High Street opposite the central public car park and village square. Nearby occupiers include EW Revett and Son butchers, St Elizabeth Hospice, McColls and a variety of other local occupiers.
The premises comprises a prominent self-contained ground floor retail unit within a two storey building. The premises is arranged to provide a retail area to the front including partitioned changing rooms to the rear with ancillary accommodation including a store room, kitchen and disabled WC.
The unit is of basic specification including LED strip lighting, fluorescent spot lighting, electric heaters and carpet floor coverings.
The premises provide the following approximate net internal floor areas:
Retail Area: 1,596 sq ft (148.26 sq m)
Store: 59 sq ft ( 5.44 sq m)
Kitchen: 50 sq ft ( 4.62 sq m)
Disabled WC: -- --
Total Net Internal Floor Area: 1,704 sq ft (158.32 sq m)
It is understood that the premises are connected to mains electricity, water and drainage.
We have not tested any of the services and all interested parties should rely upon their own enquiries with the relevant utility companies in connection with the availability and capacity of all of those serving the property including IT and telecommunication links.
We understand the premises are within Class E (a) of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended).
Class E allows for a variety of alternative uses including medical and health services, research and development, financial and professional, all of which may suit the premises.
All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local planning authority regarding their intended use.
The property is assessed as follows:
Rateable Value: £13,500
Rates Payable (2023/24): £6,736.50
The rates are based on a UBR for the current year of 49.9p in the pound. Small business rate relief may be available providing part exemption and all interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local rating authority in order to verify their liability.
East Suffolk District Council East Suffolk House Station Road Melton Woodbridge Suffolk, IP12 1RT
Tel: 0333 016 2000
The premises are available on a new effective full repairing and insuring business lease upon terms to be agreed at an initial rent of £18,250 per annum exclusive.
An ad-hoc service charge is payable in relation to the maintenance of the upkeep of the common parts of the building, exterior and structure.
The rent and service charge are subject to VAT.
Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs. ( Agency Pilot Software ref: 14870287 )