This Grade II Listed property is in a prominent town centre location in the Georgian market town of Wisbech. Locally known as the Capital of the Fens, Wisbech has a population of around 20,000 and is a market town of great character and historical importance. Wisbech lies approximately 23 miles from Peterborough, 39 miles from Cambridge and 55 miles from Norwich. The A47 Trunk Road between Norwich and Leicester passes around the southern and eastern side of Wisbech.
The property offers a large retail area to the front of the property with ancillary offices to the first floor with basement in addition.
This Grade II Listed property comprises a former post office on the Ground Floor with offices and storage to the rear, first floor and basement:
Main Commercial/Retail Area: 81.8 sq m with sash windows to front and side.
Rear Office: 16.6 sq m with door to rear lobby and stairs to first floor and basement. Fire exit to Post Office Lane.
Store 1 and Store 2: 32.6 sq m
Landing with Ladies WC
Staffroom: 15.8 sq m with window to front and side
Office 2: 46.9 sq m with window to front and rear
Store: 6.3 sq m with window to rear.
Stairs to Gents WC
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity are believed to be connected. Prospective tenants are advised to make their own enquiries of the relevant utility companies.
The property is offered To Let on effectively a Full Repairing and Insuring Lease contracted out of Security of Tenure provisions of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 PtII.
Rateable Value (2010 List): £16,500
Uniform Business Rates 2016/17 £7,989
Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with Fenland District Council as to the current rates liability.
The property has been elected for VAT and therefore VAT is payable on the rent and service charge.
Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.
A service charge is payable towards the upkeep of external areas. For the year 2016/17 the service charge is £2,840.98 and this is reviewed annually.
The current retail use of the property is long standing and believed lawful and would fall within Use Class A1 (Shops) as defined by the Town & Country Planning (Uses Classes) (Amendment) (England) Order 2015. The property lies within Wisbech Conservation Area. The property was previously used as the Post office
Strictly by appointment with Maxey Grounds & Co.
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