The property is located in Hill Street, close to the Market Place and the Horsefair Shopping Centre 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 comprises a retail premises with ample storage in a prominent location on Hill Street within Wisbech town centre. The property is considered suitable for a variety of retail uses.
The accommodation comprises a Ground Floor retail area extending to approximately 30 sq m. To the rear of the property there is a Kitchenette, WC and small Courtyard.
The First Floor consists of a Kitchen (approx. 6.5 sq m), hallway and two storage rooms (approx. 14 sq m & 9 sq m).
The Second Floor comprises a Bathroom and a Store with a useful area of approx. 12.5 sq m.
The property also benefits from a basement which could be used for storage, but has limited access.
Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected to the property. Prospective Tenants are advised to make their own enquiries of the relevant utility companies and drainage authority.
The property is offered To Let on a new Full Repairing and Insuring basis contracted out of the Security of Tenure provisions of Part II of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. Leases for in excess of 3 years will be subject to three yearly rent reviews. The Tenant will be responsible for all outgoings in addition to the rent.
The Business Rates for this property need to be re-assessed.
The property has not been elected for VAT. Should the rent become subject to VAT this will be payable in addition to the rent.
The Tenant will be responsible for the Landlord's reasonable legal costs in the preparation of the lease.
The previous use of the property fell under Use Class A1 (retail) as defined by the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended). This use is longstanding and understood to be lawful.
The use of the property will be restricted to business use and is not to be used for residential accommodation.
The adjoining property No. 21 Hill Street is also available giving an option to rent the two properties as one large unit. Rent on application.
Strictly by appointment with Maxey Grounds.
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