Property Summary

    Three storey property within Leek Town Centre. Ground floor retail with first and second floor storage.

    Property Description

    Tenure: Leasehold

    The property comprises a traditionally constructed three storey end terraced building, which was built in the early 18th Century and is a listed building.

    The ground floor is mainly retail space with a small storage area to the rear. The property has been trading as a shoe shop for many years. Stairs give access to a further two floors. On the first floor there is a combination of storage and kitchen facilities. On the second floor, there is a large storage area.

    The property has a side door and a small rear yard. The heating is by way of electric storage heaters.

    The property is situated with in the pedestrianised area of Leek town centre and next door to Boots Pharmacy and an entrance to Leek market. The premises are located on Derby Street in Leek and in a prominent location.

    Leek is a market town with a population of some 20,768 as at census 2011 and is located 10 miles North East of Stoke-on-Trent conurbation and 13 miles East of Ashbourne on the western edge of the Peak District National Park. Leek is the administrative centre for Staffordshire Moorlands and there is still a regular cattle market.

    Ground Floor
    Retail Area 705 sqft 65.52 sqm
    Store 100 sqft 9.27 sqm

    First Floor
    Store/Kitchen 357 sqft 33.20 sqm

    Second Floor
    Store 412 sqft 38.30 sqm

    Total NIA 1,574 sqft 146.29 sqm

    Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected but not tested.

    Leasehold on new terms to be agreed.
    £15,000 per annum plus VAT.

    Bjb recommend that potential occupiers make their own enquiries to the local authority in order to satisfy themselves that their proposed use is authorised in planning terms.

    On agreed terms the ingoing tenant will be required to pay a fee of £85 to buttersjohnbee for the application and collation of references and credit data from a third party. The application process will, under normal circumstances take between two and five working days. The applicant will be required to complete a simple online form for submission to our credit reference agency. Application fee will be payable in advance and will not be refundable.

    The ingoing tenant is responsible for the landlord’s legal costs in connection with the preparation of the lease.

    The VOA website advises the rateable value for 2020/21 is £18,750. The standard non-domestic business rates multiplier is 49.3p. The small business multiplier is 51.2p up to a rateable value of £51,000. Small Business may benefit for upto100% relief on premises with a rateable value of up to £12,000 and a tapered relief for rateable values between £12,000 and £15,000.

    Bjb recommends interested parties make their own enquiries into the business rate payable any further business rate relief which may be available.

    Strictly by appointment via bjb commercial, Suite 1, Albion House, No.2 Etruria Office Village, Forge Lane, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5RQ
    Telephone 01782 212201. Opening hours are 9.00-5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

    Property Address

    15 Derby Street
    Leek
    Staffordshire
    ST13 6HN


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