Market Place, Melton Mowbray
£26000 pa, shop * Tenant info


Key features

  • A prominent and iconic three storey shop
  • Located in a prime shopping area overlooking the Market Place
  • Net internal area of circa 2,050 sq. ft.
  • Ground floor retail of about 748 sq. ft
  • The premises would suit a variety of uses falling within new use Class E
  • Uses such as traditional retail, professional offices, and café would be considered

Property Description

A prominent and iconic three storey shop, located in a prime shopping area overlooking the Market Place, having a net internal area of circa 2,050 sq. ft. with ground floor retail of about 748 sq. ft. having conspicuous triple frontages. The premises would suit a variety of uses falling within new use Class E (Formerly A1, A2, A3) where uses such as traditional retail, professional offices, and café would be considered.


Built in the 1920s as W E Warner's Bread shop and Café this attractive building has been a key property presiding over the Market Place, occupied since the 1990s by Thomas Cook and latterly Hays Travel. Built of brick under a slate roof the building sits in the town's prime shopping location within the Conservation Area amongst many local and national operators including Holland & Barrett, EE, W H Smith, Nero, Greggs, Clarks, Boots and Dorothy Perkins.

LOCATION: Melton Mowbray is a thriving historic market town offering good shopping and leisure opportunities serving a population of 25,000 with a retail catchment of approximately double this figure. Melton has a predominantly agricultural base and hosting weekly cattle and farmers markets as well as stall markets three times a week. Melton Mowbray is within easy commuting distance of Leicester (17 mi), M1 (21 mi), Grantham (16 mi), A1 (18 mi), Nottingham (21 mi). The town has good rail links to Leicester and Peterborough and nearby intercity service to London from both Grantham and Leicester.

Net Internal Area: 2,050 sq. ft. (190.5 sq. m.)
Built Frontages: (excl. canted corners)
To Market Place: 22ft (6.7m)
To South Side: 24.2ft (7.4m)
To North Side: 25.5 ft (7.8m)
Total Frontage: 82.7ft (incl. canted corners)
Ground Floor Retail Area: 748 sq. ft (69 sq. m) with suspended ceiling incorporating Hermin LED lighting, carpet, Toshiba air conditioning, fire alarm, security alarm, CCTV and powder coated aluminium windows and doors. Demountable currency kiosk, store cupboard and door to: Basement

First Floor: Large landing leading to:
Male & Female W.C.s
Office 1: (North) 86.6 sq. ft, Office 2: (West) 166.5 sq. ft with CAT 5 cabling, carpet, two windows, one overlooking Market Place. Suspended ceiling and Air Conditioning.
Staff/Archive Room: 445.9 sq ft fitted with suspended ceiling, vinyl & carpet flooring, kitchenette, hot water heater, and air conditioning. Dual aspect deep window bays with shelves.

Second Floor:
Used currently as ancillary storage space:
Room 1: 160 sq ft, Room 2: 194 sq ft, Room 3: 19 sq ft max
Room 4: 98.6 sq ft, Room 5: 197 sq ft approx.
Stairs to:
Attic Room 1: (with balcony) 102 sq ft and Room 2: 76 sq ft Parapet Roof Space: Accessed by Ladder via trap door.


VIEWING: Strictly by arrangement through Shouler & Son, County Chambers, Kings Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1QF. Tel:- (01664) 560181. Covid-19 safe viewing procedures in place. Contact: Helen Vesper-Smith e:

TERMS: The premises are available by way of a new tenant's full repairing and insuring lease for a term of 3 years or more.

VAT: We understand that VAT is not currently payable on the rent.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected.
The service installations and appliances have not been tested by the agents so prospective tenants should make their own enquiries as to the suitability and existence for their intended use.

RATEABLE VALUE: £29,225. From 01.04.20 - 31.03.21 zero business rate are payable. Thereafter apply to Melton Borough Council for further information on any Retail Discount schemes which may apply for qualifying occupiers.

EPC: Band D/97. Energy Performance Certificate is downloadable from:


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