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Let: New Retail Development - A1 or A3 Consent

22 - 23 York Place, Brighton, BN1 4GU

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Situated on a mid-point in York Place directly opposite the local landmark of St Peters Church. York Place is an established main road retail location, adjacent to the North Laine Conservation Area and forms part of the A23 London to Brighton Road and an extension to the London Road shopping area.

Many well known concerns are located close-by including Aldi Supermarket, Costa Coffee, McDonalds, Boots the Chemist, Somerfield Supermarket, Clinton Cards, Superdrug and Sussex Stationers.

London Road/York Place experiences a heavy pedestrian and traffic flow at all times of the day being surrounded by densely populated residential area, including the New England Quarter commercial and residential development incorporating the new Sainsburys Supermarket. Brighton Station is only a short walking distance away.


  • New retail development
  • A1 (Retail) or A3 (Restaurant) Consent
  • Ready for immediate occupation
  • Heavy pedestrian flow

A newly formed commercial unit with A1 (Retail) or A3 (Restaurant) consent, ready for immediate occupation in a densely populated residential area. Close to many well known concerns such as Aldi Supermarket, Costa Coffee, Domino's Pizza, Mc Donald's and Boots.

Currently undergoing refurbishment works.


Lock Up Shop 3000 sq ft (278.71 m2)


Gross Frontage and Internal Width 36’1”
Slightly narrowing to rear
Total Depth 93’6”
Total Approximate Sales Area 3,000 sq ft (278.7m²)


Planning consents have been obtained to use the premises as A1 (retail) and A3 (restaurants and cafes) – all within the Town & Country (Use Classes) Order 1987 – as amended.

Potential Change of Use on all units, subject to the necessary consents


We understand from our clients that the following program of refurbishment work is scheduled.

Installing a Gas boiler with 5 radiators. Electrical sockets around the unit and new lighting, box skirting around the perimeter of the unit. Boxing in and insulating the 2 coloumns with soil pipes attached to them. Doors and frames to the 3 toilets will be fitted with sanitary ware (male, female and disabled) and these will be fully tiled. The ceiling by the entrance will be replaced and the entire ceiling will be painted. The bare walls on either side of the entrance will be plastered up until the new block work. All remaining block work will be painted white.


The Landlord is prepared to grant suitable rent free periods as a contribution towards tenants’ fitting out expenses. By negotiation, the Landlord will fit out to basic requirement with a lesser rent free period.

The premises are ready for immediate occupation.

Lock Up Shop To Let: £38,000 pa


Flexible leasing arrangement from 3 to 25 years.

Rent Review

By negotiation.

Business Rates

To be re-assessed.


VAT may be chargeable on the terms quoted.

Legal Fees

The ingoing tenant to be responsible for both parties' reasonable legal costs incurred in the transaction.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly via prior appointment through Agents Graves Jenkins


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