The property is situated in Broad Walk, an established busy pedestrian thoroughfare linking the High Street with Queens Square. There are several public car parks closeby and rail and bus stations are within 400 ms.
Crawley is a thriving and progressive town with a current population of approximately 110,000 persons extending to over 160,000 within a 10km radius and is located midway between London to the north and Brighton to the south. Gatwick Airport is located within 6 kms (3.5 miles) to the north.
- Prime town centre location
- Considered suitable for a variety of uses (STP)
- External seating available front & rear
- Immediately available
Re-available due to abortive negotiation
Ground floor lock-up retail premises previously used as a coffee house/cafe accommodating approximately 54 covers (internal & external), situated in a busy pedestrian thoroughfare, linking the High Street with The Broadway and Queens Square. Consent for A3 use previously granted, subject to outstanding Conditions (now expired).
Ground Floor Shop
1190 sq ft
The internal floor area is approximately as follows:-
Sales/Cafe Area: 760 sq ft (70.60 m2)
Storage/Preparation: 350 sq ft (32.51 m2)
Kitchen: 80 sq ft (7.32 m2)
External: Two small yard areas providing 2 parking spaces in addition to two single lock-up garages
Held on a full repairing and insuring lease for a term of 5 years from 18 January 2018 to and including 17 January 2023 at a current rent of £27,400pax subject to a fixed increase to £27,800pax in year 3; £28,525pax in year 4 and £29,000pax in year 5. The lease is inside the security provisions of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. The current permitted use is a Coffee Bar and French Boulangerie or such other Class A1 use, permitted by the landlord.
Available by way of an assignment of the existing lease with the benefit of the existing fixtures & fittings etc, if required.
Premium offers invited in excess of £20,000 for the benefit of the valuable lease, fixtures & fittings.
Planning consent (Ref: CR/2012/0099/FUL) was granted for a change of use from A1 to include A2 (Financial & Professional Services) and A3 (Restaurants and Cafes) in June 2012 subject to Conditions (now expired). It is considered that the premises are suitable for various alternative uses includes A2 and A3 uses, subject to the application for appropriate consent. Further information on application.
Rating C-63 - click here to download EPC
Rateable Value: £18,000
Rates Payable: £8,838 (2019/20)
Interested parties are advised to contact Crawley Borough Council on 01293 438000 or www.crawley.gov.uk to verify this information to verify this information.
VAT will be payable on the terms quoted.
Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred in this transaction.
Strictly via prior appointment through Sole Agents Graves Jenkins