The property is located to the southern end of a popular local parade within the Gossops Green residential area, approximately 3 kms to the west of Crawley town centre. The parade comprises a mix of retail users including Gossops Green Pharmacy, Coral, McColls, Top Knotts Hair Salon, Papa Johns Pizza, Mango's In Chinese Take-Away, Istanbul Grill, Vito Food & Wine, Deep Blue Fish & Chips, Gatwick Laundries and The Windmill Public House.
Crawley has a current residential population of approximately 100,000 persons extending to 161,000 persons within a 10 kms radius.
- New lease - rental offers invited by Informal Tender
- Considered suitable for a variety of alternative uses (STPC)
- Newly refurbished self-contained maisonette
- Public car parking nearby
The premises comprise a mid-terraced lock-up shop with ancillary accommodation and a newly refurbished, self-contained three bedroom upper maisonette, situated in a Neighbourhood Parade to
the west of Crawley town centre.
On the Instructions of Crawley Borough Council
923 sq ft
The property provides the following approximate dimensions and net internal floor areas:
Av. Internal Width: 19'2" (5.85m)
Built Depth: 55'3" (16.85m)
Sales Area: 753 sq ft (69.96m2)
Rear Store: 170 sq ft (15.78 m2)
Separate male & female W.C's
First & Second Floors - self-contained maisonette comprising three bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom and W.C, benefitting from gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows.
The maisonette has been fully refurbished throughout to include new carpets and fixtures & fittings.
Available on a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed. The lease will be based on the Council’s standard commercial lease (subject to appropriate alterations to reflect agreed terms and conditions) a copy of which is available on request.
The premises benefit from Class A3 (Restaurant) use and therefore can also be used for A1 (Retail) and A2 (Financial & Business Services) uses without need for further planning application. Uses already represented in the Parade will not be considered. Any use requiring a change of use application should be pursued separately with the Planning Department of
Crawley Borough Council.
Open to offer by Informal Tender. Rent will be payable quarterly in advance, on time on usual quarter days by Direct Debit.
Please note that a 6 month rent deposit (plus VAT) will be required as a standard condition of any letting.
To be submitted on the attached form and posted/delivered to Graves Jenkins to arrive no later than noon on Friday 12 July 2019.
Following submission of a tender form, applicants may be required to provide references, a 12 month cash flow forecast and a business plan.
The successful tenderer will be required to enter into a new lease within six weeks or to submit the necessary planning application within two weeks of his/her tender being accepted by the Council.
A copy of the Council's standard lease, which will form the basis of the lease for this letting can be inspected at the Town Hall. For details please contact Kevin Cockram (01293 438365 - [email protected]).
Please note that the premises are available for letting as a whole - neither the shop nor the maisonette are available separately.
Click here to download Tender Form & Credit Search Agreement
Rateable Value: £13,500
Rates Payable: £6,628.50 (2019/20)
Council Tax Band ‘C’
Small business rate relief is applicable for qualifying businesses. For further information we recommend interested parties contact Crawley Borough Council on Tel: 01293 438000 or www.crawley.gov.uk to verify this information.
VAT will be chargeable on the commercial element of the rent. Further details on application.
Each party to bear their own legal costs.
Strictly via prior appointment through Sole Agents Graves Jenkins