Home Commercial Commercial Property Retail to let in English Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

About this property

The property is situated on English Street, the prime shopping street in Carlisle. Nearby national retailers include Marks & Spencer, House of Fraser, Boots, W H Smith, River Island and Tesco.

Carlisle is a City situated in north Cumbria and is the main retail centre for the region. The resident population of Carlisle is approximately 80,000 and there is an estimated population in excess of 150,000 within a 30 minute drive. The City has a main line railway station on the West Coast Main Line and the City centre lies approximately 2 miles west of the M6 Motorway.

The premises are arranged over ground, first and second floors, with additional basic storage within the basement, accessible via a floor hatch.

The shop benefits from a traditional modern timber shop front. The unit is fully fitted and ready for trading with modern ceiling with flush lighting, air conditioning cassettes, panelled walls and a polished timber floor.

Stairs lead from the rear handling area to the first and second floor accommodation. These floors currently provide extensive storage space, together with an office and staff room.

Ground Floor
Sales 96.48 sq m (1039 sq ft)
Rear handling area/store 18.06 sq m (194 sq ft)
Staff w.c.’s

First floor
Storerooms totalling 95.92 sq m (1033 sq ft)
Office 8.36 sq m (90 sq ft)
Staff room 14.93 sq m 161 sq ft)

Second Floor
Storeroom 21.34 sq m (230 sq ft)

Basement (not measured)

Sales 96.48 sq m (1039 sq ft)
Ancillary 158.61 sq m (1708 sq ft)

The Freehold interest is available for sale at £225,000.

The premises are currently let under a temporary arrangement. They are available by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term of years to be agreed at a rent of £27,500 per annum.

The rent will be exclusive of Business Rates and will be payable quarterly in advance. VAT will be payable on the rent.

The lease is available at nil premium.

The freehold interest in the next door property, 86/88 English Street, is also available for purchase. Please contact the agent for full details.

The property has a Rateable Value of £38,250.

Each party to bear its own legal costs in connection with the preparation and execution of the lease or purchase.

The Code of Practice for Commercial Leases in England and Wales recommends parties intending to enter into leases should seek advice from professionals or lawyers at an early stage. The Code is available through professional institutions and trade associations or through the website,

Strictly by appointment through the sole agents, YoungsRPS

Contact Michael Blake – 07718 523060 e-mail: michael.blake@youngrps.com
or Paul Fairlamb – 07718 523037 e-mail: paul.fairlamb@youngsrps.com