Bathgate is a popular town in West Lothian situated just off junction 3A of the M8 and is approximately 5 miles and 15 miles west of Livingston and Edinburgh respectively.
The subjects are located on the corner of Hopetoun Street and Jarvey Street at the east end of the town centre. The immediate area is retail and commercial but there is also a high density of residential properties in the surrounding streets.
The train station is a short walk from the subjects and there are also a number of bus services connecting the town with surrounding districts. Local parking can also be found nearby.
Occupiers in the immediate vicinity include Bank of Scotland, Tanz tanning studio and Gianni’s Italian restaurant.
The subject property comprises a double windowed premises with distinct front shop and back shop areas. The unit previously operated as a delicatessen/café so the rear area is currently set up as a kitchen but could be reconfigured back into retail space.
The front shop area is spacious and full of natural light with two large ceiling pendants providing artificial light. There is a separate corridor just off providing access to a WC and store.
Externally, there is an opportunity to display prominent signage above the entrance which would be highly visual to passing traffic and footfall due its street corner position.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:
Front shop: 365 sq ft
Back shop: 158 sq ft
48.59 sq m (523 sq ft)
Our client is seeking rental offers in the region of £9,000 per annum.
The property is available for lease on a full repairing and insuring (FRI) basis for a term to be agreed.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £7,600 effective 1st April 2017. The uniform business rate for the current year is 46.6 pence in the pound.
Occupiers may be eligible for rates relief through the small business bonus scheme if the combined rateable value of all their business premises in Scotland is £35,000 or less.
We understand the property is served by mains utilities.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is E.
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs in the preparation of the lease with the eventual tenant liable for any Registration Dues or LBTT thereon.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment through the sole letting agent, IME Property Ltd.