Bathgate is a 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 west side of South Bridge Street, a principle route into the town centre, close to the junction of Whitburn Road. The immediate area is retail and commercial with nearby occupiers including a pharmacy, estate agency, cafes and hot food takeaways.
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 is available nearby.
The subject property is a retail unit with a double frontage forming part of a modern two- storey building.
The premises, which most recently traded as a newsagent, has been fitted out to a good standard. The majority of the fixtures and fittings remain so the unit could be re-opened quite easily or, alternatively, may suit another class 1 use.
To the rear of the main shop area is a storeroom, staff tea prep and WC.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:
55 sq m (592 sq ft)
The subjects are available on a new full repairing and insuring lease (FRI) for a term to be agreed.
Our client is seeking a rental of £10,500 per annum (£200 per week).
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £8,700 effective 1st April 2017. The uniform business rate for the current year is 46.6 pence in the pound.
Occupiers may be eligible for 100% 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.
The premises is served by mains water and electricity.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is pending.
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.