Property Details

135 High Street
East Lothian
East Lothian
, Musselburgh

£25,000 P.A.

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Musselburgh is a popular commuter town in East Lothian on the banks of the River Esk, 8 miles east of Edinburgh City Centre and with a population of approximately 22,000 people. It is situated close to the A1 and A720 Edinburgh City Bypass with excellent rail links provided from stations at Musselburgh and Newcraighall.

The subject property occupies a central location on the north side of the High Street close to the corner of Shorthope Street. There is a range of national and local occupiers in the immediate area including Costa Coffee, Greggs, Boots and Subway. It is also only a short walk away from Musselburgh Racecourse and Lorretto School

Public transport is widely available from directly outside the property with both restricted and unrestricted parking nearby.


The subject is a former amusement centre and provides ground floor accommodation only. The two upper floors are residential accessed separately situated beneath a pitched and slated roof.

Internally, the unit is a narrow rectangular shape and is deep plan with windows to the front. To the rear there are steps leading up to a private office, kitchen and WC facilities.


According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:

72 sq m (775 sq ft)


Our client is seeking rental offers of £25,000 per annum exclusive to grant a new lease.

The subjects are made available on the basis of a new full repairing and insuring (FRI) lease for a term to be negotiated.


According to the Scottish Assessor’s website ( the subjects have a Rateable Value of £17,100 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 property is served by mains electricity and water.


The Energy Performance Certificate rating is F.

A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.


Each party shall bear their own legal costs with the eventual tenant liable for any LBTT and Registration Dues.


Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.


By appointment through the sole letting agent, IME Property Ltd, on 0131 290 2350.


  • Property ID:P350
  • Postal Code: EH21 7DD
  • Status:For Rent
  • Type: commercial
  • Class:1 (Retail)
  • Property Size:775 sq ft
  • Price:£25,000


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