• Class 3 unit with hot food consent
• Primary and High Schools nearby
• Close to mix of private and social housing
• 2 miles east of Edinburgh city centre
Niddrie Mains Road is the principle thoroughfare which runs through the middle of Edinburgh’s Niddrie and Craigmillar areas. The subject property is approximately 2 miles east of the city centre and sits close to the crossroads of Craigmillar Castle Road, Duddingston Road West and Peffermill Road.
The area has undergone a transformation in recent years with several new developments including the new Craigmillar Library and a number of private and social housing schemes. A number of well-known occupiers are in the vicinity including Tesco Express, Greggs and Lidl.
There is free on street parking outside the premises whilst numerous bus routes serve the area connecting it with the rest of the city.
The subjects comprise a double windowed shop unit with metal roller shutters forming part of a two-storey stone building under a pitched and slate roof. There are residential flats located on the first floor level.
Externally, it is well presented with sizeable frontage and signage making it easily visible to passing traffic.
There is a distinct split inside the unit. The front section is laid out with customer bench seating around the window and long wall for circa 14 covers. There is a sales counter behind which are a good sized kitchen, preparation and washing up area. There is a good inventory of cold counters, chillers, freezers, bain maries, stainless steel work tops, etc. There are WC facilities to the rear. There is also a small courtyard accessed from the kitchen.
At present the unit is Class 3 hot food consent and is laid out as a traditional café and take away business. The unit is well laid out and fitted and would be ideal for a range of cuisines and occupiers.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate gross internal area:
42 sq m (484 sq ft)
A rental of £13,000 per annum is sought for the subjects 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 (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £5,500. The uniform business rate for the current year is £0.484 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.
The property is served by mains gas, electricity and water.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is C.
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs with the eventual purchaser liable for any LBTT and Registration Dues.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment through the sole selling agent, IME Property Ltd