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1a St. Peter Street, Blackburn, BB2 2HD

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Price: £275,000

Rental: £25,000 per annum


The property is situated in the centre of Blackburn in a prominent main road position within walking distance of the main facilities, including the Town Hall, shopping centre and markets. Junction 5 of the M65 motorway is approximately 2 miles from the premises.


The property comprises a predominantly ground floor retail with workshop & stores unit providing approximately 5,280 sq.ft of accommodation. It is of three bay northlight construction with the roof overlaid with steel panels supported on cast iron columns. It has mainly rendered elevations with the front incorporating sales glazing with personnel door accessing the property. To the front of the building are also two loading doors accessed from the main car park together with a loading door accessed from Mill Lane all of which load into the side workshop. There is an ancillary wc and kitchen block to the rear. Also fronting St. Peter Street is a two storey structure providing storage/offices at first floor level. Externally there is a large tarmacadam car park to the front of the premises.


We have calculated the gross internal area of the premises to be as follows :


Ground FloorSales Area2,841 sq.ft
 Workshop1,092 sq.ft
 Stores131 sq.ft
 Kitchen/WC132 sq.ft
First FloorStores584 sq.ft
BasementStores500 sq.ft
TOTAL 5,280 sq.ft


It is understood that all mains services are available and connected to the premises


The rateable value is £13,250 and therefore eligible businesses will be able to claim transitional small business rate relief which would suggest the rates payable will be in the region of £2,754 per annum

Lease Terms

The property is available by way of a new lease for a minimum period of 5 years on full repairing and insuring terms. The tenant will be responsible for the usual costs of occupation including business rates, if applicable, water and sewerage rates, electricity and gas.


An EPC is available on request


To be confirmed


In respect of a leasehold transaction, subject to status, a deposit will be required. Further details on request

Money Laundering Regulations

Please note we are now required to carry out customer due diligence on all purchasers once an offer is accepted whereby we are required to obtain proof of identify and proof of address of the purchaser.


Understood to be freehold




£25,000 per annum


The property is available with immediate effect

Legal Costs

In respect of a leasehold transaction the tenant will be responsible for the landlord's reasonable legal costs


The property has been used as a retail property with ancillary workshop & stores for a number of years. Interested parties are recommended to contact the local planning authority to discuss their proposed use in greater detail


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01254 699030