- Prime town centre shop
- Window frontage to Bridge Street
- Generous retail area
- Good order
- Excellent footfall and passing trade
- 178.08 sq m (1,917 sq ft)
13 Bridge Street is situated to the south of Kelso town centre.
Kelso is a traditional market town with a relatively affluent catchment area providing a higher than average disposable income supporting a good range of independent retailers.
The town has a population of approximately 5,639 according to the 2011 Population Census, and acts as a local centre for a wide rural hinterland. The settlement is conveniently located within the Central Borders, approximately 18 east of Galashiels, 44 miles south of Edinburgh.
Kelso is an historic setting with a great many attractions within the town and surrounding area generating a high level of seasonal tourist trade.
Kelso is readily accessible with good road links to Edinburgh and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There is a main line railway station approximately 25 miles east at Berwick-upon-Tweed and a new rail link between Tweedbank (14 miles west) and Edinburgh Waverley.
13 Bridge Street comprises the ground floor of an end-terraced building. The unit benefits from a prominent corner position to the north of Bridge Street. As well as current Retail Use, the unit would also be well suited to a range of alternative uses such as office accommodation, studio, treatment rooms, gallery, coffee shop or similar, subject to obtaining all necessary consents.
The layout currently provides:
Spacious front shop with display frontage; rear store / stock room; ladies, gents and disabled wc facilities fitted with low flush unit and wash hand basin.
There is a cellar area accessed via stairs within the rear shop.
The subjects have been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to the following approximate areas:
Basement: 83.24 sq m (896 sq ft)
Ground Floor: 94.84sq m (1,021 sq ft)
Total: 178.08 sq m (1,917)
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
The Rateable Value is currently assessed to 12,800 effective from 01-Apr-2017 following a successful appeal.
The Small Business Rates Relief Scheme provides rates relief to help small businesses in Scotland. For the 2019/20 financial year up to 100% rates relief is available for business with a combined rateable value (of all business premises in Scotland) with a Rateable Value of 15,000 or less subject to application and eligibility. Further details are available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel. 0845 3000341.
Energy Performance Certificate
Assessed to Energy Performance Rating Band G.
Unless otherwise stated the prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.
The tenant/ purchaser will be responsible for any stamp duty, land tax, registration dues and VAT incurred thereon.
The unit is available on new full repairing and insuring lease. Lease terms by negotiation.
A flexible in-house lease agreement may be available subject to status and agreement between the parties.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Edwin Thompson Chartered Surveyors LLP
76 Overhaugh Street
Tel: 01896 751300