High Street Retail Property for rent

13-17 Thoroughfare, Ipswich, IP1 1BX

£4,042 per month
£48,500 per annum
3,020 ft²


  • 280.53 sq m (3,020 sq ft)
  • Basement storage 64.09 sq m (690 sq ft)
  • Excellent location in busy thoroughfare off the prime retail district
  • First floor ancillary accommodation 96.60 sq m (1,040 sq ft)
  • Ground floor sales and kitchen 119.84 sq m (1,290 sq ft)


Town Centre Caf/Retail Premises To Let


Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk with a resident population of approximately 139,000 and a catchment of about 350,000.

The premises occupy a prominent corner position within a busy pedestrian thoroughfare linking the prime retail area of Tavern Street to the north and Buttermarket to the south. The premises adjoin a number of specialist retailers including White Stuff, Thorntons, F. Hinds Jewellers, Proctor's Sausages and Heroes Fitness Stores.


The premises comprise a retail unit with a fully glazed frontage and three separate entrances, arranged upon ground and first floors, together with basement storage. The premises have previously been used as a caf, the ground floor being fitted with commercial kitchen, bar/servery area, recessed lighting, comfort cooling and laminate flooring.

Stairs lead to the first floor accommodation, including male/female and staff toilet facilities, ancillary offices, stores, staff room and shower room.

A floor hatch behind the ground floor bar area provides access to the basement.


The premises provide the following approximate floor areas:

Gross frontage 17m (56 ft.)

Ground floor 119.84 sq m (1,290 sq ft)

First floor 96.60 sq m (1,040 sq ft)

Basement 64.09 sq m ( 690 sq ft)

Total 280.53 sq m (3,020 sq ft)


The premises are available on a new lease on terms to be agreed and at an initial rent of 48,500 per annum plus VAT.

Business Rates

From verbal enquiries with the local rating authority we understand that the premises are assessed as follows:

Rateable Value:32,750

Rates payable (2020/21): 16,342.25 per annum

Local Authority

Ipswich Borough Council Grafton House 15-17 Russell Road Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 2DE

Telephone: 01473 432000.)


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