For Sale / To Let
£15,000 pa
358 Sq Ft

Unit 1, Theme Court, Bridge Street

Bakewell, DE45 1DS

Key Points

  • Prime location on Bridge Street in Bakewell (Peak District National Park)
  • Ground floor sales plus store space which could be utilised for a variety of retail uses
  • High footfall tourist location
  • Plentiful supply of public car parking nearby
  • Available to let or for sale


The property comprises an attractive ground floor retail premises within a larger stone built property, with shop window frontage to Bridge Street. The available accommodation internally consists of a front sales area, office/store and WC facilities. The property has most recently been used as a patisserie & chocolate shop and is available from early summer 2023.

The property benefits from air conditioning, laminate flooring, spot lighting, electric wall mounted heaters and an attractive glazed customer entrance.


The property is located on Bridge Street in the centre of the Peak District National Park market town of Bakewell. Bakewell is a popular town centre, which is visited by approximately two million tourists annually.

Nearby occupiers include Lime Lounge Coffee House, Bamboo Beauty, Co-operative Food, Brockhursts of Bakewell, Queens Arms, and Rileys Wine Bar. There are a number of short stay car parks in close proximity, with Market Street the closest.

Rating Assessment

Based on information obtained from the Valuation Office Agency websites the demise is rated as follows:-

Address: Unit 1, Theme Court, Bridge Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DS
Description: Shop and premises
Rateable Value: £10,500 (£9,300 from April 2023)

An ingoing tenant should qualify for Small Business Rate Relief. We would suggest interested parties make their own enquiries with the Local Authority for verification purposes.


The premises are understood to have a historic A1 consent. Under the changes to the Use Class Order effective from 1st September 2020, we understand that these premises now benefit from an E class planning consent. This allows the premises to be used for the former A1 (retail), A2 (financial and professional), A3 (restaurant), B1 (offices), and D1 (clinics, health centre and day nursery) uses, without the need for a change of use.

Interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves with the Peak Park planning authority that their use is acceptable under these new changes.

Rent / Lease Terms

The property is offered on a new lease at a rental of £15,000 per annum, excluding rates, on a full repairing and insuring basis. VAT is payable on the rent.


Long Leasehold, 125 years from 17th November 2000 with annual ground rent which is currently £100 plus VAT. There is also a service charge which covers external repairs, common items and insurance. Further details available by request.


Offered on a vacant possession basis at £200,000. We are informed VAT is payable on the sale price.

Available Area

Floor/Unit Description Sq Ft Rent Service Charge Availability
gSales Area258On Application-Let
gRear Store / Office100On Application-Let
Total 358

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