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Retail Property (high street) to rent

Library Street, Wigan, WN1

£3,467 pcm
3,187 sq. ft.

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The property is situated a short walk to the heart of Wigan Town Centre. The premises are located across from Wigan Town Hall, which is an area currently undergoing major refurbishment as the council centralise to the Joint Service Centre located opposite this site. The property fronts Library Street, which has a mixture of retail and professional businesses situated on it to draw footfall. The property is indeed itself located in the area earmarked for a large regeneration program known as the Townscape Heritage Initiative. Part of this program includes the regeneration of an arcade just metres from the property, which will reopen a connecting route from King Street to Library Street and further increase footfall.

Wigan is a metropolitan borough with a population of 305,000 (1.5 million within 20km) and is served by the M6 motorway and the northwest mainline railway station. Wigan has excellent road and rail links to the surrounding main cities and towns of Manchester, Liverpool and Bolton. Wigan town centre benefits from ample car parking facilities with various multi-storey facilities.


Externally the building is of traditional brick construction with the accommodation benefitting from floor to ceiling windows spanning the length of the facing to Library Street and extending around to College Avenue. This provides fantastic natural lighting and opportunity for advertisments/displays. The main entrance to the property is located on Library Street.

Internally the accommodation is a first floor level large open plan sales area. The available premises are part of the building which currently houses Wallpaper Supplies. Due to the success of this business this is a well-known location in the Wigan area.

It is considered that the property would be suitable for a variety of retail users (A1) or alternatively uses falling within Use Class A2. It is also thought that due to its open plan nature would provide an excellent development opportunity for such ventures as a nightclub or bar/restaurant.

N.B. Wallpaper Supplies Ltd are not closing done but merely relocating within the same building.


The accommodation briefly comprises (approximate net internal areas) :-

First Floor

Sales area 3,187 sq.ft.

Total internal area 3,187sq.ft. / 296 sq.m.


Mains gas, electric, water and drainage are connected to the property.

N.B These services have not and will not be tested prior to sale.


To be advised.


The premises are available to let on internal repairing and insuring (IRI) terms for a length of lease to be agreed.


41,600 per annum

VAT - All prices and rentals quoted are exclusive of but may be subject to VAT at the standard rate where applicable.


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents Borron Shaw Commercial Limited Tel 01942 776091.

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