Restaurant to rent

High Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7

Let Agreed £2,500 pcm
2,900 sq. ft.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 2,900 sq ft (269 sq m)
  • Use class orders: A3 Restaurants and Cafes and A4 Drinking Establishments

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished

Key features

  • Ground Floor Gross Floor Area Approx 2,900 sq ft
  • Beer Cellar
  • Fully Fitted Kitchen
  • Available for Immediate Occupation
  • Located in the heart of Braintree Town Centre

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold


The premises occupy a good secondary position in the High Street adjacent to Baileys Gant which is a pedestrian link through to the George Yard Shopping Centre. Nearby occupiers in the High Street include Costa Coffee, Specsavers and William H Brown Estate Agents. The premises is situated a short distance from the junction of High Street with Great Square and Bank Street, which along with George Yard are regarded as the prime retail areas in the town.

Braintree is an important market town and administrative centre with a population of around 45,000 but which serves a much wider catchment area. The town has seen very significant growth in recent years which is likely to continue as major new housing development is planned. Braintree is situated some 15 miles west of Colchester, 10 miles northeast of Chelmsford and about 14 miles south of Sudbury. The town enjoys excellent transport links with Stansted Airport and the M11 being within a 20 minute drive time.


The property comprises of the ground floor and cellar of a substantial building probably dating from the first half of the twentieth Century which has been subsequently altered and extended. The building is constructed predominantly of brick with the front section having a pitched slate covered roof with flat felt covered roofs at the rear. The premises have been used as a bar nd has a small fitted kitchen, ladies, gents and disabled cloakrooms. Notwithstanding, the premises would lend itself to a variety of alternative uses including restaurant, café or retail. The premises enjoy a wide frontage to the High Street and there is rear servicing access from one of the George Yard service areas.

The property provides the following accommodation but please note that all dimensions and areas are approximate:

Internal Width 34'

Built Depth 100' average

Gross Internal Ground Floor Area: 2,900 Sq Ft Approximately

As currently configured the property provides:

Main Area 34' x 35'7" and 32'4" x 18'6" providing some 1,700 Sq Ft

Small Kitchen With fitted extraction providing some 100 Sq Ft

Ladies Cloakroom With four w.c. cubicles and adjacent disabled cloakroom.

There is a raised area at the rear, off which is the:

Gents Cloakroom and further staff w.c. together with a goods-in area with double loading doors.


Planning Permission was granted for Change of Use to a public house in 1997 under Application no. 97/01087/COU which was subsequently varied to extend the opening hours to midnight Monday to Saturdays and 10.30pm on Sundays, permission no. 01/00123/FUL.


Main water, electricity (3 Phase supply), drainage and gas are connected.


The rates are to be reassessed please contact the agents for further details.


The premises are available To Let on a new lease on effectively full repairing
terms for a term to be agreed.


£30,000 per annum exclusive


The building is elected for VAT purposes so VAT will be chargeable upon the rent.


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment with the Sole Agent: Birchall Steel Ltd: 01787 883888

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Braintree (0.4 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (1.1 mi)
  • Cressing (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Braintree (0.4 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (1.1 mi)
  • Cressing (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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