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51-52 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HU

£2,500 pcm
£30,000 pa

£19.06 per sq ft

Business rates & charges may apply

Huw Thomas Commercial, Chippenham

1,574 sq ft

146 sq m


High street retail property to lease

USE CLASSUse class orders: Class E


Lease details

Lease type:
Long term

Key features

  • Town centre location
  • Large display windows
  • Good first floor space
  • Potential for a variety of uses


Chippenham is a busy and expanding town with a population of approximately 40,000 people. It is located approximately 4 miles south of Junction 17 of the M4 Motorway and benefits from a main line railway station with a regular direct service to London Paddington in just over 1 hour.

The property is located where the High Street meets the Market Place close to Nationwide Building Society, Halifax Bank, Coffee No1 and other independent businesses.

The property has a large window frontage with a recessed pedestrian entrance door to one side.

Internally, the open plan ground floor retail area has a wooden floor, Cat II lighting and spotlights, air conditioning, and electric heating.

At the rear of the ground floor are a small storeroom / office and toilet suitable for disabled person access.

Stairs lead up to the first floor space that has good natural lighting with double glazed windows at the front overlooking the Market Place and High Street.

The space has potential for a variety of uses to include office or storage.

The first floor has a mix of tile and carpet floor covering, partial suspended ceiling, air conditioning, fluorescent strip and spot lighting and electric heating.

There is also a kitchen unit with worktop incorporating sink & drainer with storage cupboard underneath.

There is a single toilet with a further former toilet with fittings removed.

The property has a total external frontage to the Market Place of approximately 5m.

Sq M Sq Ft
Ground floor
Retail area 82.12 884
Rear store 3.69 40
First floor
Store/staff/office space 60.39 650
TOTAL 146.2 1,574

The property is offered by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term of years to be agreed.

£30,000 per annum exclusive of VAT.

VAT at the standard rate is payable on the rent.

The property currently has previously been used for retail sales and café uses. It now has a Class E use, so is suitable for a variety of uses including -

* Retail sales
* Hair, beauty and salon uses
* Café, restaurant or bar uses other than hot food takeaway
* Professional and financial services uses.

The property has electric lighting and heating, together with mains water and drainage.

No tests have been undertaken on the services, so prospective tenants should satisfy themselves that they meet their occupational requirements and comply with current regulations.

The Valuation Office Agency website lists the property as having a Rateable Value effective from 1st April 2023 of £33,750.

The property has recently been assessed for energy performance and the rating is awaited.

A copy of the EPC and Recommendation Report will be available from the agent once registered.

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in any transaction.


51-52 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HU

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Chippenham Station0.3 miles

About Huw Thomas Commercial, Chippenham

Station Hill House, Station Hill, Chippenham, SN15 1EQ

Huw Thomas Commercial is an independent commercial property consultancy based in Chippenham, Wiltshire. The Principal, Huw Thomas, has over 25 years of experience dealing with commercial property in Wiltshire; Bath & North east Somerset; South Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas. He provides advice on sales, lettings, acquisitions, development opportunities, lease renewals, rent reviews and commercial property valuations.

The business deals with the full range of property sectors

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