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70 Scotch Street, Carlisle, CA3 8PN

£2,917 pcm
£35,000 pa

£20.86 per sq ft

Business rates & charges may apply


1,678 sq ft

156 sq m


High street retail property to lease

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70 Scotch Street, Carlisle, CA3 8PN

* Prime retail pitch within Carlisle City Centre.
* Commercial accommodation over three floors.
* Total area 155.68 sq m (1,678 sq ft).
* To Let - £35,000 per annum exclusive.


Scotch Street runs alongside English Street in Carlisle's city centre, and together they are the city's prime retail location. The subject property boasts a strong pitch in between Costa Coffee and Waterstones. In addition to this the high street is home to a number of national occupiers such as Marks & Spencer, Sports Direct, McDonalds, JD Sports, Boots, Primark, River Island and WHSmith.

The pedestrianised high street receives good footfall year-round and is in close proximity to the proposed Carlisle Citadels project, which will create a new landmark campus in the centre of the city by 2026, resulting in further footfall within the city centre.

The City of Carlisle has a residential population of 75,000, a wider city population of around 108,000. Carlisle has a further estimated catchment population of 235,000 and benefits from Carlisle Train Station which is approximately 0.3 miles to the south of the subject property. As well as being the dominant shopping location, it is also the administrative centre in Cumbria and the Borders.


The subject property is a mid-terraced commercial building with three floors of accommodation. In addition to the ground floor retail, there is additional storage space to the first and second floors. The property is an ideal retail pitch within the city centre, however, is also suitable for a variety of commercial uses subject to obtaining the relevant consents.

Formerly occupied by The Body Shop, the property's ground floor has a three glazed windows onto Scotch Street and is accessible for wheelchair users. In addition to the sales area, the ground floor has a small office space to the rear. The first floor has a stockroom, small kitchenette and WC, whilst the second floor is predominantly used for storage and also has a WC.


It is understood that the property has mains supplies of electricity and water and is connected to the mains drainage and sewerage systems. The ground floor also benefits from air conditioning.


It is understood that the premises provide the following approximate measurements:

Ground Floor 81.02 sq m (872 sq ft)
First Floor 42.80 sq m (461 sq ft)
Second Floor 32.04 sq m (345 sq ft)

Total 155.68 sq m (1,678 sq ft)


The premises are available by way of a new Full Repairing & Insuring lease for a term to be agreed and at a commencing rental of £35,000 per annum exclusive.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.


It is understood from the VOA website that the premises have a Rateable Value of £46,000.


The property has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of D77 and a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.


Each party is to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the lease documentation together with any VAT thereon.


The property is available to view by prior appointment with the Carlisle office of Edwin Thompson LLP. Contact:

Hugh Hodgson - h.

Erika Norman - e.



Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in April 2024.


70 Scotch Street, Carlisle, CA3 8PN

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Carlisle Station0.3 miles
  • Dalston Station4.0 miles
  • Wetheral Station4.2 miles


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