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Elephant Yard, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9



High street retail property to lease

Lease details

Lease type:
Long term

Property description


The market town of Kendal is situated in South Cumbria, 20 miles north of Lancaster, 50 miles south of Carlisle and approximately 70 miles north of Manchester. The town lies approximately 6 miles from Junction 36 of the M6 motorway and adjacent to the west coast main railway line.

Kendal, known as 'The Gateway To The Lakes' enjoys a significant tourist trade throughout the year and has a residential population of approximately 28,586 (2011 Cencus). The town has a catchment area of in excess of 50,000 people.

The retail unit occupies a prime trading position within the highly successful Elephant Yard - a thriving retail sector in the heart of Kendal. Elephant Yard boasts some of the leading high street retailers including Boots The Chemist, Next, Peacocks, Claires Accessories and Costa Coffee. Elephant Yard is managed as a fashion retail centre and is situated only 100m from the Marks and Spencer superstore boasting a peak season monthly footfall of 330,000 people and an annual figure grown year on year to in excess of 3.5 million people.

The attached GOAD plan shows the location of the premises outlined red (for identification purposes only).


Unit 4 is a modern purpose built retail unit situated at ground floor and providing an open plan sales area with an attractive glass/wood display frontage.

Internally, the accommodation has laminate flooring and suspended ceiling with fluorescent lighting. The unit also benefits from a WC, kitchenette and ground and first floor storage areas.

The unit is separately metered for electricity and water and benefits from a high quality and friendly on-site management service. This includes CCTV, external music and advertisement and a versatile goods yard.


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

Ground Floor Sales 114.9 sq m (1,237 sq ft)
Ancillary 42.9 sq m (461 sq ft)


The property is available by way of a new Full Repairing & Insuring lease by way of a service charge for a number of years to be agreed. Rental available upon request.


There is a service charge levied to recover the cost of the management and upkeep of common areas of Elephant Yard.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.


An Energy Performance Certificate has been produced for the premises and a copy of the Certificate is available upon request.


It is understood from the VOA website that the premises have a Rateable Value of £20,000.

Prospective tenants should check that exact rates payable with South Lakeland District Council.


Each party 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 Edwin Thompson LLP Contact:

Suzie Barron / Jack Sykes


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 2021.


Elephant Yard, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Kendal Station0.4 miles
  • Burneside Station1.9 miles
  • Oxenholme Lake District Station2.0 miles


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