Dawlish Station

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Retail / Catering Premises to Let

Dawlish is a seaside holiday resort town on the south coast of Devon. Dawlish Station is located 100 metres west of the town centre and immediately adjoining the seafront and beach. There are regular train services to Exeter and Paignton plus some longer distance services to / from Bristol Temple Meads, Cardiff Central and London Paddington. Estimated footfall for the year ending March 2023 was 504,426 entries and exits (source GWR).

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David Corp
David Corp
07708 479441
David Murray
David Murray
020 7921 2936


The premises are located at street level with the railway running above. Dawlish Station main entrance / exit is immediately to the left of the premises.

Retail premises comprising a café plus a shop, both with roadside frontage / direct roadside access. The café has a connecting door into the Booking Hall. The shop has an internal staircase (restricted access) up to a serving hatch at platform level (platform 2).

Net Internal Area (Whole) 59.97sqm / 645sqft

Net Intenal Area (Café) 46.16sqm / 497sqft

Net Internal Area (Shop) 13.81sqm / 148sqft
Mains services of electric and water are provided.

A new bi-partite lease is being offered to 24th June 2028. The lease will be contracted out of the security of tenure provisons of the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act. Standard Railway Lease Terms will apply. The lease will not permit assignment or subletting. There will be a landlord’s option to break on six months’ notice or 28 days in case of urgent station works. The incoming tenant will be expected to pay approximately £1,000 plus VAT for landlord legal costs associated with the grant of this lease.

To be agreed.
For retail use, a base Minimum Guaranteed Rent (MGR) together with an Additional Turnover Rent based on an agreed percentage of Turnover (where this exceeds the MGR) depending on use.
A rent deposit will be payable and a credit check will be required. VAT is payable on all rent.

The landlord is looking to secure a high quality coffee and retail operator and will welcome approaches from
local independent businesses.

The tenant (tenants) will be responsible for all utilities consumed including for the costs of installing separate meters for the purposes of monitoring electricity consumption and the tenant (tenants) will be charged on this basis.

There is currently no service charge for the Premises but the landlord reserves the right to intoduce any service charge in the future. The tenant will pay towards refuse collection.

Shopfit works will need to be undertaken by professional qualified contractors. The incoming tenant will be required to provide detailed annotated shop fit plans and signage proposals. The works and signage will require the Landlords consent and technical consent of the Superior Landlord, Network Rail Infrastructure Limited. The shopfit must be of high quality with the use of energy efficient equipment.

The payment of business rates will be the responsibility of the tenant.
The Valuation Office Agency advise that the premises are Local Authority (Teignbridge Council) reference 072036.

The rates liability for the property is as follows :                 

Rateable Value : £10,500                                              

Based on the current rate multiplier of £0.512 for 2023/24 Rates Payable 23/24 Rates Year: £5,376.

An incoming tenant may benefit from Small Business Rates Relief.  Interested parties are to make their own enquiries in this regard.

The premises are rated E.

Viewing is by appointment only. For further details relating to this property please contact us:

David Corp – Senior Surveyor
Email: david.corp@amey.co.uk
Tel : 07708 479411

David Murray – Senior Portfolio Manager
Email: david.murray@amey.co.uk
Tel : 0207 921 2936

David Corp


David Corp

Senior Surveyor

David has 20 years’ experience in commercial property management including 4 years’ experience in Asset Management (commercial).

David joined AmeyTPT in November 2020 and is working on the GWR account managing new lettings, lease and licence renewals and reviews, client development advice and general estate management.

Call: 07708 479441

Email: david.corp@amey.co.uk

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