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Retail / Catering Premises to Let

This is an exciting opportunity to be the first occupant of a newly refurbished unit in a prime location of Chester station.
The wider station is also subject to refurbishment plans, which will elevate the station appearance and functionality. The station currently serves over 4 million passengers per year (ORR 2023).

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Ian Newbury
Ian Newbury
Rhiann Fleming
Rhiann Fleming


Chester station is situated on the edge of the city centre and is within short walking distance to shopping and local attractions.
This unit is situated in a prominent location to the front of the station, visible from the main road. It has been recently refurbished by Transport for Wales Rail and there is an opportuntiy to be the first occupant of the unit.
The station currently hosts a WHSmith, 2 Café Express locations, and Costa.

A unit of approximately 161.8 sq metres (1741.6007 sq feet). Use classes to be considered on their merit.
The unit benefits from three phase electric, water and drainage. It is presented in shell condition and will require fit out appropriate to the proposed use.
With potential to split the unit the sizes would be as follows:
Unit A: approx. 41.8 square metres (449 sq feet)
Unit B: approx. 113 sq metres (1216.32 sq feet)

A six year lease is being offered subject to a Landlord’s option to break on six months’ notice in the event that the premises are required for redevelopment of the adjacent station.

The lease will be excluded from the security of tenure provisions of the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act.

The tenant will meet the Landlord’s reasonable legal costs in granting the lease, estimated at £1750 + VAT.

The proposed Minimum Guaranteed Rent £70,000 per annum, alongside a turnover provision based on the occupant’s commercial venture. The Landlord will also consider offers to split the unit. Incentives will be considered.

The Tenant will be responsible for the costs of all utilities consumed at the premises.

The Tenant will be responsible for the procurring insurance appropriate for their tenancy.

The Landlord reserves the right to raise a reasonable Service Charge for the provision of shared amenities.

The tenant will be responsible business rates.
Once the refurbishment works are completed the unit will require re-rating by the Valuation Office.

Once refurbishment works are completed an EPC rating will be obtained by the Landlord.

For further details relating to this property please contact us:

Ian Newbury- Portfolio Manager
Tel: 07568137049

Rhiann Fleming- Assistant Portfolio Manager
Tel: 07514635457

Ian Newbury


Ian Newbury

Portfolio Manager

Ian is a Chartered surveyor with General Practice experience working on the estate management of Station Portfolios and Infrastructure Assets. He has experience of working on a range of property types and land matters.

Ian joined Amey TPT in March 2019 to work on the Wales and Borders network initially on behalf of Keolis Amey Operations. His role includes station commercialisation, lease advisory services, property management, estate strategy to achieve the ambitious targets set by the grant agreement. He also provides support on the operational estate of the Train Operating Company which has seen a significant piece of work concluded with the demobilisation of KAO and transfer to Transport for Wales Rail Limited.

Following the transfer of the Core Valley Lines assets to Transport for Wales Ian also acts on behalf of the infrastructure manager Amey Infrastructure Wales (formerly Amey Keolis Infrastructure Limited) on land matters. This include management of the commercial estate and various other types of agreements which includes the maintenance of the estate boundary. The work has involved the development and implementation of a land clearance process as well as the challenge of various identified trespass and encroachment matters.

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