To Let

81 Charles Street

  • Ground Floor Retail Unit
  • Prime City Centre Location
  • A1 (Shops) & A2 (Financial) Use
  • 3,403 sqft (316.14 sqm) Approx
  • Basement Storage
  • RENTAL: £35,000 pax + VAT


We are pleased to offer this ground floor retail unit of approximately 3,403 sqft (316.14 sqm), which benefits from existing A1 (Shops) and A2 (Financial & Professional Services) Use, conveniently located in Leicester City Centre. We understand that the unit benefits from its own kitchen facilities and a large storage area in the basement.


The unit is located in a prime City Centre location on Charles Street, just off Humberstone Gate and the main shopping parade, and 2 minutes walk from the Highcross and Haymarket Shopping Centres. Benefitting from plenty of other nearby amenities and a high level of passing trade, Charles Street has easy access to the M1/M69 from junction 21, which is approximately 4.5 miles away. Leicester Railway Station is conveniently located approximately 5 minutes walking distance away, providing good rail links to Birmingham/London and beyond.


All measurements are GIA approximate:

Ground Floor:

Sales Area: 1,850 sqft (171.87 sqm)
Basement Storage: 1,553 sqft (144.27 sqm)

Total GIA: 3,403 sqft (316.14 sqm)


The property has previously been used as a retail unit (A1 Shops Use). We understand that the property also benefits from A2 (Financial & Professional Services Use).

There is potential for alternative uses such as A3 (Restaurants & Cafes) subject to obtaining planning permission.

All enquiries regarding planning should be made direct to Leicester City Council Planning Department on (0116) 454 3000.

Lease Terms:

The unit is available by way of a minimum 5 year lease or longer, subject to upward only 3 yearly rent reviews, on a full repairing and insuring basis.


£35,000 pax.
We understand that VAT is applicable on the rent.

Legal Cost:

The ingoing tenant will be responsible for the landlord’s reasonable legal costs for the preparation of the lease.


The services, fittings and appliances (if any) have not been tested by the agents.


Charging Authority: Leicester City Council
Description: Shop & Premises
Rateable Value: £19,500.00
Rates Payable (approx): £9,613.50
Period: 2016/2017

Please make your own enquiries in respect of the rating liability.

Energy Performance Certificate

Rating 89, Band D.


Strictly by appointment through the letting agents.


Important Information: - Shonki Brothers their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
These particulars are prepared as a general guide for the property and whilst they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed. As such all photographs, measurements, floorplans and distances referred to are only provided as a guide and should not be relied upon for the purchase of flooring or any other fixtures or fittings.

Any and all fixtures and fittings listed in these particulars are deemed removable by the vendor. We have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures or services and it is in the buyer’s interest to check the working condition of any applications.

Neither Shonki Brothers Ltd nor its employees or agents are authorised to make or give any representation, guarantees or warranties whatsoever in relation to the above premises. Interested parties must satisfy themselves by inspection or survey on any matter or statement contained in these particulars.

These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.

Whilst we take care in preparing these particulars, it is the buyers responsibility to ensure they have carried out all their investigations of the various aspects of the property and that his/her legal representative confirms as soon as possible all matters relating to title, including the extent and boundaries of the property and other important matters, before exchange of contracts

Any ground rent, service charges and any other lease details (where applicable) and council tax are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed by your Solicitor prior to exchange of contracts.

The premises detailed in these particulars are offered subject to them not having been let, sold or withdrawn and Shonki Brothers Ltd will accept no liability for consequential loss arising from these particulars or any negotiations in relation thereto.

You are asked to exercise all care and diligence during your inspection of the property and the Agents are unable to warrant that the property is free of hazards or complies with Health and Safety legislation. The Agents accept no liability for injury or loss to persons or property when visiting the property.

In accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, the intending purchaser will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there is no delay in agreeing the sale.