For Sale

73 Church Gate

  • City Centre Location
  • Modern 2 Storey Building
  • 7,500 sqft (697 sqm)
  • Courtyard Parking for 4 Cars
  • Licensed Premises – A4 Use
  • Includes Fixtures & Fittings
  • Turn Key Exclusive Venue Operation
  • Development Potential


A large 2 storey recently refurbished and newly redecorated commercial property comprising of open plan dance area, DJ booth, new bar, beer cellar, wc’s, fully fitted commercial kitchen, staff room and storage areas on the ground floor and dance area with raised stage for DJ’s/performers, w.c’s and seating area on the first floor. In addition, the property benefits from large courtyard to the front providing parking for approximately 4 cars. The property is currently trading as a café/bar venue and benefits from A4 ‘Drinking Establishments’ Use, with full fixtures and fittings being offered as part of the sale. In addition, the property has development potential for conversion and extension into residential subject to obtaining planning permission.


The property is located on Church Gate in Leicester City Centre, approximately 200m from the Clocktower and close to St Margaret’s Bus Station, thus benefitting from extremely high footfall into the city centre. The property is located along a busy parade of shops, near to Churchgate Jewellers, Brucciani Restaurant, Santander Bank, and the Highcross and Haymarket shopping centres.


All measurements are approximate:

Ground Floor:

Large open plan dance area
DJ booth
Newly fitted Bars with tile fronts and granite tops
Beer cellar
New WC’s
Fully fitted commercial kitchen with appliances
Staff room
Storage areas

First Floor:

Dance area with new raised stage for DJ’s/performers
New WC’s
Seating area including booth seating

Total GIA: 7,500 sqft (697 sqm)


Front courtyard with substantial parking.




We understand that the property benefits from A4 use, which includes a range of uses within the ‘Drinking Establishments’ classification such as public house, wine-bar, or other drinking establishment. We also understand that the property benefits from a permitted change to A1, A2 or A3 use, if required.
There is potential for alternative uses, subject to obtaining planning permission. The property has development potential for conversion and extension into residential subject to obtaining planning permission. All enquiries regarding planning should be made direct to Leicester City Council Planning department on: (0116) 454 3000.

Fixtures and Fittings:

The property is being offered for sale including all fixtures and fittings. A full list is available for inspection upon request.


Mains services are connected to the property. We understand that a new gas line was recently fitted in addition to fire and burglar alarms and a comprehensive CCTV system. The property also benefits from light and sound systems. The services, fittings and appliances have not been tested by the selling agents.

Rating Assessment:

Charging Authority: Leicester City Council
Description: Public House & Premises
Rateable Value: £30,000.00
Rates Payable (approx): £14,790.00
Period: 2015/2016

We understand that the client is currently in negotiations with the VOA (Valuation Office Agency) for a reduced rateable value of £20,000, further information will be made available on request.

Energy Performance Certificate

Rating 63, Band C.


By appointment through the sole selling agent.


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.