34 Market Place, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8AG

34 Market Place, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8AG


Prime site retail premises in the Market Place of Knaresborough town centre offfering sales area and staff facilties with a store to the rear.


Knaresborough is an historic market town and spa town (mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086), in the Borough of Harrogate.  It is located on the picturesque River Nidd 4 miles east of the centre of Harrogate and approximately 15 miles west of York.

The town has excellent transport links being only 4 miles from the A1(M) and regular train services to Leeds and York together with a bus station close by on the high street.  The town has a total population of circa 15,500+ with 75% over 35 years old and nearly 50% above 55 years.


The property is situated in a prime trading position in the Market Place, close to Betfred, Boots The Chemist, Café Nero, Subway, Thomas The Baker, Oxfam and The Library.


The property provides a sales area with ancillary staff facilities to the rear of the property. There is also a store to the rear of the yard of the property.

The unit offers presence and prominence in a prime retailing pitch within the Market Place in Knaresborough.


The property provides the following approximate net internal areas:

34 Market Place, KnaresboroughSq.ft.Sq.m.
Ground Floor
Retail Sales/Ancillary54650.72
Rear Store25223.41
Total Net Internal Area79874.13

Lease Terms

The property is available on a new effective full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed.


Rental offers are based at £18,500 p.a. exclusive or rates and all other outgoings.


We understand from web based enquiries of Harrogate Borough Council that the premises are currently rated as follows:

Rateable Value: (1st April 2017)                         £14,500
UBR 2018/2019:                                  49.3%

We understand the property may be eligible for small business rate relief depending on an occupier’s status. Interested parties are advised to contact the Local Rating Authority at Harrogate Borough Council on 01423 500600.

Energy Performance Certificate

An EPC Assessor has been instructed to survey the property to provide an EPC and Asset Rating.


We understand that the property is not elected for VAT and hence VAT will not be chargeable on the rent.

Legal Costs

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in this transaction.

Viewing/Further Information

Please contact the sole letting agent:

Montpellier Property Consultants Ltd

10 Montpellier Street,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2TQ.

Peter Rawnsley :           01423 547912
General Enquiries:        01423 547313


Photos Taken:              April 2018
Particulars Prepared:    April 2018
Ref:                              MPC150-512

Montpellier Property Consultants, 10 Montpellier Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2TQ. Telephone: 01423 547313