12 Queen Street, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1ED

12 Queen Street, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1ED


Retail premises with ancillary office, staff and storage facilities in Ripon town centre.

Ripon is a cathedral city, market town and parish in the Borough of Harrogate. Ripon is located approximately 12 miles north of Harrogate, 25 miles north-west of York, 13 miles south west of Thirsk and approximately 28 miles north of Leeds (distances by car).

Ripon is well connected by good road transport links as it is accessible from the North and South via the A1M which connects to the city by the B6265.  The city of York is accessed via the A1 and A59 and Harrogate by the A61. Ripon is noted for its main feature, Ripon Cathedral which is architecturally significant.  Other features include the racecourse and market.  Ripon is a tourist destination because of its proximity to the Unesco World Heritage sites of Studley Royal Park and Fountains Abbey.


The subject property is situated with frontage to the desirable west side of Queen Street opposite its junction with Victoria Grove, immediately to the north of the central market place and occupying a well-established and good secondary pitch.

Queen Street is a popular secondary retailing pitch within the town with nearby occupiers including Market Cross Jewellers, Leeds Building Society, Dacre’s Estate Agents


The property comprises the whole of a mid-terrace, three storey building under a pitched tiled roof. The property comprises ground floor open plan retail accommodation and ancillary office, staff and storage facilities to the upper floors of the property.

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The property provides the following approximate net internal areas:

12 Queen Street, RiponSq.ft.Sq.m.
Ground Floor Sales51748.01
Rear Office11310.49
Sub Total72367.18
First Floor
Front Office40537.63
Front Office14913.88
Gents and Ladies WCn/mn/m
Sub Total75470.09

Lease Terms

The property is available to let by way of an assignment of the existing full repairing and insuring lease which is due to expire on 5th April 2023 and a break clause of 1st April 2018.  Alternatively a new lease may be available subject to the Landlords approval


£16,500 per annum exclusive.  All rents quoted are exclusive of rates, services and insurance and are payable monthly in advance.


We understand from the Harrogate Borough Council website that the premises are proposed to be rated as follows:

Property DescriptionRateable Value (April 2017)
Shop and Premises£20,750
UBR£0.484 wef 1st April 2017

Interested parties are advised to make any further enquiries direct to the Local Rating Authority Harrogate Borough Council: 01423 500600.

Energy Performance Certificate

An Energy Performance certificated is in the process of being obtained and will be made available by the agent.


We understand that the property is not elected for VAT and so no VAT is currently payable.

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.
Contact:                       Peter Rawnsley

Direct Dial:                  01423 547912

General Enquiries:          01423 547313




Photographs taken:         March 2017
Particulars Prepared:       March 2017
Ref:                               MPC150-366



© November 2019. Montpellier Property Consultants Ltd, 10 Montpellier Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2TQ. Tel: 01423 547313.