53 High Street, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 0HB.

53 High Street, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 0HB.


Prime town centre retail premises  with staff facilities and basement on Knaresborough High Street.

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 town is well served by King James’s School in the centre of Knaresborough where we understand there are in the region of 2,000 pupils attending on a daily basis.  We understand that planning permission has been granted for a development close to Knaresborough town centre incorporating a further 600 dwellings enhancing the importance of the town.

The property is situated in a prime trading position on the High Street, close to the Post Office, McQueens, Boots and Barclays.

The property provides 252 sq.ft of sales area and a well presented basement with ancillary staff facilities of 172 sq.ft.  The unit offers presence and prominence in a prime retailing pitch on Knaresborough High Street.

To download a brochure please click here:Brochure – 53 High Street Knares

The property provides the following approximate net internal areas:

53 High Street, KnaresboroughSq.ft.Sq.m.
Ground Floor Sales25223.41
Basement Kitchen/staffroom17216.00
Total Net Internal Area42439.41

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 £9,500 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:

53 High Street KnaresboroughRateable Value
Shop and premises£5,900
Rates Payable 2017/2018

We understand the property may be eligible for small business rate relief if the units are occupied separately 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

A copy of the full report can be viewed online at www.ndepcregister.com or is available from the agent.  Ref: 0999-0576-8630-7500-1413 The property has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of Band C (65).


We understand that the property is elected for VAT and hence VAT will 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

10 Montpellier Street,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2TQ.
Peter Rawnsley :           01423 547912
General Enquiries:        01423 547313
Brochure prepared:     October 2015.

Photos Taken:              October 2015
Particulars Prepared:    June 2017
Ref:                              MPC150-203

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