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Foss Islands Retail Park York

Unit 1: 15,037 sq ft TO LET | Available from June 2020

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Foss Islands Retail Park is the closest retail park to York city centre and benefits from excellent visibility to the inner ring-road.

Foss Islands Retail Park is prominently situated between Morrisons and Waitrose food stores forming part of an established out of town retail destination.

Population data calculated from Foss Islands Retail Park:

  • 1 mile: 48,425
  • 3 miles: 168,722
  • 5 miles: 203,355
  • 10 miles: 252,000 (Source CoStar)

B&M Retail opened in September 2018 as part of a package of stores acquired from Homebase.

Greggs and Starbucks opened in December 2018


Foss Islands Retail Park was built in 2007.

Surrounding Occupiers

Nearby occupiers include Morrisons, Waitrose, Halfords, Majestic Wine and Travis Perkins. A gym is expected to open in the former Office Outlet.


Homebase assigned their lease to B&M Bargains and the new store opened in September 2018. The Restaurant Group closed the Frankie & Benny’s unit in September 2016 and the property was divided to allow Starbucks and Greggs to open by Christmas 2018. Pets at Home have regeared their lease.

Planning Permission

Certificates of Lawful Use have been obtained on all units in the terrace (apart from Kwik Fit) allowing unrestricted Class A1 retail use, including food.

Critical Mass and Car Parking

The retail park forms part of an established out of town retailing destination totalling approximately 230,000 sq ft

The retail park has a critical mass of 87,409 sq ft and benefits from a total of 212 customer car parking spaces.

Rateable Value

The unit has a Rateable Value of £184,000.


Unit 1 comprises of 15,037 sq ft and there is an existing trading mezzanine of about 6,500 sq ft. HomeSense are relocating to trade alongside TKMaxx by June 2020 (having served notice). The unit will be available on a new FRI lease on terms to be agreed. Rent on application.

The ingoing party is to be responsible for their own costs incurred in the transaction.


C-56 available on request.


The staff are not aware and all viewings are to be arranged by Metis Real Estate Advisors. and Gregory Moore Property

Nick McAllester:

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  • Status: Available
  • Area sq ft: 15,037
  • Area m sq: 1396.98
  • Location: York