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Manchester - The Corn Exchange Unit 2 (Former Wahaca) M4 3TR

Ground Floor 2,601 sq.ft | Additional 3,621 sq.ft | Rent On application.

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The Corn Exchange is a grade II* listed building, located in a prime position on Exchange Square in the heart of Manchester city centre. Neighbouring occupiers include The National Football Museum, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges with Manchester Arndale, The Printworks and Manchester Arena also in very close proximity. The Corn Exchange is home to a variety of operators including Cosy Club, Gino’s, Mowgli, Vapiano, Banyan and Roomzzz aparthotel.

The Corn Exchange is easily accessible with the Exchange Square Metrolink directly opposite the main entrance and Victoria Station less than 5 minutes’ walk away.


The premises are arranged over ground and first floor and provide the following approximate floor areas:

Floor sq.m. sq.ft.
Ground Floor: 241.64 sq m (2,601 sq.ft)
First Floor: 336.40 sq m (3,621 sq.ft)
(All measurements have been calculated in imperial and converted to metric).

In addition, the premises benefit from a large, south-facing, external seating area on Exchange Square and a further seating area within the Corn Exchange.

The premises occupy one of the most prominent positions at the Corn Exchange, adjacent to Cosy Club, Zizzi, Salvi’s, Banyan and Roomzzz 114 room Aparthotel.

The premises was previously occupied by Wahaca and is fully fitted to a very high standard to include ground and first floor seating areas, open kitchen, prep kitchen, WC’s, separate bar at first floor level and a large balcony overlooking the central atrium.

Unit 2 The Corn Exchange (WahacaPlan)


The premises are available by way of a new lease for a term to be agreed.


On application.

Service Charge

£58,073 per annum


Rateable Value £201,000
2019/2020 UBR: £0.504
Rates payable: £89,712
Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries to the Local Authority (Tel. 03000 501 501) or visit


EPC rating D.


Sale of alcohol
Monday - Sunday: 11:00 – 23:00


1.The ingoing party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in this transaction.

2. All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.


Appointments to view should be made strictly by appointment through Metis Real Estate Advisors

Dan Davies:

Suzanne Wainwright:

Luke Nicholson:

Code of Practice

The landlord accepts the principles of the Code of Practice for Commercial Leases in England and Wales. Alternative lease terms are available on request. A copy of the Code of Practice can be obtained from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 12 Great George Street, Parliament Square, London, SW1P 3AD, Tel: 0207 334 3795 or alternatively from the website:

Subject To Contract & Without Prejudice

Misrepresentation Clause

  • Status: Available
  • Area sq ft: 6,222
  • Area m sq: 578
  • Location: Manchester