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Lancaster - St Nicholas Arcades Unit 2-3 Lancaster Gate LA1 1NB

Ground Floor 4,968 sq ft | Additional 7,807sq ft | Rent Upon application.

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Lancaster, one of England’s 13 Heritage Cities, has a City Centre population of 48,085 with a Local Authority population of 138,375 (source: ONS – 2011 Census).  Lancaster University, ranked in the UK’s Top 10 Universities by The Guardian for 2021, is home to almost 17,000 students with almost a third of those being from overseas.  The City Centre provides a well-connected and compact retail offer and benefits from having avoided over-development and as such the overall vacancy rate is relatively low in the primary retail pitches.  

Anchored by Next and Boots St Nics (previously St Nicholas Arcades) is a covered, un-gated scheme that merges into prime Penny Street and benefits from a 300 space undercroft car park. The occupier line up offers a mix of retailers including Lush, o2, Superdrug, Costa, The Entertainer, Trespass and HMV amongst others.

The subject unit occupies a prime location close to the entrance to the scheme from Penny Street, adjacent to Superdrug on a busy mall leading to Boots, Next and The Entertainer amongst others.


The premises provide the following approximate net internal floor areas:-

Floor sq.m. sq.ft.
Ground Floor Sales 461.53 sq. m (4,968 sq ft)
First Floor Storage/Anc 415.82 sq.m (4,476 sq ft)
Second Floor Store 309.45 sq.m (3,331 sq ft)


The shop unit is available on a new effectively full repairing and insuring lease from June 2021.


Upon application.

Service Charge

The current service charge is £21,870 per annum.


Rateable Value (2017) £128,000
Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with the Local Authority (Tel: 03000 501 501) or visit


All figures quoted are subject to VAT where applicable. The ingoing party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction where applicable. Due to Covid 19 Government assistance no rates due till April 2021.


The property has an EPC rating of (C) 68. A copy of the EPC is available upon request.


Strictly by prior arrangement with Nick McAllester or Luke Nicholson of this office. Or via our Joint Agents Bradys John Brady 0161 839 1213

Nick McAllester:

Luke Nicholson:

Subject To Contract, Vacant Possession
& Without Prejudice

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  • Status: Available
  • Area sq ft: 12,775
  • Area m sq: 1186.84
  • Location: Lancaster