Savills | Former Pizza Express, 68 High Street, SO41 9AL | Properties to rent
732 to 2,659 sq ft(68 to 247.03 sq m)
£40,000 -​ £40,000
per year

Former Pizza Express, 68 High StreetSO41 9AL


    Key features

    • Former Pizza Express located in affluent coastal market town
    • Ground floor and basement approx. 247 Sq M (2,659 Sq Ft)
    • External courtyard garden to rear
    • Sale of alcohol permitted until 23:00
    • Fixtures and fittings available by negotiation
    • Suitable for restaurant, café, retail, business and financial services use
    • New lease with terms to be agreed
    • Rental offers invited in excess of £40,000 per annum exclusive of VAT

    Former Pizza Express located in a prominent High Street position in an affluent coastal market town. GIA appox. 2,659 Sq Ft.

    About this property

    • Description
      A mid-terrace property of three floors above basement level of mainly brick construction with rendered and painted elevations. We understand the property was built in the early 19th century and is Grade II listed. The unit occupies the basement and ground floor with enclosed garden courtyard and service access from the High Street to the rear.
      The property is accessible via a shared entrance to the front. The property is currently configured for restaurant use. The ground floor benefits from three distinct areas with customer seating for approximately 82. Ancillary areas include open kitchen with pass, preparation kitchen and wash-up, storage and accessible WC. The basement provides further customer WCs, office, staff room and storage.
      The courtyard garden is accessible from the rear conservatory section and extends to approximately 33 Sq M (355 Sq Ft).

      Fixtures & Fittings
      Fixtures and fittings can be transferred subject to offer and negotiation.

      Tenure
      Rental offers in excess of £40,000 per annum exclusive are invited for the benefit of a new Free of Tie lease with terms to be agreed. Stamp Duty and Land Tax may be applicable.

      Planning & Conservation
      Under the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended) the property benefits from Commercial Use Class E, including restaurant, café, retail, business and professional services. The property is Grade II listed and located within the Lymington Conservation Area.

      Licensing and Local Authority
      The property benefits from a premises licence (1282/20) which permits the sale of alcohol Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 23:00 and Sunday 10:00 – 22:30. The local authority is New Forest District Council.

      Rateable Value
      The subject property is on the 2017 Rating List with a Rateable Value of £24,500. Please check www.voa.gov.uk for up to date information on rates payable (the Government has granted a rates holiday).

      Viewing
      The business is currently closed. Viewings can be arranged by appointment with Savills and will be carried out strictly in accordance with Government and RICS C-19 guidelines.

    Local information

    • The property is located in the coastal market town of Lymington which is positioned on the southern edge of the New Forest National Park. The town is 94 miles (152 km) and 18 miles (29 km) south west of London and Southampton respectively and 19 miles (30km) east of Bournemouth. Lymington benefits from high levels of tourist activity as an attraction in its own right as well from the National Park and visitors using the local ferry services to the Isle of Wight.Lymington is one of the south’s most popular yachting centres, supported by several marinas and easy access to the Solent and other coastal attractions. The town has a resident population of approximately 15,407 (Urban Area 2011 census). The local high street comprises a typical mixture of independent and branded retailers and hospitality operators alongside commercial and residential property.

    Energy performance

    EPC Rating is C

    Available space

    Floor / UnitTypeSizeStatus
    Ground-1927 sq ftAvailable
    Basement-732 sq ftAvailable