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£9,000 PER ANNUM The Chequers High Street, Devizes
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Devizes is a popular and expanding market town having a residential population which is currently in the region of 15,000 people and it is also the regional centre of a much larger rural catchment area.

The property which is known as The Chequers occupies a prominent trading location, set back slightly from the High Street and with frontage on to an attractive and busy pedestrianised thoroughfare (The Chequers) which links the High Street to St John's Street. The property is also conveniently situated within a short distance of The Brittox and The Market Place.
Nearby multiple retailers include Wilkos, Sainsburys, Café Nero, Greggs, Boots, W H Smith and Pizza Express. Leading Banks and Building Societies within easy walking distance of the property include Santander, Cheltenham and Gloucester, Barclays, HSBC, Nationwide and NatWest.

Limited on road car parking is available on both the High Street and St John's Street whilst the town's central public car park is within short walking distance of the property.

Other towns and centres within easy travelling distance of Devizes include Trowbridge (10 miles), Chippenham (11 miles), Marlborough (12 miles) and Swindon (18 miles). Junctions 14 17 inclusive of the M4 Motorway can all be reached within approximately 35 40 minutes travelling time, whilst mainline railway stations at Chippenham and Pewsey (10 miles) provide regular services to London (Paddington) and the West Country.


The Chequers comprises a detached Grade II listed building constructed having rendered elevations beneath a slate covered roof. In the past the property has been divided to provide two separate retail units. The subject unit (known as The Chequers) has accommodation arranged on both the ground and first floors.
Staff kitchen and toilet facilities are available on the first floor.


(all measurements approximate)
The shop has been measured on a net internal basis in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice.

Ground Floor Retail Area
Net internal frontage10' 10 (3.3 m)
Return frontage17' 6 (5.4 m)
Width at rear 8' 2 (2.5 m)
Retail depth32' 6 (9.9 m)

Ground Floor Sales Area312sqft (28.9sqm)

First Floor
Feature staircase and landing provides access to the following trading areas:-

Room 1298sqft (27.7sqm)
Room 2255sqft (23.7sqm)
Room 3138sqft (12.8sqm)
Kitchenette 26sqft (2.4sqm)

First Floor Sales Area 691sqft (64.2sqm)

Total Sales Area1,003sqft (93.1sqm


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.
The electric heating system has not been tested (but we are advised that it does require attention).

Business Rates    

Rateable Value:£11,000


The property is available for occupation by way of a new internal repairing and insuring lease for a term of years to be agreed.


£9,000 per annum exclusive.

Legal Costs    

Each party will be responsible for payment of their own proper and reasonable legal costs incurred in the transaction.


Unless otherwise stated the rent is quoted exclusive of VAT.


Strictly by appointment with the sole letting agents:

Strakers Commercial Department
6/7 Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HT

Tel: 01380 723451
For the attention of Andrew Martin

Route Directions    

From our offices in the Market Place, proceed into St John's Street and The Chequers will be found on the left hand side (just before the Town Hall).

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