The property is situated off the Market Place in a location adjacent to the Lincolnshire Co-operative Food Store in Long Sutton. Long Sutton is a market town with a population of close to 5,000 which has weekly market on Fridays. The town is located with easy access off the A17, together with connections to the A1 and the A16 to Spalding and Boston. Spalding enjoys a rail connection service to Peterborough from whence main line connections to London’s Kings Cross are readily available (minimum journey time 49 minutes).
The property has historically been used as an indoor Bowling Centre with 2 bowling areas together with ancillary accommodation and Bar with adjacent Restaurant / Seating Area and Kitchen.
The property comprises a modern building of steel portal frame and metal clad construction and an extension of single storey brick / block, all under metal profile roof. The property has wooden double glazed windows . There is a large car park area to the front of the building (separate to the Co-operative Store car park).
It is considered the property would be suitable for other leisure uses as well as possible retail warehouse or other D2 uses. Planning Consent has recently been granted for a Retail Warehouse use.
TOTAL GROSS INTERNAL FLOOR AREA : 1,382M² (14,876 SQ.FT.)
Entrance door to:
ENTRANCE FOYER: 2.76m x 2.0m
MALE CHANGING ROOM: 5.95m x 2.98m, artexed ceiling, wood effect floor, fluorescent lights.
FEMALE CHANGING ROOM: 5.43m x 2.99m, artexed ceiling, wood effect floor, fluorescent lights.
STORE: 3.7m x 1.4m
OFFICE: 5.75m x 3.3m
FEMALE WC: 2.7m x 1.6m, 2 low level WCs and wash hand basin.
MALE WC: 1.6m x 2.7m, 2 low level WCs and wash hand basin.
CORRIDOR: Carpeted / Locker Area
KITCHEN: 5.6m x 3.2m, suspended ceiling, recessed lights, stainless steel sink unit, separate hand wash basin, extractor fan.
BAR AREA: 4.9m x 2.1m, suspended ceiling, recessed spotlights, wooden bar counter and fixtures, part carpeted, fluorescent lights.
SEATING AREA: 23.4m x 4.9m (average).
BOWLING AREA (New): 4 RINKS : 38.0m x 18.58m, fluorescent lights, part of the bowling carpet has been removed.
BOWLING AREA (Original): 2 RINKS : 36.0m x 12.0m (approximately), suspended ceiling, fluorescent lights.
The Rinks are national regulation size.
CAR PARK: There is a barriered gravelled car park to the west of the property and an
additional open Storage Area beyond.
All mains services are connected. 4 Reznor gas heaters serve the property. Immersion heater on hot water cylinder supplying hot water.
To let on flexible terms to be negotiated.
The lease will be full repairing and insuring to the tenant and the buildings insurance premium will be reimbursed by the tenant to the Landlord.
The tenant will be responsible for the payment of business rates and normal outgoings.
The letting may be subject to satisfactory references depending on the Landlord’s requirements in respect of specific applications.
LEGAL COSTS: Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.
Subject to the agreement of the Landlord. The current planning use permits use as an Indoor Bowling Centre, however, a retail use has recently been consented by the local authority. Alternative uses may also be considered. Interested parties are advised to discuss their interest with South Holland District Council -
DEPOSIT: A deposit may be required depending on references.
BUSINESS RATES & NORMAL OUTGOINGS:
Rateable Value: £24,000 (2017 List)
Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries direct with South Holland District Council as to the precise amount of business rates payable.
The property benefits from 148 PV panels situated on the southern side of the roof which are leased to an Electricity Company for 25 years. The building receives free electricity making a saving of approximately £4,500 per annum (based on existing use figures).
NOTE: The property is now vacant and electricity is switched off in the building. It is still possible for viewings to be undertaken, with some natural lighting being available but parties are recommended to bring additional equipment (torches) with them.
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