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38 Upper Northgate Street

Size: 1,125 sq ft
Tenure: For Sale
Price: £250,000

  • A rare opportunity to purchase a freehold commercial property within the historic town of Chester, in a prominent corner position fronting one of Chester’s primary routes into the city centre.

  • Extending in total to 1,125 sq ft (104.5 sq m) with the benefit of a car parking space to the rear. Previously used as an office building with a shop / retail glazed frontage. Suitable for a variety of commercial uses and potential conversion to residential, subject to the necessary consents.



The subject property is prominently located fronting Upper Northgate Street within 100 m of the city centre inner ring road. This location combines the benefits of ease of access while being within very easy walking distance of all the city centre shops and other associated amenities. The location is well suited to a variety of uses including offices, retail and a variety of other commercial type uses including the potential to convert to residential use, subject to the necessary consents being obtained.


The subject property comprises a prominent end of terrace and corner building arranged on ground and two upper floors. Construction is painted traditional brick under a pitched slated roof with the elevations incorporating timber framed windows.

At ground floor level the property benefits from a glazed shop frontage and entrance to Upper Northgate Street with a further glazed frontage to Mason Street leading to a front office / retail area. To the rear there is a further two office rooms. The first floor provides three office rooms and the second floor a further two offices with WC / bathroom.


The property has been measured on an IPMS 3 basis in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement 1st Edition:
Ground Floor:428 sq ft (39.8 sq m)
First Floor : 369 sq ft (34.3 sq m)
Second Floor: 328 sq ft (30.5 sq m)
Total: 1,125 sq ft (104.6 sq m).


To the rear of the property is a private parking area for one vehicle.


We are advised that the property is held freehold.


£250,000, exclusive


All figures quoted are exclusive of, and may be liable to, VAT at the standard rate prevailing.

Business Rates

The Valuation Office Agency Website ( has a 2017 assessment of Rateable Value £9,100. As the Rateable Value is below £12,000 you may be eligible for 100% Small Business Rates Relief meaning no Business Rates are payable. Please contact the business rates department directly for confirmation.

Energy Performance

The property has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of E. A full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.


Please contact Jonty Goodchild of the sole retained agents Bolton Birch:
Tel: 01244 311681
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