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First Floor Suite, The Old Rectory
St Mary's Hill

Size: 947 sq ft
Tenure: To Let
Rent: £11,850 per annum inclusive

  • An unusual opportunity to lease a superior office suite of 947 sq ft (88.0 sq m) in one of Chester's finest city centre office buildings.

  • Prime city centre location within the city walls and within easy walking distance of all the city centre shops and other amenities.

  • Rateable Value is below £12,000 so there will be no rates payable if tenant is eligible for Small Business Rates Relief.



The Old Rectory occupies a prime city centre location within the city walls. The property is located at the top of St Mary's Hill which links Shipgate Street with Castle Street. This sought after location has the benefit of a quiet and peaceful setting whilst being located within the heart of Chester city centre and within easy walking distance of all the main city centre shops and other amenities. Access is excellent via the inner ring road which is within a few hundred yards.


The Old Rectory dates from approximately 1835 at which time it was constructed as a parsonage house and coach yard. This is a two storey Grade II listed building which has recently been renovated / refurbished to provide office accommodation of the highest standard. Many of the original features of this impressive historic building are retained including high ceilings, sash windows, period coving and the original open well staircase and gallery landing.

The refurbishment has been to a high, modern specification to include full category II lighting to all office areas, three compartment perimeter trunking throughout, central heating and fully fitted carpets. The subject office suite is located on the first floor of The Old Rectory and comprises a large open plan office area, two good sized private offices, kitchen and smaller private office / storeroom. Elsewhere within the property there are communal male and female WC facilities, fitted kitchen and shower room.

Externally there is an attractive landscaped courtyard and garden.


The property has been measured on an IPMS 3 basis in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement 1st Edition and extends to 947 sq ft (88.0 sq m).


The subject office suite comes with two car parking spaces, one of which is within a garage. The car parking is by way of separate agreement with the cost of the two spaces being £1,500 per annum.


Office Rent: £11,850 per annum, exclusive.
Car Parking Rent for 2 spaces: £1,500 per annum, 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 £9,800.

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

As the property is Grade II listed there is no requirement for an Energy Performance Certificate.


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