22-30 Smallgate, Beccles


Beccles is a thriving Suffolk market town with a population of approximately 10,000.  It is situated on the A146 trunk road approximately 18 miles south east of Norwich and 8 miles west of Lowestoft.  It is linked to Great Yarmouth and Diss via the A143.

The property is prominently located in the town centre with large frontages to both Smallgate and Saltgate directly opposite Manor House Lane leading to the Tesco Superstore and the main town car park with approx. 400 spaces.

Nearby retailers include Iceland, New Look, Fat Face, Holland & Barrett, Snap Fitness and Angling Direct. 


Formerly used as a department store, the property comprises two linked buildings on Smallgate together with a large single storey extension fronting Saltgate.

The accommodation can potentially be sub-divided into smaller retail units depending on occupier demand.

To the rear and side there are parking facilities for approximately 15 vehicles.

We have been unable to fully inspect and measure the property at the current time but have been informed that the premises comprise the following approximate areas:-

Ground Floor:15,900 sq ft1,477 sq m
First Floor:9,300 sq ft863 sq m
Basement:1,460 sq ft135.6 sq m
 26,660 sq ft2,475.6 sq m


The property is available on both a freehold and leasehold basis, in part or as a whole.

New leases will be granted upon full repairing and insuring terms via a service charge as necessary for a term of years to be agreed incorporating periodic upward only rent reviews.

Terms upon request.

Offers are invited for the freehold interest with full vacant possession.


The property has an established Class A1 (Retail) use but is considered suitable for a range of other commercial and residential uses, subject to planning. Interested parties should make their own investigations of East Suffolk Council on 01502 523100.


Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries.


Details are available upon request.


Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.




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