3-5 Hanover Street

Prime Retail Unit - To Let

Ground Floor: 940 sq ft
Rent: Offers over £85,000 pa

Edinburgh has a population of 507,000 and is one of the strongest retailing centres in the UK, dominating its catchment of 1.6 million. Edinburgh is the second most visited city in the UK with over 4 million visitors a year.  Hanover Street is one of the main retailing thoroughfares connecting two of the most established shopping destinations in the city, namely George Street and Princes Street. The subjects occupy a  prominent position close to the junction with Princes Street, benefitting from excellent footfall and visibility. Nearby occupiers include Bella Italia, Oliver Bonas, Costa Coffee, Austen & Blake and JD Sports.

Description / Accommodation

The subjects comprise a well positioned self-contained retail unit, arranged over ground and basement levels within a four-storey stone built tenement. The premises benefit from a large glazed frontage and are accessed directly from the pavement on Hanover Street. Internally, the unit is fully fitted to facilitate its current use as a shoe shop. There is a large sales area located in the front part of the shop and storage located to the rear, as well as in the basement level.
The premises are arranged over ground and basement levels and comprise the following approximate net internal areas:
Ground Floor: 940 sq ft / 87.36 sqm
Basement: 679 sq ft / 63.1 sqm


The premises are available by way of a new FRI lease.


Offers in excess of £85,000 pa are invited.


Rateable Value: £48,800
UBR (2023/24): £0.498
Rates Payable: £24,302 pa

Planning / EPC

The premises benefit from having Class 1A consent. An EPC report is available on request.

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own legal and professional costs incurred in this transaction.  For the avoidance of doubt the ingoing tenant will be responsible for Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), registration dues and any VAT payable thereon.

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

In order to comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful purchaser/tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents. The required documents will be requested at the relevant time.


3-5 Hanover Street
Viewing strictly by appointment with ORINSEN

Andy Bain
T. 0131 374 1111
M. 07770 524 977

Joe Stephenson
T. 0131 374 1111
M. 07580 519 431

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Published 30.09.20

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