5 West Maitland Street
EH12 5DS

Prominent Office / Retail Unit - To Let

Total Area: 631 sq ft
Rent: Offers over £20,000 pa

The premises are prominently located on the south side of West Maitland Street between the junction of Morrison Street to the west and Torphichen Street to the east within the Haymarket district of Edinburgh. West Maitland Street is the main vehicular thoroughfare that leads traffic into the city centre from the West. The property is very well connected with a number of prominent bus routes servicing the area. The Tram directly passes the unit and it is a two minute walk from Haymarket Train Station. West Maitland Street is a popular secondary retail parade home to a mixture of national and local occupiers. Nearby occupiers include Boots, The Post Office and Greggs.

Description / Accommodation

The subjects occupy the ground and mezzanine level of a traditional 3 storey Category B listed building suitable for both office and retail use.
Internally, the premises comprise a reception area with meeting rooms, a tea prep area and W.C. facilities with an office mezzanine on the ground
floor. The property offers a rarely available opportunity within the city’s highly desirable West End. The impressive £350m Haymarket Development is a short walk from the premises which will regenerate
the surrounding area. With part of the development completed, the 380,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, 40,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space along with 2 hotels is set to create a bustling mixed-use
The premises are arranged over ground and mezzanine levels and comprise the following approximate net internal areas:
Ground Floor: 502 sq ft / 46.65 sqm
Mezzanine:  129 sq ft / 11.99 sqm


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


Offers in excess of £20,000 pa are invited.


To be separately assessed on completion of a new lease.

Planning / EPC

The premises benefit from having Class 1A consent. An EPC report is available on request. Other uses may be available subject to change of use from the local planning authority.

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 tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents. The required documents will be requested at the relevant time.


5 West Maitland Street
EH12 5DS
Viewing strictly by appointment through ORINSEN

Anna Hansen
T. 0131 374 1111
M. 07717 411 668

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

Important Notice

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They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise.  They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars.  These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate.  The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.  It is assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and ORINSEN have not tested any services, equipment or facilities.

Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.Unless otherwise stated all prices and rents are quoted exclusive of VAT. Prospective purchasers or lessees must satisfy themselves independently as to the incidence of VAT in respect of any transaction.

Published 30.09.20

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