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To Let: £38,250 pa


21 Butter Market, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1BQ

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  • Area

    2235Sq Ft


Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk with a resident population of approximately 130,000 and a retail catchment of almost 320,000. The town is situated approximately 79 miles north east of central London, 43 miles south of Norwich and 18 miles north east of Colchester.

The property is situated on the northern side of Buttermarket within the town centre. The Buttermarket is pedestrianised and forms part of the town centre retail core.

Neighbouring occupiers include White Stuff, Toni & Guy, Fatface, Superdry and Waterstones.


The premises comprises an attractive Grade II Listed self-contained two storey retail unit with basement. The ground floor is arranged to provide a dual fronted sales area with ancillary accommodation including a store to the side and rear. The first floor is accessed via an internal staircase to the rear and provides further storage accommodation together with an office, kitchen and WC. The basement provides additional storage.

The main sales area is fitted with recessed LED spot lighting & air-conditioning, wood panelled walls with integrated adjustable display shelving slots and wood effect laminate floor coverings.


The property provides the following approximate net internal floor areas:

Ground Floor:
Sales Area 1,443 sq ft (134.09 sq m)
Side Store 59 sq ft (5.46 sq m)
Rear Store 127 sq ft (11.81 sq m)

First Floor:
Store 220 sq ft ( 20.45 sq m)
Office 66 sq ft (6.14 sq m)
Kitchen 82 sq ft (7.57 sq m)
WC -- --
Basement Store (limited height) 238 sq ft (22.09 sq m)

Total Net Internal Floor Area 2,235 sq ft (207.61 sq m)


The property has previously been used within Class E of the Town & County Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended).
Class E allows for a variety of uses including retail, medical & health services, fitness, café & restaurant and financial services, all of which may suit the premises.

All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local planning authority regarding their intended use.


We understand the property is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage.

We have not tested the services and all interested parties should rely upon their own enquiries with the relevant utility providers in connection with the availability and capacity of all those serving the property including IT and telecommunication links.

Business Rates

The premises are currently assessed as follows:

Rateable Value: £42,000*
Rates Payable (2023/24): £20,958 per annum

*from 1st April 2023 the Rateable Value is due to increase to £32,500.

All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local rating authority in order to verify their rates liability.

Local Authority

Ipswich Borough Council, Grafton House, 15-17 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2DE
Telephone: 01473 432000


The premises are available on a business lease upon terms to be agreed at an initial rent of £38,250 per annum exclusive.

A service charge is payable in relation to the upkeep of the exterior and structure of the property. Further details available upon request.

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.


Prepared in March 2023.

Energy Performance Certificate

To Be Confirmed.


  • Attractive two storey self-contained premises with basement, suitable for a variety of uses
  • Strong trading location with neighbouring occupiers including White Stuff, Toni & Guy, Fatface and Superdry
  • Rent £38,250 per annum exclusive
  • Available for immediate occupation



Hamish Stone

01473 232701
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