1 Shap Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6ZB

1 Shap Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6ZB

£25,000 per year

Quick Summary

Price £25,000 per year
City Kendal
Status New
Size (Acres)
Parking Spaces



Windermere Office
015394 48811

A rare opportunity to purchase/lease a detached high profile showroom premises with loading, rear yard and two car parking spaces to the north of Kendal town centre. Comprising ground floor showroom premises and first floor stores, studio and offices occupying a prime position fronting on to Shap Road.




The subject land and property occupies a high profile position fronting on to Shap Road to the north of Kendal town centre, Cumbria in the North West England.


Kendal is the principal town of South Lakeland and is situated just outside of the southern boundaries of the Lake District National Park, only 6 miles from Junctions 36 and 37 of the M6 Motorway. The town has a resident population of 29,495 (2011 Census) and is a popular tourist destination being 10 miles south of Windermere and the gateway to the Lakes which has recently gained World Heritage status. The town has a weighted retail catchment in excess of 50,000 people and a greater district catchment in excess of 102,000. The district’s Class Grouping indicates that in excess of 50% of the catchment area is of A, B or C demographic.


Oxenholme Train Station which is situated on the West Coast main railway line is located 4 miles to the south providing direct services to London (approximate journey time 2 hours 50 minutes) and Glasgow (1 hour 45 minutes).


The A6 Shap Road providing a direct route south into Kendal town centre and onto Junction 36 of the M6, 8 miles away. The A6 travels north to Shap and Junction 39 of the M6, circa 15 miles away. The estate is an established and one of the main trading locations in Kendal providing a mixture of warehouses, offices, car showrooms and trade counter properties and occupiers including Screwfix, Howdens, Travis Perkins, The Builders Supply Company Suzuki and Vauxhall.




The property is accessed from the Shap road and provides a detached and interconnected traditional stone built building beneath a part pitched slate and part pitched profile sheet roof. The premises incorporate a showroom with pedestrian access to the front with two car parking spaces and loading to the side and a rear enclosed yard.


Internally, the showroom accommodation is fitted out with an entrance display area leading to an open plan showroom and reception area, a rear interconnected showroom, kitchen and WC’s. There are two staircases providing access to an open plan mezzanine storage area to the rear and an open plan studio and office above the front showroom.


Externally, the front loading and car parking and rear yard is laid with tarmacadam and the site is bounded by a mixture of stone walling and iron railings.




It is understood that the premises provide the following approximate gross internal measurements:


Ground Floor Showroom                                            144.19m2                     (1,552 sq ft)


Ground Floor Kitchen                                                10.15m²                       (109 sq ft)


Mezzanine Storage                                                     44.45m2                       (479 sq ft)


First Floor Studio/Offices                                           85.17m2                       (917 sq ft)


Total Approximate Gross Internal Area                      283.96m²                     (3,057 sq ft)




The property is connected to mains electricity (three phase), gas, water and the mains drainage/sewerage system.

Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the services available for future use.




The land and property are available freehold with a guide price of £340,000 exclusive.


Alternatively, the unit is available to lease on full repairing and insuring terms, at a rental of £25,000 per annum exclusive, for a term agreed.

Please note that the Vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or any offer without prejudice and subject to contract.




All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.




According to the Valuation Office Agency Website, it is understood that the property has a Rateable Value of £4,600. The uniform business rate multiplier for 2018/2019 is 0.48 equating to approximate rates payable of £2,208 per annum.


Prospective tenants/purchasers should check the exact rates payable with South Lakeland District Council – Tel: 08450504434.




An Energy Performance Certificate has been produced for the premises and is available to download from the Edwin Thompson website.




Each party is to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the sale documentation together with any VAT thereon.




The property is available to view by prior appointment with the Windermere office of Edwin Thompson LLP. Contact:


Joe Ellis – [email protected]


Tel: 015394 48811






Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:

  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
  3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
  4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
  5. These particulars were prepared in December 2018.


A detached high profile showroom with first floor offices, stores and car parking


Occupying a strategic location on Shap Road to the north of Kendal town centre


Total Approximate Gross Internal Area 283.96m2 (3,057 sq ft)


Rental – £25,000 per annum exclusive



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