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80 East Street,
East Sussex,

Retail and Leisure

8827 Sq Ft (820.03 Sq M)


  • Substantial Brighton seafront freehold opportunity
  • Large former public house (A4 use class) with vacant possession
  • Located close to Brighton Pier
  • Attractive period building


The property is situated on Brighton Seafront at the junction of East Street and Grand Junction Road (A259), between Queens Hotel/Pitcher & Piano and Grosvenor Casino.

Directly opposite is the promenade and access ways to the lower promenade, which accommodates numerous bars and restaurants.


Prominent seafront former public house (A4) freehold opportunity arranged over the ground and lower ground floors.
Size: 820.04 sq m (8,827 sq ft)


The property is formed of a large detached period building, with accommodation arranged over 6 floors (including lower ground floor).
The ground and lower ground floors form a self-contained public house.
12 flats are arranged over the first, second, third and fourth floors, all of which have been sold on long leases.

The public house is partially fitted out with a large bar servery, but free of any mechanical equipment.

The property is comprised of the following Net internal floor areas:

Ground floor: 315.77 sq m 3,399 sq ft
Lower ground floor: 504.27 sq m 5,428 sq ft
Total: 820.04 sq m 8,827 sq ft


We understand that the premises benefits from public house A4 Use class, within the Use Class Order 1987 (as amended).
The property is Grade II listed.
We understand the premises license has also since lapsed.


Rents and prices are quoted exclusive of, but may be subject to VAT.

Legal Fees

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred.


The former public house is offered with vacant possession.
We have been advised the 12 flats are sold on long 125 year leases (dated 2001/2000) and pay £75 each by way of ground rent.

The freehold interest is offered for sale with a guide price of £1,550,000.
A new letting will also be considered.

Energy Performance Rating

This property is exempt from an EPC.

Key Contacts

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Will Thomas

01273 740398