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81-82 East Street,
West Sussex

Retail and Leisure, D1 and Other

1708 to 2996 Sq Ft (158.67 to 278.33 Sq M)


  • Located in busy and attractive Cathedral city
  • Prime position close to Market Cross, on primary retail street in Chichester
  • Large frontage
  • Open plan ground floor sales area 1,708 sq ft
  • Class E encompasses A1, A2, A3, B1 and some D1 and D2 uses
  • New FRI lease available
  • Rent on application
  • Nearby ocupiers include Marks & Spencer, Superdrug, FatFace, Topshop, and Pandora
  • Virtual tour available


Chichester is an attractive cathedral city, and the county town of West Sussex. It is conveniently located along the A27 south coast trunk road, and lies approximately 15 miles to the east of Portsmouth and 30 miles west of Brighton. A mainline railway service to London reinforces commerce.

The property is situated in one of the principle retailing streets of central Chichester on the southern side of East Street. Nearby occupiers include Marks and Spencer, Superdrug, FatFace, Topshop and Pandora.


Well Located Class E Premises
Total Sales Area 211 sq m (2,277 sq ft)


The property comprises a two storey mid-terrace building arranged over ground and first floors. Internally, the ground floor provides attractive retail space across two shops known as #81 and #82. To the rear of #82 there is a disabled WC and a staircase leading to the first floor. The first floor is currently configured as more retail space, WC facilities and a kitchen.

Virtual Tour Available -

The property has the following approximate NIA:

Ground floor sales 158 sq m (1,708 sq ft)
First floor sales 53 sq m (570 sq ft)
Total sales 211 sq m (2,277 sq ft)
First floor ancillary 66 sq m (718 sq ft)
Total NIA 278 sq m (2,996 sq ft)


We understand that the premises benefit from a Class A1/A3 (sui generis) use under the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, as amended.

A new Use Classes Order (UCO) came into effect on 1st September 2020. Under the new UCO a new Use Class E was introduced to cover commercial, business and service uses. Use Class E encompasses A1, A2, A3, B1 and some D1 and D2 uses under the former UCO. We therefore understand that the premises benefit from Class E 'Commercial Business and Service' use within the Use Classes Order 2020.

Interested parties should make their own planning enquiries and satisfy themselves in this regard.


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 property is available to let by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed. Rent on application.

Rateable Value / Council Tax Band

Rateable Value (2017): £159.00

Should you require further information on Business Rates, please contact our in house rating surveyor Daniel Green (

Energy Performance Rating

To be assessed.


For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact:

Sebastian Martin
023 9262 9007

Key Contacts

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Sebastian Martin

023 9262 9007

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Mary Jackson

023 9262 9012