141A Front Street, Chester le Street, Co Durham, DH3 3AU

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Chester-le-Street is a historic market town in County Durham, situated on the banks of the River Wear. The town is centrally located between Newcastle upon Tyne and Durham and benefits from excellent road communications, being located a short distance from the A1(M). Rail communications are also very good with the town having a station on the East Coast Main Line, with a journey time of approximately 3 hrs to London Kings Cross.

The property occupies a prominent position on the western side of Front Street, Chester-le-Street’s main business and shopping area. The building has a pleasant aspect and is conveniently located for access to the town’s public transport services as well as having a large car park at the rear. The premises are above AS Carpets, D Wall Traditional Barbering and Phone Bits and other nearby occupiers include The Post Office, Argos and Passing Time Cafe.


The property comprises the first floor of an attractive two storey, traditional brick constructed building beneath a pitched and slate covered roof.

Internally the property provides two large open plan areas with an additional reception, meeting room, kitchenette and WC facilities.

Access is via Front Street and the premises benefit from perimeter trunking throughout, mains electricity, water, gas central heating and an alarm system.

There is extensive private parking at the rear of the property and 4 parking bays will be demised to the ingoing tenant. Additional parking is available by way of separate negotiation.

  • Toilet Facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Meeting Room
  • Open Plan
  • Reception
  • Private Parking
  • Alarm System
  • Gas Central Heating


The premises are available on a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term of years to be agreed.


The asking rent for the property is £11,000 per annum, exclusive of VAT, business rates and all other outgoings.


Rateable Value (2010 List) - £7,100
Rates Payable 2013/2014 - £290

The Rates Payable has been calculated on the basis that the ingoing tenant will be entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. We advise interested parties to contact the Local Rating Authority for verification of this entitlement.

Legal Costs

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.


All prices quoted are excluding, but may be liable to VAT.

Accommodation (approx sq ft)

The premises have been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring practice (6th Edition) and the approximate Gross Internal Area is as follows:

Offices / Kitchen - 1,185 sq ft
Stores - 128 sq ft

Total - 1,313 sq ft

Energy Performance

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) has been prepared and the Energy Performance Asset Rating is: C/75

Download EPC Certificate

Important Notice

Dunlop Heywood gives notice to anyone who may read these particulars as follows:

1.These particulars are prepared for the guidance only of prospective purchasers. They are intended to give a fair overall description of the property but are not intended to constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. Any information contained herein (whether in the text, plans or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement or representation of fact. 3. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order. 4. The photographs appearing in this brochure show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken. Certain aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. Furthermore no assumptions should be made in respect of parts of the property which are not shown in the photographs. 5. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to herein are approximate only. 6. Where there is reference in these particulars to the fact that alterations have been carried out or that a particular use is made of any part of the property this is not intended to be a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consents have been obtained and these matters must be verified by any intending purchaser. 7. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective and the descriptions contained herein are used in good faith as an opinion and not by way of statement of fact.