Retail, For Lease (Under offer)

The Old Ballroom, The Square, High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7EY.

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Property Reference



The Old Ballroom, The Square, High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7EY.


Newport is a market town in North Shropshire with a population of circa 15,000. It lies on the Shropshire and Staffordshire border approximately six miles north of Telford and twelve miles west of Stafford. There is easy access to Telford via the A518 and the A41 links with Junction 3 of the M54 motorway some seven miles to the south.

The property itself enjoys a prominent position in the centre of the town, being situated at the roundabout junction between High Street, Stafford Street and St Mary's Street. Newport benefits from a long established retail core along the High Street, which connects with St Mary's Street close to the centre of of the town.


The property comprises character accommodation within Newport Market Hall. This Italianate building was purpose built as an indoor market hall in 1860 and later utilised as a town hall and social venue with a court room on the ground floor.

The subject premises is situated on the first floor of the building and comprises a former Ballroom. The accommodation is self-contained, having a private access from the ground floor directly off Stafford Street.

Internally, stairs rise from the ground floor to a good sized landing area midway, with a further small set of stairs leading to the former Ballroom, off which are three additional rooms/stores. The main Ballroom benefits from high ceilings with Cornice edging and three ceiling roses, completed by almost full height windows and wooden board flooring.

The property has the use of communal WC facilities within the market hall. The landlord will also be installing a passenger lift for disabled access to the property from the ground floor.

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The Old Ballroom, The Square

Detailed Specification

  • Size

    3,102 sq ft
  • Price/ Rent

    Rent upon application
  • Accommodation

    Ground floor entrance with stairs
    Mid landing area with stairs495 sq ft
    First floor entrance reception151 sq ft
    Hallway371 sq ft
    Ballroom1,830 sq ft
    Stores255 sq ft
    Total Area3,102 sq ft   (299.28 sq m)
  • Services

    We understand that all mains services are available or connected to the property. It should be noted that we have not tested these services and interested parties should make their own enquiries.
  • Planning

    The property may be suitable for a variety of commercial uses, subject to the necessary planning consent. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries via the Local Planning Authority.
  • Tenure

    Leasehold: The property is available to let on a new lease on terms to be negotiated. Please contact the agent for further details.
  • Local Authority

    Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT. Tel: 01952 380000.
  • Rateable Value

    According to the Valuation Office Agency website the rateable value of the property in the 2010 rating list is £6,200.
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    To be advised.
  • VAT

    All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT, which may be payable at the prevailing rate.
  • Legal Costs

    Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with this matter.
  • Viewing

    Strictly by prior appointment with the Andrew Dixon & Co's Telford office:
  • Additional Viewing Information

    Contact: Nathan Fern
    Direct Line: 01952 521004
    Mobile: 07957 828 569
    Ref: BNF/3146
    Joint Agent: Davies White & Perry, Newport
    Contact Tel: 01952 811003

Andrew Dixon & Company. for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice: (1) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessors, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (2) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not reply on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (3) No employee of Andrew Dixon & Company. has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

As far as possible, these particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property. Unless otherwise stated, no enquiries have been made of statutory authorities nor tests made of electricity, plumbing or other services installed in the property. No warranties or certificates of building work, leases/title documents have been inspected. Such information as is given in these particulars is based on a purely visual inspection only and information supplied to us by the vendor/lessor. Interested parties must take their own measurements in order to satisfy themselves that the premises are suitable for their own requirements. Our measurements are approximate in order to give an indication of size only. Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these particulars, we would be grateful if you could inform us of any errors or misleading descriptions found in order that we may correct them in our records.