96/97 Kirkgate

Leeds, LS2 7DJ

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Property Type Leisure / Retail
Tenure To Let
Size 345 to 4,042 sq ft
Rent £25,000.00 - £95,000.00 per annum
Business Rates The property will need to be reassessed once the refurbishment has been completed. It is advised that interested parties make their own enquiries with the local charging authority.
Service Charge Details upon request
Energy Performance Rating Upon enquiry


Key Points

  • Prominent frontage to Kirkgate
  • Adjacent to First White Cloth Hall - a stunning Grade II* Listed Building
  • Flexible planning within Class E
  • Opportunity for outside seating to the front & also in unique rear courtyard
  • A vibrant & popular street with a number of bars and eateries and an expanding leisure circuit
  • Nearby quality occupiers providing a vibrant day and night atmosphere


The opportunity can provide flexible accommodation over ground, first & second floors in one or two separate properties. Flexible use for occupation of the whole 'or part' from Retail, Leisure, F& B sectors.

No.97 - The property can be split if required and the upper floors occupied individually, with separate ground floor entrance to the rear leading to upper floors. The upper floors of 97 would lend themselves to a Restaurant use, benefitting from lantern roof lights which could be made to be retractable by the tenant if desired.

No.96 - Ground floor of No.96 is suitable for Retail use if let separately. The upper floors of 96 can be occupied for a variety of uses including office/ clinic/ studio space.

The buildings are to be refurbished sympathetically with new shop fronts and will be offered as shell and core with capped off services. The units will be suitable for flexible retail uses and would work well for F& B with outside seating potential at the front and wrapping around the side along the passage to the rear of No.97, connecting with the new build residential development proposed.

Available area

The accommodation comprises the following areas:

Name sq ft sq m Availability
Ground - No.96 345 32.05 Available
1st - First floor- No.96 335.50 31.17 Available
2nd - Second floor - No.96 335.50 31.17 Available
Ground - No.97 916 85.10 Available
1st - First& Second floor No.97 2,110 196.03 Available
Total 4,042 375.52


The property is situated in Kirkgate which is located to the east of Leeds city centre and is the oldest retail street in the city.

This is a vibrant location day and night. A number of the buildings and shops have already undergone a sympathetic refurbishment and have been re-occupied by quality independent operators, bringing the location back to life.

Nearby occupiers provide a range of quality new independent operators including Jamrock, Wapentake café bar, Blue Collar Barbering, Doghouse Bagel Shop and Bar, Koncept Studio, Lamb & Flag, Fred Aldous and Crowd Of Favours.

The units are situated next to the recently refurbished stunning Grade II* First White Cloth hall on Kirkgate Market and the iconic Corn Exchange. This area comprises some of the most historically and architecturally significant buildings at the historic core of the city centre conservation area.

To the rear of the units it is planned that there will be a new build high quality residential PRS scheme to be delivered by the same landowner, creating a unique residential community in the heart of the city centre retail core.