To Letlarge retail unit in prominent town centre location

38A-40A, Wide Bargate, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 6RX


The property comprises a large retail unit laid out over two floors, occupying a prominent location within Boston Town Centre, at the northern end of Wide Bargate, close to large surfaced car parks opposite and John Adams Way, which forms the town internal ring road.

The property abuts the public highway to its front elevation, with a return frontage to Tawney Street, along its western elevation, with vehicular access also off Tawney Street, into a service yard at the rear of the building, which in turn leads to the servicing area found in the rear of the unit.

The property has glazed frontages to the Wide Bargate and Tawney Street elevations and it has until this month been occupied for many years by Iceland and is therefore fitted out for food sales.


The property occupies a prominent location within Boston Town Centre at the northern end of Wide Bargate, close to its junction with John Adams Way, which forms the internal ring road within the town.

There are large surfaced car parks directly opposite the property moving south and westwards towards Strait Bargate and Market Place, which form the main shopping areas within the town centre.

Boston is a large market town located in South Lincolnshire, with a population of circa 60,000, in addition to which it serves a substantial rural catchment area. It is one of the largest inland ports in the UK and is the centre within South Lincolnshire of the largest food production area in the country.

Retailers located nearby include Heron, Coneys, Lidl and the Boston Shopping Park Retail Park where TK Maxx, Home Bargains and Card Factory are represented.

The town lies around 35 miles south east of Lincoln, 25 miles north east of Peterborough and offers good road links to the rest of the country via the A16 and A17, which either run through the town centre or are accessible close by.

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All mains services are available and connected to the property. These have not been tested and interested parties are advised to make their own investigations to the relevant utility service providers.

town & country planning

The property has long-established use as a retail unit falling within Class E (Commercial, Business & Services Use) of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended 2020).

This means that the property is suitable for a variety of uses, which formerly fell within uses A1 (Shops), A2 (Professional & Financial Services), A3 (Restaurant & Cafés), B1 (Business) and D1 (Clinics, Health Centre, Crèche & Day Nurseries).

The property is not Listed nor is it situated within a Conservation Area.

Interested parties are advised to make their own investigations with the Local Planning Authority.


We understand that the property is elected for VAT and therefore VAT will be payable in addition to the rent at the prevailing rate.

legal costs

The ingoing tenants are to be responsible for the landlord's reasonable legal costs incurred in documenting the transaction.


Viewings are strictly by appointment only through the agent.