Chartered Surveyors and Business Property Specialists
Mike Nightingale Partner View Profile

Contact us about this property

Call: 01872 247008

To Let
1 of 7

The Box And Forecourt, Compton Castle, Truro, Cornwall

Retail to let

£20,000 Per Annum


An opportunity to lease an unusual lock up retail unit and adjacent forecourt adjoining The Compton Castle Boat., Marks and Spencer, Debenhams and Primark. Other nearby occupiers include WC Rowe, Spar, Lemon Quay Market, and JD Wetherspoons. Events and markets are often present on Lemon Quay

Formerly trading as a coffee shop this 40 ft unit is offered with the forecourt upon which there was formerly another container. Applicants could replace this or just utilise this area for external seating.


Property Brochure PDF Location Map


The premises are located adjoining The historic Compton Castle which is moored on the River Kenwyn. They are situated close to the Garras Wharf Car Park (336 spaces), Lemon Quay Car Park (395 spaces) and next door to Truro Bus Station. Nearby occupiers include Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, Primark, the Pannier Market, Cotswold, Rowes and J D Wetherspoon. Lemon Quay itself is an attraction holding Saturday and Wednesday markets together with seasonal markets and events.


A former shipping container which was last used as a coffee shop and consists of a kitchen/preparation area and area with internal seating. The outside seating area is included. This area formerly incorporated a further shipping container which could be replaced or alternatively a different temporary structure/vehicle could be placed on the site (subject to consents) or the site simply given over to additional seating.


(All areas and dimensions are approximate and based on external measurements)
40ft by 8ft

Total 29.7 Sqm (320 Sqft)


The Box is available by way of a new fully repairing and insuring lease for an annual rent of £20,000 per annum.

Legal Costs

Each party to bear their own legal costs.

Local Authority

Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Business Rates

We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171


Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999


All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact either:-
Mike Nightingale on 01872 247008 or via email or
Tom Smith on 01872 247013 or via email

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

Interested in this Property?
Connect with our Expert

Mike Nightingale Partner View Profile

Contact us about this property

Call: 01872 247008

Property Brochure PDF