Bank of Scotland Buildings, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EB


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Harbour Fish and Chip Shop
Cutomer standing area Cooking and Serving Area Staff Food preparation Area 1 Staff Food prepartion Area 2 Stairway Stairway from Landing Staiway down to Separate Entrance Door Landing showing Toilet 1 door Toilet 1 - off Landing Flat entrance, Living Room & Open storage area Living Room towards Flat entrance door Toilet 2 - off Living Room Kitchen Living Room towards Sitting Room door Living Room from Sitting Room Door Sitting Room Exterior 1 Exterior 2
In Brief
Thriving business for sale as a going concern on prime site in the heart of Lerwick's busy Esplanade. Established 8 years ago the firm has grown and has extended opening hours and an extensive menu. The premises were extensively renovated, have been well maintained, and all the equipment is owned. An electrically operated awning shelters customers dining in the open air of the popular Harrison Square. Ideally placed to attract visitors from frequent cruise ships during the summer, and sailors from the multitude of international yachts in the harbour.

EPC Rating:- n/a

PRICE:- Offers invited in the region of £250,000
(including the whole premises, equipment and goodwill)

VIEWING:- By appointment, please contact the shop or Contact our Reception

Entry: By Arrangement


In More Detail
Several functions are convened annually by Living Lerwick in Harrison Square which is an ideal meeting point, with Bus stop and public toilets nearby.

There are presently 8 part-time staff and purchasers have an option to take them on with written contracts under the TUPE regulations. Stock can be purchased at a mutually agreed valuation and 24 hours CCTV camera recording is also available for safety and security.

Interested parties are requested to make an appointment to view outwith opening hours, and note an interest with the agents. Formal requests for business Accounts must be made by the prospective purchasers' Accountants direct to A9 Partnership Ltd.

The premises are owned, and can be sold either as one unit, or divided into the Shop below and a residential flat above.
Accommodation comprises:
MAIN SHOP - (3.85m x 6.08m) attractively wet wall lined including a customer area and windows facing east and south. The equipment includes the large counter / display with 3 gas fryers, wet Bain Marie, gas kebab and pizza ovens and fridge. This includes the Customer Standing Area (1.58m x 2.5m) which has a fire door leading through to the staff area across a separate entrance to the Staff / Food Preparation Area.

STAFF / FOOD PREPARATION AREA - (2.10m x 3.85m) open plan area has a south facing window, freezer, sinks, work tops and a recess containing the peeler and chipper, the flue for the gas fryers, a small separate hand washing area leading through to the main cooking and serving area.

A separate entrance door opens to a vestibule with doors on either side leading on the right to the customer area in the main shop, and on the left to the Staff/ food preparation area. The Stairway ahead contains the 2 zone fire alarm and leads up to the First Floor.

At the stair head is a small Landing area (1.5m x 1.6m at its widest point) with a wooden cupboard and water tank above, and a small Toilet 1 (1.58m x 0.93m) with wc, wash hand basin and water heater.

A door leads into the former flat, presently used for storage but could be used as a separate residential dwelling.


LIVINGROOM AREA - (3.5m x 2.4m) with storage heater and south facing window. Storage recess (1.3m x 1.5m).

Doorway leading to TOILET 2 - (1.3m x1.85m approx.) with south facing window. w.c., whb and water heater.

KITCHEN/ DINER AREA - (2.9m x 2.2m) with worktop and sink unit.

SITTING ROOM / STORE - ( 3.8m x 2.44m) with south facing window over Harrison Square and east facing window with views over Victoria Pier, the harbour and the island of Bressay beyond.

All measurements provided above are approximate.

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