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On 24 Jan 2016 at 8:50am Shoppertunity wrote:
Shop with basement for rent
Top of Station Street in Lewes
Contact Oakleys Commercial

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On 24 Jan 2016 at 3:15pm Lewes Chap wrote:
Lovely. Wade through the Royal Oak's nightly detritus right outside on the way to opening up each morning.
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On 24 Jan 2016 at 8:06pm Border Control wrote:
This is better photo of the premises than the agent that you're paying a small fortune for to try and let it ! And do they know if it's a new lease or an assignment, no details on their website. Not sure it's worth £1,200 a month though.
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On 24 Jan 2016 at 10:45pm from lewes wrote:
Yeah the door way must get busy on a friday & saturday night after the pub shut with the dirty scum leave smelly water !!!
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 7:58am Convenient wrote:
@shoppertunity are we to presume you're from whichever charity had it last ? . Whichever charity you are can I recommend that the good people of lewes think about supporting you before giving you money or donation of goods as you seem to spend lots of your profits on renting unused properties that you're tied into because of bad lease planning .
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 9:36am Doris wrote:
Convenient -- It was RED CROSS that last had the shop Now down in the precinct paying £42000 per year rent, Not much left for the people in need.
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 9:41am Belladonna wrote:
Are you sure Doris ? £42000 (thousand) ??
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 10:29am brian wrote:
If it's £42000 then that would explain why it's so expensive in there. Charity shops used to be cheap but now it seems to be cheaper for me to buy stuff new rather than go in there.
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 11:13am Zeb wrote:
@Border Control. It's a new lease (and nothing to do with the Red Cross who saw out their term). Oakleys charge 10% of the yearly rental achieved. This is fairly standard. £14k pa is the asking figure. Negotiation possible (i.e. if prospective tenant requires new shop front).
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 11:58am Lewes Chap wrote:
It would certainly help turf out the drunken rabble if the shopfront was flat, and increase the space inside. But I can't see LDC agreeing to that.
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 2:17pm Parker wrote:
Belladonna. Yes m'lady, how much do you think commercial rents are in Lewes. I remember back in the late eighties when the precint was new, Robert Hill's shoe shop now Clarks shoes, the rent was £27,000 and that was nearly thirty years ago. That's why there's so many multi nationals in the precint.
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 6:43pm Paul wrote:
If people pay the rent then it is worth it -
There are very few empty shops in Lewes so either stores make enough money or the shop must be a hobby.
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 6:57pm Border Control wrote:
So Zeb, Oakleys charging £1,680.00 including vat and the landlord having to 'advertise' on here too ! That's outrageous, you'll be aware that Oakleys will still claim their fee regardless. Get them to put proper photos on their website, make them work for their money.
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 9:41pm OAKLEY PIRATE wrote:
YARGH!
Oakley be leasing a shop in Cliffe Shopping Arcade.
PHOAR the last PHOAR years.
YARGH!
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On 25 Jan 2016 at 10:51pm LoobyLoo wrote:
So will the new shop sell string or cupcakes? It's a good place for a new estate agency as well...
 
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On 26 Jan 2016 at 6:21am Oakley Dokely wrote:
Hi diddly hi there neighbor Pirate - you surely didly did make me chuckle. Kind Regards, Ned.


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