Shop premises to let

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council invites rental offers for shop premises. Learn how to apply here.

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council is inviting rental offers for a lease of shop premises. Please complete and return the application form within the timetable of submission.

Available shop premises to let

Please contact our Invest Knowsley service for any enquiries about Council owned retail units in Kirkby Town Centre and Prescot Shopping Centre.

Assessment of rental offers

Rental offers will be assessed based on factors such as:

  • Financial offer
  • Proposed use
  • Reference checks

The proposed use will be considered in the context of its impact on existing retailers, the local community, and the shopping needs of local residents.

The Council does not bind itself to accept any or the highest offer received.

Important information

The information provided in this document is not a binding offer or contract.

The descriptions, measurements, and other information about the premises are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed. 

Prospective tenants are responsible for verifying all information and ensuring it aligns with their intended use, including addressing any statutory requirements such as planning consent or licences.

The council does not make or authorise any representations or warranties about the premises.

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council will require formal personal identification from prospective tenants to comply with Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and Money Laundering Regulations 2003 before considering their rental offer.

This revised version emphasises the disclaimers in a clear and straightforward manner, making it easier for potential tenants to understand their responsibilities and expectations.

Management of Council owned neighbourhood shopping parades policy

The council will not permit any new lettings for shops to be used as tanning centres, off-licences, betting shops, hot food takeaways or Vape shops. 



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