Carmarthen Road, Swansea

£11,950.00 Per annum


The property comprises a former banking premises situated over ground floor, which is positioned on a prominent main road location along one of the main thoroughfares that links Swansea City Centre to its surrounding catchment area.

The premises comprises the main retail area, which is sub-divided in part to the side to accommodate additional office rooms, staff kitchen and w.c facilities. The premises has also been extended to the rear to accommodate an additional strong room.

The rear of the site accommodates a small secure courtyard. We have been advised that although there appears to be vehicular access available over a rear lane, via Armine Road, there is currently no documentation to confirm that adequate rights have been obtained.


The subject premises is located along a busy main road location along Carmarthen Road within Fforestfach.

The premises fronts the main A483, which is one of Swansea’s main distribution roads that links Swansea City Centre to is surrounding catchment area and furthermore West Wales via the M4 Motorway (J47), which is 3 miles from the subject premises.

A number of time restricted parking bays are situated direct opposite the subject premises.


The property provides the following approximate dimensions and areas:


Sales Area: 80.30 sq.m (864 sq. ft)

Shop Depth: 13.94m (45’9?)
Net Frontage: 3.87m (12’8?)

Ancillary: 46.22 sq.m (497 sq. ft)

Office 1: 2.11m x 2.93m

Office 2: 3.24m x 4.25m

Staff Kitchen: 3.22m x 3.03m

Strong Room: 5.51m x 3.04m

Ladies/ Gents W.C. Facilities


As stated on the VOA website the Rateable Value for the subject premises is as follows:

Rateable Value (2017): £12,750

From April 2018 the Welsh Government set the multiplier according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and for the financial year 2020-21 the multiplier will be 0.535.

Rates relief for small businesses in Wales will apply up to 31st March 2019. Rates relief for small business with a rateable value up to £6000 will receive 100% relief and those with a rateable value between £6,001 and 12,000 will receive relief that will be reduced on a tapered basis from 100% to zero.

We advise that all enquiries should be made with the Local Authority Rates Department to verify this information. For further information visit


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT. Our client reserves the right to levy VAT on this transaction (if applicable).

Terms & tenure

Our client’s interest is available by the way of a new effective Full Repairing and Insuring Lease (under terms to be negotiated).


By appointment with Sole Agents:

Astleys Chartered Surveyors
Tel: 01792 479 850