Record details

6 Newbigging, Musselburgh

This property is located on the east side of Newbigging close to the junction with the busy High Street in Musselburgh.


The property forms part of the ground floor of a 3 storey building with flats above. It has an arcaded entrance with a large window looking onto Newbigging. It also benefits from a metal gate over the entrance area and an electric roller window shutter.

The accommodation has a large front room and a smaller rear office room with window which also contains a small kitchenette area with sink and worktop. There is a rear lobby leading to a WC and the rear access door.

The property benefits from strip lighting throughout and electric heaters in the two main rooms.

The property also benefits from a separately accessed store cupboard located at the rear of the property. This provides very basic storage accommodation with no services.

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Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Certificate gives the property a G rating.


The most recent use of the property was as a solicitors office which falls under Use Class 2 of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997.

The property is located within Musselburgh Conservation Area. Interested parties who wish to change the use of this property must consult East Lothian Council’s Planning Department (01620 827216) and submit details of their proposed use and any alterations along with their offer of rent.


Strictly by prior appointment. Arrangements can be made via the Estates Section by contacting 01620 827330 or by emailing [email protected].

Leasing arrangements

The premises are available on “easy in/easy out” terms. The Landlord maintains the property in a wind and watertight condition with the tenant being responsible for all other repairs and maintenance and the replacement of glass.

No gas or electrical works will be undertaken by the Tenant under any circumstances without the Council’s prior consent.

Parties who are interested in taking a lease of the premises should request an “Application to Lease” form following viewing and this should be completed and returned to the address given on the form.

Only those who have returned a completed Application to Lease form will be notified of the closing date.

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Rating Assessment

The rateable value of the subjects has been assessed at £4,850 per annum.

Under the Small Business Bonus Scheme for 2019/20, properties with a RV of up to £15,000 may qualify for 100% rates relief, depending on individual circumstances. Water and sewerage charges will still apply. Further information or to apply for the Small Business Bonus Scheme.