Record details

Retail Premises, 69 High Street, Musselburgh EH21 7BZ

This property is located on the north side of and at the east end of the High Street, Musselburgh in a parade of shops close to the old Town Hall.


The property forms a ground floor shop unit within a 2 storey stone built terraced block with flats above. The shop has a single timber framed display window with single entrance door.

Internally the main retail area has tiled flooring with plastered and painted walls. The lighting to the main retail area is provided by way of spot lights. To the rear is a small stud partitioned office/store room with sink. Also to the rear is a small WC compartment with modern sanitary ware.


Energy Performance Certificate

An updated Energy Performance Certificate has been requested. 


The property has a Class 1 retail use. Interested parties who wish to change the use of this property must consult East Lothian Council’s Planning Department 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 827775 or by emailing

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. 


Rating Assessment

The rateable value of the subjects has been assessed at £8,600 per annum.

Under the Small Business Bonus Scheme for 2022/23, 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 on the Small Business Bonus Scheme can be obtained at or

Conditions of Sale