Unit 3

Ketton Business Estates UNIT 3, Pit Lane Ketton PE9 3SZ



The Business Park is located on the outskirts of Ketton village, off Pit Lane.  Ketton is situated in the eastern part of Rutland, close to the A1 and Stamford, with good access to the rest of the East Midlands.

Unit 3 External


The development comprises of eight workshops unit with roller shutter doors.  There are five purpose built units and a converted barn, which has been modernised and then split into three units.  All have recently been refurbished and have ample car parking and circulation space. 

The unit forms part of a stone built barn which has been redeveloped to form 3 similar units. This provides open production/storage space with w.c. accommodation.  The unit has both a personnel door and a steel roller shutter access door.

Planning Business Use Classification

We are advised that the current planning use for the development is:

B1 Business – Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.

B2 General Industrial – Use for industrial process other than one falling within class B1 (excluding incineration purposes, chemical treatment, or landfill or hazardous waste.

B8 Storage and Distribution – on a discretionary basis.

Business Rates

Further information is available via our Business Rates information page.  Certain occupiers may be eligible for relief and should contact the Council’s Business Rate Team for further advice.


The rental being sought is £6,200 pa.  The landlord will require the rent to be paid monthly in advance. 

Service Charge

A variable service charge is payable each year. A reasonable contribution towards the costs and expenses incurred by the landlord of cleaning lighting inspection, maintenance, repair, and renewing the common parts and Pit Lane.   


We insure the buildings and recharge the tenant a fair proportion of the premium. The tenant to indemnify the council against any third party claims. Insurance premium for 2016-17 is £302.10.

Rent Deposit

A rent deposit of three months’ rent is required to be held for the duration of the term.


The property is connected to the mains electricity, super-fast fibre broadband and water.


An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).  


Five year lease on internal repairing and insuring terms.  The lease will be contracted out of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 security of tenure provisions

Legal Costs

Tenant to pay Landlord’s reasonable legal costs.

Status of Applicants

Rutland County Council is keen to support start-up businesses, and preference will be given to applications from new businesses.  Consideration will be given to the volume of employment to be provided initially and its likely growth, the degree of employment diversity to be created for the local economy, the growth prospects of the business and the compatibility of the business with other occupiers and the surroundings generally.


If you wish to arrange a viewing, receive further information on our portfolio of properties or would like to discuss your requirements please contact the Property Service Desk

Rutland County Council Property Service Desk

Telephone: 01572758393

Email: propertyservicedesk@rutland.gov.uk

 Alternatively you can submit an online enquiry form

Download Application Form: Application Form

Anticipated Rent and Availability 








1030sq ft

£6, 200 pa



Misrepresentation Act 1967

Rutland County Council ('the lessor') of this property gives notice that:-

1.  These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract.

2.  All statements contained in these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of the lessor. 

3.  None of the statements contained in these particulars is to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact. 

4.  Any intending lessee must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 

5.  The lessor does not make or give and no person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.