12 Cathedral Street, Dublin 1 (located just off O’Connell Street) Dublin 1

  • Retail
ID: RC-1501
€40 000

Retail Unit To Let – 1,027 sq. feet (95 sq. metres)

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a self-contained retail showroom/ office in a prime retail location only a few doors to the east of O’Connell Street (35 meters), Dublin’s main thoroughfare. Number 12 Cathedral Street is located to the east side of O’Connell Street less than 80 meters from the Spire and only 1 minutes walking distance from the LUAS, Aircoach and a host of bus stops serving O’Connell Street and Dublin City Centre. Rent: €40,000 p.a Commercial Rates region €4,500 p.a Building Insurance €6,00 p.a. Total Rent in the region of €50,500 p.a. This self-contained shop/ office is located along a terrace of retail units that are located just off O’Connell Street and close to the Savoy Cinema e.g. Burger King, Revenue Office, M & L Szechuan Chinese, The Vintage Teapot, Spar, Beshoff’s, Prosperity Chambers.serviced offices.. . O’Connell Street has an excellent passing trade and this footfall has improved since the arrival of the LUAS, which has brought additional commuters from the LUAS Cross City line from St. Stephen’s Green and south Dublin and also from north Dublin TUI Grangegorman College Campus and Broadstone. Recent DublinTown footfall statistics show a count of 151,652 and increase of 24.5% for the first week of March 2023. Further information available on www.wearedublintown.ie O’Connell Street is thriving and the area is continuing to improve following the arrival of the new Clerys refurbishment and development, which sees the arrival of anchor tenants H & M and Flannels, another large 213 bedroom four star hotel, 90,000 sq.ft. office, rooftop restaurant operated by Pressup group and café/restaurant units facing O’Connell Street. On the east side of O’Connell Street the Gresham Hotel (new ownership since 2017), the Holiday Inn Express and the Moxy Hotel continue to attract large numbers of tourists and visitors to the street. On the West side of O’Connell Street the GPO had a significant refurbishment in 2016 and we understand that the Carlton Cinema and Moore Street site is also set for large scale redevelopment. The property is conveniently located in the heart of a Dublin’s main thoroughfare and widest retail street, Cathedral Street is only a few doors up from the Spire with an excellent public transport service at it’s doorstep including Dublin Bus, Aircoach, LUAS Cross City line, Dublinbike with Connolly Train Station only 10 minutes’ walk from the property. Number 12 Cathedral Street is located close to North Earl Street and Henry Street and several popular retailers including Spar, Peter Mark, Penneys, Eason, Carrolls, Shuh, Dunnes Stores, Beshoffs, Starbucks, Burger King, This area of Dublin has seen some strong regeneration and development in recent years and we expect to see the further development of Clerys, The Carlton Cinema Site/ Moore Street, Middle Abbey Street etc. DESCRIPTION 12 Cathedral Street comprises a self-contained ground floor lock up shop/office (69.52 sq.m) with a 27 sq.m. (291 sq.ft.) mezzanine office floor and store room. This high profile 6.6 meter wide timber shop front is only a few doors up from O’Connell Street. There is a double window display with central entrance door at street level with external roller shutters. The shop benefits from large display windows and excellent floor to ceiling height on the ground floor with an internal staircase at the rear of the property to the mezzanine office and storeroom. The property was previously used by Trocaire and has a large reception / waiting area with a service counter with back of house office/ store room with an on site safe for collections. There is a kitchenette and staff toilet located at the rear of the property. The first floor mezzanine comprises a 20.7 sq.m. office with another store room located at the rear of the property. The property has been fitted out to a reasonably high standard to provide a large reception area, service counter and back of house office/ storage and staff space. The property benefits from external electric roller shutters, a CCTV and alarm system and internal back of house safes. This retail unit/ office may suit a variety of users including a doctor’s surgery, medical centre, dentists, financial institution, charity, serviced office e.g. bank, mortgage broker, semi-state body, charity, estate agent, public office, etc. The site is located within an area zoned Z5 under the Dublin City Council Development Plan 2022- 2028 – Land-Use Zoning Objective Z5: To consolidate and facilitate the development of the central area, and to identify, reinforce, strengthen and protect its civic design character and dignity. A general mix of uses, e.g. retail, commercial, residential, will be desirable throughout the area and active, vibrant ground floor uses promoted. On Category 1 retail streets, retail should be the predominant ground floor use. Permissible Uses: Amusement/leisure complex, beauty/ grooming services, bed and breakfast, buildings for the health, safety and welfare of the public, café/tearoom, childcare facility, civic offices, community facility, conference centre, craft centre/ craft shop, creative, artistic, recreational building and uses, cultural/recreational building and uses, cultural, delicatessen, education, embassy office, enterprise centre, financial institution, funeral home, guesthouse, home-based economic activity, hostel (tourist), hotel, industry (light), internet café/call centre, live-work units, media-associated uses, medical and related consultants, mobility hub, nightclub, office, off-licence, off-licence (part), open space, place of public worship, primary health care centre, public house, public service installation, recycling facility, residential, restaurant, science and technology-based industry, shop (district), shop (local), shop (major comparison), shop (neighbourhood), sports facility and recreational uses, student accommodation, take-away, training centre, veterinary surgery, warehousing (retail/non-food)/retail park. Open for Consideration Uses: Advertisement and advertising structures, betting office, Build to Rent residential, car park, car trading, civic and amenity/recycling centre, household fuel depot, laundromat, motor sales showroom, outdoor poster advertising, petrol station, postal hotel/motel, transport depot


  • Air Conditioning
  • City Centre
  • Good Connectivity
  • Good Schools
  • Gym
  • High Footfall
  • Holiday Home
  • Kitchen
  • Lakeside
  • LUAS
  • Luas Line
  • Parking
  • Public Transport
  • Restaurant planning permission
  • Scenic area
  • Seaside
  • Security System
  • Shopping District
  • Train Station
  • University
  • Watersports


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