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170-172 Union Street

5576  sq ft

This spacious corner unit is next door to the recently-refurbished Music Hall, one of the city's biggest and most prestigious music venues. Spanning three floors, this property offers both retail and office accommodation in the heart of the city centre, with parking and amazing facilities nearby. The unit is eligible for Aberdeen City Council's Empty Shops Grant and also benefits from 12-months rate free.

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At a glance

Major music venue nearby
Busy footfall location
Parking nearby


Empty shops grant
12-months rate free


This property is one of the most visible on the Granite Mile, with a dual frontage looking out upon both Union Street and the Music Hall.

Internally the unit is laid out to provide open plan retail accommodation on the ground floor, male and female WC’s and training room and kitchen on the lower ground floor with the first and second floors providing office accommodation with WCs and kitchen areas.

At ground floor level, the flooring has been finished in a mixture of carpet and tile with the walls being a mixture of plasterboard and display areas.

Access to the lower ground floor and the first and second floors is a fixed staircase at the front of the property. 

These areas are generally fitted out to high standard with carpets, plasterboard walls, suspended ceilings incorporating lighting and air conditioning units. 

The annual rent on this property is £60,000 ex VAT, which may be applicable. The current annual rateable value is £49,000.


This unit sits between Aberdeen Music Hall and Union Terrace Gardens and benefits from strong footfall throughout the day.

It is surrounded by established high street names, including Lakeland, Caffe Nero, KFC, Santander, Anne Summers and Chaophraya.

Golden Square car park is located approximately 70metres to the north along, and the unit is also located next to one of the city centre's arterial bus routes.

Additional Notes

If you are a Small to Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) you could also qualify for a Business Energy Scotland cash-back grant of up to £30,000 if you are installing energy efficiency or renewable heat measures.

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