The building housing Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe in Ipswich town centre has been put up for sale.

The retro sweet shop on Tavern Street has been put up for sale along with the vacant property next door, which is available with vacant possession.

The Mr Simms building is subject to a five-year lease that will be coming to an end in January 2025 at a rent of £16,500 a year.

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Up for sale is the 185 sq ft ground floor sweet shop site and the basement, ground floor, and first and second floors of the property next door.

Subject to vacant possession, it would be possible to combine both properties.

The Ipswich branch of the sweet shop has been open since 2008 and is near the Buttermarket and Sailmakers shopping centres, and both properties are Grade II listed buildings

The Mr Simms Sweet Shop franchise has been contacted for comment.