Welcome to the Circus

Before your very eyes, Brighton’s disused municipal market is being transformed into a vibrant new quarter for the city.

Circus St is set to become home to a number of unique and vibrant businesses.

There are 10 retail, amenity and workshop units available at street level within the development, ranging from 600 sq ft – 2,400 sqft.

Marvel at the exciting commercial opportunities. Wonder at the open space. Enjoy the diverse culture and lively atmosphere.

Available February 2021.

Scheme Overview

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Circus St is just a pebble’s throw away from all of the action in central Brighton – the North Laine area, Brighton Dome, the Lanes and the seafront – and a 10-minute stroll from the station, with its high-speed connections to London and Gatwick.

The Circus St Development

The development comprises 30,000 sqft of office space, 142 new homes, 450 Student bedrooms, a 20,000 sqft Dance Space, a colourful, collaborative new home for South East Dance, and 9,000 sqft of retail set around buzzing public spaces.


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Floor Plans

Retail at Circus St
2,475 sq ft NIA


Note Any floorplans shown are for guidance only.


Unit Space

The retail and workshop units can be used for A1, A3 and B1.

Use Class

  • A1Shops, retail warehouses, hairdressers, undertakers, travel and ticket agencies, post offices, pet shops, sandwich bars, showrooms, domestic hire shops, dry cleaners, funeral directors and internet cafés.
  • A3For the sale of food and drink for consumption on the premises - restaurants, snack bars and cafés.
  • B1Workshops, offices and light industrial

Permitted Opening Hours
A1 Unit 07:00–23:30
A3 Unit 08:00–23:30

Environmental Credentials
BREEAM ‘Excellent’
EPC B rating
Further external cycle spaces throughout scheme

Lease Restrictions
Please contact the agent for further details.

Outline Specification

  • The unit will be built to shell only with capped services. Tenants will be responsible for the internal fit out
  • Shopfront - double glazed and with aluminium swing doors
  • Walls - block work and Viroc board lining to concrete columns and walls
  • Soffit - insulated concrete soffit, the outer (exposed) facing is plasterboard
  • Floor - reinforced concrete and the make up is to be finished by the tenant
  • Capped services - electric, water, drainage, BT duct

Expected Completion Dates
Student HousingComplete
The Dance SpaceQ2 2021
Office SpaceQ2 2021
RetailApril 2021

The Neighbours

The Dance Space
South East Dance forecast that over 58,000 people will visit the new dance studios at Circus St each year.

Kaplan University Accommodation
There are 450 students living on the site year-round, in close proximity to the University of Brighton city centre campus just across the road.

Rented Residential Units
There are 142 homes on the Circus St site, which means that approximately 300 people will live here on site.

The Office at Circus St
The Office above the retail unit will provide work space for around 300 people.

Total Numbers
Owing to the variety of uses on site, Circus St will be busy at all times of day. The total number of people at Circus St – considering those living here and those visiting for work or leisure – is estimated to be 1,200 people per day.


If you are
interested in a
retail unit at
Circus Street,
please register
your details

Contact our agents

Wayne Priddle
+44(0)1273 208 010

Simon Thetford
+44(0)1273 208 010

Melanie Hickford
+44(0)7377 378 112