The owners of a historic building which has undergone a £380,000 restoration are now seeking new tenants.
Agents working on behalf of The Fitzwilliam (Malton) Estate have been charged with finding a business to take charge of the iconic Grade II listed Town Hall in Malton’s Market Place.
The rent is expected to be around £50,000 a year.
The building was most recently the home of Malton Museum and was used as a pop-up restaurant during this year’s Malton Food Lovers’ Festival.
Simon Hall, a director at Fleurets Leeds Office, said: “This is a great opportunity for a high quality operator who is keen to launch a flagship restaurant, bar or café.”
The hope is the restoration work, which included opening up the masonry and glazing the arches, coupled with the location of the building in the centre of the market town will be an opportunity too good to miss for potential clients.
Roddy Bushell, Estate Manager, explained: “This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in opening a stylish business in the centre of a bustling market town.
“The Town Hall could be a lynch-pin of the ethos of Malton being widely regarded as Yorkshire’s Food Capital.”
The building offers 3,230sq ft over two floors and architects have elected to keep many of its original features to reflect its heritage and character.
Local craftsmen, including skilled stonemasons, have helped with the transformation.