the toolkit getting you started on the high street

Access tools, resources and features that simplify the process of finding, securing, and opening a high street retail space.

Identify where your customers live and shop, discover more properties, assess affordability, and secure the right property on competitive lease terms.

Simply choose the Hatch Essential or Hatch Pro subscription and get instant access.


hatch alerts

Set up one property alert to monitor the 7 main commercial property listing platforms.

requirement listing

Advertise your property requirements to the marketplace to increase your reach.

location insight

Measure customer density and forecast turnover by analysing demographics.

affordability checker

Assess the affordability of each property by projecting turnover against the full leasing costs.

business rates calculator

Calculate your business rates.


blogs and articles

Anything from business rates and how they are calculated to what to include in an offer letter.


Example landlord packs and offer decks to convince landlords that your business is right for them.

agent directory

Reach out to agents that specialise in your target locations, find out about new and upcoming properties.

reviews and contacts

For contractors, solicitors, decorators, surveyors, architects, and other professionals.

glossary and FAQs

Terminology explained and FAQs about commercial leasing.

guidance & support

community hub

Join the small businesses community and share contacts, information, and recommendations.

1 to 1 support

Book a call with a property advisor to run through more complex issues.


A short guide to the commercial leasing process, terminology, heads of terms, tips, and pitfalls.

checklist and timelines

Save time managing the process and make sure you have ticked all the boxes.

how to sign up

Follow the simple 3 step process to get started.

01 - create an account

Sign up for free to get started. Simply provide an email address and choose a password. 

03 - choose a plan

Subscribe to either the hatch essential or hatch pro plan to access  

02 - make a listing

Get you property search underway in just a few clicks. It is completely free and takes less than 10 minutes.

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