40-42 High Street, Poole, BH15 1BT

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To Let £24,000 per annum - Office
Size: 1897 sq ft (176 sq m)Tenure: LeaseholdLocation: Poole Download Property Details


The property is situated in a popular location on the lower High Street between the junction with New Orchard and New Street.  The area is a popular semi-pedestrianised location between Poole’s historic Old Town and the thriving quayside, and contains a varied mix of retail, office, residential and restaurant/bar uses.  Nearby national occupiers include Lush Cosmetics, Sainsburys Local and Pizza Express.


Poole is an attractive and affluent south coast town with a resident population of circa 151,000 and, together with Christchurch and Bournemouth, a total population over 465,000.  It enjoys good road communications via the A31 and M27 and  is an established ferry port with regular crossings to the continent and Channel Islands and has a mainline railway station (London Waterloo approximately 2 hours).  Bournemouth International Airport is approximately 11 miles distant.

Poole is home to a number of regional, national and international companies including RNLI, Lush, Merlin Entertainments, Sunseeker, Fitness First and Pukka Pads.


The property comprises two upper floors of an attractive substantial five-storey building which is believed to have been originally constructed as a national bank and is Grade II Listed.  The building has direct frontage to High Street and rear access is via New Street.

There is an entrance lobby to the upper floor offices from the High Street frontage and further access from the rear undercroft car parking area.  The building benefits from a 4-person lift serving the upper floor offices and central heating with individual systems to each floor.


The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is as follows:-


Second Floor Offices          1081              100.42                                                                 

Third Floor Offices              750                 69.68

Kitchen                                     66                  6.13

TOTALS                               1897               176.23

3 parking spaces (in tandem) are available in undercroft area.


The property is assessed for rating purposes as follows :-

Floor 2, 42 High Street – Offices and Premises       Rateable Value £7,200

Floor 3, 42 High Street – Offices and Premises       Rateable Value £4,500.

We would recommend interested parties make enquiries of the local authority to verify the business rates payable and to establish the position in respect of appeals, transitional or small business rate relief.


As the building is Grade II Listed, there is currently no requirement for an Energy Performance Certificate.


The premises are available on new full repairing leases for a term to be agreed, incorporating rent reviews on a 3-yearly basis.


Available as a whole or individually as follows :-

Second floor offices            £14,000 per annum

Third floor offices               £10,000 per annum


Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees incurred in the transaction.


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These property particulars are intended as general guidance for prospective lessees or purchasers. They do not constitute all or any part of an offer or contract. James and Sons, either for themselves or as agents on behalf of the lessor or vendor give no warranty as to the accuracy of any of the information contained herein. All descriptions, measurements, references to condition and statements as to planning use and permissions or other matter contained in these particulars are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and should not be relied upon as fact without independent verification. No person in the employment of James and Sons has any authority to make any representations or warranty (verbal or otherwise) in respect of this property and any intending lessee(s) or purchaser(s) should make their own independent enquiry and investigations and inspections to verify the accuracy or otherwise of any information. At no time has any structural or other survey been carried out and no services or appliances have been tested. Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the structural integrity of the property and the condition and working order of all services, appliances, fixtures and fittings.

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