To Let £37,250 per annum - Office
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 the three 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:-
FRONT OFFICE SUITES
First Floor Offices 1108 sq ft 102.93 sq m
Kitchen 38 sq ft 3.53 sq m
First Floor Total 1146 sq ft 106.46 sq m
Second Floor Offices 1081 sq ft 91.31 sq m
Third Floor Offices 750 sq ft 69.68 sq m
Kitchen 66 sq ft 6.13 sq m
Third Floor Total 816 sq ft 75.81 sq m
TOTALS 3,043 sq ft 272.80 sq m
6 parking spaces are available for the upper floor offices allowing for parking 2 x 3 in tandem.
The property is assessed for rating purposes as follows :-
Floor 1, 42 High Street – Offices and Premises Rateable Value £6,600
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 :-
First floor offices £14,600 per annum
Second floor offices £14,000 per annum
Third floor offices £10,000 per annum
As a whole £37,250 per annum
Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees incurred in the transaction.