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Units 8 & 9, Hurstwood Court, Shadsworth Business Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QR

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Price: Offers in the region of £639,950

Rental: £57,500 per annum


The property is situated on the popular Hurstwood Court Development on Shadsworth Business Park on the edge of Blackburn adjacent to Junction 5 of the M65 mortorway. Occupiers in the vicinity include Heatmiser, Twin Valley Homes, Europlast Limited and Tensar International Ltd.


The property was originally constructed in 2003 as two units, but were combined to provide a modern detached industrial/business/warehouse unit with offices. The building provides a total floor area of 15,622 sq.ft. It is of steel portal frame construction benefitting from feature glazed & brickwork front elevations with insulated cladding to the side and rear under a pitched insulated roof incorporating translucent roof panels. Internally significant works have been undertaken to sub-divide the premises to provide a dispatch area with ancillary testing, parts and storage to the ground floor with the first floor providing mezzanine storage together with a series of individual and open plan offices with amenity staff facilities. The building benefits from a high quality internal fit out, including raised floors in part of the offices, gas fired central heating and some air conditioning, sodium bulb and strip lighting to the storage areas, suspended ceilings with recessed lighting to the offices, double glazed windows and carpet tiled floors to the offices. Access to the first floor/mezzanine is provided by a number of staircases together with a conveyor system. There are two large electrically operated loading doors (13ft wide by 16ft high) to the front of the building. Externally there is a large parking area for 14 vehicles, together with concrete loading apron to the front.


We have calculated the gross internal area of the premises to be as follows :

Ground Floor Reception, offices, storage & amenity 5,513 sq.ft
  Dispatch/warehouse 2,565 sq.ft
First Floor Offices/amenity 3,635 sq.ft
Mezzanine Storage 3,909 sq.ft
Total   15,622 sq.ft



All mains services are available to the premises including 3 phase power and gas fired central heating


It is understood that the property is assessed as follows : Rateable value £38,750 Ignoring any transitional benefits or penalties, based on the current uniform business rate of 0.466p the rates payable will be in the region of £18,057 per annum

Lease Terms

The property is available by way of a new lease for a minimum term of 5 years on full repairing and insuring terms. Rents are to be payable quarterly in advance and exclusive of the costs of occupation, which would include business and water rates, electricity and gas, together with a service charge.

Service Charge

A service charge is levied on occupiers in the development. It is understood that the current service charge payable by the current occupier is £598 per quarter.


In the event of a leasehold transaction the landlord to insure the premises and charge the premium to the tenant


An EPC is available on request


Vat is applicable to figures quoted in these particulars.


In the event that the property is purchased, it is understood that the tenure is long leasehold for a period of 999 years with the ground rent payable of £500 per annum


Offers in the region of £639,950


£57,500 per annum


The property is available for immediate occupation

Legal Costs

In respect of a leasehold transaction the ingoing tenant will be responsible for the landlord's reasonable legal costs.


The premises are suitable for uses falling within Classes B1, B2 and B8 of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01254 699030