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Units 1 & 2, Laneside, Metcalf Drive, Altham, BB5 5TU

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Rental: £55,000 per annum


The property is located on Altham Industrial Estate at the junction with Metcalf Drive and Laneside on the popular Altham Business Park, which lies within easy access of Junctions 7 and 8 of the M65 motorway. See location plan.


The premises comprise a modern industrial unit, constructed on a steel portal frame , brick built to a height of 6ft with insulated profile steel cladding above to both walls and roof. Internally the main warehouse area comprises open span working space with solid concrete floor, gas space heaters, two roller shutter doors, wc facilities and minimum internal eaves height of 16ft. Within the workshop area is a mezzanine floor (constructed above the offices) providing useful additional storage. The ground floor office accommodation has been partitioned to create customer reception, 6 offices, kitchen, canteen, computer room and wc facilities. Externally there is car parking for 18 vehicles together with good loading and access facilities. The property is shortly to be comprehensively refurbished to include: * Internal and external redecoration * Recarpeting to the offices * Cleaning internal cladding and painting of steelwork * Additional works to include new energy efficient lighting, cleaning of translucent panels, servicing to M&E, etc


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


Ground Floor Workshop 7,180 sq.ft
  Offices 2,839 sq.ft
Mezzanine Storage 2,780 sq.ft
TOTAL   12,799 sq.ft


All mains services are connected to the property. The property benefits from 3 phase electricity. The offices have central heating with gas powered hot air blowers to the workshop accommoation.


From the Valuation Office Agency website, as published on the internet, we are advised that the property is assessed, with effect from 1st April 2017, at rateable value £38,750. The rates payable for the financial year 2017/18 are approximately £18,000 ignoring any transitional relief or penalties.

Lease Terms

The premises are available by way of a new lease with the ingoing tenant to occupy on full repairing and insuring terms. The occupier is to be responsible for the usual occupier's costs to include business and water rates, electricity and gas.

Estate Charge

There is an estate charge payable for general maintenance of the estate, including landscaping. The charge is approximately £700 plus Vat per annum, reviewed annually.


VAT is applicable to figures quoted in these details

Energy Performance Certificate

An EPC is available on request

Building Insurance

The Landlord to insure the building and charge back to the tenant. The current insurance is approximately £3500, subject to use.


£55,000 per annum


The premises are available for occupation from Spring 2018

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs involved in the transaciton.


To be arranged through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver MRICS) 01254 699030