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5 Challenge Court, Blakewater Road, Blackburn, BB1 5EU

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Rental: £75,000 per annum plus VAT payable quarterly in advance.


The premises are located off Blakewater Road in the Greenbank Business Park, an established industrial location, located north east of Blackburn town centre and within 0.5 miles of Junction 6 of the M65 motorway. See location plan. Challenge Court is a modern development of buildings constructed approximately 3 years ago. Neighbours include United Utilities, Virgin and Car Communications.


The premises comprise a modern industrial building constructed on a steel portal frame with insulated profile steel cladding to both walls and roof, including double skin translucent roof panels. The front of the property includes dwarf height brick walls and flat panel cladding denoting the office accommodation.Internally the premises comprise the following : Workshop area (single storey section ). Accessed via two electrically operated 5m high sectional up and over doors. Comprising a solid concrete floor, internal eaves height of 20'6", LED lighting and overhead gas powered hot air blowers. This area is currently partitioned into two separate areas but can be easily removed if required. A concrete mezzanine floor is located to the front of the building and is partitioned for the following : Ground floor Offices - to include reception area, single office, general office and male and disabled toilet facilities. The remainder of the ground floor is open workshop area (headroom 6'6" with open access to the main workshop area). First floor Partitioned to provide a large open plan general office, together with adjacent canteen and female toilet facilities. In addition, there is a mezzanine storage area which is accessed from the main workshop area. The offices / canteen /toilets in total, measure 1,819 sq ft . The office accommodation has been constructed to a high specification and comprises carpet tiled floors, LED lighting, gas central heating and air conditioning throughout. Externally there is a large tarmac parking area fronting the property (bay 16 onwards) for office parking. Additional parking is available if required.


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


Workshop   8,483  sq.ft
Two Storey Section Ground Floor 2,216 sq.ft
  First Floor 2,216 sq.ft
Total   12,914 sq.ft (1,200 sq.m)


All mains services are connected to the property


The property has a rateable value of £57,500. The rates payable for the year 2018/19 is £28,347

Lease Terms

The premises are available by way of a minimum 5 year term with the ingoing tenant to occupy on full repairing and insuring terms and to be responsible for the usual occupier's costs, to include business and water rates, electricity and gas.

Addtional Parking

An additional parking area extending to approximately 800 sq.m of tarmac parking is available, if required at a rental of £6,000 per annum.

Spray Booths / Ramps

3 spray booths and 6 car ramps are currently in situ at the building and may be available for separate purchase if required.


£75,000 per annum plus VAT payable quarterly in advance.


The premises will be available from April 2019

Legal Costs

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


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Alex Taylor) 01254 699030