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George Street, Darwen, BB3 0DQ

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Price: Offers in the region of £220,000 for our clients interest.

Rental: £18,500 per annum


The property is situated on George Street, on the edge of Darwen town centre, in an established commercial, industrial and residential area. Occupiers in the vicinity include St. Johns Ambulance, Lidl supermarket and the retail and leisure facilities within Darwen town centre.


The premises comprise a single storey building, purpose built as a former ambulance station, of brick construction under a flat asphalt coated roof. Loading to the building is provided by 3 up and over roller shutter doors. Internally the premises have been sub-divided to provide workshop, storage and refurbished single storey office accommodation. To the front is tarmacadam parking and loading area, with grass verges, which could be developed to provide additional loading and parking areas. The property would suit a number of uses and interested parties are recommended to contact the Local Planning Authority to discuss their proposed uses in greater detail.


We have calculated the gross internal area of the premises to be 1,849 sq.ft on a site of 0.48 acres.


All mains services are connected to the property.


From the Valuation Office Agency rating list, as published on the internet, we are advised that the property is assessed at rateable value £7,500. Eligible businesses may qualify for small business rate relief and should have no business rates to pay. Full details on request.

Lease Terms

The property is available by way of a new lease on full repairing and insuring terms for a minimum period of 5 years The tenant will be responsible for the usual occupier's costs, to include business and water rates, electricity and gas.


An EPC is available on request.


In the event of a leasehold transaction the landlord will insure the building and charge the premium back to the tenant. It is anticipated the insurance premium will be in the region of £500 per year.


The Title contains an overage provision in favour of the NHS. It involves a payment being made based on 50% of the uplift in value of the land should planning consent be obtained for the site being developed for A1, C3 & C4 uses.


Understood to be freehold


Offers in the region of £220,000 for our clients interest.


£18,500 per annum


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01254 699030