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Unit 16 The Hub, Commercial Road, Darwen, BB3 0FL

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Rental: £7,000 per annum plus VAT


The Hub is situated next to Junction 4 of the M65 motorway, in an established business location. Occupiers in the vicinity include Shirleys Waste Paper Recycling, Lancashire Laminators, the DVLA and Blackburn with Darwen Motorway Service area.


Unit 16 comprises a high quality mid terraced industrial/business unit of steel frame construction with feature brick and insulated steel clad walls under an insulated mono pitched roof, solid concrete floor and a minimum eaves height of 4.38m, rising to 6.5m It has the benefit of a large roller shutter door and personnel door and window at first floor, to enable construction of mezzanine office in the future. The unit is fully DDA compliant, incorporate disabled toilet, kitchen facility, emergency lighting and fire alarm. Externally there is parking for two vehicles


The accommodation is arranged on the ground floor and provides 787 sq.ft of accommodation


With the exception of gas, all mains services are available, including 3 phase electricity.


The unit will require a separate assessment upon occupation. It is anticipated that the unit will have a rateable value below the current business rate relief threshold of £12,000 and therefore no business rates will be payable. Full details on request.

Lease Terms

The unit is available by way of a new lease for a minimum period of 3 years on full repairing and insuring terms.


VAT will be charged at the prevailing rate

Service Charge

A service charge will be levied on occupiers on the estate to cover the costs of landscaped areas, gritting, external lighting, etc. It is anticipated the service charge will be in the regio of 50p per sq.ft, based on the footprint of the unit.


£7,000 per annum plus VAT

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs


B1(c) (light industrial) uses will be permitted. We understand that under permitted change rules, where the units are no more than 500 sq.m, B8 (storage and distribution) will be allowed. Interested parties are recommended to discuss their proposed use with Blackburn with Darwen Borough council prior to entering into a binding contract.


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01254 699030