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Units 2 & 3, The Hub, Commercial Road, Darwen, BB3 0FL

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Rental: £7,000 per unit plus VAT (Combined £14,000 per annum)


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 Services


Units 2 and 3 comprise high quality mid terraced industrial/business units 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. They have the benefit of a roller shutter door and personnel door and the height to the rear of the building allows for the construction of a mezzanine floor in the future, if required. The units are fully DDI compliant, incorporating disabled WC facilities, kitchen, emergency lighting and fire alarm. Externally there is parking for up to 4 vehicles, assuming that both units are taken as one. The units could be combined to provide a self contained space of 1,574 sq.ft.


The accommodation is arranged on the ground floor and provides the following :


Unit 2 787 sq.ft
Unit 3 787 sq.ft

It is possible to combine the two units to provide a total of 1,574 sq.ft


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


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

Lease Terms

The unit(s) are 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 the estate to cover the costs of landscaping areas, gritting, external lighting, etc. It is anticipated the cost will be in the region of 50p per sq.ft, based on the footprint of the unit.


£7,000 per unit plus VAT (Combined £14,000 per annum)

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 contact Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council to discuss their proposed uses in greater detail.


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01254 699030