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12 St. Thomas's Road, Chorley, PR7 1HR

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Rental: £16,000 per annum


The property is situated on St. Thomas's Road, close to the centre of Chorley, in a prominent main road position. Other occupiers in the vicinity include accountants, solicitors and Lancashire Police. Chorley Town Hall and Market are a short walk from the building.


The property comprises an end terraced former solicitors' office constructed of brick walls under a pitched slate roof. Accommodation is provided on four levels (including the basement) comprising a series of open plan and cellular office space, benefitting from carpeted floors, gas fired central heating, and amenity and kitchen facilities. Externally there is parking for 3 vehicles to the front o the premises.


The accommodation provides the following net internal area :


Ground Floor Office 515 sq.ft
  Break Out Area 258 sq.ft
  Store 38 sq.ft
First Floor Office 1 486 sq.ft
  Office 2 187 sq.ft
  Server Room 70 sq.ft
Second Floor Landing/Store 118 sq.ft
  Office 173 sq.ft
TOTAL   1,845 sq.ft

The basement provides useful storage space extending to 240 sq.ft


It is understood that all mains services are available to the premises


The property has a rateable value of £10,500. Eligible businesses would be able to claim small business rates relief. Full details on request

Lease Terms

The property is currently held on a lease expiring on 31st March 2020 on full repairing and insuring terms. The property is available by way of either a straight assignment for the remainder of the term or, alternatively by way of a sub lease for a period up to the end of the current lease, drafted outside the security of tenure provisions of the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act, on terms to be agreed. It is understood that the Landlord may also consider the surrender of the existing lease in return for a new lease being entered into on terms to be agreed but subject to a minimum period of between 3 to 5 years. A copy of the lease is available on request.


An EPC is available on request


VAT is applicable to figures quoted in these particulars

Building Insurance

The landlord insures the building and charges the premium to the tenant


£16,000 per annum


The property is available for immediate occupation

Legal Costs

The ingoing tenant to be responsible for the reasonable legal costs incurred.


The property has been used as a solicitors' office for a number of years and therefore uses within the category B1 (business) would be permitted. Interested parties are recommended to contact the planning department at Chorley Council to discuss their proposed uses in greater detail.


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01257 204900