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Units 21 and 22, Common Bank Industrial Estate, Chorley, PR7 1NH

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Rental: £50,000 per annum


Common Bank Industrial Estate is situated adjacent to Ackhurst Road, which is a short distance from the Chorley town centre bypass, and within a 3 mile radius of Chorley, Leyland and Coppull. Junction 8 of the M61/Junction 8 of the M6 motorway is within a 10 minute drive and provides easy access throughout the North West and the national motorway network.


A detached single storey industrial/warehouse premises with integral ground floor offices. It is of steel portal frame construction, incorporating brick/concrete block walls to 2m with insulated steel profile cladding above to an eaves height of approximately 6m beneath an insulated profile metal clad roof, which incorporates GRP roof lights. It benefits from two up and over roller shutter doors to the front of the premises together with separate personnel entrance leading into the offices. The offices, which have recently been redecorated, have the benefit of WC facilities, carpet tiled floors, wall mounted electric heaters and modern fluorescent strip lighting. To the front is a car parking and loading area. To the side and rear a fully enclosed yard, which provides an additional storage area.


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



Offices 663 sq.ft 61.6 sq.m
Warehouse 8,793 sq.ft 816.9 sq.m
TOTAL 9,456 sq.ft 878.5 sq.m

We have calculated the site area is approximately 0.472 acres



We are advised that all mains services are available to the premises, including 3 phase power. Panel heaters are installed to the offices and there are ceiling mounted gas space heaters to the main warehouse, albeit the gas supply is no longer connected.


From April 2017 the rateable value has been re-assessed to £40,000. Business rates payable 2017/18 will be £19,200

Lease Terms

The building is held by our client on a full repairing and insuring lease which expires in 2026. The lease incorporates 5 yearly upward only rent reviews. The premises are available by way of straight assignment or, alternatively, by way of a new full repairing and insuring sub-lease drafted outside the security of tenure provisions of the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act on terms to be agreed.


The energy performance asset rating is D (98). Full certification recommended can be provided on request.


Under the Finance Act 1989 and 1997 VAT may be levied on the rent/sale price. We recommend that the prospective tenant establishes the VAT implications before entering into any agreement.


The landlord reserves the right to request a rent deposit and/or references as required.

Asbestos Regulations

It is the responsibility of the owner/tenant of the property, and anyone else who has control over it and/or responsibility for maintaining it, to comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012). The detection of asbestos and asbestos related compounds is beyond the scope of Taylor Weaver and accordingly recommend that you obtain your own advice from a specialist source.


£50,000 per annum

Legal Costs

The ingoing tenant responsible for the Landlords and Head tenants reasonable legal costs.


Interested parties are recommended to contact Chorley Borough Council to discuss their proposed use. It is understood the property has planning consent for its established use as an industrial and warehouse building under B2 and B8 of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order.


Strictly through agents Taylor Weaver (Neil Weaver) 01257 204900