Property Features

Location:
Heckworth Close, Severalls Industrial Park, Colchester, CO4 9TB
Heckworth Close, Severalls Industrial Park
To Let £85,000
Property Type
B1 - Light Industrial / B8 - Warehouse / Distribution

About the Property

    LOCATION
    Colchester is the largest town in Essex situated in the north of the County located along the A12 having a residential population of approximately 200,000 and an estimated catchment population in the order of 300,000. The catchment area extends over a densely populated rural area being bounded by Ipswich approximately 18 miles to the north east, Braintree 16.5 miles and Chelmsford 24 miles to the west and south east respectively. In addition, Colchester is home to the ever expanding and evolving University of Essex with over 13,000 students.

    Colchester Business Park/Severalls Industrial Estate is an established 195-acre business park and is one of East Anglia’s Premier Business Parks and leading economic centre for North Essex, strategically located directly adjacent to the A12/A120 interchange providing excellent road links to the national motorway network to Ipswich, London and the Haven Ports. Severalls Business Park is the towns premier office and industrial location containing a wide range of international, national, and regional companies including Betts UK, Anglian Crown Catering, Care UK, Dovercourt Ford, RBS/Natwest, Provide, Elmco Water Technologies, Hermes Abrasives, DAB Pumps, UK Power Networks, Scrutton Bland.

    The property is situated in the centre of the established Severalls Industrial Estate which lies approximately 2 miles to the north of Colchester town centre, adjacent to the A12 trunk road. The estate is a modern well planned industrial and warehouse area, together with B1 office users, well located for the main road network and being situated approximately 32 miles from the junction onto the M25, 30 miles to the east of Stansted Airport and 18 miles to the south of Ipswich and the A14 trunk road giving access to Felixstowe and the Midlands.

    The site itself is situated on the corner of Brunel Way and Heckworth Close. Brunel Way is one of the main estate roads, with Heckworth Close being a cul-de-sac leading off.

    Directly adjacent to the A12/A120

    Excellent access to the national motorway network:

    M25 – 40 miles

    M11/Stansted Airport – 35 miles

    London – 60 miles

    Felixstowe – 27 miles

    Harwich – 21 miles

    2.5 miles from Colchester Town Centre and North Station Railway Line

    Regular Bus Service from the business park to Colchester Town Centre

    London Liverpool Street Station approximately 55 minutes Situation

    DESCRIPTION
    The property comprises a detached workshop/showroom building with ancillary offices constructed in the mid 1980’s of steel frame with steel cladding to the walls and roof to an eaves height of approximately 5.69m (18ft 6ins). The property was extended in 2000 to provide additional workshop area. Internal alterations were also carried out and the property now provides a workshop with four full height roller shutter doors (Width 4.5m X 5.0m Height), a reception/showroom area, offices, storage and w.c.’s.

    At first floor level there is additional storage and staff accommodation comprising kitchen/rest room, shower room and w.c.’s. The property has the benefit of fluorescent lighting throughout and there is a gas fired central heating system within the office area. The workshop is heated by warm air blower.

    Outside the site extends to approximately 0.8 acres and comprises a level tarmacadam yard with secure fencing and gates. There is concrete hardstanding in part.

    The site is irregular in shape, predominantly positioned along Brunel Way and accessed from Heckworth Close. The yard is mainly laid to tarmac, secured by galvanised 6ft fencing with double security gates extending to approximately 0.8 acre.

    TERMS
    The premises are to be Let on new full repairing and insuring leases, length and terms to be agreed. Terms to be agreed at a rent of £85,000 per annum exclusive plus VAT. The rent is subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.

    OUTGOINGS
    We have been informed that the rateable value for the entire premises is £51,000. We estimate (assuming a UBR 51.2) that the rates payable are likely to be in the region of £26,112 per annum.

    Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries direct with Colchester Borough Council to confirm their liabilities.

    VAT
    All rents and prices are exclusive of VAT under the Finance Act 1989. Interested parties are advised to consult their professional advisors as to their liabilities, if any, in this direction.

    LEGAL COSTS
    All interested parties will bear their own legal costs in connection with any transaction.

    PLANNING
    The property is within the industrial estate which is allocated for employment use on the approved Town Plan for Colchester. This would encompass such uses as B1, B2 and B8.

    Approval for change of use for commercial vehicle servicing, maintenance, and MOT testing, etc. was given in 1999. A subsequent approval was given for extensions to the vehicle workshop.

    We understand the estate roads are adopted highways.

    VIEWING
    Viewing Strictly by appointment via Joint Agents:
    Attn: Tom Noble
    Nicholas Percival
    Tel: 07899 898342
    Email: tnoble@nicholaspercival.co.uk

    Attn: Joel Berg
    Prime Retail
    Tel: 07950 320978
    Email: Joel@primeretailproperty.com

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