DEPOT AND YARD: Available as a whole or separately, Netherdale, Galashiels, Scottish Borders. TD1 3EY.

DEPOT AND YARD: Available as a whole or separately


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City Galashiels
Status New
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Galashiels Office
01896 751300

Depot & Yard
Netherdale, Galashiels, Scottish Borders. TD1 3EY
Depot and yard providing exceptional opportunity as a whole or in up to six separate units sized from 183 sq ft to 13,119 sq ft in central position within Netherdale, one of the regions premier business locations.

Site Area:     0.106 ha (0.26 acres)
Gross Internal Area of Buildings:  1,219.10 sq m (13,119 sq ft)
Rental on application        Ref. M239

General Information
A depot and Yard situated to the centre of Netherdale Industrial Estate.  Netherdale is situated on the eastern side of Galashiels and is one of the principal industrial areas serving the town.

Galashiels with a population of approximately 14,000 is one of the largest towns in the Scottish Borders and is generally considered to be the principal, administrative, social and retail centre for the region effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000.

There is a significant student population within the town with campuses of Heriot Watt university and Borders College.  Within recent years Galashiels has benefited from considerable public and private investment.  Developments have included the Gala Water retail park, two new supermarkets to the east of the town centre and significant transport infrastructure works including the Galashiels inner relief road, the Borders Railway link re-establishing passenger services between Edinburgh Waverley and the Central Borders.  The recently completed transport interchange is situated a short walk to the north west of the subjects.  The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh City Centre by train is approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes.  On week days the first train departs from Edinburgh at 0545, the last at 2355.

Netherdale is situated around 1.5 miles to the east of Galashiels town centre.  Historically this was a predominately industrial area. It is now more mixed use including a number of trade counter units, offices, a gym, children’s nursery. The eastern side is occupied for Educational Purposes with a Campus of Heriot-Watt University and Borders College,
together with associated Halls of Residence.
Nearby occupiers include Howden Joinery, MKM Builders Merchants, Plumb Centre, Trifitness gym, Osito Nursery, Bookers, Cash and Carry, Scottish Borders Campus of Heriot Watt University, Anderson & Wilson, Lothian Brakeway, Dulux Paint Centre, a yard occupied by MEH Builders and joiners, GB Telecom and SPG Security.

A depot and yard in a central position at Netherdale.

The depot building stretches along the northern side of the site. This is a former mill building believed to date to around 1873. The building is of traditional construction built with whinstone elevations with red sandstone dressings to window and door openings under a pitched ‘M-plan’ roof clad in slate with central valley gutter. To the east there are additions of brick construction under mono-pitch roofs clad in box profile metal sheeting, providing ancillary accommodation.

The site is bounded by palisade security fencing to the east and west. There is gated access to the site of the estate road to the west.

To the south there is a concrete yard which extends to approximately 0.106 ha (0.26 acre).

Within the yard there is a single storey L shaped building of blockwork construction under concrete roof providing a fuel store and a further store which was not accessible at the time of our inspection. Three open fronted steel framed aggregate bays have been formed with railway sleepers to the south west of the site.

A two bay full height vehicle repair workshop fitted with galvanised roller shutter doors (3.4 m wide x 4.36 m high) to front elevation; store room off to west; separate stores area with reception and office, personnel access door to front, steel staircase to attic level;

Self-contained workshop/ warehouse accessed via two  sets of vehicular access double timber barn doors to the front elevation (each around 3.25m high x 2.50 m high);

Self-contained Workshop.

Additions to east providing store room; locker room complete with wash area and wc; separate kitchen; detached storage building.

Detached self-contained workshop
The building  as a whole or as separate units. The buildings would readily divide into up to six separate units.


Unit 1:
Garage (incl. associated store) 98.31 sq m (1,058 sq ft)
Equipment Store (including counter, foremans office etc) 78.30 sq m (843 sq ft)
Attic level providing basic lightweight storage 452.10 sq m (4,865 sq ft)

Unit 2:
Workshop/ Warehouse 203.10 sq m (2,185 sq ft)

Unit 3:
Workshop/ Warehouse 163.38 sq m (1,758 sq ft)

Unit 4:
Storage Unit 12.79 sq m (138 sq ft)

Unit 5:
Kitchen 28.75 sq m (309 sq ft)

Unit 6:
Detached Workshop/ Store 176.72 sq m (1,902 sq ft)

Rateable Value
The unit is currently assessed as a whole to a Rateable Value of £20,500.

If sub-divided the Rateable Value of each unit will be re-assessed. Under the small business rate relief scheme (SBRR) units with a Rateable Value of up to £15,000 may be eligible for up to 100% rates relief.

Lease Terms
Available on flexible terms by way of a new Full Repairing and Insuring lease.

On application.

In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any land and buildings transaction tax, registration dues and VAT thereon.

On conclusion of legal missives.

Unless otherwise stated the prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

Legal Costs
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.

By appointment with the sole agents, Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors:

76 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels. TD1 1DP
Tel:  01896 751300  Fax: 01896 758883
Email: [email protected]

Depot and yard providing exceptional opportunity as a whole or in up to six separate units sized from 183 sq ft to 11,217 sq ft in central position within Netherdale, one of the regions premier business locations. Site Area 0.106 ha (0.26 acres). Gross Internal Area of Buildings 1,042.38 sq m (11,217 sq ft)

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