FIRST FLOOR OFFICES - 11 Market Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3AD
The subjects occupy a prominent town centre position.
Galashiels, with a population of approximately 14,000, is generally considered the main commercial centre serving the Scottish Borders. It is widely regarded as the principal administrative and retail centre serving the Scottish Borders effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000 (according to the 2001 Census).
The town features a wide range of high street and out of town retailing, restaurants, cafes and local amenities.
It is also the home of the Scottish Borders Campus which includes Heriot Watt School of Textiles and Design and Borders College, which have 4000 part-time and 1650 full-time students.
Borders Railway is scheduled for completion in 2015, which will re-establish passenger service to and from Edinburgh. The platform will be to the front of this building. The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is expected to be approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes. On weekdays the first train will depart from Edinburgh at 0545, the last at 2355. Further details on the Borders railway are available at http://www.bordersrailway.co.uk.
Distances to nearby towns and cities are detailed below:
City / Town Distance (Miles)
The subjects comprise a self-contained first floor office suite fitted out to modern standard with specification including:
* Gas central heating
* Intruder and fire alarm systems
* CAT 5 cabling
* Floor coverings included throughout
* Suspended ceilings with recessed LG3 lighting
The subjects are available as a whole or in up to three separate units:
Suite A: 76 sq m (818 sq ft)
Suite B: 65 sq m (699 sq ft)
Suite C: 18 sq m (194 sq ft)
If let separately the communal areas will comprise:
Front and rear entrances, hallway, Kitchen, ladies w.c. with two wash hand basins and cubicle with low flush unit. Gents w.c. with wash hand basin, urinal and cubicle with low flush unit.
If sub-divided the Rateable Values will require to be re-assessed. The subjects are currently assessed to a rateable value of ﾣ13,600.
At the time of writing the Small Business Bonus Scheme provides rates relief assists small businesses in Scotland.
Where a businessﾒs combined (all business premises in Scotland) rateable value is:
ﾣ10,000 or below, 100% relief is available
ﾣ12,001 ﾖ ﾣ18,000, 25% relief is available.
Any relief is subject to eligibility within the current financial year. Further details are available from the Business Rates Team of Scottish Borders Council.
Available on flexible terms by way of a new Full Repairing and Insuring lease.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.
In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any stamp duty land tax, registration dues and VAT thereon.
If the offices are sub-divided a service charge will be payable in relation to the maintenance and upkeep of the common parts of the building. Further information is available from the letting agents.
On the conclusion of legal missives.
All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT.
Strictly by appointment with the sole letting agents:
Edwin Thompson LLP
76 Overhaugh Street
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
First floor office suites
From 18 sq m (194 sq ft) and 159 sq m (1,711 sq ft)
Prominent town centre position
Available as a whole or separately
Immediate entry available