Former Oil States, Sowerby Woods Industrial Estate, Bouthwood Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4HB

Former Oil States, Sowerby Woods Industrial Estate, Bouthwood Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 4HB

£750,000


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Price £750,000
City Barrow-in-Furness
Status New
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015394 48811

LOCATION

The subject land and property are situated on Bouthwood Road, Sowerby Woods Industrial Estate on the north western outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, South Cumbria in the North West of England.

Barrow-in-Furness is the principle town of South Cumbria and is situated on the coast of the southern county boundary, bordered to the south east by Morecambe Bay, the Irish Sea to the west and the Duddon Channel to the north. Barrow is connected by the A590 which leads directly to Junction 36 of the M6 motorway around 30 miles east providing links to the north and south.

The town has a resident population of 69,100 (2011 Census) and is a popular tourist destination being only 12 miles south of The Lake District National Park. The town has a weighted retail catchment in excess of 70,000 people and a greater district catchment in excess of 108,000 being one of South Cumbria’s main retail destinations. The town has benefited from substantial inward investment in recent years to improve the Port and Marina facilities and the waterfront in general. Major employers include BAE Systems Maritime, Siemens and Kimberley Clark.

Barrow Railway Station is situated approximately 2.5 miles to the south and provides connections to Whitehaven, Workington and Carlisle via the Cumbrian Coast Line and to Ulverston, Grange-over-Sands, Lancaster and Manchester via the Furness and West Coast Mainline. By road, Manchester is approximately 95 miles to the south west and Manchester International Airport around 104 miles away.

Sowerby Woods Industrial Estate is an established commercial area of the town, conveniently situated adjacent to the A590 Park Road, on the northern outskirts and around 800 metres to the south west of its junction with the A590 Dalton-in-Furness Bypass. The A590 travels south leading into Barrow town centre, around 3 miles away and to the north east and Dalton-in-Furness, circa 2.5 miles away. Park Road is one of the main arterial routes in and around Barrow-in-Furness and is a popular commercial location with occupiers including Kimberley Clark, Wicks Group, The Neil Martin Group and Sovereign Chemicals.

DESCRIPTION

The property occupies a 1.52 acre site and comprises a single storey modern warehouse incorporating two storey offices. The building is of steel portal frame construction with profile clad elevations underneath an insulated profile clad roof incorporating translucent roof-lights.

Internally, the main warehouse features:

• A solid concrete floor
• Part block/profile clad walls
• Sodium down-lighting and Ambirad LPG ceiling mounted heaters
• Two 55 tonne cranes, one static and one travelling which can be combined to provide 110 tonne capacity and which sit above a 6.00 metre sunken test pit with a section of extended roofing above to an approximate eaves of 18.00 metres
• General minimum eaves height is around 5.43 metres rising to 7.57 metres at the top of the steel frame
• Front (height 7.46 m x width 5.25m) and side (height 5.00 m x width 4.46m) electric steel roller shutter vehicle doors
• A steel framed mezzanine floor is formed in part at the back of the unit
• Three internal lab/storage/office rooms as well as a staff mess room and WCs

The two storey offices can be accessed directly from the car park or internally from the warehouse and provide:

• Modern and generous reception area
• A range of open plan and cellular offices
• Plaster painted walls
• Suspended ceilings with fluorescent lighting
• Carpet tiles
• UPVC double glazing
• Comfort cooling units to some of the offices/meeting rooms
• Separate male, female and disabled WC’s and a kitchen area.

Externally, there is a secure large concrete yard to the front with generous car parking and loading areas and a compound to the side of the premises which is enclosed by palisade fencing and landscaping.

ACCOMMODATION

The land and property provides the following approximate gross internal areas:

Ground Floor 1,147.41m2 (12,350 sq ft)
First Floor 204.51m2 (2,201 sq ft)
Mezzanine 103.60m2 (1,115 sq ft)

Total Gross Internal Floor Area 1,455.52m2 (15,667 sq ft)

SERVICES

The land and premises benefit from a three phase electricity supply as well as an upgraded water supply. Heating to the offices is a wet system fired by LPG gas.

It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the exact position of existing services and to arrange for any modification/connection of these to the property in consultation with the relevant services providers.

RATEABLE VALUE

The premises have a Rateable Value of £31,250 and the current Uniform Business Rate is 50.4 pence in the pound for the year 2019/2020 equating to approximate rates payable of £15,750.

Prospective purchasers should check the exact rates payable with Barrow Borough Council – Tel: 01229 876543.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE

The property has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of C64 and a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.

PROPOSAL

The property is available at a guide price of £750,000 exclusive for the freehold, equating to a low capital value rate of £48 per sq ft.

VAT

All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.

LEGAL COSTS

Each party to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the sale documentation together with any VAT thereon.

VIEWING

Viewing of the property is strictly by appointment only through Edwin Thompson. For further information contact:

John Haley – [email protected]

Suzie Barron – [email protected]

Tel: 015394 48811

www.edwin-thompson.co.uk

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in June 2019.

Modern Warehouse Premises with 2 Storey Offices set within a 1.52 acre site

Occupying a Strategic Location on Sowerby Woods Industrial Estate, an Established Commercial Area of Barrow-in Furness

Total Gross Internal Area of 1,455.52 sq m (15,667 sq ft)

Two 55 tonne cranes, one static and one travelling which can be combined to provide 110 tonne capacity and which sit above a 6.00 metre sunken test pit with a section of extended roofing above to an approximate eaves of 18.00 metres

General minimum eaves height 5.43 metres rising to 7.57 metres at the top of the steel frame

Purchase Price £750,000 exclusive, equating to a low capital value rate of £48 per sq ft

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