Shop, 44 Queen Elizabeth Drive, GALASHIELS, Scottish Borders, TD1 2NN

44 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 2NN

Offers Over  £40,000

Quick Summary

Price £40,000
City Galashiels, Scottish Borders
Status New
Size (Acres)
Parking Spaces



Galashiels Office
01896 751300

General Information
A purpose built shop built to serve the 400 house Melrose Gait Development and surrounding community to the north east of Galashiels.

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 centres for the region, effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000.

There is a significant student population in the town with campuses of Heriot Watt University and Borders College. Within recent years Galashiels has benefitted 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 journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes. On weekdays the first train departs from Edinburgh at 0545, the last at 2355. Further details on the Borders railway are available at

A self-contained ground floor unit with floor to ceiling display window fronting onto Queen Elizabeth Drive the primary spine road serving the Melrose Gait Development.

The unit is of blockwork construction with rendered external finish within a three storey flatted building. Windows comprise upvc framed double glazed units. Doors are of upvc specification.

The subjects comprise a ground floor retail unit with front shop, rear shop/store and wc.

The subjects have been measured from plan in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to provide the following approximate areas:

Description Sq m Sq ft
Net internal floor area 40.48 435
Zone A  37.86 407

All mains services are understood to be available.

Rateable Value
To be assessed

Effective from 1st April 2017 the small business bonus rates scheme will provide up to 100% rates relief for units with a rateable value of £15,000 or less based on the combined total of all the occupiers business premises in Scotland.  The rateable value of this unit should be significantly below £15,000

Energy Performance Certificate
The premises are currently in shell condition

Absolute Ownership

Offers over £40,000 are invited for the heritable property.

A closing date may be set for offers.  Please note that only those parties who formally notify us of their interest will be informed of a closing date.  Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible.  The seller reserves the right to sell privately and is not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street

Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
Email: [email protected]

On the 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.

Self-Contained Shop Unit
Serving Development of over 400 houses and the wider community
Good window frontage to Queen Elizabeth Drive – the gateway to the development
Service Access and Parking to the rear.
Bus Stop nearby
Accommodation: Main Shop, Store and WC

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