TWEEDBANK

Modern Business Units - Prime Gateway Site, Tweedbank, near Galashiels, TD1 3TE

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Galashiels Office
01896 751300

MODERN BUSINESS UNIT
Gross Internal Area 13840 SQ FT
Prime gateway site to Tweedbank on busy thoroughfare
Near Tweedbank Station on the newly re-instated Waverley Rail Link between the Central Borders and Edinburgh
Consideration would be given to alternative sub-division – all enquiries invited

A Modern factory complex occupying a site of approximately 3.375 ha (8.34 acres) or thereby occupying a prime site at the eastern gateway to Tweedbank a short distance from the Tweedbank Station of the newly re-instated Waverley Rail Link between the Central Borders and Edinburgh.

The site is zoned for Business and Industrial Uses within the Scottish Borders Local Development Plan. This designation supports Class 4 (Business/ Light Industrial); Class 5 (General Industrial) and Class 6 (Storage or Distribution). We would anticipate that a range of Sui Generis (site specific) uses may be supported, such as Garden Centre; Car Dealership; Veterinary Surgery; etc. the site also has a live consent for Class 11 (Educational) Use.

The building has a gross internal area of 3,984.46 sq m (42,873 sq ft).

Consideration would be given to sub-division.

General Information
This is a prime site occupying the western most plot of Tweedside Park at the Gateway to Tweedbank in the central borders visible from Broomielees Roundabout at the junction of A6091, Tweedbank Drive and B360.

A railway station and associated car park has been developed on a site to the west of Tweedside Park as the southern terminus of the Borders Railway. The Borders Railway has reinstated the rail link between Tweedbank and Edinburgh Waverley. 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 http://www.bordersrailway.co.uk.

Galashiels with a population of approximately 14,000 is one of the main towns in the Scottish Borders, generally considered to be the principal, administrative and retail social centres for the region, effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000. The town features a wide range of high street and out of town retailing, restaurants, cafes and local amenities. As home of Heriot Watt University School of Textiles and Design and a campus of Borders College, there is also a significant student population.

Other occupiers on the estate include the Scottish Government Pensions Agency, Stewart Technology, Gall Robertson Chartered Accountants, John Menzies Distribution and Radio Borders.

Description
A modern steel portal framed building, which was purpose built for Barbour as a clothing manufacturing unit in around 1995.

The main building is 12 bays long by 8 bays deep. The building has a polished concrete floor assumed to be a minimum 200mm double skin thickness providing a 30 newton load bearing capacity. The eaves height is approximately 6.4m, ridge height is approximately 8.9 m.

To the front of the main building there is an office projection with central entrance hall with plasticol coated metal framed double glazed frontage.

Externally, the site is accessed off the Tweedside Park estate road via a tarmacadam surfaced road. Features include staff car park (approximately 36 spaces) to the west; goods out road to west of front elevation, goods in to east of front elevation with turning head opposite; visitor and management parking to the front of the building (approximately 11 spaces).

To the east of the site there is a relatively level area of ground providing considerable scope for future expansion, yard area or ancillary uses.

Accommodation
The current configuration of the accommodation comprises:

Main building: ムGoods inメ/ store with up and over vehicular door (c. 2.60 m wide x 2.48 m high scope to make opening larger); weaving room and main production area; (two supervisor offices provided to the west of the main production area; wet finishing area fitted with ceiling mounted stainless steel extraction units; storage/メgoods outwardsメ area with up and over vehicular door to front elevation (c. 2.60 m wide x 2.48 m high); plant room and associated lobby; and office accommodation to the front of the building.

Offices: Main entrance porch; reception; west suite divided to provide general office and three individual office rooms; communications room; general office; training room; canteen with larder/store off; male and female changing rooms; break-out room; and wc suite, disabled wc , cleaners store, gents wcs, ladies wcs ; ladies and gents visitor wcs each.

Mezzanine level: Two mezzanine levels are provided ヨ one above the wet finishing area and one above the wc suite. These areas house the extraction systems/ controls, together with the cold and hot water tanks.

Areas

Ground
Main unit 3,564.97 sq m (38,359 sq ft) (including Offices /ancillary 503.01 sq m (5,412 sq ft)
Mezzanine Service 419.49 sq m (4,514 sq ft)
Total 3,984.46 sq m (42,873 sq ft)

Rateable Value
The subjects are currently rated as under a single rateable value for the site and this is understood to be assessed to ᆪ168,500 effective from 01-Apr-2010.

The rateable values will need to be reassessed upon occupation if the subjects are divided.

Planning
The site is zoned for Business and Industrial Uses within the Scottish Borders Local Development Plan 2016. This designation supports as range of uses including:

Class 4 Business/Light Industrial Use
Class 5 General Industrial
Class 6 Storage and Distribution

We would anticipate that a range of trade counter and sui generis (site specific) uses in keeping with the existing uses at the estate may also be supported which may include uses such as a garden centre, car dealership; veterinary surgery; etc.

Energy Performance Certificate
The subjects have been assessed to an Energy Performance rating of E.

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

Viewings
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

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

MODERN BUSINESS UNIT
Gross Internal Area 13840 SQ FT
Prime gateway site to Tweedbank on busy thoroughfare
Near Tweedbank Station on the newly re-instated Waverley Rail Link between the Central Borders and Edinburgh
Consideration would be given to alternative sub-division – all enquiries invited

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