Residential Conversion/ Offices, 6 Roxburgh Street, GALASHIELS, Scottish Borders, TD1 1PF

6 Roxburgh Street, Galashiels

Guide Price  £95,000

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Price £95,000
City Galashiels, Scottish Borders
Size (Acres)
Parking Spaces



Galashiels Office
01896 751300

General Information
The premises are situated on Roxburgh Street to the west of the town centre. The immediate locality is characterised by a mix of residential and commercial occupiers.

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 former house of traditional whinstone construction with sandstone dressings under pitched roofs clad in slate.

The property is fitted out to a good standard internally for its most recent use as a dental surgery.

The property is understood to have been substantially refurbished and remodelled in around 2009 with works including provision of a plasterboard lined walls and ceilings; new disabled wc facility; and a disabled access lift to the ground floor level.

The windows to the main part of the building predominately comprise timber framed single glazed sash units.  The extension has double glazed timber framed units.

The subjects provide an increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a building of considerable character with great presence close to Galashiels town centre ideally suited to continued offices or conversion back to residential use.

Ground floor: Entrance vestibule, entrance hall, reception/waiting room, two interlinked offices.  Rear lobby and disabled wc.

First floor: Landing, three offices, kitchen, office and wc.  Off the hall landing to the first floor level there is a hatch providing access to a large storage room.

There are not understood to be any external grounds included.

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
Gross External Floor Area  193.06 2,077
Net Internal Area 91.51 985

All mains services are understood to be available.

Rateable Value
The property is currently assessed to a Rateable Value of £7,500 effective from 01-Apr-10. The 2017 Rates Revaluation comes into effect on 01-Apr-17. The proposed Rateable Value effective from 01-Apr-2017 is £8,500.

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
Energy Performance Certificate Pending

Absolute Ownership

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street

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

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.

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.

An increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a building of considerable character with great presence close to Galashiels town centre ideally suited to office use or conversion back to residential use. Gross External Area: 193.06 sq m (2,077 sq ft). Available with vacant possession. Ref. GA5013

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