Storage/ Workshop/ Re-Development Opportunity

23, High Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 1RY

Offers over  £15,000

Quick Summary

Price £15,000
City Galashiels
Status Sold
Size (Acres)
Parking Spaces



Galashiels Office
01896 751300

Basic Storage Unit
Scope for Workshop use or Re-Development
Town Centre
52.40 sq m (564 sq ft)

General Information
23 High Street is situated in a town centre position adjacent to T-4-2 Cafe.

Galashiels with a population of approximately 14,000 is on of the principal towns in the Scottish Borders. It is generally considered to be the main administrative, retail and social centre for the region, effectively serving a population of 110,000. In recent years Galshiels has been subject to considerable investment.

Developments have included the Galashiels inner relief road and the Borders Railway link. Which has re-established passenger services between Edinburgh Waverly and the central Borders. The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes.

The town features a wide range of High street and out of town retailing, restaurants, cafes and local amenities.  There is also a significant student population, as home to the Heriot Watt University School of Textiles and Design as well as having a campus of Borders College.

This Opportunity is well positioned – directly opposite the £6.7 million Great Tapestry of Scotland Development which is anticipated to generate an additional 50,000 visitors each year.

A single storey store of brick construction under flat roof. This unit offers considerable scope for refurbishment for storage or workshop uses or potential re-development subject to obtaining all necessary statutory consents.

The premises have an area of 52.40 sq m (564 sq ft) or thereby. Area taken from the Scottish Assessors Association website.

Rateable Value
The rateable value has been assessed to £575 effective from 01 April 2017.

The Small Business Bonus Scheme provides rates relief to help small businesses in Scotland. Where a business’s combined (all business premises in Scotland) rateable value is £15,000 or less up to 100% relief is available subject to eligibility (Current 2018/19). Further details are available from the Business Rates Team of Scottish Borders Council.

Absolute Ownership
This property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, and any existing or proposed wayleaves, servitude rights, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind, whether referred to in these particulars or not.

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

Offers should include: The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; source of funds; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for conclusion of missives, completion and payment.

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

Legal Costs
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.

By appointment with the sole agents, Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors

Tel. 01896 751300
Fax. 01896 758883
E-mail: [email protected]

Basic Storage Unit
Scope for Workshop use or Re-Development
Town Centre
52.40 sq m (564 sq ft)

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