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Former Dairy, Spylaw Road, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 8DL


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City Kelso
Status Now Let
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Galashiels Office
01896 751300

Offices/ Workspace/ Storage/ Studios
Former Dairy, Kelso, Scottish Borders. TD5 8DL

Most recently occupied as offices, the former dairy provides considerable flexibility for a range of office, workshop, storage, work rooms, beauty/therapist treatment rooms, artisan studios or similar.

Available as a whole, two separate units or individual suites.

FINAL UNIT: Suite 2 – Ground floor – Office 19.19sq m / 207sq ft

All Enquiries Invited

RENTAL: On Application Ref. GM4870

General Information
The Former Dairy occupies a central position on the southern side of Spylaw Industrial Estate to the south of Kelso. Spylaw Road is one of the main commercial centres within the town. Occupants on the estate include Crop Services (Scotland) Ltd, Tweedside Light Commercial Sales, Central Gas Services,
Agriparts Borders Ltd, James Hislop Haulage, TL Joinery, U-Store, John Rae Electrical, Spylaw Motors, Travis Perkins, Border Ornamental Iron, The Muscle Factory Gym, Abbey Tool and Gauge, Tom Butler Furniture, Scottish Borders Council Roads Deport and Castlegate Children’s Nursery.

Kelso has a population of approximately 5,639 according to the 2011 population census. Whilst a relatively small town it acts as a local centre for a wide rural hinterland. The settlement is conveniently located within the Central borders approximately 18 miles to the east of Galashiels, 44 miles south of Edinburgh. Kelso benefits from an historic setting and attracts a high level of seasonal tourist trade.

A former dairy – the original building is of traditional stone construction under a pitched roof clad in slate with louvered ventilator running the length of the roof. A more modern two storey office extension has been constructed to the south. This would appear of render faced cavity construction under a flat roof. Rainwater goods are a combination of cast iron and pvc specification. The accommodation has most recently been occupied as offices with the retained former refrigeration units to the north of the building utilised for file storage.
Whilst some areas may benefit from some maintenance attention. The main offices and work areas are presented in satisfactory condition.


South Building  –  Ground Floor Offices 31.51 sq m (339 sq ft) NOW LET
South Building  –  First Floor Offices 33.89 sq m (365 sq ft) NOW LET
Suite 1 – Ground floor – Workspace/ Store 35.00sq m / 377sq ft NOW LET ON SHORT TERM BASIS
Suite 2 – Ground floor – Office 19.19sq m / 207sq ft
Suite 3 – First floor – Offices 49.21sq m / 530sq ft NOW LET
Suite 4 – Ground floor North – Store/ Workspace 78.62 sq m (846 sq ft) NOW LET

All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating via radiators.

Rateable Value
The Rateable Value is currently assessed to £5,400 effective from 01-Apr-2017 following a successful appeal.

The Small Business Rates Relief Scheme provides rates relief to help small businesses in Scotland. For the 2017/18 financial year upto 100% rates relief is available for business with a combined rateable value (of all business premises in Scotland) with a Rateable Value of £15,000 or less subject to application and eligibility. Further details are available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel. 0845 3000341.

The site is situated within a central position within the Spylaw Road industrial area of the town, which is one of the principal business areas serving Kelso and the surrounding area. The subjects are zoned for the Retention of Business and Industrial Use within the Definition of the Town and Country (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997 and this would support the following uses:

Class 4 (Business/Light Industrial use)
Class 5 (General Industrial)
Class 6 (Storage and Distribution)
It is understood that Scottish Borders Council are proposing a slightly more flexible approach to uses within mixed estates of this type which should offer scope for a range of other uses
such as sui generis (site specific) uses in keeping with the existing uses at the estate, The unit offers considerable flexibility for a range of alternative uses such as offices, a workshop, work rooms, beauty/ therapist treatment rooms, artisan studios or similar and potentially gym use.

Energy Performance Certificate
To be Confirmed

Lease Terms
Available on flexible terms by way of a new Full Repairing and Insuring lease.
A flexible in-house lease agreement may be available subject to status and agreement between the parties.

On conclusion of legal missives.

Value Added Tax
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.

Legal Costs
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.
The tenant/ purchaser will be responsible for any stamp duty, land tax, registration dues and VAT incurred thereon.

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents Edwin Thompson LLP

Offices and workspace


All Enquiries Invited

RENTAL: On Application Ref. GM4870

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