General Purpose Unit

Dunglass, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

Guide Rent£11,500 per year

General Purpose Unit
Dunglass, Cockburnspath,Berwickshire TD13 5XF

General Purpose unit with office and wc.
Considerable flexibility for a range of uses such as storage or distribution, light, a workshop, general industrial use.
Gross Internal Area 552.97 sq m (5,949 sq ft) or thereby.

The subjects are situated approximately one kilometre to the south west of Cockburnspath in a rural yet readily accessible position on Dunglass Estate.

Cockburnspath is a residential village located to the north of the Scottish Borders, close to its boundary with East Lothian. It has a population of approximately 721 according to the 2011 Population Census, an increase of 75% over that recorded at the 2001 Population Census. The settlement is situated approximately nine miles south-east of Dunbar, twenty miles northwest of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

The premises are served by the A1 trunk road with excellent access via the Castledykes roundabout off the A1 around five hundred metres south east. Edinburgh is approximately thirty five miles west.

The northern half of a dual span former potato store which is believed to date to around the 1970’s.

The unit has an Atco concrete frame providing clear span accommodation with eaves height of approximately 3.85 metres and ridge height of 6.85 metres. It has blockwork perimeter walls with rendered external finish under a pitched roof clad in corrugated fibre cement.

The rainwater goods are of fibre cement specification. Internally the unit has had foam insulation provided to the underside of the roofing sheets.

The site is accessed via a tarmacadam drive via the minor public road to the south.

The site itself is defined by Dunglass Burn to the west boundary, the main line east coast railway line to the north with Dunglass Viaduct over the burn, and a minor public road along the southern boundary.

The south western corner has been sub-divided to provide a WC with low flush unit and wash hand basin and an office.

There are two roller shutter doors to the front (west) elevation each with dimensions of 4.20m wide by 4.00m high.

The unit has been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice Latest Edition to a gross internal floor area of 552.97 sq m (5949 sq ft).

The unit should be relatively flexible enabling a range of uses falling within Class 4 (Business), 5 (General Industrial) or 6 (Storage or Distribution) use. There may also be scope for a range of sui-generis (site specific) uses at this site.

Rateable Value
The current rateable value of the premises is £11,100.

The Small Business Rates Relief Scheme provides rates relief to help small businesses in Scotland. For the 2019/2020 year up to 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.

Energy Performance Certificate

Lease Terms
Available by way of a new lease.

Terms by negotiation.

On the conclusion of legal missives.

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

In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any land and buildings transaction tax, registration dues and VAT thereon.

Value Added Tax
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. The property is not understood to be elected to VAT. However, any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

Satellite Navigation
For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD13 5XF.

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors

76 Overhaugh Street
01896 751300

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    Quick Summary

    Price £11,500 per year
    Town/City Cockburnspath
    Status Now Let
    Size (Acres)