6a Island Street, Galashiels, TD1 1NU
The subjects occupy a prominent location to the west of Galashiels town Centre.
Galashiels has a population of approximately 14,000 and is one of the main towns in the Scottish Borders. It is generally considered to be one of the principal administrative, retail and social centres for the region, effectively serving a population in excess of 110,000.
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 and, 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 http://www.bordersrailway.co.uk.
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.
A regularly shaped unit well appointed as a hair salon providing neat and nicely proportioned accommodation which comprises the main retail space and a WC. Also well suited to general retail or office use.
Gross Internal Area 16.45 sq m (177 sq ft) or thereby.
The rateable value is assessed to ﾣ1,100 effective from 01-Apr-2010.
Under the Small Business Bonus Scheme, the subjects may be eligible for 100% rates relief. Subject to eligibility up to 100% relief is available for businesses with a combined rateable value of up to ﾣ10,000.
Mains electricity, water and drainage
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