Unit 2 and Shed

Spylaw Road

Asking £75,000

Highly flexible well positioned unit. Presented in good condition.

Gross Internal Area 343.07 sq m (3,692 sq ft) or thereby.

Offers over £145,000 are invited

General Information
Unit 1 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.


Building 2 (south building) would appear of cavity construction. It has pitched roofs with corrugated fibre cement (presumed asbestos) cladding. Windows comprise timber framed double glazed units. Rain water goods are predominantly of PVC specification. Internally, this is configured to provide five workrooms/stores, an office, kitchen and wc but would readily suit a range of compatible uses such as offices or studio accommodation.

To the rear there is a concrete framed storage building which is open at the eastern end with double gates to the entrance. There does not appear to be any services to this building. It is of a agricultural specification.

The access to the site is understood to be shared with the buildings to the east which are in separate ownership.

Building 2 68.95 sq m (1,818 sq ft)
Shed 174.12 sq m (1,874 sq ft)

The site has been measured from an OS based mapping system to a total area of approximately 0.15ha (0.37 acres) or thereby.

Spylaw Road Industrial Estate is one of the principal business destinations serving Kelso and the surrounding area.

The Estate is 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)

This is a mixed use estate so it is anticipated that Scottish Borders Council would also support a range of sui generis (site specific)  and trade counter uses in keeping with the existing uses at the estate, The buildings offer considerable flexibility to be occupied as a whole or a number of separate units.

Rateable Value
The premises are assessed under the following separate listings:

Building 2 – £7,500

Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected.

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
76 Overhaugh Street

Tel. 01896 751300
Fax. 01896 758883

E-mail: s.sanderson@edwin-thompson.co.uk

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Quick Summary

Price £75,000
Town/City Kelso
Status New
Size (Acres)