Waverley Chambers, Galashiels Transport Interchange, Stirling Street, Galashiels, TD1 1BY
Galashiels, with a population of approximately 14,000, is generally considered the main commercial centre serving the Scottish Borders. It is widely regarded as the principal administrative and retail centre serving the Scottish Borders effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000 (according to the 2001 Census).
The town features a wide range of high street and out of town retailing, restaurants, cafes and local amenities.
It is also the home of the Scottish Borders Campus which includes Heriot Watt School of Textiles and Design and Borders College, which have 4000 part-time and 1650 full-time students.
The Borders Railway re-establishes passenger services to and from Edinburgh Waverley. The platform is situated to the north of this building. Further details on the Borders railway are available at http://www.bordersrailway.co.uk/
Distances to nearby towns and cities are detailed below:
City / Town Distance (Miles)
This landmark building is being delivered by Scottish Borders Council to support Galashiels as the key station and gateway to the Borders having been designed to provide sustainable modes of transport access.
The Transport Interchange is situated in a strategic town centre position directly to the north of the town�s principal retail area. The business space is located in Waverley Chambers on the first floor level. Providing up to 76.8 sq m (827 sq ft) of high quality offices.
The Borders Railway and Galashiels Interchange are being promoted nationally to highlight the increased accessibility of the wider region, its rich heritage and quality of life and will accommodate in the region of 1,400 bus services per week serving Galashiels and the wider Scottish Borders region. The bus network will be strengthened by the Borders Railway, and by timetable synergies to promote the use of both services.
The public areas of the building provide passenger facilities on the ground level, together with seating areas, tourist information and wc facilities. To promote cycling, showers with associated changing facilities and lockers are also provided. In addition there is a cafe on the ground floor operated by Born in the Borders.
The project is supported by European funding. Further details on business support in the Scottish Borders is available at www.ourscottishborders.com/invest.
The business space is located in Waverley Chambers on the first floor level and provides a high quality office 76.8 sq m (827 sq ft)
Please see the attached schedule of areas for current availability.
The communal areas offer a tea preparation area; ladies and gents WCs; and unisex accessible WC
The offices have been built to a high specifications, features include:
* Full disabled access
* Passenger lift
* Raised access floors
* Gas central heating
* LG7 Lighting
* Energy Efficient design
* Cat 6 Cabling in situ
* Excellent transport connectivity
The Rateable Value of the units will need to be assessed on completion.
A service charge will be payable in relation to the maintenance of the common parts of the building. Further information is available from the letting agents.
Available by way of a new full and repairing insuring lease. Terms by negotiation between the parties.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction. In the normal manner, the ingoing tenant will be liable for any stamp duty, land tax, registration dues and VAT thereon.
On conclusion of legal missives.
All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT, which will be payable at the prevailing rate.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Edwin Thompson LLP
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels, TD1 1DP
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883