The property occupies a prominent corner plot position, comprising a ground floor retail unit with excellent return frontage in addition to self-contained modern well specified office accommodation at first and second floors together with a ground floor lobby. To the rear of the site there are three flats within a self-contained attached building which have been sold off on long leasehold interests. The rear car park is accessed off Artillery Road, and provides 12 spaces (3 of which are understood to be allocated to the flats).
The premises include a wide range of amenities including:
Guildford is located on the A25/A3 to the south-west of Junction 10 of the M25. Woodbridge Road is a main artillery road situated a short walk to the north side of Guildford town centre, close to the bus station, Surrey Police Station, local shops and The Friary shopping centre.
The surrounding area is in mixed residential and commercial (office & retail) use with nearby occupiers to include The Salvation Army, Surrey Police Station, Lodge & Monk Funeral Directors and The Drummond public house.
• Largely open plan with stock room and a store with kitchenette facilities and WC
• Excellent return frontage
• Inset spot lighting
• Fire alarm and emergency lighting (whole building)
• Laminate flooring
• 2 stores and a stock room
• Mixture of open plan office and meeting rooms
• Video entry/intercom system
• 10 person lift to upper floors
• Excellent natural light
• Air conditioning
• Raised access floors
• Suspended ceilings with Inset LED lighting
• Male and female WC's and shower
• Accessible WC at first floor
• Glazed entrance lobby with male & female WC’s and shower room
The freehold interest of the property is to be sold, subject to the existing tenancies.
VAT is understood to be applicable on the terms quoted above. It is anticipated the sale will take place as a transfer of going concern (togc), subject to qualifying criteria.
Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.
The premises have the following Rateable Values:
Ground Floor – Shop - £37,250
First and Second Floor Offices - £66,500
Car Parking Spaces - £3,000
We suggest interested parties contact the Local Rating Authority for confirmation of the figures payable.
The following planning application was approved on 11th September 2013:
“Prior approval for a change of use from B1 (Office) to C3 (Residential) – conversion 1st and 2nd floor offices to six 2-bedroom flats (3 on each floor)”
This planning permission has now lapsed, as it wasn’t implemented within a 3 year period. However, should vacant possession of the upper floors be forthcoming, subject to the necessary planning permissions it is considered suitable for conversion through Permitted Development under Class ma.