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Century House, 100 London Road, Gloucester

The property is an end terrace, Grade II Listed building (originally constructed as dwelling), built around 1827 of stucco rendered brickwork construction with a pitched slate tiled roof behind a parapet wall. Most windows are the original timber framed single glazed double hung sashes.

The accommodation is arranged over 5 floors with each providing offices. The main entrance is at upper ground floor level with access to the rear of the building and there is a separate entrance to the lower ground floor.

The offices have been finished to a good specification with carpeted floor coverings, emulsion painted walls and ceilings with ceiling mounted LED lighting and there are, wall mounted electricity, computer, and telephone points together with a gas fired central heating system via radiators.

Kitchen and WC facilities are provided.

There is a car park situated to the rear.

An EPC is being prepared.

Location:

Gloucester is located approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) west of Cheltenham, 35 miles (56.2 km) north of Bristol, 55 miles (88.5 km) south of Birmingham and 100 miles (161 km) west of London.

Access to the motorway network is available at Junctions 11, 11A and 12 of the M5 and Junction 15 of the M4 at Swindon. The link to the M4 is via the A417/A419 trunk road.

Gloucester Railway Station provides direct services to London with journeys taking just under two hours, and both Gloucester and Cheltenham share a local airport at Staverton, approximately 8 miles away.

Century House is situated in a residential terrace on the southern side of London Road, which is one of the main routes into the city centre, which is approximately ½ a mile to the west.

This part of London Road is a popular residential and commercial area, and the property is adjacent to St Margaret's Chapel and its ancillary Listed Alms Houses.

Further to the south, on London Road, at the City end are a number of office buildings including the Headquarters of BBC Radio Gloucestershire and numerious small retail units.

Accommodation:

(Approximate net internal areas)

Ground Floor

2 offices and WC: 34.7 sq m (374 sq ft)

First Floor

2 Offices: 43.1 sq m (464 sq ft)

WC at mezzanine level

Second Floor

2 offices and kitchen at mezzanine level: 49.2 sq m (530 sq ft)

Third Floor

2 offices and kitchen: 58.7 sq m (524 sq ft)

Lower Ground Floor

Lobby and 2 offices: 44.8 sq m (482 sq ft)

WC

TOTAL APPROX NET INTERNAL FLOOR AREA: 220.5 SQ M (2,373 SQ FT)

Price:

£495,000

Rates:

The entry appearing on the Valuation Office website is as follows:

Rateable Value: £15,000

Rate in the £ 2022/2023: 0.499

Prospective occupiers should check with the Local Authority to establish any transitional relief that may be applicable.

Planning:

The property is Grade II Listed and lies within a Conservation Area. It has been used as offices which fall within Class E (previously B1) of the Use Classes Order 1987.

It has potential for alternative uses, subject to the necessary consents being obtained.

Terms:

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession.

VAT:

The property is not elected for VAT and therefore will not be applicable on the purchase price.

Legal costs:

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.

Contact:

Ash Chartered Surveyors 

Simon McKeag: 07737 691453

Harry Pontifex: 01242 255242

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