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Gloucester Docks Office, Commercial Road, Gloucester

The property comprises two impressive two storey detached brick built buildings that have been interlinked via a glass single storey structure. Both properties have a pitched and hipped tiled roof one behind a parapet wall.

Externally, the brickwork and stonework have been cleaned and restored with timber framed single glazed sash windows.

 The building sits on its own secure site with parking to the front and rear and landscaped areas. The site is secured by brick walls and iron railing gate to the front car park, the rear car park is left open.

The accommodation provides a ground floor entrance lobby leading to a reception, meeting rooms and offices at lower ground, ground and first floor level along with kitchen, WC and shower facilities.

The offices are furnished with carpet flooring, emulsion painted plastered or wallpapered walls and ceilings with surface mounted Category II strip lights. There is wall mounted trunking to provide electric, telephone and computer points. Heating is provided by wall mounted radiators served by a gas fired central heating boiler.

The kitchen and kitchenette have appropriately fitted units together with tiled splash backs and single stainless steel sink units. The shower room has a fitted shower cubicle and a changing room facility.

The basement is unconverted and has a limited ceiling height. The space has been used for file storage.

Externally, there are 2 car parks which can accommodate a total of 28 cars.

Location details:

The city of Gloucester has a population of approximately 121,700 (2011 Census), in addition to a significant catchment area benefits from good communications including the M5 motorway which links with the M42 and M6 motorways at Birmingham and the M4 Bristol and Swindon.

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 west.

The property is on the Southern side of Commercial road, approximately ½ a mile from the Gloucester Cross. Commercial Road links to the Bristol Road, Trier Way and St Ann's Way to the South and the A417 to the North at Westgate Island.

 It is situated on the edge of the Gloucester Docks basin in close proximity to Gloucester Quays Designer Outlet, The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, Regus Offices and a range of leisure and restaurant outlets.


Approximate Net Internal area

Basement: 122.58 sq m (1,320 sq ft)

Lower ground floor: 76.97 sq m (829 sq ft)

Ground floor: 366.30 sq m (3,944 sq ft)

First floor: 309.08 sq m (3,327 sq ft)

Total: 874.93 sq m (9,420 sq ft)


A search on the Valuation Office Agency website has revealed the following entries:

Rateable Value: £53,000

Rate in £ 2019/2020: 0.491

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


The property has been used as offices which falls within Class B1 of the Use Classes Order 1987. It has potential for a variety of uses subject to the necessary consents being obtained.

The property is Grade II Listed and lies within a Conservation Area. A Heritage Assessment has been undertaken and is available upon request.


The property is offered freehold with vacant possession.


The property is elected for VAT and it will be applicable on the purchase price.

Legal costs:

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


Ash & Co 

Simon McKeag: 07737 691453

Harry Pontifex: 01242 255242

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