Vacant freehold industrial unit ideal for a variety of different uses. Potential to extend.
Forming part of the old Keynsham Soap Factory, built circa 1881, this is a mid-terrace freehold industrial unit situated on the north side of the estate set along side the river Avon. In total the property offers 261 sq. m./2,810 sq. ft. (including mezzanine) plus additional yard/forecourt area of 161 sq. m./1,737 sq. ft. The current tenants have subdivided the space to create front and rear workshops with shared entrance and toilet. In addition there is a galleried mezzanine level with potential to further extend if additional space is required. The property is currently used for vehicle repairs in workshop 1, with two vehicle ramps, and as a carpenters in workshop 2. The additional yard provides parking for at least 10 cars and offers potential to further extend the unit if required. The property is suitable for a variety of different uses.
Situation and Directions
The property is ideally situated for the A4 Keynsham bypass making it ideal for access to both Bristol (7 miles) and Bath (8 miles). The towns of Keynsham, with its train station, and Saltford are within a few minutes. From the A4 Keynsham bypass coming from Bristol towards Bath, turn left at the Waitrose roundabout. Continue past Waitrose and turn right through the railway arch and follow the road. Upon entering the industrial estate bare left and take the second right. The property is on the right.
Ground Floor - 195 sq.m/2,104 sq. ft. With vehicular access with roller shutter door. The opening is approximately 3.5m high by 3.5m wide. Workshop 1: 101.5 sq.m with WC and stairs to Mezzanine level. Workshop 2: 92.7 sq.m Mezzanine: 65.6 sq.m/705 sq. ft Built within the roof trusses this is a galleried mezzanine level with potential to extend further. Ceiling height: 9m to apex of roof. Ground Floor to Mezzanine: 4.1m Mezzanine to Apex: 4.9m Outside: To the front of the property is a large open fronted yard/forecourt of approximately 161 sq.m with the option to enclose to create a secure compound. There may be potential to further extend the existing building subject to necessary consents.
Services and charges
Three phase electric supply, water and private drainage are connected to the property. Annual estate charges for road maintenance apply based on 7% of the annual coast of the estate roads and 1.4% of Broadmead Lane. Drainage costs £120 per annum.
The rateable value with effect from April 2017 is £8,400. We therefore expect those eligible for small business relief to benefit from a 100% exemption at this time. However, we advise all interested parties to contact the local authority to confirm.
As per the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the owner or tenant of the property, or anyone else who has control over it and/or responsibility for maintaining it, must comply with the regulations which may include the detection of and/or management of any asbestos or asbestos related compounds contained at the property. Morgan Beddoe Ltd has not tested or inspected for Asbestos however a full management report is available from the estate landlord.