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Office/Light Industrial unit for sale or to let in Truro

Unit 2 Riverside House, Heron Way, Newham, Truro, TR1 2XN
For sale
To rent
£27,500 p.a.

COMMON USE CLASS: B1 Business, B2 General Industrial

This property is marketed by:
Smart Commercial Property Ltd

Key Features

  • 2,425 sq. ft (227 sq. m) office/light industrial business unit
  • £27,500 to let per annum excluding VAT
  • Or £325,000 999 year long leasehold
  • 7 allocated parking spaces
  • Situated on a popular business park and industrial estate
  • Half a mile from Truro City Centre, 7 miles from the A30 and 20 miles from Newquay Airport


The unit is located at Heron Way, Newham, Truro and is approximately 1/2 a mile from Truro City Centre. Newham Business Quarter is a thriving business community and is the main business hub serving Truro. Newham is exceptionally well located in relation to the main A39 and wider transport links outside of the County.


The 2,425 sq. ft (227 sq. m) unit comprises two storeys and is constructed to a high standard with complete glazing to the front elevation. The unit is of steel framed construction with partial brick walls and profiled plastic coated steel cladding to external elevations under profile metal clad roof. The ground floor and first floor is predominantly open plan providing flexible office space layout options. The unit is south facing with male and female WCs, and kitchenette located to the rear of the ground floor office area. Externally, there is a shared forecourt area with 7 allocated parking spaces.


Sq. ft Sq. m

Ground Floor 1,150 107

First Floor 1,265 118

Total 2,425 227


Long lease available at £27,500 per annum excluding VAT. Terms to be negotiated.

Service Charge

£200.00 per annum

Building Insurance

£350.00 per annum


The property has a current EPC rating of D-76. 


The unit has planning permission for Use Class B1, office/light industrial business use. Prospective tenants are advised to contact Cornwall Council in respect of any specific planning enquiries on [email protected] or 0300 1234 151.


Under the Finances Acts 1989 and 1997, VAT may be levied on the rental . We recommend that the prospective tenant established the VAT implications before entering into any agreement.

Legal Costs

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred in the transaction. However if the leaseholder aborts the transaction for any reason then they will be responsible for the landlords legal costs.


We understand that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. However, these services have not been tested by the agents. Interested parties should make their own enquires.

Asbestos Regulations

It is the responsibility of the owner or tenant of the property and anyone else who has control over it and/or responsibility for maintaining it to comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 (CAR 2006). The detection of Asbestos and asbestos related compounds is beyond the scope of Smart Commercial Property and accordingly we recommend you obtain advice from a specialist source.

Rateable Value

The rateable value is £17,750 p.a. as of 2017. Interested parties should make their own enquiries of the local authority to ascertain the exact rates payable. Cornwall Council, Carrick House, Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 1EB. Tel: 01872 224397 , e-mail: [email protected] or enquiries can be made on-line at the VOA website:

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