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Office units to let in Blackburn

The Foundry, Cicely Lane, Blackburn, BB1 1HQ
To rent
£8 pft²

COMMON USE CLASS: A1 Shops, B1 Business

This property is marketed by:
Taylor Weaver


  • Prominent Town Centre First Floor Office Suite
  • 2,476 sq.ft
  • Open Plan and Cellular Offices
  • Competitive rent


The property occupies a prominent position on the edge of Blackburn town centre with good access to the nearby facilities, including Blackburn Shopping Centre and Market, Morrisons supermarket and the bus and railway stations.


Soho Foundry was constructed in 1885 and comprises a three storey brick built building under a pitched slate roof.

The first floor suite provides good quality office space, being a mix of open plan and cellular office suites.

Internally the accommodation has gas fired central heating, kitchen, recessed lighting and carpet tiled floors.

Within the building there is a personnel lift from the main reception in addition to which there are male and female WC facilities.

Externally there is parking for 2 vehicles.


The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Ground Floor Entrance Area / Lift Area Area

First Floor Office Suite 2,476 sq.ft


£8.00 per sq.ft

Lease Terms

The suite is available by way of new a lease for a minimum period of 5 years. The lease will be held on an effective full repairing basis.

Vat may be applicable. Rents to be paid quarterly in advance.

Tenant will be responsible for service charge, utility costs, business rates and insurance during the lease period.

Service Charge

A service charge is levied to cover external repairs, cleaning and lighting to common areas, maintenance to the lift and fire alarm system, security, management and water rates. The service charge is anticipated to be in the region of £6.50 per sq.ft

Building Insurance

Landlord to charge back to the tenant on a pro rata basis. Full details on request


A deposit of £5000 is to be paid in advance and held by the Landlord for duration of the term


From the Valuation Office Agency rating list, as published on the internet, we are advised that the property is assessed, with effect from 1st April 2017, at rateable value of £8,300

Eligible businesses may be able to claim small business rates relief, further details on request.

Legal Costs

The ingoing tenant will be responsible for the landlord's reasonable legal costs involved in the transaction.


All mains services are connected including gas fired central heating


Office use within Class B1 of the Town and Country (Use Classes) Order 1987 will be permitted.


The tenant will be responsible for electric and gas used in the suite.


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Taylor Weaver

(Neil Weaver)

01254 699030

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