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Norfolk Street, Boston, PE21

Offers in Region of £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Redevelopment Opp
  • Investment Opp
  • Leaseback Available
  • Lot1 0.64Ha (1.58 Acres)
  • Lot 2 0.54Ha (1.33 Acres)
  • Viewing Essential
  • Close To Town Centre
  • Unique Opportunity

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique opportunity to purchase a prime redevelopment site close to the centre of the market town of Boston; with the possibility of a leaseback. The site is divided into two lots; Lot 1 is available for redevelopment and Lot 2 is available with a leaseback. The site is offered for sale as a whole. The total site extends to approximately 1.18ha (2.91 acres) and comprises Lot 1 0.64ha (1.58 acres) and Lot 2 0.54 ha (1.33 acres). Excellent residential development and investment opportunity; subject to the necessary planning consents being obtained.

SITUATION    Boston is a thriving market town on the east side of the county of Lincolnshire and has ample local amenities and facilities to include a wide range of both national and local retail outlets, primary and secondary schools, leisure amenities to include swimming pool, bowling alley, cinema, theatre and parks. Regular transport routes are available from the town with bus and rail services. Peterborough station is a 40 minute car journey away where London's Kings Cross can be reached in less than 45 minutes. The town is located some 37 miles south east of Lincoln, 35 miles north of Peterborough and 119 miles north of London.


UNIT 1    The accommodation is principally arranged as shown on the attached floor plan. Although please note some internal partitioning may have been removed. The accommodation briefly comprises

STORE (RM1) 13'1" x 6'7" (3.99m x 2m). (86sqft / 8sqm)

STORE (RM2) 13'1" x 13'1" (3.99m x 3.99m). (189sqft / 16sqm)

STORE (RM3) 19'8" x 13'1" (6m x 3.99m). (258sqft / 24sqm)

ENCODING ROOM (RM4) 22'2" x 12' (6.76m x 3.66m). plus 7.6m x 2m (450sqft / 41.84sqm)

SECURITY STORAGE (RM5) 27'7" x 70'3" (8.4m x 21.41m). (1934sqft / 179.76sqm)

DESPATCH AREA (RM6) 22'4" x 41'4" (6.8m x 12.6m). (922sqft / 86.68sqm) Having two timber sliding doors, each 3.95m high and 2.7m wide with further roller shutter door leading to the rear yard area with access onto Hartley Street.

DESPATCH FINISHING (RM8) 48'7" x 41'4" (14.8m x 12.6m). (2006sqft / 186.48sqm) and includes the Despatch Office (7) 6.2m x 2m.

WASTE SHREDDER RM (RM9) 21' x 15'5" (6.4m x 4.7m). (324sqft / 30.09sqm) containing plant shredder equipment (not included).

PRODUCTION AREA (RMS10&11) 116'2" x 61'4" (35.4m x 18.7m). Approximate overall dimensions (6842sqft / 635.94sqm). There are two further areas to be included within the Production Area where former partitions have been removed and these extend in total to 1495sqft / 139sqm.

SMOKING ROOM (RM12) 18'8" x 7'10" (5.7m x 2.39m). (149sqft / 13.68sqm) having external access.

WASH OFF ROOM (RM13) 15'1" x 13'1" (4.6m x 3.99m). (198sqft / 18.4sqm)

QUALITY ASSURANCE (RM14) 14'1" x 13'1" (4.3m x 3.99m). (185sqft / 17.6sqm) having cloakroom off (15) with wash hand basin and low level WC.

FRONT OFFICE (RM16) 14'5" x 13'1" (4.4m x 3.99m). (189sqft / 17.6sqm) with window to the front elevation.

PLATE ROOM (RM17) 23'11" x 23'7" (7.3m x 7.19m). (350sqft / 52.56sqm) with window to front elevation.

PLATE FILING ROOM (RM18) 11'6" x 23'7" (3.5m x 7.19m). (274sqft / 25.52sqm)

FINISHING ROOM (RM19)    With double doors leading through to Despatch Finishing extending in total to 4346sqft / 403.9sqm. Plus 11.40m x 11.20m (1173sqft / 109.08sqm (Rom 23)).

BREAU FNISHING (RM20) 20'4" x 13'1" (6.2m x 3.99m). (267sqft / 24.8sqm)

BUREAU OFFICE (RM21) 13'1" x 11'10" (3.99m x 3.6m). (155sqft / 14.4sqm)

SUPERVISORS OFFICE (RM22) 16'1" x 12'6" (4.9m x 3.8m). (200sqft / 18.6sqm)


UNIT 2    Accommodation is with access door to Reception to include reception office, stairway to the canteen.

RECEPTION OFFICE (RM58) 32'2" x 26'7" (9.8m x 8.1m). (854sqft / 79.38sqm)

INNER HALLWAY (RM57)    Leading through to the main factory (Room 36) with rooms off comprising;

GENTS LOCKER (RM59) 16'1" x 14'5" (4.9m x 4.4m). (232sqft / 21.56sqm)

FACTORY TOILET BLK (RM61) 17'1" x 11'10" (5.2m x 3.6m). (201.43sqft . 18.72sqm) Gents toilet block with wash hand basins, shower cubicle, toilet cubicles and tiled flooring.

LADIES TOILETS (RM56) 34'9" x 13'1" (10.6m x 3.99m). (456sqft / 42.4sqm) having cloakroom, four wash hand basins and four cubicles.

STORE CUPBOARD (RM62) 14'1" x 21' (4.3m x 6.4m). (296sqft / 27.52sqm)

STOREROOM (RM63) 11'2" x 10'6" (3.4m x 3.2m). (117sqft / 10.88sqm)

BIKE SHED (RM64)    (1074sqft / 99.84sqm) with separate external access.

FURTHER INNER HALLWAY    A further inner hallway leads off through to the main office accommodation.

OFFICE (RM47) 37'9" x 24'3" (11.5m x 7.4m). (916sqft / 85.1sqm)

DIRECTORS OFFICE (RM48) 12'2" x 12'6" (3.7m x 3.8m). (151.28sqft / 14.06sqm) with timber wainscoting to the wall, exposed timer flooring, windows to the front and side elevations and suspended ceiling.

DIRECTORS OFFICE (RM49) 12'2" x 12'6" (3.7m x 3.8m). (151.28sqft / 14.06sqm) with timber wainscoting to the wall, suspended ceiling, fitted safe and window to side elevation.

OFFICE (RM50) 16'5" x 11'2" (5m x 3.4m). (183sqft / 17sqm)

BOARD ROOM (RM51) 32'10" x 16'5" (10m x 5m). (186sqft / 17.28sqm) with suspended ceiling.

OFFICE (RM52) 10'6" x 17'9" (3.2m x 5.4m). (1865sqft / 17.28sqm) with suspended ceiling.

SERVER ROOM (RM53) 9'2" x 10'6" (2.8m x 3.2m). (96sqft / 8.96sqm) housing the office server equipment (not included).

DIGITAL ROOM (RM37) 17'9" x 28'10" (5.4m x 8.79m). (511sqft / 47.52sqm)

STUDIO/STORAGE (RM39) 20'4" x 6'7" (6.2m x 2m). (133Ssqft / 14.4sqm)

STUDIO OFFICE (RM38) 20'4" x 21' (6.2m x 6.4m). (427sqft / 39.68sqm) having laminated floor and suspended ceiling.

BOILER ROOM (RM40) 6'7" x 6'7" (2m x 2m). (43.04sqft / 4sqm)

KITCHEN (RM41) 11'2" x 6'7" (3.4m x 2m). (73.17sqft / 6.8sqm) having base cupboard with fitted work surface and stainless steel sink.

MAIN OFFICE STORE (RM42) 19'8" x 6'7" (6m x 2m). (129.12sqft / 12sqm) with a pair of timber doors leading to North Street to the side.

GENTS OFFICE TOILETS(RM44) 13'1" x 9'10" (3.99m x 3m). (129.12sqft / 12sqm) comprising two cubicles, two wash hand basins and a hand drier.

LADIES OFFICE TOILET (RM45) 11'10" x 9'10" (3.6m x 3m). (116.21sqft / 10.8sqm) having two cubciles, two wash hand basins and hand drier.

OFFICE/STORE (RM46) 12'6" x 10'6" (3.8m x 3.2m). (130.84sqft / 12.16sqm) with window to front elevation and lobby off with fire door.

STAIRWAY    Gives access off Office (Room 47) to the first floor offices which briefly comprise (please note there is no first floor plan).

OFFICE 1 11'10" x 7'10" (3.6m x 2.39m). (93sqft / 8.62sqm)

OFFICE 2 15'1" x 11'10" (4.6m x 3.6m). (175sqft / 16.5sqm)

ACCOUNTS OFFICE 22'10" x 23'9" (6.96m x 7.24m). (541sqft / 50.32sqm)

MANAGING DIRECTORS OFFICE 23'9" x 12'3" (7.24m x 3.73m). (290sqft / 27sqm)

FURTHER STAIRWAY    Leading from the main reception area and also from the main factory to the canteen.

CANTEEN 53'3" x 26'10" (16.23m x 8.18m). (1430sqft / 133sqm)

ACCOMMODATION    Returning to the ground floor the accommodaton comprises;

MAIN FACTORY (RM36) 99'9" x 150'3" (30.4m x 45.8m). (13,640sqft / 1,267.74sqm) Including Supervisors Office.

OPEN STORE (RM32) 15'9" x 6'7" (4.8m x 2m). (103sqft / 9.6sqm)

FIRST AID ROOM (RM33) 17'1" x 15'9" (5.2m x 4.8m). (202sqft / 18.8sqm) with cloakroom off having low level WC(Room 34)

WASH OFF ROOM (RM30) 21'8" x 12'6" (6.6m x 3.8m). (270sqft / 25.08sqm)

COVERED EXIT    With door leading off to Norfolk street, accessed via Room 29.

SOLVENT STORAGE RM (RM28) 10'10" x 11'2" (3.3m x 3.4m). (121sqft / 11.22sqm)

MAIN STOCK RM (RM24) 53'2" x 83'8" (16.2m x 25.5m). (5,299sqft / 492.48sqm) having two double rear fire doors, having mixing room and ink storage off (Room No's 26 & 27) extending in total to 802sqft / 74.48sqm).

INK MIXING ROOM (RM26) 28'10" x 15'1" (8.79m x 4.6m). (435.56sqft / 40.48sqm)

INK STORAGE RM (RM27) 22'4" x 16'5" (6.8m x 5m). (365.84sqft / 40.48sqm)

OFFICE ACCOMMODATION    Comprising two linked offices extending to 161sqft / 14.56sqm


UNIT 3    Accommodation comprises

.    Double doors giving access to

DEPATCH AREA (RM 82) 49'10" x 166' (15.2m x 50.6m). (8276sqft / 769sqm)

PREP ROOM/PACKING RM (RM81) 79'5" x 28'3" (24.2m x 8.6m). (2238sqft / 208sqm) Door through to

STORE ROOM (RM79) 64'4" x 28'3" (19.6m x 8.6m). (1808sqft / 168sqm) Including office space with access door to North Street.

BUG PLANT (RM78) 44'7" x 28'3" (13.6m x 8.6m). (1258sqft / 117sqm) Including all bug plant machinery.

STOREROOM (RM77) 27'7" x 20'4" (8.4m x 6.2m). (560sqft / 52sqm) Door giving access to North Street.

POWER ROOM (RM74) 12'6" x 21' (3.8m x 6.4m). (258sqft / 249sqm)

PLANT ROOM (RM75) 30'10" x 26'11" (9.4m x 8.2m). (829sqft / 77sqm) Including plot wash and slurry machinery.

WASTE ROOM (RM76) 26'11" x 36'9" (8.2m x 11.2m). (988sqft / 92sqm)

TOILET BLOCK (RM91) 20'4" x 10'6" (6.2m x 3.2m). (214sqft . 205sqm)

MAGNETIC COATING RM (RM71) 65'7" x 23'7" (20m x 7.19m). (1549sqft / 1445sqm)

SLURRY PLAN (RM70) 38'9" x 17'1" (11.81m x 5.2m). (660sqft / 61sqm)

SHOWER ROOM (RM92)    Having low level WC and shower cubicle.

COOLER ROOM (RM93) 8'6" x 17'9" (2.6m x 5.4m). (151sqft / 14sqm)

PRININT ROOM (RM65) 96'5" x 40'8" (29.39m x 12.4m). (3923sqft / 365sqm)

PRINT STORE (RM66)    (473sqft / 44sqm)

STORE (RM67) 30'10" x 40'8" (9.4m x 12.4m). (1254sqft / 117sqm) Including Power Room (RM72)

OFFICE (RM68) 8'6" x 17'9" (2.6m x 5.4m). (151sqft / 14sqm)

UNIT 4    Accommodation comprises entrance door to:

RECEPTION HALL (RM113)    With toilet facilities off

MAIN RECEPTION (RM109) 15'1" x 13'1" (4.6m x 3.99m). (198sqft / 18.4sqm)

OFFICE/CONFERENCE (RM110) 13'1" x 12'6" (3.99m x 3.8m). (164sqft / 15.2sqm)

OFFICE (RM111) 14'5" x 15'1" (4.4m x 4.6m). (198sqft / 18.4sqm)

OFFICE/DRAWING RM (RM108) 40'8" x 23'7" (12.4m x 7.19m). (960sqft / 89.28sqm)

N.B.    Please note that Rooms 98, 104, 105, 106 and 107 all now form one larger room with internal partitioning removed, comprising in total 5,283sqft / 491sqm and forming the main engineering shop/warehouse. Rooms located off this include gents toilet facilities (Room 99).

OFFICE (RM100) 10'6" x 6'7" (3.2m x 2m). (69sqft / 6.4sqm)

WELDING SHOP/STORE (RM101) 26'3" x 11'10" (8m x 3.6m). (310sqft / 28.8sqm)

STORAGE RMS (RMS102&103)    (460sqft / 42.76sqm)

ENGINEERING SHOP (RM88) 85'4" x 33'6" (26m x 10.2m). (3047sqft / 283.2sqm) being of irregular shape and

WORKSHOP OFF (RM84) 24'11" x 17'1" (7.6m x 5.2m). (425sqft / 39.52sqm) with roller shutter door to the front elevation.

ENGINEERING STORES (85&86) 17'1" x 42' (5.2m x 12.8m). (717sqft / 66.56sqm) a rear door leads from the engineering shop through to a covered yard area (89) with equipment room off (87). An internal passageway leads through to the central North Street dividing the main premises.

AGENTS NOTE    Our client has informed us that they are willing to look at a leaseback option on Lot 1, lease terms and rent are negotiable. Please contact the sole selling agent for further information.

PLANNING    The site is currently allocated within the Local Plan as being for employment use. Informal enquiries to the Local Authority have received a favourable response for residential redevelopment, in accordance with central government guidance for redevelopment of brownfield sites. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves in this respect.

In the Agents opinion the site would suite either a starter home or retirement scheme (subject to planning consent)

LOCAL AUTHORITY    Boston Borough Council
Municipal Buildings
West Street
PE21 8QP

Telephone: 01205 314200

SERVICES    We are advised that mains water, gas, 3 phase electricity and drainage are connected to the site. However, prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves in this respect.


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