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Franciscan House, 51 Princes Street, Ipswich, East Of England, IP1


Fenn Wright, Ipswich Commercial Sales and Lettings
2,605-3,595 sq. ft.
(242-334 sq. m.)
Office to lease

Lease details

Lease type:
Long term

Key features

  • Modern newly refurbished office suites
  • Suites from 2,540 sq ft to 17,040 sq ft
  • Situated in Ipswich's central business district
  • Within walking distance of Ipswich train station and the town centre
  • Onsite car parking and 24/7 access
  • Available for immediate occupation

Property description

Ipswich is one of East Anglia's most important commercial centres with a catchment population of about 350,000. There are good road links to the M25, Midlands and London via the A12 and A14. London Liverpool Street is just over an hour away by train.

Franciscan House is a major landmark building occupying a prime location in the heart of Ipswich's central business district a short walk from the railway station, town centre shopping and leisure facilities, and the regenerated Waterfront area where the university is located. The building overlooks the junction of two key town centre streets - Princes Street and Civic Drive - which has recently undergone a major landscaping upgrade, including widened pavements and extensive planting.

Franciscan House is on of Ipswich's premier office buildings providing four floors of open plan newly refurbished office accommodation.

The specification includes air-conditioning, full access raised floors, suspended ceilings and recessed lighting, two lifts, onsite parking and male & female WC facilities on each floor.

Tenants benefit from 24/7 access and the reception is manned reception within office hours.

All tenants have the advantage of also being able to hire additional meeting rooms on an hourly basis within the Regus accommodation located on the third and fourth floors.

The suites currently available are as follows:

First Floor 3,595 sq ft (334.00 sq m)
Second Floor 2,605 sq ft (242.00 sq m)

Business Rates
The suites are yet to be assessed for business rates. However, this is estimated at £11.00 per sq ft.

Tenants are advised to make their own enquiries with the local authority to verify their rates liability.

Local Authority
Ipswich Borough Council Grafton House 15-17 Russell Road Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 2DE


We understand that the property is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage.

We have not tested any of the services and all interested parties should rely upon their own enquiries with the relevant utility providers in connection with the availability and capacity of all those serving the property, including IT and telecommunication links.

The suites are available upon new effective full repairing and insuring business lease on terms to be agreed.

Rent on application.

The rent will be subject to VAT.

Service Charge
The current service charge is approximately £6 per sq ft, further details are available upon request.

Legal Costs
Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.


Franciscan House, 51 Princes Street, Ipswich, East Of England, IP1


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Ipswich Station0.3 miles
  • Derby Road Station1.5 miles
  • Westerfield Station1.9 miles

About Fenn Wright, Ipswich Commercial Sales and Lettings

1 Butter Market, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

Fenn Wright are East Anglia’s leading independently owned partnership of chartered surveyors, estate agents and commercial agents, with a reputation for providing the highest level of customer care. Although we’ve been around since 1768 we endeavour to mix traditional business values with contemporary methods.

We have an unequalled presence throughout Essex and Suffolk with offices in the major hubs of Chelmsford, Ipswich, Colchester High Street and Colchester Business Park - as well as

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