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St. Helens Business Park, Maryport Road, CA14


20,440 sq. ft.
(1,899 sq. m.)
Commercial property to lease

Lease details

Lease type:
Long term

Property description


The property is well located fronting the main A596 arterial road, approximately 1.5 miles (2.41 km) north of Workington town centre, West Cumbria, in the North West of England. West Cumbria's rich heritage in the energy and nuclear sector continue to provide significant and exciting opportunities throughout the region.

Workington is a town and Port on the west coast of Cumbria, located at the mouth of the River Derwent within the Borough of Allerdale with a population of approximately 25,000. Carlisle is around 32 miles (51.49 km) to the north east, Cockermouth 7 miles (11.26 km) to the east, Maryport 5 miles (8.04 km) to the north east and Whitehaven around 6 miles (9.65 km) to the south.

Dunmail Park Shopping Centre, located opposite, has the benefit and draw of the west coast's multiplex cinema and Asda, the largest nearby superstore, together with other local, regional and national retailers including Subway, Costa Coffee and Dixons. The Shopping Centre is reported to receive more than 2.6 million visitors per year and both sites have the benefit of significant passing traffic calculated at around 14,000 vehicles per day.


The existing unit provides 1,899 sq m (20,440 sq ft) and currently provide offices across the front ground floor portion with mezzanine accommodation above and open span warehousing to the rear.

The unit is of steel portal frame construction with profile clad elevations underneath an insulated profile clad roof incorporating translucent roof-lights. Internally, they have solid concrete floors, part block/profile clad walls, sodium down-lighting, roller shutter vehicle doors and internal male and female WCs. Unit 2 benefits from 3 phase electricity and four gas fired hot air blowers to the ground floor warehouse.

The offices provide; reception area, open plan offices, plaster painted walls, suspended ceilings with fluorescent lighting, UPVC double glazing, gas fired central heating and separate male, female and disabled WC's.

Externally, there is significant external car parking to the front and rear of the unit.


It is understood that the buildings could be used for a variety of purposes.

We are advised that the current planning consent for the land still falls under the Enterprise Zone Designation and under which the buildings were originally constructed. Any use is therefore permitted with the exception of those which are specifically excluded, which we understand is retail use above a quantum level of 5,000 sq ft for which planning consent would be required.

For specific planning advice, please contact Allerdale Borough Council.


The property provides the following gross internal area measurements:

Unit 2
Ground Floor 1,640m2 (17,652 sq ft)
First Floor 259m2 (2,788 sq ft)
Overall 1,899m2 (20,440 sq ft)


The existing property has the following Rateable Value:

Unit 2 - £40,000 and is described as Factory & Premises

Prospective tenants should check the exact rates payable with Allerdale Borough Council.


Unit 2 has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of B38.

A copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.


The property is available on a new Full Repairing & Insuring lease on a rental to be agreed.

The landlord is willing to discuss bespoke refurbishments and will also consider splitting existing units subject to terms. Rental levels will be determined by tenant use and requirement. Further details are available upon request.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.


Each party to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the lease documentation together with any VAT thereon.


Viewing of the property is strictly by appointment only through Edwin Thompson. For further information contact:

Ruth Richardson / Suzie Barron.


Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in April 2021.


St. Helens Business Park, Maryport Road, CA14

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Workington Station0.8 miles
  • Flimby Station2.7 miles
  • Harrington Station3.1 miles


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