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Solway Business Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4BY

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Solway Business Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4BY


A unique high profile modern office building providing approximately 15,000 sq ft with adjoining 3,500 sq ft warehouse premises on Carlisle's premier commercial estate. Solway House has a large dedicated car park, attractive landscaped gardens, high visibility to the M6 and excellent communications.


* High quality meeting facilities and executive serviced offices
* Low site coverage of approximately 10%
* Large central reception
* Suspended ceilings with LED lighting
* Air conditioning
* 13 person passenger lift
* Modern staff kitchen and break out areas
* High bay warehouse with electric roller shutter vehicle entrance
* Warehouse eaves height 6.86m - 10.00m
* 100 car parking spaces and a bus bay


Solway House is situated within the northern area of Kingstown Industrial Estate, just 0.5 miles from Junction 44 of the M6 and 4 miles from Carlisle city centre. Kingstown Industrial Estate is Carlisle's largest and premier commercial park, extending to over 178 acres. Solway House is well provided for by local amenities including a supermarket which is less than 0.5 miles away and a range of food/retail offerings.

The City of Carlisle has a residential population of 75,000, a wider city population of around 108,000 and an estimated catchment population of 235,000. As well as being the dominant shopping location, it is also the administrative centre in Cumbria and the Borders.

Solway House is accessed directly from Parkhouse Road, which travels south for around 500 metres where it meets Junction 44 of the M6 and the A689 Carlisle Northern Development Route, providing excellent road communications throughout the region including Britain's Energy Coast which is just 32 miles away.


The property provides a two storey office building of steel portal frame construction with profile clad and glazed elevations, an integrated warehouse and set within a generous 3 acre site which benefits from a high profile position adjacent to the M6 motorway. On the ground floor there are high quality serviced offices whilst the first floor has a more traditional office layout ready for immediate occupation.

The office building is situated towards the southern end of the site, with a surface car park in the middle and landscaped gardens and a feature pond to the north. The warehouse has a dedicated loading area and separate car park. The building has a central corridor and lends itself naturally to be divided on a wing or floor basis. The warehouse is interconnected to the main building but can be divided off separately benefiting from its own offices and facilities.


The property provides the following approximate net internal floor areas:
* Ground Floor Offices 703m2 7,573 sq ft
* Ground Floor Warehouse (GIA) 332.91m2 3,583 sq ft
* First Floor Offices 679.38m2 7,313 sq ft
* Total 1,715.89m2 18,469 sq ft
* Site Area 1.22 hectares 3.01 acres

Rateable Value

The serviced offices on the ground floor of the property each hold their own induvial rateable value. Prospective purchasers/tenants looking to occupy the whole should liaise directly with Carlisle City Council Rates Department to verify the exact rates payable - Tel .

Energy Performance Certificate

An energy performance certificate has been commissioned for the property and is available upon application.


The property is available to purchase on a freehold basis with vacant possession for offers in excess of £3,000,000 exclusive.


For viewings and further information please contact Hugh Hodgson in our Carlisle office.


Solway Business Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4BY

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Carlisle Station3.1 miles


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