SummaryOffice with penthouse apartment, ground rent investment and development opportunity
For Sale/May Let
DescriptionAvailable as a freehold is Norwich's former main Post Office originally constructed in 1866. With its impressive Bath stone frontage, Hardwick House is a prestigious Norwich landmark.
The proposal in summary is:
- Offices with A2 use providing 7,776 sq ft.
- Ground rent income from the 23 long leasehold apartments to the rear. £4,600 per annum.
- A penthouse apartment of 2,350 sq ft with garage.
- Planning permission to create 2 further apartments.
Offices with A2 use
The offices are arranged over basement, ground and first floors. The main floor has a double height ceiling and the following specification is provided: -
- Fully accessible raised floors with floor boxes
- Underfloor heating to the ground floor
- Comfort cooled meeting rooms
- Suspended ceilings with recessed lighting
- Double height ceilings
- Male, female and accessible WCs
AccommodationThe following net internal areas are provided: -
Ground: 502.51 sq m (5,409 sq ft)
Mezzanine: 182.92 sq m (1,969 sq ft)
Lower Ground: 36.97 sq m (398 sq ft)
Total: 722.40 sq m (7,776 sq ft)
LocationHardwick House is located at the heart of the Norwich professional commercial quarter at the junction of Prince of Wales Drive, Upper King Street, King Street and Agricultural Hall Plain. The area is occupied by estate agents, surveyors, lawyers and other professional services.
Nearby occupiers include Bidwells, Strutt and Parker, Humberts as well as the offices of the NFU, Handelsbanken and Fosters Solicitors.
The popular bar and restaurant area of Tombland is within a short walk. Nearby restaurants include Zizzi, Giggling Squid, Prezzo and All Bar One.
Terms / leaseThe property is available on a freehold basis.
A lease of the offices may be considered also.
Please contact the agent for further details.
RatesAccording to the Valuation Office website the property has a Rateable Value of £108,000. Therefore, Rates Payable for the year 2018/19 are £53,244.
A service charge will be payable for the external areas of the building. Further details on request.
Energy Performance CertificateA copy of the EPC is available on request.
ServicesA service charge will be payable for the external areas of the building. Further details on request.
A2 Financial and Professional Services