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For Sale: £495,000


Units 16 & 17 Sterling Complex, Units 16 & 17, Farthing Road, Farthing Road Industrial Estate, Sproughton, East Of England, IP1

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  • Area

    8261Sq Ft

Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk with a resident population of approximately 130,000. The A12 and A14 provide excellent road communications with the national motorway network, London and Felixstowe Port.

The Sterling Complex is located on the Farthing Road Industrial Estate to the west of the town centre, adjoining the A14. The A14 is within 0.5 miles and Ipswich town centre is approximately 2.4 miles.

Nearby occupiers include Amazon, Rexel, Ipswich Volkswagen and Brammer Buck & Hickman.

The property comprises a detached mixed use building of steel portal frame construction with profile sheet cladding to the elevations and roof, incorporating feature glazing to the front elevations. Access is via personnel entrances at either end leading into entrance foyers with spiral staircases to the first floor. The warehouse is served by an up and over shutter door.

The premises have been arranged to provide predominantly office accommodation over both floors, together with a central warehouse and several workshop/storage rooms on the ground floor.

The internal configuration of the premises could be re-arranged in order to meet occupiers requirements.

The premises benefit from overhead gas heating to the warehouse and a gas fired central heating system, together with air conditioning to all other areas. The office accommodation is fitted with perimeter trunking and suspended ceiling to part. Ancillary accommodation includes kitchens, toilets and shower facilities.

A forecourt provides parking and loading facilities.

The property provides the following approximate gross internal floor areas:
Ground Floor 4,727 sq ft (439.22 sq m)
First Floor 3,534 sq ft (328.34 sq m)
Total 8,261 sq ft (767.56 sq m)

Warehouse - eaves: 5.24 m | apex: 8.85 m
Shutter Door - width: 3.25 m | height: 4.39 m

Business Rates
The property is currently assessed as follows:
Unit 16 Rateable Value: £15,250
Unit 17 Rateable Value: £11,500

The standard UBR for 2021/22 is £0.49. All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local rating authority in order to verify their rates liability.

Local Authority
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX
Telephone: 0300 1234000

It is understood that the premises are connected to mains gas, water, electricity and foul water drainage.

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

Offers are invited in the region of £495,000 for the freehold interest with vacant possession.
The property is VAT exempt.

Energy Performance Rating
Unit 16 - C - 73
Unit 17 - To be confirmed


  • Detached two storey mixed use property.
  • Located on an established industrial estate with easy access to the A14/A12 and town centre.
  • Office, workshop/storage and warehouse accommodation with scope for reconfiguration.
  • Car parking and loading facilities.

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Alistair Mitchell

01473 232701
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