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To Let: £19,750 pa


The Studio , St Georges Street, Ipswich, East Of England, IP1

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  • Area

    306Sq M

Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk with a resident population of approximately 140,000, approximately 79 miles north east of central London, 43 miles south of Norwich and 18 miles north east of Colchester.

The property is situated on the east side of St George's Street to the north of the town centre, adjoining the back of Ipswich Museum but in a predominantly residential area. Short stay on street parking is available in St George's Street.

The property comprises a Grade II Listed, two storey building of brick construction under a pitched and hipped tiled roof.

The ground floor comprises a large well fitted foyer with serving area, seating and enclosed kitchen.

Private offices are arranged on either side of the entrance, with a further room to the rear. Separate male, female and disabled WC facilities are provided. The foyer is fitted with good quality floor finishes, modern artificial lighting and internal glazed entrance doors. Two former dressing rooms and a further WC are provided to the rear of the ground floor.

A platform lift and stairs lead to the first floor which comprises a central stage, with five rows of gallery seating along the right hand side, spiral staircase to the ground floor dressing rooms, raised control box, backstage area and plant room to the rear. The first floor is open to the apex of the roof, with exposed beams and ducted warm air heating system.

The property provides the following approximate floor areas:

Entrance Lobby 6.10 sq m ( 66 sq ft)
Foyer 65.24 sq m ( 702 sq ft)
Left hand office 18.62 sq m ( 200 sq ft)
Right hand office 17.22 sq m ( 185 sq ft)
Kitchen 5.95 sq m ( 64 sq ft)
Rear office 14.62 sq m ( 157 sq ft)
Male, female and disabled
WC facilities
Dressing room 1 and 2 19.77 sq m ( 213 sq ft)
First floor stage and
backstage area 107.53 sq m (1,157 sq ft)
Gallery seating area 51.42 sq m ( 553 sq ft)
Total net internal
floor area 306.47 sq m (3,297 sq ft)

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

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

Alternative Uses
The property has most recently been occupied as a studio theatre and rehearsal centre, planning permission having been granted in September 1991. However the premises are considered suitable for a variety of alternative uses including offices, workshop/studio, retail or leisure, subject to planning.

All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local planning authority.

Business Rates
The property is currently assessed as follow:

Theatre and Premises
Rateable Value £21,000
Rates Payable (2020/21) £10,479 per annum

Local Authority
Ipswich Borough Council
Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road

T: 01473 432 000

The premises are available on a new business lease from March 2020, at an initial rent of £19,750 per annum exclusive.


  • Attractive Grade II Listed town centre property.
  • Former studio theatre with potential for a variety of alternative uses, subject to planning.
  • Available on a new business lease.

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Alistair Mitchell

01473 232701
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