Chippenham is to get its first “micropub” thanks to a letting recently completed by Huw Thomas Commercial. The Prince of Wales Micropub will open at 8 Station Hill in the centre of Chippenham. Micropubs have become fashionable in recent years with local ones already open in Pewsey and Devizes. The new venture will be run by Tom Kyte, who is well known locally for his involvement with the local branch of the Campaign for Real Ale and being part of the organising committee for the annual Chippenham Beer Festival. Huw Thomas comments “I am delighted to have been able ale to help Tom realise his dream of opening a new micropub in Chippenham. The letting is part of a rejuvenation that Station Hill is currently experiencing with new tattoo parlour and Thai massage parlour also having opened there recently. A … Continued
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Specialist commercial property consultancy Huw Thomas Commercial has been named Chippenham’s 2018 “Small Business of the Year”. The Award was given as part of the Chippenham Business Awards organised by Chippenham BID and sponsored by solicitors Awdry Bailey & Douglas. Established in Chippenham in October 2013, the business has become the market leader for commercial property advice in and around Chippenham, dealing with the whole range of commercial properties. Kathryn Crosweller from the Chippenham BID states “Huw Thomas Commercial has become the go-to commercial property company in Chippenham. The entry for the Chippenham Business Awards 2018 showed an impressive level of growth in the company and was supported with evidence and examples. The judges were impressed by Huw Thomas Commercial’s application and it didn’t take too long to identify this company as the winner of the Small Business … Continued
Despite ongoing issues with peak time traffic flow, the Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate in Chippenham continues to be popular with companies both looking to set up and expand. Huw Thomas Commercial has recently been involved with a number of deals on the Estate. The Works, a new business specialising in hair extensions and teeth whitening, has taken Unit 4 Syms Yard, close to the entrance to the Estate. The business is already proving very successful, with on site parking being a particular benefit. Also at Syms Yard, established business Bumpers Farm Garage has recently taken a new lease on Unit 1 of approximately 2,400 sq.ft to facilitate their expansion. Further into the Estate, Unit A1 DANLERS Business Centre has recently been let to Catch 22 Charity who provide … Continued
After competitive bidding, Huw Thomas Commercial has sold a freehold retail and office investment property in central Chippenham. Situated in the prime professional area the Market Place, number 57 is occupied by Hulbert Richardson estate agents on the ground floor and Jeary & Lewis Solicitors on first and second floors. The total income generated by the property is £20,500 per annum. Huw Thomas comments: “The investment market remains strong for well located properties. Both the tenants in this building have been there a long time and are well established local businesses. The opportunity to acquire the freehold interest created good interest in the market and competitive bidding. I was very pleased to be able to complete a sale to a local investor”. The Guide Price for the property was £225,000.
Huw Thomas Commercial has recently been instructed to offer vacant office suites in both central Chippenham and out of town. In the town centre, Morris Court at the rear of 40 New Road had recently been redecorated and had new carpet laid so is in excellent order. The office suite totals approximately 1,180 sq.ft over ground and first floors and comes with 3 parking spaces. The building is with 5 minutes walk of Chippenham’s mainline railway station so is likely to be attractive to companies wishing to benefit from its excellent communications. The suite is available on a new lease at a rental of £17,500 per annum. Out of town, Huw Thomas Commercial has been instructed on a modern ground floor office suite at B2 Methuen South on the Bath Road. While outside of the central area, the office is … Continued
With little business space available in the Marlborough and Pewsey area, good interest is anticipated in a high quality unit has just come to the market on the Salisbury Road Industrial Estate in Pewsey. The modern unit has been subject to an extensive internal fit out by the current owners to a laboratory area with anti – static flooring; impressive Board room with three zone lighting controls; flood proof server room; toilets and shower; open plan first floor office; fitted kitchen and a balcony area. Externally are 10 parking spaces. The marketing agent Huw Thomas of Huw Thomas Commercial comments “Unit 23 has been exceptionally well fitted out by the current owners and provides a high quality working environment. The unit is also flexible in that in can be used for a variety of uses to include research & development; … Continued