Prominent office building to let in Chippenham

A prominent office building in Chippenham has come to the market as a result of the pending relocation of a successful local business that has recently undergone a management buyout. RTS Consultants will shortly vacate Clift House at the bottom on Langley Road. The building owner has now instructed Huw Thomas Commercial to market the building and seek a new tenant. Clift House occupies a prominent position fronting the mini roundabout at the junction of Langley Road; Foundry Lane, New Road and Park Lane. The building provides office space on the ground, first and second floors with a studio space and storage at basement level. Four car parking spaces are located to the rear of the property. Huw Thomas comments ” Clift House is lovely building that provides good quality office accommodation. It is convenient for the railway station, is … Continued

End of an era for retail shop

A property that has served the people of Chippenham for many years as a retail shop, is now up for sale with planning consent for its redevelopment into 8 flats. Located on Park Lane in the centre of Chippenham, the property was best known as Dentons Hardware store, which for 60 years stocked a vast array of goods and where you could always get the widget or bit of ironmongery that you were looking for. Following the closure of the hardware business in June 2013; the shop was taken over by Funk & Chic Boutique as a clothing fashion shop, before they relocated into the Emery Gate Shopping Centre. The site of the shop was granted planning consent in January for the redevelopment to provide seven 2 bedroom flats and one 1 bedroom flat. The site is now being offered … Continued

New Italian Restaurant for Chippenham

Chippenham is to get a new Italian restaurant following the letting of the former Bridge Brasserie premises in New Road to La Passione. Prior to the Bridge Brasserie, the property was the long standing Little George public house. The Bridge Brasserie closed in September 2014 and Huw Thomas Commercial was instructed by the private Landlord to seek a new tenant for the premises that comprised the ground floor and basement. The upper parts are separate and have recently gained consent for conversion to 6 residential flats. La Passione, based in Chipping Sodbury, had been looking for some time to find a suitable property in which to open a restaurant in Chippenham. The closure of the Bridge Brasserie provided them with the opportunity to acquire an established restaurant property with a number of fixtures and fittings included. Huw Thomas who negotiated … Continued

Expansion for Frome Reclamation

Frome Reclamation have expanded their operation in their home town by acquiring a large warehouse building adjacent to their existing site. Located on Station Approach, the warehouse was formerly part of the Butler Tanner & Dennis printing works. Following a relocation of the remaining part of the printing business, Chippenham based Huw Thomas Commercial was instructed by the site owners to offer for sale the 14,000 sq.ft warehouse building. The site has now been purchased by Frome Reclamation who will be expanding into it. Huw Thomas comments “Located immediately next door to their already cramped existing site, it made sense for Frome Reclamation to acquire the former Butler & Tanner warehouse, so they could expand and have more undercover space. We’re very pleased to have concluded the sale to them”.

Prominent offices to let – Ideal for Train Spotters!!

Following the recent opening of the Sainburys Local store on Station Hill in Chippenham, the first floor refurbished offices above the store are now being offered to let. The prominent office suite benefits from its own independent access from Station Hill and provides open plan modern office space with excellent natural lighting with the large display windows look out over Chippenham Railway Station. The offices are still undergoing refurbishment, but will provide a net internal area of approximately 1,143 sq.ft of office space together with male and female toilets and a kitchen area. They are being offered by way of a new lease at a rental of £17,500pa. Huw Thomas of marketing agent Huw Thomas Commercial comments ” These offices are both highly prominent and highly accessible particularly to the train station. You can virtually see the train coming into … Continued

Major refurbishment and rebrand for large Chippenham unit

For 25 years an industrial unit on the Bumper Farm Industrial Estate in Chippenham was home to workers manufacturing components for the motor industry. The property was originally occupied by Avon Rubber and more recently by DTR VMS, who have now relocated to Trowbridge. The large building close to the entrance to the Bumper Farm Estate is now nearing a major refurbishment both internally and externally. Pending completion of the work in March, the Landlord has instructed Huw Thomas Commercial in Chippenham to offer the building to let. To complement the marketing, the property has been re-branded as “The Hub”, to emphasise it’s potential as a major industrial or warehouse facility. The building extends to a total of approximately 87,777 sq.ft but does have the potential to be sub divided into 2 units, with each unit being self contained with … Continued

Expensys secure in Bank House

Huw Thomas Commercial, acting jointly with Humberts, has completed the letting of Bank House in Chippenham to Escalus Software Systems Ltd trading as Expensys. The expense management company have relocated and expanded from their previous offices at Bumpers Farm, Chippenham. Bank House dates back to 1873 and is a prominent detached building on Bath Road, close to Chippenham town centre. Expensys have taken a new lease on approximately 2,144 sq.ft of office space spread over the ground, first and second floors of the building. Bank House also benefits from its own private car park at the rear of the property. A spokesperson for Expensys comments “Continued expansion of ExpenSys has required more space and greater security and the new location will be able to provide both for some time to come. With staff and visitor parking on site, and only … Continued

Woods Group expands in Chippenham

Chippenham based Woods Group, charity fundraising and support services specialists, have increased their presence in the town by taking on a further warehouse building on the Bumpers Farm estate. The Company who already occupy a number of buildings on the estate, have taken the opportunity to expand at Chippenham Trade Centre where they already occupy Unit F of approximately 5,500 sq.ft. When the neighbouring unit of approximately 3,500 sq.ft became available, it offered Woods Group convenient expansion space. The Trade Centre is owned by Bumpers TZZ Estates for whom Chippenham based Huw Thomas Commercial and Swindon based Lovedays acted as letting agents. Huw Thomas comments “It always good to see local companies expand. Our client already had Woods Group as a tenant in one building so was delighted to be able to agree terms with them to take on a … Continued

Prominent Showroom Premises Available

Huw Thomas Commercial has been instructed jointly with Humberts to market a prominent showroom and warehouse building immediately opposite Chippenham Railway Station. The extensive property extends to a total of approximately 10,300 sq.ft and has the benefit of its own on site parking. The building is availabel as a whole or sub-divided into sections. Huw Thomas of Huw Thomas Commercial comments ” Chippenham railway station already leads to significant pedestrian and vehicular traffic to pass this prominent property on a daily basis. It is therefore one of the most high profile showroom premises in Chippenham. We have the flexibility to offer the property as a whole or in parts”. The building is offered by way of a new lease with the quoting rent for the whole being £50,000pa subject to contract. Further details are available from Huw Thomas Commercial on … Continued

Variety of units available in Bath

Chippenham based commercial property consultancy, Huw Thomas Commercial, has been instructed on a number of industrial/warehouse units in Bath. Standard Life Investments have instructed the agency to offer Unit 12 The Maltings on Brassmill Lane. The property is 3.899 sq.ft and has recently been refurbished internally. It is now offered on a new lease for a minimum period of 5 years. The quoting rent is £30,000pa. At the Victoria Park Business Centre in Bath, Huw Thomas Commercial has been instructed to let 5 small industrial /warehouse units. Four of the units are in a single block and would ideally be let to a single tenant. The units are offered on a short term lease of upto 2 years. Huw Thomas comments “There is an increasing shortage of industrial and warehouse space in Bath as older units are redeveloped for higher … Continued