One Lakeside presents a unique opportunity to lease one of the largest available properties in North West England, situated in a prominent position close to the main entrance of Cheshire’s premier commercial location – Chester Business Park.
It’s possible for the building to be tailored bespoke to occupier requirements and is considered suitable for a range of uses and sectors to include office, educational, light industrial, storage and medical.
In addition to the main property there is a charming 4-bed cottage just to the side which is included within the lease. This unique extra has the potential to offer a multitude of uses presenting a great opportunity to the occupier.
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The complex currently spans over 135,000 sq ft across the ground and first floor and is of concrete frame construction with external facing brickwork.
The ground floor has been subdivided using temporary studded walls that can be removed or rearranged to suit the new occupier. The vast majority of the first floor is to shell and core finish with exposed concrete slab floors and ceiling soffits. A sprinkler system is installed throughout the property and there is a secure loading area with two roller shutter doors accessing the building.
The property is surrounded by lakes and greenery and benefits from an extensive private car park of 385 spaces, which includes 6 disabled and 6 visitor bays. There is the potential to expand both the car park area and the building itself.
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There is the potential to expand the property by an additional 24,000 sq ft, offering 159,000 sq ft of prime business space in total.
An option for this is to add a stylish and modern glass extension to the side of the building which would then offer a second entrance. To complement this there is also space for a substantial car park expansion by making it multi-storey (which a precedent has already been set by a number of businesses on the Business Park), which would result in more than doubling the number of spaces to approximately 800. The significant external electricity supply would power a considerable number of electric charging points.
Any expansion plans would be subject to planning permission, pre-application advice has already been sought and there is thought to be no reason as to why any development plans would not be approved.
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Chester Business Park is a 175 acre landscaped business environment in the Cheshire Green Belt, located ¼ mile north of the A55/A483 dual carriageway intersection. Chester railway station is 3 miles from One Lakeside (less than 10 minutes’ drive) and has direct trains to Liverpool and Manchester. It is also easily accessible by bus, bicycle or foot, in addition, Wrexham Park and Ride is directly opposite offering 1,200 car park spaces.
The Park boasts a 2km circular walk within the grounds and woodland and is lucky to be situated close to the countryside, it’s also just one mile south of Chester City Centre. Thanks to its strategic location, Chester has excellent access to the region’s major motorway networks and both Manchester International Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are within easy reach.Amenities/transport links nearby:
- A55 / A483
- M56 / M53
- Wrexham Park and Ride
- Holiday Inn
- BP Garage
- Chester City Centre
- Broughton Retail Park
- Cheshire Oaks
For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact the joint agents.
One LakesideHerons Way
Chester Business Park