Spacious Units at Holmes Hill, Whitesmith

Between 5,000 and 10,000 sq ft is now available through Lawson Commercial on the Holmes Hill Estate, right on the A22 at Whitesmith and is ideal for manufacturing or storage.

Two smart buildings are on offer, either separately or together, each of 5,000 sq ft with an eaves height of 17’3” and each having 3 electric roller shutter doors. The buildings are available on a new 5 year lease at a rent of £35,000 pa per building.

There is plenty of parking plus open storage space on site. This is a tremendous opportunity and well worth viewing to appreciate their fantastic rural but readily accessible location.

Guitar Shop Comes to Uckfield

Lawson Commercial have let 6 Church Street in Uckfield to Peter Willingale trading as Guitar House.

Peter is passionate about guitars both electric and acoustic and offers a very personal service. This character shop comprises a ground floor retail area with 2 floors above totalling some 454 sq ft and recently traded as a hair & beauty salon. The shop has been refurbished and Peter offers a comprehensive selection of guitars catering for all abilities.

It is great to see a shop which is a little different coming to Uckfield and this location is ideal for such niche products and there is plenty of free parking close by.

Trotting along with the Uckfield Carnival

Lawson Commercial were once again please to trotting along with the Uckfield Carnival last Saturday as Sammy Swan took to the streets in support of this worthy cause. This year the Uckfield Bonfire Society celebrated its 190th anniversary.

Sammy took most of Saturday to preen himself ready for the occasion.

By evening he was ready to go and waiting in line.

Under starter’s orders.

A welcome break at the top of the Town ready for the final parade down the High Street.

And it’s 3rd place for Sammy in the Trade Section. Well done Sammy!!

Former Crowborough Care at Home Premises Goes Back To Estate Agents

The former Care at Home premises in The Broadway, Crowborough have been let with the use reverting to an estate agents.

Banfields who are currently in the High Street are moving to these more prominent and larger premises known as The Estate Office.

This most attractive shop has a ground floor of 520 sq ft with 2 offices and very good window display plus a 1st floor office, kitchen & cloakroom giving just under 700 sq ft overall. The building also benefits from car parking at the rear.

We are very pleased to have helped a local business in the Town that wanted to expand. Following some redecoration Banfields hope to be open in these new premises very shortly.

Adjoining Modern Industrial Units Near Hailsham

Two adjoining modern industrial units are available together or separately at Deanland Business Park in Golden Cross near Hailsham, a popular business development in rural surroundings within a secure compound having substantial security gates.

The units are part of a terrace which faces an attractive fishing lake. Each unit is just over 3,500 sq ft and together would give over 7,000 sq ft plus they have good loading access and car parking. The units have been well refurbished in recent years including new roof, insulated cladding, hi-bay lighting and roller shutter doors and each unit is available on a new 5 year lease from November 2017 at a rent of £25,500 pa.

Spacious Shop To Let in Crowborough

Located right in the middle of the High Street and next to the Fernbank Centre, a spacious shop with 620 sq ft of trading area on the ground floor and very useful 1st floor offices & storage of 505 sq ft is now available.

The premises has formerly traded as a restaurant. To revert to that use a planning application would be required although the planning office say this would be looked on favourably due to the previous recent restaurant use.

The premises are available on a new 10 year lease at a very competitive rent of £11,000 pa.

New Yoga Studio Comes To Uckfield High Street

The former florist premises at 79-81 High Street, Uckfield has been let to Grace Annand who is well known in the Uckfield area for her business Uckfield Yoga.

She is currently running classes in a number of different locations and, following the grant of planning permission, has secured these premises for a permanent yoga studio. The premises have an excellent frontage onto the High Street close to the Church Street junction and comprise a ground floor area of 1,062 sq ft including rear store/staff area plus a useful forecourt area.

The property was let on a new lease at a rent close to asking level of £12,500 pa.

Ground Floor Office Crowborough

There is a great opportunity to obtain some ground floor offices in Crowborough which would lend themselves very well to conversion to a pilates or yoga studio type operation or for a therapy use such as osteopathy, chiropodist, chiropractor etc.

The premises are located in the heart of Whitehill Road with 4 very good sized rooms together with a store and server room. There is some 1,445 sq ft in all including 385 sq ft of very useful storage.

There is also access to a very attractive, sunny patio – great for those lunchtime BBQs! The premises are easy to get to and have free parking in the road outside as well as parking to the rear of the building. Being offered at a very competitive rent of £12,000 pa. it could be available on a 1 year licence and the rateable value is well under £12,000 so a qualifying occupier would pay no business rates currently.

Jewellers Premises Unexpectedly Re-Available in Uckfield

Following our successful letting of the old Chatfield Jewellers at 39 High Street, Uckfield premises in the Autumn of last year to Maze Jeweller unfortunately the premises are now re-available.

The proprietor has been taken ill and is not able to continue to trade so the Landlords have instructed Lawson Commercial to remarket to find a new occupier. This is a cracking location being immediately next to Clarks Shoes and a few yards from WH Smith, which includes the central post office, in the heart of the prime trading area of the Town.

The adjoining shop although currently vacant is Under Offer to a well known food retailer and it is anticipated that they will open before Christmas. These premises are ideal for another jeweller to take over being fully fitted with an attractive arcaded shopfront. If a deal is done quickly a tenant could be in and trading in plenty of time for the Christmas period. Overall 645 sq ft of retail space is on offer on a new lease at £17,250 pa.

Freehold of Industrial Unit Sold on Bellbrook Business Park, Uckfield

Lawson Commercial, acting for a private investment company based in Essex, have acquired the freehold of the Gunnebo Building at 1/2 Optimus Park on Bellbrook Business Park, Uckfield.

The building was constructed in the late 1980s and comprises just over 30,000 sq ft of accommodation of which 9,000 sq ft is offices on ground and 1st floors. We were very pleased to have been able to act for this investment company who are moving into the area and have acquired the freehold of this property paying a price close to the asking figure of £2.3 million.

Gunnebo Entrance Control Ltd will remain in occupation until the early part of 2018 when they are due to relocate to their brand new headquarters building which is now under construction on the Ashdown Business Park at Maresfield.

The investment company then intend to move one of their manufacturing subsidiaries into the building at Optimus Park.