The subject premises comprises a former dance hall that formed part of the workingmen’s club situated along 17-18 London Road. The premises is currently presented in a shell condition but is of an adequate condition for open storage facilities.
The premises also offers potential for change of use to accommodate alternative uses such as offices, gymnasium or crèche facilities subject to the relevant statutory consents.
We advise that the subject premises comprises a large open area of approximately 333.21 sq.m (3,586 sq. ft) in total, which is situated over a slight split level to the front of the main building.
The property is situated centrally within Neath Town Centre. Pedestrian access into the unit is available along the main highway to the front over London Road, which is one of the main thoroughfares that links the Town Centre to its surrounds.
The premises is situated to the rear of the former workingmen’s club (No 17 London Road), which has since been converted to professional offices. The rear unit can be access directly off the front car park area, occupied by Willis Legal Services, via a communal pedestrian doorway and entrance corridor. Alternatively, the unit can be accessed directly off an ancillary road (Rectory Road) to the rear, which also affords additional onsite car parking for approximately 3-4 spaces.
Neath is a popular densely populated location within ease of access to the M4 Motorway (J43) and the main A465.
The property provides the following approximate dimensions and areas:
Net Internal Area: 333.21 sq.m (3,586 sq. ft)
GROUND FLOOR (FRONT)
Common Entrance Foyer/ Corridor
Access off London Road to front with corridor to:
Shared Ladies/ Gents/ Disabled W.C Facilities
Gallery Area: 19.81 sq.m (213 sq. ft)
With ramp access to main floor.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR (REAR)
Stores: 313.40 sq.m (3,373 sq. ft)
Comprises open plan layout with pedestrian doorway through covered walkway, which leads to rear lane
Comprises cellar store, which has not been measured
There is a small open area situated directly off an ancillary road to the rear, which offers potential for on-site car parking for approximately 3-4 vehicles.
As stated on the VOA website the Rateable Value for the subject premises is as follows:
The Rateable Value for the entire premises known as 17 London Road equates to £22,250. The subject premises, which is proposed to be let forms part of this demise and is described as follows within the VOA Valuation Summary.
Rateable Value (2010):
Ground Internal Storage (Former Hall): £8,652
Basement Internal Storage (Cellar): £375
The Rates Payable/ Wales UBR for 2016/17 is 48.6.
We advise that all enquiries should be made with the Local Authority Rates Department to verify this information. For further information visit www.voa.gov.uk
All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT. Our client reserves the right to levy VAT on this transaction (where applicable).
Our client’s interest is available by the way of a new effective Full Repairing and Insuring Lease (under terms to be negotiated).
By appointment with Sole Agents:
Astleys Chartered Surveyors
Tel: 01792 479 850