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Watling Close, Hinckley

  • Located on the well established Sketchley Meadows Industrial Estate, with convenient access to the A5
  • 6m eaves height and roller shutter access
  • Large yard area and car park
  • Site area of approximately 0.43 acres (0.18 hectares) allowing for a low site coverage of 29%
  • GIA - 7,108 sq ft (660.4 sq m)
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For Sale: £800,000

7,108 Sq Ft (660.33 Sq M)

The subject property comprises a detached industrial unit located on the established Sketchley Meadows Industrial Estate in Hinckley. The property is of steel portal frame construction with cavity brickwork elevations with steel sheet cladding above and to the pitched roof.

Internally, the property offers industrial/warehouse accommodation with roller shutter access and an eaves height of 6m. Additionally, there is a two storey office facility which benefits from executive and open plan offices, along with reception, boardroom, canteen, store, rehearsal/lecture room, beauty room and WC facilities.

Externally, there is a block paved car park with spaces for approximately 10 vehicles. There is a concrete surfaced yard area adjacent leading to the roller shutter door (3.5m width x 4.5m height). The total site area is in the order of 0.43 acres (0.18 hectares) allowing for a low site coverage of approximately 29%.

The subject property is situated on Watling Close, on the well established Sketchley Meadows Industrial Estate, located on the southern fringe of the conurbation of Hinckley. Watling Close is accessed from Watling Drive which is in turn accessed from the A5 Watling Street. The A5 provides convenient access to Junction 1 of the M69 Motorway, approximately 1.5 miles to the east, and the M42 at Tamworth, approximately 12 miles to the north west.

Hinckley is a market town with a population in the order of 55,000 (Local Authority 112,000) lying approximately 13 miles to the south west of Leicester. The town enjoys good motorway communications with Junction 1 of the M69 Motorway, being located on the south eastern fringe of the conurbation approximately 2 miles from the town centre.

Size Description
Ground 2,055 Sq Ft (190.91 Sq M) Offices
Ground 2,995 Sq Ft (278.24 Sq M) Warehouse
First 2,059 Sq Ft (191.28 Sq M) Offices

We understand mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the subject property. Heating is by way of gas fired central heating serving panel radiators to the offices and a gas warm air blower heater to the warehouse area.

The property currently benefits from planning permission for a venue for music concerts and lectures (former Use Class D2, now Use Class E(d)) and for a beauty salon use (Sui Generis). We understand that the former permission was solely for the benefit of the applicant and does not run with the land.

Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council as to the property's current planning status and whether suitable for their requirements.

The Freehold interest in the subject property is available, subject to vacant possession, at a guide price of £800,000.

EPC Rating - E(120)

For more information please get in touch with our property experts

Harry Ward
Director & Chartered Surveyor