Office Building - 1 Poole Road


Reference: 2750/SGC
Type: Offices
Contract: For Sale
Location: Bournemouth
Area: 7388ft2
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Office building for sale in Bournemouth – 7388 sq ft


The property occupies an excellent, established commercial location at the western side of Bournemouth Town Centre at the junction of Poole Road and West Hill Road.

It affords excellent communications, being just a couple of hundred yards from the main arterial road, A338 Wessex Way which links the Bournemouth/Poole/Christchurch conurbation.

There is a good mix of other professional service providers, specialist retailers, restaurant and bars within the immediate vicinity and Poole Road is a main bus route.


The property occupies a site of approx. 0.31 acres and comprises a substantial detached part Victorian/part Edwardian building, with later extensions office building arranged over basement, ground, first and second floors.  Excellent parking is provided to both the front and rear of the property for approx. 20 vehicles.

The property is currently used for offices (B1) although would suit alternative use such as educational/medical (D1) or possible serviced offices.

Permitted development has also been granted for conversion to 9 residential units.


Measurements taken from plans provided and are approximate

Gross Internal Area  699 sq m (7,523 sq ft)
Net Internal Areas
Storage    91.5 sq m (985 sq ft)
Ground Floor
Reception    18.3 sq m   (197 sq ft)
Offices 119.5 sq m (1,286 sq ft)
Ancillary   97.1 sq m (1,045 sq ft)
(cupboards, hallways etc)
Gents Cloakroom/wc
First Floor
Office  177.2 sq m (2,018 sq ft)
Ancillary       63 sq m    (678 sq ft)
(cupboard, hallways etc)
Ladies Cloakroom/wc
Second Floor
Offices   97.4 sq m (1,048 sq ft)
Ancillary   22.6 sq m    (243 sq ft)

TOTAL NET INTERNAL AREA               686.6 sq m (7,388 sq ft)


Excellent car parking to front and rear of building.

Town Planning

The premises have been used as solicitors offices, Class B1(a) for many years.

Planning consent has been granted by Bournemouth Borough Council (Application no: 7-2016-557-N on 25th January 2017 for “Change of use of offices (Class B1 (a) at ground and first floor levels to 9 flats (Class C3) Prior Approval Procedure.  Further details available from the agents.


Freehold with full vacant possession upon completion.


Offers invited in excess of £1 million


It is anticipated that vacant possession will be available to the purchaser during March 2018.


According to the VOA website the assessment for this property is stated as:

Offices and Premises, Rateable Value £42,750

The Small Business Rate multiplier is 46.6p in the £ (Year ending 31 March 2018)

Applicants must check their eligibility and entitlement to any related benefits with the relevant Local Authority.


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