The property comprises a very secure, purpose built print centre constructed in 1987, arranged over three floors with substantial parking. It sits in the middle of the wider Norcross development. The site immediately to the front of the property has recently been sold to Kier Developments for retail/leisure use. The property is arranged on a sloping site over three floors, comprising a two storey office section to the front with three floors of industrial/business space behind. The largest open plan area sits on the ground floor with the lower ground floor providing goods access and boiler room (oil and gas fired) together with areas for forklift truck recharging. There are 2 no. goods lifts serving the upper floors. The first floor houses much of the plant and air handling equipment. The property is steel framed with concrete floors and is clad externally with black, corrugated and insulated metal cladding. The roof is largely of a mono-pitch construction within the main body of the building but does not benefit from any roof lights. Lighting is predominantly via ceiling mounted florescent strips and heating is via a gas/oil fired air handling system throughout. Externally there is a rear service yard together with sprinkler tanks and two generators. There is also an on-site substation. The main staff entrance to the property is via a raised walkway to the main reception area. WCs and mess facilities are provided in the main offices as well as in other parts of the building. There is a large car park providing in excess of 180 spaces and the sole access point to the site is currently through a remotely controlled security barrier.
The scheme is to comprise a total of 72,000 sq ft (6,690 sq m) of retail accommodation with 355 parking spaces together with a drive-through restaurant. The units will range in size from 1,000 sq ft (93 sq m) up to 20,000 sq ft (1,858 sq m).
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