Eleven storey office block in Ipswich town centre with potential to be converted to residential uses, via permitted development, subject to planning.
The Property offered extends to approximately 0.43 acres (0.174 hectares). The Property currently comprises a purpose built office building arranged over podium, mezzanine, ground and 11 upper floors. The Property was built in the 1960’s and was refurbished and re-clad in the 1980’s. The building is of a reinforced concrete framed construction, with elevations predominantly clad in rainscreen cladding and curtain walling, with facing brick work at the lower levels. The roofs to the property are generally flat and are weathered with a single ply membrane. Within the building, the upper floors are laid out to a consistent plan and comprise open plan office suites, with male and female WCs situated on each floor level opposite the stairwell and elevators. The upper floors are accessed via two escalators at street level which lead to the first floor offices and to the three 18 person passenger lifts. Internal finishes generally comprise suspended ceilings, recessed lighting, perimeter trunking, painted and plastered walls, carpeting, and central heating. A single disabled W.C is provided at upper ground level. Vehicular access is from Chalon Street, off Princes Street and pedestrian access is from Princes Street. A small car park is provided to the front of the Property, as well as beneath the building, which also provides access to a neighboring property. There are 32 car parking spaces to the rear of the Property. The Property is situated on the south eastern side of Princes Street to the south west of Ipswich Town Centre. Vehicular access is from Chalon Street, off Princes Street, with pedestrian access via Princes Street. The main shopping area is approximately 5 minutes’ walk away, with Princes Street leading to the town’s main high streets, Tavern Street and Buttermarket . In terms of transport connections, Ipswich Bus Station is located approximately 450 m to the north east and Ipswich Rail Station is 540 m to the south west. Ipswich Station provides mainline services to London Liverpool Street and to Norwich mainline services or for services to Cambridge and Peterborough. The fastest approximate journey time from Ipswich to London is 1 hour and 10 minutes.