Sighthill Industrial Estate enjoys a strategic location situated approximately 4 miles west of Edinburgh city centre. It is ideally positioned for access to the principal road networks and communication links including the Edinburgh City Bypass (A720), M8 interchange at Hermiston Gait and Edinburgh International Airport.
The subjects form part of a terrace of industrial units known as Bankhead Workspace which are all set around a central courtyard. The location is accessed off Bankhead Terrace close to the junction of Bankhead Place and is just a short distance from A71 Calder Road, a principle route leading into and out of Edinburgh.
The adjoining units in the development are occupied by a range of companies including Francey Joiners and Shopfitters, Boundless Workshop, Scot Shirts and Artisan Roofing.
Access to public transport is available within a short walking distance including bus stops and the Bankhead tram stop.
The subjects comprise a mid-terraced industrial unit of concrete frame construction with metal corrugated cladding and a pitched metal roof. Access is provided by a 3-metre-wide up and over electric roller shutter door with a pedestrian door to the side and two rear fire exit doors.
Internally, the premises most recent use was as a document storage and preparation centre. It comprises four distinct office, storage and workshop spaces with a kitchen, server room, male and female toilet facilities and shower.
The current specification includes suspended ceilings, vinyl floor coverings, data trunking and modern lighting with high level windows on the rear elevation providing natural light. The current layout could easily be stripped out and reconfigured to meet a range of light industrial requirements.
Parking is available in the courtyard with the premises benefitting from 7 allocated spaces.
The premises have been measured in accordance with the RICS code of measuring practice (6th edition) on a Gross Internal Basis providing the following approximate area:
571.59 sq m (6,152 sq ft).
Our client is seeking offers over £49,220 per annum exclusive of VAT.
Applications for our client's heritable title will be considered on request.
The premises will be available for occupation on full repairing and insuring lease terms from 26th April 2021.
According to the Scottish Assessor's website () the subjects have a Rateable Value of £40,300 effective 1st April 2017. The next occupier will have the opportunity to lodge an appeal against this assessment.
The property is served by mains electricity (3-phase power supply), gas and water.
Energy performance certificate
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is F.
The property is opted to tax and therefore VAT is applicable to the rent.
Each party shall be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with the transaction with the ingoing tenant liable for LBTT and Registration Dues thereon.
Viewing and further information
By contacting the joint letting agents:
Iain W. Mercer ba, AssocRICS
Director of Commercial Agency (East /
Bernadetta Majewska BSc (Hons)
Alan Herriot BSc mrics
Ryden llp /