Office for rent

Franciscan House, 51 Princes Street, Ipswich, East Of England, IP1

2,540 - 17,040 ft²


  • Available for immediate occupation
  • Modern newly refurbished office suites
  • Onsite car parking and 24/7 access
  • Situated in Ipswich's central business district
  • Suites from 2,540 sq ft to 17,040 sq ft
  • Within walking distance of Ipswich train station and the town centre


Ipswich is one of East Anglia's most important commercial centres with a catchment population of about 350,000. There are good road links to the M25, Midlands and London via the A12 and A14. London Liverpool Street is just over an hour away by train.

Franciscan House is a major landmark building occupying a prime location in the heart of Ipswich's central business district a short walk from the railway station, town centre shopping and leisure facilities, and the regenerated Waterfront area where the university is located. The building overlooks the junction of two key town centre streets - Princes Street and Civic Drive - which has recently undergone a major landscaping upgrade, including widened pavements and extensive planting.


Franciscan House is on of Ipswich's premier office buildings providing four floors of open plan newly refurbished office accommodation.

The specification includes air-conditioning, full access raised floors, suspended ceilings and recessed lighting, two lifts, onsite parking and male & female WC facilities on each floor.

Tenants benefit from 24/7 access and the reception is manned reception within office hours.

All tenants have the advantage of also being able to hire additional meeting rooms on an hourly basis within the Regus accommodation located on the third and fourth floors.


The suites currently available are as follows:

First Floor 7,250 sq ft (673.54 sq m)

Second Floor 2,540 sq ft (235.97 sq m) - Under Offer

Third Floor 7,250 sq ft (673.54 sq m)

Business Rates

The suites are yet to be assessed for business rates. However, this is estimated at 5.00 per sq ft.

Tenants are advised to make their own enquiries with the local authority to verify their rates liability.

Local Authority

Ipswich Borough Council Grafton House 15-17 Russell Road Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 2DE

Telephone: 01473 432000


We understand that the property is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage.

We have not tested any of the services and all interested parties should rely upon their own enquiries with the relevant utility providers in connection with the availability and capacity of all those serving the property, including IT and telecommunication links.


The suites are available upon new effective full repairing and insuring business lease on terms to be agreed.

Rent on application.

The rent will be subject to VAT.

Service Charge

The current service charge is 6 per sq ft, further details are available upon request.

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.


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