Roche has secured a new occupier at Broadland Business Park in Norwich.
Veincentre, whose Norwich clinic is currently in Surrey Street, are to take a 1,200 sq ft lease in the prestigious Lakeside 500 office building, with the new facility on target to open in May. The company is the UK’s largest vein treatment provider and treats varicose veins, thread veins, leg ulcers and thread veins on the face at 33 clinics around the country.
Roche is sole agent for Broadland Business Park, which offers both Grade A offices and prime development land for industrial and logistics uses. Veincentre’s tenancy is hot on the heels of four recent lettings on the Park to NatWest Bank, Barratt David Wilson Homes, Mott MacDonald and Optima Health and Optima Health.
“It is very heartening to be able to report exceptional interest in Broadland Business Park over recent months, with Veincentre being the latest new occupier to make the move to Broadland. Interest in the offices as well the industrial and logistics plots has been growing and remains strong across the whole of the Park.”James Allen, Partner at Roche
On behalf of TCNUK, Roche Retail is delighted to announce the letting of 8 St Benedicts Street, Norwich, to Rural Hair & Co. Situated in the heart of the Norwich Lanes district, the property occupies a prime position amongst a number of well-established retailers and restaurants.
“This is an exciting new addition to St Benedicts Street which remains a vibrant and popular part of the city. I wish Rural Hair & Co all the very best with this new venture and expansion into the city.”
Ben Common, Surveyor at Roche
Roche has completed the sale of large former factory premises in North Walsham.
Robertson House is located in a prominent position at the entrance to the town’s principle industrial estate. The 3.71 acre site is currently occupied by 41,592 sq ft of buildings comprising workshop and warehouse accommodation with a two-storey office, forecourt parking and a rear yard. Also at the rear is large area of undeveloped land.
The new owners are planning convert and develop the site to create a number of smaller units as a new industrial business park.
“We are delighted to complete this sale. Large freehold sites such as this are rare and highly sought-after, and the location of Robertson House at the entrance to North Walsham’s main industrial area also made it a very attractive and cost-effective proposition for both developers and potential occupiers.”Graham Jones, Partner at Roche
Roche Retail, acting jointly with BWD, has completed the sale of 69 London Street, Norwich, on behalf of The Co-operative Bank.
“After significant levels of interest in the premises, it was an excellent result to have agreed a sale significantly in excess of the asking price of £335,000 on behalf of our client. The sale demonstrates that city centre high street property remains very much in demand, and I look forward to seeing what is next in store for this historic building.”Ben Common, Surveyor at Roche
Roche Retail is pleased to announce the letting of two units at the Britten Shopping Centre in Lowestoft.
The international outdoor clothing retailer Trespass has taken occupation of unit 7, which comprises 2,481 sq ft, whilst unit 10B has been let to a local beauty salon.
“These new lettings underpin the continued demand for space within the centre. Both of these businesses bring exciting new offerings to the scheme which is a key part of Lowestoft’s vibrant town centre and retail offer.”Ben Common, Surveyor at Roche
Roche has completed the letting of grade A office space in Norwich to the NHS.
The 9,127 sq ft premises on Meridian Business Park in Norwich have been taken by the NHS on a 10-year lease. The office space has been repurposed for clinical uses, with Roche completing the letting on behalf of Dencora Investments.
“Repurposing the offices for NHS further enhances Meridian’s position as a successful business park. It is a popular employment location, which has strong access routes due to its proximity to the Southern Bypass and Northern Distributor Road.”Sam Kingston, Surveyor at Roche
A contemporary Scandinavian retailer is set to open a new store in Norwich this Spring. Roche has just secured Søstrene Grene as a tenant for premises at 15 -17 London Street.
Established in Denmark in 1973, Søstrene Grene is a home retailer, selling furniture, interior decor, kitchenware, party supplies, stationery and toys. While it has 15 stores across the UK, the closest one to Norfolk is currently in London.
Roche has let the London Street unit, principally arranged over a 5,612 sq ft ground floor, on a 10-year lease. The premises occupy a prominent corner location and have an extensive frontage, adjacent to Jarrold’s Department Store, making them an attractive proposition for retailers.
“We are delighted to secure this letting for Søstrene Grene to move into the popular London Street shopping area. The location is within one of Norwich’s principal retail thoroughfares which link the professional business district, the Cathedral and railway station to the city centre. This will be the retailer’s first store in the region and we are pleased to have found them ideal premises here in Norwich.”Adrian Fennell, partner at Roche
Francis Darrah acted jointly on the letting and Hynes Illingworth advised Søstrene Grene.
Halo Accident Repair Centre has moved into new premises north of Norwich, following a letting by Roche.
The 8,082 sq ft warehouse is located on Ramirez Road within Rackheath Industrial Estate. Acting on behalf of Tilia Properties, Roche has let the premises to Halo on a 10-year lease with five year break.
“We are delighted to welcome Halo Accident Repair to Ramirez Road. The premises are well suited to Halo and this letting brings a new occupier to the popular Rackheath Industrial Estate which also widens the tenant mix.”Sam Kingston, Surveyor at Roche
Roche is pleased to announce the letting of 4 – 6 Queens Road, Norwich, to China Town Supermarket.
The retailer has signed a 10 year lease for the 4,874 sq ft retail premises, which lie adjacent to the popular and well-established St Stephens Street shopping precinct.
China Town Supermarket is the latest retailer to move into the Queens Road parade alongside other food and beverage retailers Boba Bubble Tea and Lucky Fortune Asia Market.
“We are delighted to welcome China Town Supermarket to this great location, which is an ideal fit for the retailer. The Queens Road parade continues to attract a healthy level of footfall and has begun to establish itself as a popular food and beverage destination in the city centre.”Ben Common, Surveyor at Roche
Roche has completed the letting of an office at 1 Bank Plain, Norwich, to Conisbee Consulting Engineers.
The second-floor office forms part of a larger multi-let office building and ground floor retail premises located in the heart of Norwich. The property has also recently welcomed other new tenants – Francis Darrah Chartered Surveyors and Wright’s Café.
Established in 1982, Conisbee Consulting has teams across London and East Anglia. Its first Norwich office opened in 2012.
“The letting to Conisbee is a great addition to the building and an excellent outcome for all parties. This latest tenant demonstrates the continued demand for high quality office accommodation within Norwich city centre.”Ben Common, Surveyor at Roche