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Kirkham House, 5 Whiffler Road

Norwich, NR3 2AG

130 - 1,906 sqft


Kirkham House, 5 Whiffler Road, is arranged over two levels. Recent refurbishment was completed in February 2019. The majority of the rooms have comfort cooling and heating and offer open-plan suites of varying sizes. Within close proximity are a number of leisure and retail occupiers including Mercure Norwich and the new David Lloyd Fitness Club along with Asda, Marks & Spencer, IKEA and Carphone Warehouse. Please see attached details for further information including availability, size and yearly rental costs.

  • Majority of rooms have comfort cooling and heating
  • UPVC double glazing
  • Central reception area
  • Open-plan suites of varying sizes
  • 24/7 access for tenants
  • Under croft car parking for 28 cars
  • Perimeter trunking
  • Cellular and open plan accommodation
  • Male and female WC's
  • Communal kitchen facilities on the first floor


Kirkham House is located off Whiffler Road, adjacent to Drayton Road, one of the principal arterial roads leading from Norwich city centre. Norwich city centre itself is approximately 2 miles to the south east and principal occupiers in the vicinity include The Car Shop, Duff Morgan and Busseys. Kirkham House refurbishment was finished in February 2019. The premises is split over ground and first floor with access off Whiffler Road with the main frontage to Drayton Road

Accommodation Description

The property is arranged over two levels. Please refer to the attached PDF details regarding the availability schedule for more detail on suite sizes.


Suites are available to let for a preferred minimum term of 12 months. The suites will be available on an all-inclusive basis on internal repairing terms. Consideration will be given to shorter terms of up to 6 months. Please refer to the latest availability schedule for up to date pricing and availability.


The rates will have to reassessed for each room.

The rates payable will depend on the occupier's circumstances and can be obtained from either Norwich City Council (Business Rates: 0344 980 3333), or via which includes a rates payable calculator.

Interested parties may wish to note that qualifying occupiers may be entitled to 100% rates relief (£0 payable) on properties with a rateable value of less than £12,000.

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Ben Common

Roche Chartered Surveyors

01603 756340
07917 762230

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