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Unit C Akenham Hall Farm

Unit C Akenham Hall Farm

2.5 miles Ipswich

Newly refurbished office unit.  Delightful rural working environment and only 2.5 miles from Ipswich town centre.  Ample on-site parking.  170 square metres (1,832 square foot) available on a new lease at an initial rent of £13,500 per annum exclusive.



By Road

Situated just outside Ipswich, Akenham Hall Business Units lies approximately 2.5 miles north of Ipswich on the Henley Road and offer a fantastic location together with easy access whilst offering the quality of life associated with the open countryside.

By Rail

Akenham Hall Business Units are 15 minutes from Ipswich Railway Station, with direct connections to London, Norwich, Cambridge and the East Midlands.


Accessed via a private drive from the Henley Road, the premises benefit from the peace of a rural location and the convenience of good road access.

Unit C comprises a high-quality conversion of a traditional agricultural building. The development combines the original character of this traditional building with a modern office environment, providing an excellent office facility.

4 car parking spaces are allocated together with further visitor parking, however additional parking is available should this be required.


Unit C comprises an attractive converted red brick building, the specification of which includes electric heating and cooling, fluorescent lighting and floor coverings. Unit C comprises a large open plan office on the ground floor, together with two further individual offices, with stairs leading to a further open plan office area. Ancillary accommodation includes kitchen facilities, male and female WC's. Unit C is approximately 1,832 sq ft.

The premises has been newly refurbished to include new carpet tiles and wood effect flooring, kitchen facilities and newly installed WC's.


Solar panels have been installed elsewhere on the farm and have been carefully positioned in order that the Business Units utilise the electricity produced from this renewable energy source. Further details are available upon request.

Business Rates

The premises are assessed as follows:

Rateable Value:                       £9,300

Rates Payable (2017/18)        £4,333.80 per annum

The rates are based on a UBR for the current year of 0.466 pence in the pound. Small business rate relief may be available providing up to 100% exemption. All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local rating authority to verify their rates liability.

Local Authority

Mid Suffolk District Council

131 High Street

Needham Market



Tel: 01473 826622


Mains electricity; water; private sewage plant.


The premises are offered under a Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 lease, which will be excluded from the Security of Tenure provisions at an initial rent of £13,500 per annum exclusive.

Service Charge

The landlord is responsible for maintaining the roadway and the structure of the building.

Legal Costs

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs.


Prepared in April 2017


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Summers Wykes-Sneyd
Rivers Court
High Street


Contact: Ben Wheaton   Tel: 01473 461203  bw@sw-s.co.uk

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