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Royal Mail House, Southampton


This impressive property is located at the junction of Oxford Street and Terminus Terrace at Dock Gate 4, it is close to Ocean Village and Town Quay and a short walk away from Southampton city centre.


Royal Mail House was built by George Radley in the 1840s as a hotel which would have welcomed guests of the infamous Titanic and other Ocean Liners before they set sail for the new world.  In its colourful history it became the offices of the Royal Mail Shipping Company and now is operated as an office centre. The individual offices are all self contained and share kitchen and toilet facilities. There is an impressive entrance hall on the ground floor and an Edwardian facade.  There are various tennants including Scozzi's Restaurant and Boutique De Fleur on the Ground floor and the individual offices include; music studios and alternative therapy practitioners amongst others.  


The premises are available on flexible licences for either six or twelve month periods with NO repairing obligations. Rental is paid monthly in advance with a rental deposit equivalent to one month rental.  Dependant on the location within the premises heating and electricity is included within the quoted rates with full inclusion of communal cleaning.

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Prospective occupiers are advised to make their own enquiries at Southampton City Council to verify the actual rates payable of each individual suite and to establish the position in respect to the inheritance of Transitional Relief.


The property has consent for office use on the upper floors and A1 use as restaurants on the ground floor spaces.  The building is located within a Conservation Area.


A charge to cover building insurance will be made at a level of £0.75 per square foot, per annum.


VAT will be added to the licence fee and other landlord's supplies at the prevailing rate.  We recommend that prospective licensees establish the VAT implications before entering into an agreement.


Parking can be offered for some of the larger units but for small units there are local parking permits available, ABP Handle Car Park etc.


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents Landene on 023 8057 5251

Alternatively call David Hurlock on 07747 605854 email

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