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  • 875 sq ft with Parking for 5 cars
  • Modern offices on Pride Park, a premier Derby business park
  • Comfort cooling and gas fired central heating
  • External CCTV monitoring and separate intruder alarm
  • Existing business on ground and first floor unaffected

5 car parking spaces


Derby is an important East Midlands city located at the intersection with the A38, A50 and A52 trunk roads.

Pride Park is situated approximately 1 mile (1.5 km) east of Derby city centre and is recognised as a principal location for business and leisure.

There are excellent commuter and public transport links  on Pride Park –  a park & ride shuttle bus facility and



direct ‘over-bridge’ access to all platforms at Derby’s Midland Mainline Railway Station from Pride Park.

Pride Park can be accessed directly from the A52 which connects with Junction 25 of the M1 motorway network approximately 7 miles to the east.

 Royal Scot Road is accessed from Pride Parkway at Island 4 (adjacent the Derby Audi Garage).

 The Premises

The premises comprise part of the ground floor office accommodation at Bailey House with reception, kitchenette and WC facilities which are used in common with the owner/occupier of the remainder of the building.

The offices are accessed via a separate lockable internal door from the reception area.

The suite has been arranged to provide an open plan office area with four rooms/offices off.

The offices are finished to a good specification including:

  • Powder coated aluminium double glazed external window and door units
  • Category II lighting units
  • Comfort cooling
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Separate intruder alarm
  • External CCTV monitoring
  • Carpet tiles
  • 5 car parking spaces


The accommodation has been measured on a Net Internal Area (NIA) basis.

Offices:       875 sq ft   (81.3 sq m)

Please note that these floor areas are provided for information purposes only and prospective occupiers are advised to undertake their own measurements of the property.


We believe all mains services are available and connected.

We have not tested any of the services.

Planning & Use

Bailey House is occupied by Traders Warehouse, who are suppliers of security equipment to the trade.

We believe that the premises have a use falling within Class B1 /B8 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries of Derby City Council Planning Department to verify that this is the current position.

Non Domestic Rates

Please note that Bailey House has a single assessment in respect of the building as a whole:

Rateable Value:  £48,750 (from 1st April 2017)

Multiplier: 0.48 (2017/2018)

A proportion of the cost of non domestic rates will be payable as described under ‘Terms’ below.


£10,950 per annum exclusive.

Rent is payable monthly in advance.


The premises are offered to let by way of a new lease/tenancy for a term of years to be agreed.

Additional Costs

In addition to the rent, costs incurred in respect of non domestic rates, water rates, electricity, gas, building insurance, air conditioning service and maintenance, window cleaning, and maintenance of the communal toilets will be re-charged at 20% of the total cost for the Bailey House.

Indicative costs, based upon the last 12 months expenditure, can be made available upon request.


We are advised that VAT will be payable on the rent.

 Legal Costs

Each party to the transaction will bear their own legal costs.


An energy performance certificate can be made available on request.


All Viewings to be strictly by prior appointment through the sole selling agents, Raybould & Sons and under no circumstances should you make contact with the current occupiers directly.

Contact:  Martin Langsdale

Tel:          01332 295555









  • Prominent Location on Premier Business Park – Fast Access to A52 and J25 M1
  • Gas-fired Heating & Comfort Cooling – Feature Windows – New Carpets
  • Raised Access Floors
  • Landscaped Setting – Excellent Car Parking – 19 Spaces
  • New Lease Available
  • Brochure attached or contact Trevor Raybould of Raybould and Sons for further information  01332 295555
17 St Christophers Way

High specification modern office building of approximately 3,100 sq ft with 12 marked car parking spaces. This self-contained office building is available to let on a new lease at a quoting rent of £35,000 per annum and is finished to a high specification including air conditioning, suspended ceilings with cat 2 lighting, kitchen areas, power and data cabling, security alarm and grilles, and raised floor.

For further information please contact Tim Richardson at FHP on 01332 343 222 or

17 St Christophers Way





THE WYVERN BUSINESS PARK  The Wyvern Business Park is an established and highly successful dedicated premier office park located approximately 2 miles east of Derby City Centre, and totalling some 18 acres.  Together with the Wyvern Retail Park it is strategically located, adjoining both Pride Park and the A52 dual carriageway.


FAST ACCESS FROM THE A52   The Wyvern Business Park benefits from immediate access on and off the A52 and provides instantaneous dual-carriageway links, north, south, east and west to the Derby Ring Road, M1, A50, A38, M42 and the East Midlands Airport.


COMPANIES ON THE PARK  The Wyvern Business Park has attracted international and regional companies including Synergy Healthcare, Capita Plc, Serco Plc, Mouchell Parkman, Dermalogica, P.Ducker Systems, Advance Learning Services, Friendship Housing, Dains, Zebra Finance and also H.M. Government Offices.  Local professional companies who have chosen the Wyvern Business Park include Altius, Shapcotts (Chartered Accountants), Franklands, Create Financial Management, Bridgefast Finance, Shevill Parkes (Insurance Brokers), Mutual, NowCom,  Medicruit, Acecad, Fast React, Dorians (Solicitors), Esker UK, Marpal, Derbyshire Health United, Xuper Ltd, Nuvia Ltd, Colt Engineering;  and Raybould & Sons (Chartered Surveyors).


PUBLIC TRANSPORT  There is an excellent public bus service to the Wyvern Business Park, currently every 30 minutes during the day, from Derby City Centre, calling at Pride Park and the Wyvern Business Park. Fast access to the Derby Railway Station is via the car park on Pride Park, with ‘over-bridge’ access to all platforms.


LOCAL FACILITIES   There is a 110-bedroomed Premier Travel Inn on the Park.  Sainsbury’s is adjacent to the entrance to the Park and nearby are Homebase, Boots, Mothercare, Next Home, Costco and Asda.   Local places to eat include Costa Coffee, Harvester Inn, Pizza Hut, KFC, Subway, McDonalds, Greggs and Starbucks. David Lloyd Gym and Fitness Centre, JJB Fitness Club and Virgin Active Health Club are also nearby.


OFFICE ACCOMMODATION   The office suite is accessed via a ground floor entrance hall, which is to be enlarged as part of the works of refurbishment, with disabled WC, both of which are used in common with the first floor occupier.


The suite is currently arranged to provide 4 private offices/meeting rooms together with a large open plan office area but could be reconfigured to suit individual tenants’ requirements – subject to approval by the Landlord.


TOTAL NIA:                             190 SQ M (2,050 SQ FT)


IT Cabling:  The current occupiers, Healthy Software, will leave in place the existing IT cabling for incoming tenants to inspect themselves, if suitable for them.


The high specification includes:  Gas-fired heating, comfort cooling, tinted double-glazing, toilet accommodation including disabled toilet, perimeter trunking, suspended ceilings with Category II recessed lighting, carpeting throughout, window blinds, quality internal partitioning (some fully-glazed) which is all demountable; a door entry system and fire alarm.



CAR PARKING   There are 10 designated car parking spaces.


LEASE TERMS   The ground floor suite is available to let on a new lease for a term to be agreed at an annual rent of £25,000 per annum.




  1. The tenant is responsible for internal repairs and decoration. The landlord is responsible for external repairs and these costs are apportioned between the ground and first floor tenants and reclaimed pro rata.


  1. The tenant is responsible for all costs of electricity, gas and telephone, business rates, water rates and sewerage charges direct to the appropriate authority or supplier.


  1. The landlord insures the building against fire and similar risks and the cost of the annual insurance premium is split between the ground and first floor tenants.


  1. The common entrance hall, which is shared with the first floor tenant, is not to be occupied or used for storage.


  1. The disabled toilet is for shared use between the ground and first floor tenants.


SERVICE CHARGE    A nominal service charge is payable on a quarterly basis, to cover the cost of maintaining the landscaping, the car park road and the barrier (full details from Raybould & Sons)



Each party to be responsible for their own legal and other costs.


BUSINESS RATES (2016/2017)    The office suite will be re-assessed upon completion of current internal works.


Description:  Offices and Premises

Estimated Rateable Value:   £20,500 (indicative only)

Rate in the Pound:  0.497     Estimated Rates Payable:    £10,188



Interested parties should, however rely on their own investigations as to the rates liability.  The local billing authority is Derby City Council (




Certificate Reference Number:  9214 3045-0777-0401-0525.  Energy Rating:  D-85.




Vat will be charged at the standard rate on the rent.


 GROUND FLOOR PACIFIC – 2050 SQ FTVIEWING    For further information, floor plans and viewing arrangements, please contact:

Trevor Raybould or Martin Langsdale of Raybould & Sons (who have an office on The Wyvern Business Park).


Telephone:  01332 295555        Email:     OR


Subject to contract and availability






Background:  East Wing, Mallard House – comprises a self contained single storey office of some 7,114 sq ft with 41 car parking spaces on the exclusive Wyvern Business Park, Derby.

The building has been used for the last five years as an open plan call centre, together with management offices.  The offices will be totally refurbished by the landlord prior to re-letting and will be ideal as offices or as a call centre.  The large single span roof provides a considerable open space with great creative potential.

Location:  Mallard House is located on Derby’s premier office-only park, “The Wyvern”, adjacent to the A52, 1 mile from Derby City centre and approximately 6 miles from Junction 25 of the M1 Motorway.


Swift Access to A52:  The Wyvern Business Park benefits from prioritised access onto the A52 and provides dual-carriageway links (north, south, east, west) to the Derby Ring Road, the M1, A50, A6, A38, M42 and the East Midlands Airport.

Companies on the Park:  The Wyvern Business Park has always attracted international and regional companies including Synergy Healthcare, Capita Plc, Advanced Learning Services, Mouchel Parkman, Assystems, Cameron Oil Group, Nuvia Engineering, Dermalogica, P Ducker Systems, Dains Accountants, and also major HM Government Offices.

Local firms include Altius, Franklands, Zebra Finance, Create Financial Management, Dorians Solicitors, Shapcotts Accountants, Shevill Parkes, Esker UK, Marpal, Noel Baker IT Services, Fast React, Xuper IT Support, Raybould & Sons

Chartered Surveyors and many others.

Local Facilities:  The Wyvern Retail Park is situated adjacent to the Wyvern Business Park, offering the convenience of being within a short walk of Sainsburys,  Costa Coffee, Homebase, Boots, Next, Halfords and Mothercare.

Local places to eat include Pizza Hut, Harvester Inn, Subway, McDonalds, Starbucks, Seven Restaurant.  Health and nearby leisure facilities include David Lloyd Fitness Centre, JJB’s and Virgin Health Club.

Located on the Wyvern Business Park is a 110 bedroom Premier Travel Inn and there are several other well known hotels in the vicinity.

Public Transport:  A regular bus service operates from Derby City Centre to the Wyvern Business Park and currently runs approximately every 30 minutes during the working week, calling at Pride Park, and the Park and Ride facility (next to the Velodrome).

Derby Mainline Station has vehicular and pedestrian access directly onto Pride Park, and is located only a few minutes’ drive from the Wyvern.

Features & Specification – Fully  Refurbished: The specification of the office includes double glazing, electric heating, comfort cooling cassettes, fully carpeted offices, excellent toilet and washroom facilities, good kitchen, raised access floors for all telephone and data cabling direct to desk positions.

Car Parking:  41 spaces.

Landscaped Setting:  An intrinsic and well-established landscaping scheme is a design feature of the 18 acre business park.

Existing cabling/Connectivity:  Please note any data cabling left in the offices will be taken as seen.  Raybould & Sons will provide a full report on the capabilities of the building in terms of internet and broadband.  The previous occupiers, Derby Health United, had the benefit of a leased line.

Lease Terms:  A new lease will be offered at a rent of £88,000 per annum plus vat on a term of years to be agreed.

The tenant’s on-going responsibilities will include keeping the interior and exterior of the property in good repair and decorative condition, replacing the carpets at the end of the lease, contributing to the management charge in respect of maintaining the external landscaping and lighting and insuring the building against fire and similar risks and to the direct payment to the relevant authorities and suppliers of the business rates, water rates, sewerage charges, electricity , telephone and other services used.

Service Charge and Insurance Contribution:  The current annual service charge for the East Wing of Mallard House is £550 per quarter.

The current annual insurance reimbursement for Mallard House is £1,069.91 (up to 31st March 2017).

Both the above are subject to annual upgrade and are exclusive of VAT.

VAT:  The rents and service charge are subject to VAT at the standard rate.

Business Rates, Water Rates and Sewerage Charge:  The current rateable value is £71,500 which gives an estimated rates payable figure of £35,287.

It should be noted that business rates have been re-valued by the Government and the proposed draft Rateable Value as from April 2017 will be £57,000 which is a substantial reduction.

Information on current water rates and sewerage charges is available.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries of Derby City Council Rates Department to verify rates liability.

Energy Performance Certificate:  The Energy Performance Certificate can be made available upon request.

EPC Reference number: Rating

Floor Plans:  Available from sole agents.

Legal Matters:  A standard draft lease is available upon request.  Both parties to pay their own legal costs.

Viewing: All viewings to be strictly by prior appointment through the sole selling agents, Raybould & Sons.

Contact:  Trevor Raybould

Tel:          01332 295555    Email:

All subject to contract and availability



Offices to rent in Derby

Ground Floor / St Christophers Way
Offices to Rent

Offices to rent in Derby

Approx. 1400 Sq Ft including Staff Room/Meeting Room with Kitchenette, with space for Server in a shared room.

Large open plan office available to rent on Pride Park in Derby, close to Derby Train Station and the college. Comes with 5 Parking Spaces as well as storage at the side of the offices.


The offices also have the following:

  • Lockable Security Grills
  • RFID Chip Entry System
  • Main Entrance / Door Entry System with Intercom
  • Burglar Alarm with RFID Chip
  • Plenty of Power and Data Ports (Cat 5)
  • Suspended Ceiling with Cat 2 Lighting
  • 5 Parking Spaces, room for 10 with double parking.
  • Shared Server Cabinet
  • Double Door Entry from Car Park (If Required)
  • Zycomm Radio Mast Broadband Area

These offices are to a high specification an have been refurbished within the last 12 months, inc. New Carpet and decorated.

We are open to discussions with regards to Small Businesses and New Start-up’s, as well as splitting the offices top help expansion of smaller businesses who want to grow alongside other friendly businesses.

Rent is payable per calendar month and is as follows;

  • £1500 + VAT per Calendar month, plus service charges, bills, etc.
  • £1950 + VAT per Calendar month, includes Utility Bills, Buildings Insurance and Services Charges (Excludes Business Rates).

Term can be from just 3 months to 2 years, subject to credit assessment and/or guarantees.

For more information, please contact Rhys Adams on 01332 290173 or email.




PKF Cooper Parry FD Seminar 10/7/15

PKF Cooper Parry  are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our annual finance seminar on the 10th July 2015.

Covering a wide range of topics, the seminar is targeted at the region’s finance directors and finance controllers – and is fast becoming a key date in the business diary.

The half day event will feature guest speakers Chris Hobson, head of information and representation from the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce and Jonathan Earl, senior investment manager from the Business Growth Fund.

Experts from a variety of teams at PKF Cooper Parry will also be leading discussions on the summer budget, accounting technical update, IT and the Cloud Revolution and also vision and strategy for growth.

Ade Cheatham, CEO of PKF Cooper Parry said: “We are delighted to be hosting another finance director seminar. The event has grown year on year and we always have excellent attendance figures.”

“Our speakers will demonstrate the clear business benefits of each topic, as we look ahead with a new government and new budget. The speakers&nbsp will lead discussions, provide realistic guidance and advise the audience on how they can support their business needs and growth.&nbsp Feedback we’ve had in previous years, and attendance figures, show that this is becoming one of the go-to events on the financial calendar.”

The event on 10th July will start at 9am with breakfast and networking. The seminar starts at 9.30am and will end with lunch at 12.30pm.

The event is free to attend and those who wish to confirm their place can do so by registering here or emailing Anne-Marie Smedley at

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Friends of Friargate Bridge, photo belongs to Merv Spencer of Field Photographic Portraits in Heanor

The informal group of local residents concerned about the future of Friar Gate Bridge plan to develop into a charitable trust.

The Friends of Friar Gate Bridge was started 18 months ago by residents of the New Zealand area of Derby. They were concerned at the neglect of Friar Gate Bridge which was designed and built in the 1870’s by Derby’s Andrew Handyside, then a world renowned master of iron work. The bridge is a very public and highly visible reminder of Derby’s pre-eminence in railway engineering and the Friends are concerned that it should be preserved.

The Friends have attracted a wider membership and a delegation met with officers of Derby City Council. They were delighted that the Council recently allocated a substantial sum from its capital budget towards the  bridge’s restoration.

However, that sum covers only part of the cost of full restoration works and the Friends want to help the Council complete the full programme. The national Heritage Lottery Fund is interested in contributing to the restoration costs and one of their criteria is that there should be community involvement. The Friends of Friar Gate Bridge aim to co-ordinate and galvanise that involvement.

There will be a public meeting at The Golden Eagle on Agard Street at 7.30 on Monday 18th May when the Friends intend to adopt their constitution . The Trust will require a Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer and the Friends would like to hear in advance from people who feel they have the relevant skills or experience to play an active role in this important, high profile, local project. Interested parties should contact Elizabeth Heaton, or Howard Thomas on 01332 344566 or

Mr Thomas adds ”We are attracting strong support, including from some Marketing Derby Bondholders, but are keen to have expertise in our key positions.”


With just a day to go before the general election, we thought now would be an appropriate time to take a look at the main parties’ plans for taxes and pensions as they describe them in their manifestos. And, as you might expect, their proposals will give you plenty to think about when it comes to the impact on your personal finances.

Read more…

Recruitment Open Day

More than 100 job seekers attended a recruitment event at leading East Midlands business advisory and accountancy firm PKF Cooper Parry.

The event was held at the company’s ‘Google-esque’ headquarters at East Midlands airport and involved a presentation from the CEO Ade Cheatham, office tours and various stands showcasing the business’s current and future opportunities.

CEO Ade Cheatham said he was delighted with the turnout at the event and encouraged by the level of skills and talent currently on offer in the region.

He said: “We were thrilled to see more than 100 people at our recruitment event. Our office was buzzing with people who were eager to learn more about the PKF Cooper Parry ethos and the opportunities on offer with us.

“We have recently announced our plans to open a Birmingham office, as well as our incredible people benefits such as unlimited holiday, flexible working hours, an email curfew between 7pm and 7am and lots more.”

“We met a lot of really interesting and promising candidates who expressed an interest in working with us and have already started receiving applications for a number of roles on offer.”

PKF Cooper Parry also launched 10 new internship places at the event, which will all start in August 2015.

Ade added: “Our 12 month internships are a fantastic opportunity for people looking to gain experience working in a variety of key business areas, providing exciting and challenging opportunities for personal and professional development.

“They will offer successful candidates the chance to sample working within our various teams and wide client base, while at the same time making a difference, and having fun.”

“We are on a mission to alter the view of accountancy as a dull profession to one full of dynamism and forward thinking individuals.

“People with drive and ambition are exactly what we are looking for and we were delighted to see so many promising personalities at our open day.”

Roles currently available at PKF Cooper Parry include the 10 internships, two positions in the restructuring team, three in the IT team, four in audit and three in the tax team as well as a number of AAT and ATT trainee positions.

The next half yearly recruitment day for the firm will take place on Thursday, October 15. To register for the event or to find out more about any of the positions available, visit our Recruitment Open Day – Registration page.