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At  2 Melbourne Court, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8LZ

  • A self contained first floor office suite with storage room to the converted roof space (accessed via a fully compliant formal staircase)
  • 3 allocated car parking spaces -(one of which will be reserved for the landlord’s use at weekends)
  • Premier business park location with excellent road communication

  • IMPOSING SELF CONTAINED TWO STOREY OFFICE
  • Prominent Location on Premier Business Park – Fast Access to A52 and J25 M1
  • Passenger Lift
  • Gas-fired Heating – New Carpets
  • Raised Access Floors
  • Landscaped Setting – Excellent Car Parking – 50 Spaces

 

Location

Salisbury 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.

The 18 acre Wyvern Office Park is located next to the Wyvern Retail Park which adjoins Pride Park.

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, Keir Group, Assystems, Cameron Oil Group, Nuvia Engineering, Dermalogica; P Ducker Systems, Dains Accountants, Four04, Aggregate Industries, 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,  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, Mothercare, and McDonalds.

Local places to eat include Pizza Hut, Harvester Inn, Subway, McDonalds, Starbucks, Seven Restaurant.  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 hotel chains 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 Derby Arena).

 

Derby Mainline Station has vehicular and pedestrian access directly onto Pride Park, and is located only a few minutes’ drive from the Wyvern, with new station car parking on the Pride Park side of the railway line.

 

Features and Specification – following refurbishment will be recarpeted and redecorated

 

The property is self-contained with its own entrance.

 

7,000 sq ft (649 sq m) of ground and first floor useable office space excluding toilets.

 

  • Mainly open plan, with part cellular accommodation
  • Rest room / kitchen, toilets and disabled toilets
  • Constructed to a high specification
  • Gas fired heating
  • New Carpets and decoration
  • Tinted double glazing
  • Raised access floors
  • Passenger lift

 

 

Connectivity, Internet and Data Cabling:  Raybould & Sons can provide details of the leased line used by and contracted to the outgoing tenant, and data cabling in situ (to be taken as seen).

 

 

Lease Terms

Salisbury House is available by way of a new lease at offers around £87,500 per annum plus VAT on standard repairing and insuring terms.

 

The in-coming tenant will be responsible for:

 

  1. The on-going repair and decoration of the interior and exterior of the offices and the landlord’s internal fixtures and fittings.

 

  1. Payment of business rates, water rates, sewerage rates (see below).

 

  1. The cost of electricity and gas supplies.

 

  1. The reimbursement of the annual cost of insuring the building against fire and similar risks – details from Raybould & Sons.

 

  1. A service charge relating to the management of the external landscaping, the common rear access driveway, the external stores, lighting and barriers – current costs are relatively nominal – details from Raybould & Sons.

 

 

Car Parking

There are 50 designated parking spaces in the private car park to the rear.

 

 

VAT

VAT will be charged at the standard rate.

 

Rating Information

Rateable values have been re-assessed under a national review and the new Rateable Value for this building will be £56,500.

 

Business Rates payable are a proportion of the Rateable Value of the building.  As the Rateable Value has been reduced due to re-assessment, the rates payable will be on a reducing scale.  We would advise interested parties to 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:

 

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 and under no circumstances should direct contact be made with the current occupiers.

 

Contact:  Trevor Raybould

Tel:          01332 295555

Email:      trevor@raybouldandsons.co.uk

 

All subject to contract and availability

A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme

 

The A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement scheme main works contract with Galliford Try commenced on 9th October.  A small amount of night time work has taken place on the A52 following the introduction of the temporary safety measures and reduced speed limit. Works to construct the new central reservation, drainage improvements and additional lane on the A52 Eastbound are planned to start on 13th November and continue until the end of February 2018.

The A52 Brian Clough Way eastbound, between Pentagon and Raynesway junctions, will be closed from 8pm to 6am each night from Monday 13th November to Friday 17th November.  No works will take place at the weekend and the road will be opened by 6am on Saturday morning. We will only close the road when necessary, so if we finish works before 6am we will open it earlier. This means there will be no access to the A52 Brian Clough Way eastbound from Eastgate flyover/Pentagon Island or from Wyvern Way. The signed diversion route will be via the A6, Pride Park and A5111 Raynesway. Drawings showing the routes affected and the proposed diversions are available on the A52 Scheme webpage

Our contractors will be removing street lighting in the central reservation. For safety reasons we also need to close the outside lane on Brian Clough Way westbound from Raynesway to Pentagon.  The overnight lane closures will be at the same times as the eastbound closures from Monday 13th November to Friday 17th November.

Work is also being carried out during the daytime on Wyvern Way. This involves offline works and narrowed lanes on Wyvern Way and the roundabout near Derwent Parade. We have also started work to prepare for the replacement of Meadow Lane footbridge.

From Monday 20 November to 22 December, the midweek night time closures on the A52 eastbound will be from Pentagon Island to Wyvern.  There will be no access to the A52 Brian Clough Way from Eastgate flyover/Pentagon Island, but the A52 will be open from Wyvern Way. Drivers will be diverted via Pride Park to re-join the A52 at the Wyvern.

Work will re-commence after the Christmas period on Monday 8 January 2018.  Further details about this phase of work will be given at a later date.

News articles and more information about the Scheme is available on the webpage.

We will be issuing regular scheme updates as well as news on Derby Newsroom, along with Twitter and Facebook updates.

Laurent-Perrier expert, John Cleary is set to return to Derby next month with an exclusive evening of gourmet dining, which is expected to be an immediate sell out.

Seven Restaurant and Café Bar located in the city’s bustling Pride Park, will host the evening, which previous sold out in just two hours, when it was held in the eatery’s private dining facility upstairs.

The evening will offer the ultimate ‘foodie’ with the opportunity to try a five course gourmet menu, washed down with five glasses of champagne from the Laurent-Perrier collection.  It will also provide a first time look- and taste, of the revamped, Laurent Perrier Brut.

Laurent-Perrier recently changed the style and blend of its core mainstream non-vintage champagne renaming it La Cuvée. The new wine, which will initially be based on the high quality 2012 harvest, will have more Chardonnay in it, and will be on offer at the exclusive night at Seven.

The luxury evening of gourmet dining will take place on November 9th, and will cost £75pp, and will feature expert talks from Laurent-Perrier.

John Cleary, National Accounts Controller at Laurent-Perrier said: “I’m delighted to return to Seven Restaurant and Café Bar to host another Laurent-Perrier dinner on the 9th of November.

“As one of the most distinguished, independent, family-owned Champagne houses, Laurent-Perrier is renowned for producing a diverse and pioneering range of fine champagnes, noted for their freshness and elegance. The dinner will feature two new releases, Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée and Vintage 2007, and the iconic Cuvée Rosé”.

Managing Director at Derby based Seven Restaurant and Café Bar, Helen Salloway, said: “We are over the moon that John has agreed to join us once again at Seven, for a night of luxury and fine dining. We trialled the event some time ago, in one of our private dining rooms, and it sold out within two hours. This time we will be looking to fill the whole restaurant, although availability is still limited.”

For more information, or to book this exclusive evening of fine dining, please visit: www.sevenrestaurant.co.uk or call: 01332 332277.

 

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In March 2017 Highways England confirmed a £2.6m contribution towards the A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme from the Growth and Housing Fund. A stage 2 application for £6.72m funding towards the Scheme was approved by the D2N2 LEP in July 2017 and the funding agreement completed in September.

Negotiations on the target price have continued with Galliford Try, the main contractor, and it is anticipated that the main works contract will be signed by 6th October 2017.

We are preparing to start the first phase of the main construction works which will involve road closures on the A52 Brian Clough Way. Initially, during the week commencing 9th October 2017 we will need to close the A52 Westbound, from Raynesway to Pentagon, for 2/3 nights between 8.00pm and 6.00am. We will be erecting temporary safety barriers, which will mean the width of the main carriageway will be reduced for the duration of the works on the A52, but two lanes will be maintained.

Once the barriers are in place, the A52 Eastbound, Pentagon to Raynesway, will be closed overnight from 8.00pm to 6.00 am. The road closures will commence on 12th October 2017 and will last up to 20 weeks.  Two narrow running lanes will operate in the daytime.

  • From 11th to 22nd December 2017, the road will not close until 10.00pm.
  • When Derby County Football Club are playing midweek home games, the road will not be closed until after 11.00pm.
  • From 23rd December 2017 to 7th January 2018 no works will be carried out and there will be no road closures.

PDF Drawings showing the routes affected and the proposed diversions are available on the A52 Scheme webpage

Works will include reducing the width of the central reserve to give more room to widen the carriageway. This will then enable us to create additional lanes in each direction.  Eastbound the third lane will be from the Wyvern Way slip road to the diverge to Raynesway/Spondon. As well as increasing capacity, the additional lane will reduce the need for drivers to change lanes.

When the works have been completed on the eastbound side it will be fully operational and work will then commence on the other side of the carriageway.  Works on the A52 Westbound and Wyvern Junctions will be carried out during the daytime and two narrow lanes will be kept open throughout. This phase is planned to start in March 2018 and will last around 20 weeks.

News articles and more information about the Scheme is available on the webpage. We will be issuing regular scheme updates as well as news on Derby Newsroom, along with Twitter and Facebook updates.

A dedicated group of TC Harrison Ford employees and relatives have successfully completed a fundraising walk in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

The walk, 17 September, took the team from our Burton-Upon-Trent dealership to our Pride Park Ford Superstore.

The 14 mile dealership to dealership walk took just over 4 hours to complete, with a short pit stop for lunch. With the route taking them through the beautiful Staffordshire and Derbyshire scenery, including the canal path pictured below.

The team were also greatly motivated by the number of ‘pips’ from motorists along the way, especially those from loyal TC Harrison customers!

As the walk came to an end, with our Pride Park site in view, which was a very welcoming sight, some participants decided to jog to the finish line!

Thanks to our very generous sponsors, team TCH raised an impressive £1,340 for the British Heart Foundation.

As you may be aware, TC Harrison Ford work very closely with the British Heart Foundation and are proud to provide a public access defibrillator at our Pride Park dealership boundary and facilitate periodic CPR & defibrillator awareness sessions.

When you are next in the Pride Park area, please take the time to familiarise yourself with the defibrillator location (very easy to spot) and make your customers, colleagues, friends and family aware of it’s provision and location.

We hope it never has to be used, but the more people aware of it’s availability and location the better.

Our defibrillator has been in place since February 2016 and to date has been deployed three times by East Midlands Ambulance Service, through giving directions to the 999 caller. So, if you are already aware of the location it will save precious time in a emergency.

The below photo shows the defibrillator location, in relation to our Pride Park Ford Superstore main building.

Essential Print Services’ owner, Yvonne Gorman, has been chosen as one of only a handful of Entrepreneurs from around the UK to be a Small Business Saturday UK Champion, for a third year running.

Yvonne’s passion and dedication to all things print as well as her on-going support to small, local business, made her the ideal candidate for the role. She also claims the accolade of being one of the first ‘Top 100’ who was invited to visit Downing Street in back in 2013.

The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness and the profiles of smaller businesses and the necessity of local support. The campaign also highlights the substantial contribution that these small businesses make to the UK economy.

Saturday 2nd December sees the spotlight firmly placed on the small businesses of the UK. It’s Yvonne’s mission to unite the small businesses of Derby and Derbyshire in a show of strength and solidarity, to demonstrate the diverse range of products and services available in and around the region and indeed the East Midlands.

“Small Business Saturday plays a valuable role in focusing the minds of consumers and fellow business owners on what small businesses can offer in terms of a range of products and services”, explains Yvonne. “Most people in this country either own a small business, work for a small business or know somebody who does so, I am delighted to have been asked to champion Small Business Saturday UK”.

Small Business Saturday is the UK’s most successful small business campaign and is this year celebrating its 5th birthday year. Last year saw £717m spent with small businesses across the UK on Small Business Saturday, up 15% on the previous year. The campaign trended at number one in the UK on Twitter on the day with more than 130,000 campaign-related tweets being sent, reaching over 140 million people globally. Over 80% of local councils supported the campaign, meaning wherever you were on Small Business Saturday, there was something going on nearby.

In the run-up to the main event on Saturday 2nd December, there will be a series of free to attend workshops held up and down the country, led by small business owners and Entrepreneurs. These workshops will be broadcast via the Small Business Saturday YouTube Channel.

Not to be outdone by the rest of the UK, Derby’s historic Market Hall, in conjunction with Derby City Council and Essential Print Services, will be hosting its own event on the day; ‘Derby’s Festival of Small Businesses’ – details and free tickets can be found at www.smallbusinessderby.co.uk, which includes free city centre parking for all attendees.

The Market Hall event will offer free business workshops, inspiring talks from local business owners, a business-to-business exhibition area and even the chance to be a Trader for the day. There will be plenty of opportunities to talk to like-minded, local business owners for help and advice.

Small Business Saturday, which is a grassroots, not-for-profit campaign, was originally founded by American Express in the U.S. in 2010 and it remains the principal supporter of the campaign in the UK, as part of its on-going commitment to encourage consumers to shop small. The campaign also benefits from the backing of leading business organisations including the Federation of Small Businesses and Enterprise Nation. The campaign is also supported by Facebook, Dropbox and Mercedes Benz Vans.

To find out more about “Small Business Saturday UK” in Derby and how to get involved, please visit www.smallbusinessderby.co.uk or contact Yvonne directly via email at von@essentialprintservices.co.uk

The main works for the £14.9 million major transport improvements are planned to start on Monday 9th October 2017.

The scheme aims to address traffic congestion concerns and provide improvements for pedestrians and cyclists using the area, and includes:

  • a replacement wider pedestrian and cycle bridge across the A52 from Meadow Lane, Chaddesden to Wyvern, with ramps so that it is accessible to all users
  • extra lanes on the A52, near the Wyvern junctions
  • carriageway resurfacing and replacement safety barriers
  • a new two lane slip road off the A52 into Wyvern/Pride Park
  • a new signal controlled crossroads at the junction of Wyvern Way and Derwent Parade, with bus priority detectors on the westbound approach
  • improvements to help pedestrians and cyclists including new shared use routes and new crossing facilities

To minimise congestion during construction, the works on the A52 will take place overnight, Monday to Friday for 20 weeks. Diversions will be put in place and other works on the route will be completed at the same time to utilise the road closure.

For the full story and more information, visit Derby City Council’s website.

Careers at Shapcotts Accountants

We are recruiting administrators to our administrative team that is the heart of our proactive and forward thinking accountancy practice.

The role would involve the following areas of work:

  • Dealing with clients on a day to day basis
  • Typing and Client Correspondence
  • Diary Management
  • Database Maintenance
  • Support the operation of the internal filing systems
  • Opportunities to take responsibility for administrative sub-areas
  • Other General Administrative Duties
  • Support the operation of the Marketing and Networking Activities

We are looking for someone who has the following skills and work ethics:

  • A person who is proactive and takes responsibility for their work
  • Motivated, efficient and organised
  • Works well as part of a team or as an individual
  • Is accurate with the work they complete and can work to tight deadlines
  • Appreciates what it is to provide good customer service and support clients needs to the best of their ability
  • Computer literate to operate our paperless office system and to assist the business with their aim of continuing to move forward as technology advances

What can you expect?

  • Competitive Salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Full time hours available.
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Paid overtime, TOIL and Flexitime available
  • Company Pension

Is this the opportunity for you? Find out more about Shapcotts Accountants.

Send your CV with a covering letter by e-mail to vacancies@shapcotts-accountants.co.uk.

All applications must be received by 22 September 2017.

All candidates must be able to attend the recruitment Day on 4th October 2017.