Government department takes 10,400 sq ft office unit in Derby

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has taken a 10,400 sq ft office building in Derby in a deal brokered by Salloway Property Consultants.

It is understood that the building will be repurposed by the DWP and will operate as a new Job Centre. The unit, on Frank Whittle Road, was last occupied by Barclays comes with 50 car parking spaces.

Hugo Beresford of Salloway Property Consultants said: “There has been considerable interest in the property mainly from prospective purchasers but our client has always preferred to let the building. A single 10,000 sq ft office letting to a public sector tenant is a great outcome and I’m proud to have been involved.”