One of region’s largest commercial buildings available to lease

One Lakeside
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On behalf of Snelson Properties, Avison Young and Legat Owen have launched One Lakeside.

The unique, detached building at Chester Business Park offers some of the largest floor plates in the North West, extending to 135,000 sq ft, with room for further expansion.

Rupert Barron, director in Avison Young’s Manchester team, describes One Lakeside as a unique opportunity for a wide range of sectors.

He said: “We don’t see many properties with floor plates of this size come to the market very often.

“The space is extremely diverse and is multipurpose due to its size, so it can be used as a traditional office, or alternatively, repurposed for pharmaceutical, technology, advanced manufacturing, educational or even laboratory purposes – all uses which may be of significant interest in the post-pandemic world we now face.”

Will Sadler, director of joint letting agent at Legat Owen, said: “This is a superb opportunity to acquire two of the largest floor plates in the North West and to benefit from the strong employment demographics that have already serviced a wide range of financial and tech companies.

“The city of Chester is renowned for its quality of life and with its affordable housing and the emergence of the localism or ‘work close to home’ trend, we anticipate good demand and have already had a number of enquiries from the immediate area, as well as from outside the region.”

One Lakeside is situated at the entrance to the business park, which is a short distance from Chester city centre, as well as the M56 / M53 interchange.

It is, therefore, ideally placed for access to the wider North West, the Midlands and North Wales.

The building also benefits from substantial power and data provision, a well-maintained landscaped environment, extensive car parking spaces, 24-hour park security and is considered suitable for a wide range of uses.

There is also potential to extend to 159,000 sq ft and to increase the number of car spaces to in excess of 800, subject to planning permission.