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High Quality Offices in Central Location in Colchester

  • New offices close to town centre.
  • 4,008 sq. ft. net internal floor area.
  • Self-contained, landscaped site with 15 car spaces.
  • Immediately south of town centre.
  • High speed, high capacity broadband.


Additional Information

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Property Location

The Bath House,
Le Cateau Road,
Colchester CO2 7NA.
Property Specification

The property lies just south of Colchester town centre, off the B1026 Butt Road, adjoining the re-developed Colchester Garrison site at Abbey Fields. As well as an adjoining public car park, there are multi-storey car parks nearby at St John's Street and St Mary's.


A new build office, part single-storey, part two-storey construction, arranged around an octagonal Victorian water tower. The single-storey section, which links into the water tower, has a full height glazed fornt (south-facing) elevation and it's own toilet facilities. The two=-storey section is of traditional brick and slate construction with a lift, and a particular feature are the high ceilings and excellent natural light. Each floor has toilet facilities and a kitchen.

Externally, metal railings and gate will enclose the landscaped grounds and there will be 15 car parking spaces (one disabled).


The property will provide the following accommodation:

Two-storey section   Ground Floor - Entrance lobby, main office and kitchen   1,419 sq. ft.

First Floor - Landing, main office and kitchen                     1,127 sq. ft.

Single-storey section Ground Floor - Main area                                                        1,542 sq. ft.

Total Net Internal Floor Area                                           4,088 sq. ft. (379.8 sq. m).


  • Highly efficient heat pump air heating and cooling system throughout.

  • Filtered heat source fresh air system.

  • An 8 person Kone passenger lift.

  • Category 5E cabling throughout, skirting trunking and floor boxes, carpeting.

  • High speed, high capacity broadband.

  • Low energy lighting, full fire and security alarm systems.

  • Generous toilet and kitchen facilities with air blade hand dryers.

  • Fully landscaped external areas and gated parking for 15 cars.


The property is offered on a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term of years to be agreed, and incorporating regular landlords' upward-only rent reviews.


The rent is to be £81,750 per year, exclusive of VAT, rates and all outgoings.

For further information, or to arrange a viewing of this stunning building, please contact the sole letting agents, Morley Riches & Ablewhite, on (01206) 505707; Jon Ablewhite or visit the web-site

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Clients choose to work with our friendly, professional team time and time again because we consistently deliver a quality service that makes their lives easier. Our plain-speaking approach ensures everyone is kept on the same page and that a project can move forward in a timely and cost-effective way.


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What people say about working with us

  • "Dudley Smith Partnership has enjoyed a long and positive professional relationship with Morley Riches and Ablewhite. Their broad professional services are delivered with efficiency and they display a practical approach together with proactive client service. Our respective firms have from time to time worked jointly on projects over the years and we are pleased to recommend Morley Riches and Ablewhite when the opportunity arises."
    Dudley Smith Partnership
  • "We have employed the services of Morley Riches & Ablewhite for over 10 years and have always found them to be Professional to deal with. Both Peter and Jon have a wide knowledge of the local commercial market which has enabled them to advise us on various aspects within our diverse business."
    Ian Newman, East Anglian Group
  • "Peter Riches and his team was recommended to me by a fellow business man.   He has proven himself to be up to a very high standard in his profession and I like the way that he is prompt to deal with any situation in a professional way.   He has a dynamic, enthusiastic team around him which gives me confidence in my decision making in which I value his experienced advice."
    Adrian Coolbergen, Coolbergen Properties
  • "Peter Riches of MRA has managed an industrial property we own for the last 10 years and we have been delighted with the way our business has been handled. We have always found Peter to be very professional in his attitude; he has a good understanding of what we are trying to achieve, listens to our ideas and offers suggestions of his own. The rest of the team at MRA are always polite, friendly and helpful and we highly recommend the company and the services they offer."
    A J Kernahan, Developments Limited
  • "I have known Peter Riches and indeed some of his staff for many years now.  Our family and I in particular have built a close relationship with Peter, instructing him on numerous occasions for projects, lease renewals, rent reviews etc. and have always found him to be honest, reliable and extremely efficient. Peter will always find a solution to all your property needs and matters – his creative talent, input and valuable knowledge is where he really shines above the rest “bar none”! I would have no hesitation in recommending him or his staff for all your property needs."
    Aaron Taub, Advantage Property Group
  • "We have acted alongside Peter Riches of Morley Riches and Ablewhite for a number of years for a mutual client which is a major national landowner. Peter is sharp and incisive and a pleasure to deal with and we value the expertise and commitment he brings to transactions. We look forward to continuing to work with Morley Riches and Ablewhite in the future."
    Anthony Alderman, Partner of Bond Dickinson LLP
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