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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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What people say about working with us

  • "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
  • "Morley, Riches & Ablewhite – forgettable name, but seriously unforgettable service! We engaged MRA about 3 years’ ago on recommendation.  We have never regretted it. Good, practical advice on all property aspects, including new leases, professional discussions with existing Landlords and advice generally. At all times the service has been prompt, professional and cost-effective.  Communication skills are first rate and we have confidence in the calibre of MRA’s team and their ability to provide commercial insight and evolve innovative win / win solutions."
    John May, Director, Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings Limited
  • "Griffin Chapman has a long-standing relationship with Morley Riches & Ablewhite. Our experience is that they are highly professional, efficient and proactive. We have been pleased to recommend a number of our clients to Morley Riches & Ablewhite for assistance in property matters. The feedback that we have received has been highly positive. We have also been pleased to co-sponsor a number of successful corporate events with Morley Riches & Ablewhite over recent years."
    Griffin Chapman, Chartered Accountants
  • "Jon Ablewhite of Morley, Riches and Ablewhite has provided professional services to my company for many years. This has included sales, purchasing and renting of office properties in and around Colchester. He has been very professional and thorough, combining this with an understanding of the needs of a business client such as ourselves. Together with Peter Riches, he forms a very strong and likeable team."
    Russell Sainty, Seaford Properties Limited
  • "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
  • "We are very happy with the friendly, professional and pro-active commercial property management service which we receive from Jon Ablewhite and we accordingly have no hesitation in recommending him and his firm."
    Rodney Stock, Bishop’s Stortford
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