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New High Quality Office Units

  • Located on small established development of similar offices, lying to the north of Colchester Business Park.
  • Rural location, yet only half a mile from the A12.
  • Net offices areas from 516 sq. ft. to 1,000 sq. ft. (47.9 to 92.9 sq. m).
  • Allocated on-site car parking.
  • High specification including air conditioning.
  • Completion April 2019.


Unit 15

Property Location

Property Specification

The premises are located on Langham Barns Business Centre, an established development comprising 14 existing office units. The development is accessed form Langham Lane, which lies about one mile north of Colchester Business Park, to the north of Colchester. The A12 Colchester to Ipswich trunk route lies half a mile to the east.


The development is being constructed on a site to the east of the existing units, and will overlook fields and the site of the former Boxted Airfield, a World War 2 airfield. The development will comprise two blocks each arranged around a courtyard, with landscaped grounds and car parking. The elevations will be weatherboarding and brick under pitched slated roofs. Each unit will be fully self-contained, with two toilets (one disabled), a kitchenette and communications cupboards with storage above. There will be oak effect internal doors, skirting and architraves and oak finish vinyl plank flooring. Heating/cooling will be via air conditioning cassettes to the main office area.

The main access roads and landscaped areas are to be the responsibility of a management company, and the occupier pays a contribution towards these costs together with the other occupiers of the Centre.


The properties will have the following overall floor areas:

Floor Area sq. ft./sq. m**             Car Parking Spaces

Offices 15 & 20                                               828/76.9                                               3

Offices 16 & 19                                            1,000/92.9                                               4

Offices 17 & 18                                                731/67.9                                                3

Office 21                                                         516/47.9                                                   3

Office 22                                                       2,271/211                                                  10

** in addition each will have a comms cupboard and some "loft" storage of 140 sq. ft. (13 sq. m).

EPC/Rateable Values

The properties will be assessed for energy efficiency and rating purposes on completion.


The properties are offered for sale freehold, at the following prices:

Offices 15 & 20 - £270,000 each plus VAT.

Offices 16 7 19 - £325,000 each plus VAT.

Office 17 - UNDER OFFER

Office 18 - £240,000 plus VAT.

Office 21 - £175,000 plus VAT.

Office 22 - UNDER OFFER

Further information

Please contact the sole agents, Morley Riches & Ablewhite on (01206) 505707 - Jon Ablewhite MRICS (
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Our Services

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.


Commercial Estate Agency


Property Management


Property Valuation

Landlord and Tenant

Building Surveying

Development Consultancy

What people say about working with us

  • "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 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
  • "I have worked with Morley Riches and Ablewhite for several years. I have always found them to be trustworthy, professional, responsive and accurate while offering a flexible approach to problem solving. They provide excellent value for money and also deliver additional value through their thorough knowledge and network. Reputation and branding are important to any business so it’s important to select organisations who have a compatible constitution and culture. MRA demonstrate empathy with corporate objectives, they manage customer relationships effectively and efficiently and work seamlessly as part of a team. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a professional property service."
    Steve Heywood, Hills Building Group
  • "Morley Riches & Ablewhite have managed two of our multi-let office investments since 2008.  We have always been completely satisfied with their performance and feel comfortable that our tenants are in safe hands.  Rents are always collected promptly and accounted to us accurately.  Service charge accounts are always well maintained and presented to our tenants. We have also instructed Peter Riches to undertake a range of professional work on other properties in our portfolio including valuations, rent reviews, records of condition and schedules of dilapidation.  Again, we have always been pleased with the outcome and as a result have been happy to recommend him to other property owners known to us."
    Graham Holdgate, Moreland Limited
  • "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
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