Unit 8A

Oakham Enterprise Park, Ashwell Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE157TU

UNIT TO LETLocation 

The Business Park is located in Oakham on Ashwell Road and is easily accessible from the A1 with close links to Stamford, Peterborough, Melton Mowbray and Leicester.

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Oakham Enterprise Park is a 25 acre secure business park consisting of more than 100 units ranging in size from 30 sq ft to 12,000 sq ft in size.

Unit 8a occupies the entire ground floor of a two storey building.  The unit consists of a large central workshop/store area.  There are also several smaller stores located around the central area.  The unit includes a large office.  It has both its own toilets and kitchenette.

The total internal area is 1937 sq ft approximately.

Planning Business Use Classification

We are advised that the current planning use for the development is:

B1 Business – Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.

B2 – General Industrial – Use for industrial process other than one falling within class B1 (excluding incineration purposes, chemical treatment of landfill or hazardous waste).

B8 – Storage or distribution – This class includes open air storage.

Business Rates

Business rates are payable on the unit, a guide to the amount of rates payable and to find out further information on applying for rate relief is available on Rutland County Council’s Business Rates web page.


The rental being sought is £8200 + VAT per annum.  The landlord will require the rent to be paid monthly in advance. 

Service Charge

A service charge is payable of £1900 + VAT per annum


The following utilities of gas, electricity and water are provided to the unit and recharged to the tenant.  There are the sockets so that telephone lines and broadband connections can be provided to the office, tenants can choose any telephone and/or broadband provider they wish.


Five year lease on internal repairing terms.  The lease will be contracted out of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 security of tenure provisions

Legal Costs

Tenant to pay Landlord’s reasonable legal costs in relation to lease currently set at £150+VAT.


Tenant to pay deposit of £2050.


An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is available on request.


Status of Applicants

Rutland County Council is keen to support start-up businesses, and preference may be given to applications from new businesses.  Consideration may be given to the volume of employment to be provided initially and its likely growth, the degree of employment diversity to be created for the local economy, the growth prospects of the business and the compatibility of the business with other occupiers and the surroundings generally.


If you wish to arrange a viewing, receive further information on our portfolio of properties or would like to discuss your requirements please contact the Property Service Desk

Rutland County Council Property Service Desk

Telephone:01572 758393

Email: propertyservicedesk@rutland.gov.uk

  Download a commercial tenancy application form 

Summary of Availability

Unit Name: Unit 8A

Use: Office, General Industrial, Storage and/or Distribution

Dimensions:  1937sq ft / 180 m2

Rent pa: £8200 + VAT

Service charge pa: £1900 + VAT

Availability: TO LET

MisrepresentationAct 1967

Rutland County Council ('the lessor') of this property gives notice that:-

1. These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract.

2.  All statements contained in these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of the lessor. 

3.  None of the statements contained in these particulars is to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact. 

4.  Any intending lessee must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 

5.  The lessor does not make or give and no person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.  

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