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AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST 2018

Highgate Works was originally the builders' yard of the well-known H&E Waters company whose business failed in 1991.  The original rooflines of the old ramshackle yard, half a mile south of the two Forest Row roundabouts, have been retained in a complete rebuilding of the old timber structures that survived for most of the twentieth century.  The three-dimensional architect's “axonometric” drawing gives some idea of the attractive development. Rated by the Wealden District Council for: “B1 Business - Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.”
MAGPIES 2. First used as a ward for wounded soldiers in The First World War, this structure was clearly built to last. The building is now called MAGPIES and is divided into three units, each fitted with stainless steel sink units. The premises is recently decorated and fitted with a new floor.  INTERIOR PICTURES HERE
DIMENSIONS: 20ft x 31.2ft = 624sq ft or 6.1m x 9.5m =58sq mts
FLOORING: Hard-wearing welded vinyl “Altro Walkway Whale” floor fitted by Sussex Floors Ltd.  
TOILETS: The accommodation has no toilet.  There are facilities opposite P J Autos Garage: Both male and female toilets are cleaned and provided for each day.
RATES: £33.30 per square metre. Multiplier for 2018/2019 is .493.  You may check the rates on the website of The Valuation Office: www.2010.voa.gov.uk. Our billing authority reference number is 120501152270. Look for Paragraph 1.13 “Building 1 store”.
WATER AND WASTE WATER are covered by the water meter which covers the Magpies units.
Meter Number: 240 002 200 634 in Tomtits Lane. Water £4 pcm. Waste Water Charge is based upon water usage.   Waste Water £6.00 pcm.
WASTE COLLECTION: £5 per week allows use of one quarter of one of the 1100 litre waste-bins in the lane.
CAR PARKING:  Rent includes ONE car parking space (£1 per day). The space numbered 8 on the car spaces plan is reserved for your exclusive use.  No charge is made for visitors' parking. There is usually space available in Tomtits Lane or on site for use of casual visitors. Additional reserved car spaces are occasionally available. Each additional car space is £7 per week if required. CAR SPACES PLAN HERE
ELECTRICITY: billed quarterly by the landlord at end of Mar/June/Sep/Dec.  The meter number 14, positioned just inside the door, measures exact units consumed. Electricity is billed by e-on and you pay 15.31 pence per unit. On top of this there is the daily standing charge of 27p per day. Current contract ends: October 2020.
HEATING AND HOT WATER:  Only oil-filled radiators are allowed (not provided). Hot water over-sink unit.
DEPOSIT: A deposit of £800 is returned if at the end of any agreement the premises are returned in the same decorative condition as at the start of the term.  If the tenant ends the tenancy before the end of the term there will be a deduction of £200 made towards legal costs of drawing up the lease.
SIGNAGE: A charge of £60 inc VAT is made to cover cost of providing attractive engraved weatherproof signs for the entrance doors, the car park and the lane.
INSURANCE: Aviva provide cover for the Magpies building itself. (£30pa or £2.50pcm). Contents are NOT insured.  External repairs; pathway and road maintenance; gutters and leaf clearance; all the responsibility of the landlord.  The tenant is responsible for all interior decoration.  The office will be newly decorated and a deposit will be retained to ensure that the premises are returned in the same decorative order they were in at the start of the tenancy.
REFERENCES: Two business references (and previous landlord where applicable) will be required before agreement.
PETS: No dogs or pets are allowed at Highgate Works out of consideration for the welfare of all who have business here.
SECURITY: Padlocked iron gates provide extra overnight security.  These are locked and opened by agreement with your tenant neighbours on this side of Tomtits Lane.


PAYMENT BY STANDING ORDER
An example: If the tenancy starts on January 1st, the initial payment (three months' rent in advance) will cover rent up to the end of March.  First payment by standing order on February 1st will pay rent for the month of April. It follows that, if three months' notice to end the tenancy is given part way through any month, there will be still to pay that part of the final month that matches the rental days in the current month that have just passed.  In other words, if you wish a tenancy to end on August 15th, and you give notice on May 15th, the rent for 1st to 15th August is to be paid either separately or by the standing order that should be paid on 1st June which pays for the whole of August.  In this case any overpayment of rent will be refunded at the end of the term

 

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HIGHGATE WORKS was originally the builders’ yard of the well-known H&E Waters company whose business failed in 1991.  The original roof-lines of the old ramshackle yard, half a mile south of the two Forest Row roundabouts, have been retained in a complete rebuilding of the old timber structures that survived for most of the twentieth century.  The three-dimensional architect’s “axonometric” drawing gives some idea of the attractive development.
HIGHGATE LODGE was the purpose-built office complex of the original builders’ company. The property consists of EIGHT separate areas to include toilet facilities. It is rated by the Wealden District Council for B1 use: “B1 Business - Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.”
1) Room To Right Of Entrance Lobby (Kitchen): 9’5” x 9’ = 85 sq ft
2) Room To Left Of Entrance Lobby: 9’5” x 10’9”= 101 sq ft
3) Middle Office: 9’10” x 9’7”= 95 sq ft
4) Room Overlooking Garden:  13’6” x 10’= 136 sq ft
5) Skylight Room:  9’3” x 8’10”= 82 sq ft
6) Entrance Lobby:  14’ x 10’8”= 149 sq ft
7) Toilet:   6’2” x 6’3”= 38 sq ft
8) Corridor:   11’6” x  3’10”= 44 sq ft
FULL RENTAL AREA: 730 SQ FT    INTERIOR PICTURES HERE
RATES: Rates @ £55.00 psm per annum (2018/2019 multiplier 0.493). You may check the rates on the website of The Valuation Office: www.2010.voa.gov.uk.  The billing authority reference number is Ba120501152270. Ref 1.1 Office-adj house
FLOORING: Parquet flooring throughout. Kitchen and Toilet: beige heavy duty Altro Walkway vinyl
TOILETS: Inside toilet accommodation. PICTURE HERE
WATER RATES: Water and waste water are measured by the water meter in Tomtits Lane. Meter Number: 04M121386 (by the security gate in Tomtits Lane).  Water £4.00 pcm. Waste Water charge is based upon water usage.   Waste Water £9.00 pcm.
WASTE COLLECTION: £5 per week allows use of one quarter of the 1100 litre waste-bin beside the premises.
CAR PARKING:  Rent includes ONE car parking space numbered B6 reserved for your exclusive use (£1 per day). No charge is made for visitors’ parking. There is usually space available in Tomtits Lane or on site for use of casual visitors. Additional reserved car spaces are occasionally available. Each additional car space is £7 per week if required. CAR SPACE PLAN HERE
ELECTRICITY: billed quarterly by the landlord at end of Mar/June/Sep/Dec. The meter (number 16) is in the cupboard to the left just inside the door and measures exact units consumed.  It is not loaded in any way.  Electricity is currently billed by e-on at 13.30 pence per unit. You will be charged the same; additionally you will pay the same agreed daily standing charge of 27 pence per day.
GAS: Central heating boiler.  You will pay for gas directly to the supplier of your choice.  We will arrange for the gas boiler to be serviced each year.  Costs for this service and any on-going central heating maintenance, the safety certification, which is required by law, will all be the responsibility of the tenant.
DEPOSIT: A deposit of £1800 will be returned if at the end of any agreement the premises are returned in the same decorative condition they were in at the start of the term. If the tenant ends the tenancy before the end of the term there will be a deduction of £200 made towards legal costs of drawing up the lease.
SIGNAGE: A charge of £50 plus VAT is made to cover cost of providing attractive engraved weatherproof signs for the front doors and one car space.
INSURANCE: Property Insurance is effected by AVIVA on the whole of Highgate Works. The annual premium for HIGHGATE LODGE is £153.00. External repairs, pathway and road maintenance, gutters and leaf clearance are all the responsibility of the landlord.  The tenant is responsible for all interior decoration.  The premises will be newly decorated and a deposit will be retained to ensure that the premises are returned in the same decorative order they were in at the start of the tenancy.
REFERENCES: Two business references (and previous landlord where applicable) will be required before agreement.
PETS: No dogs or pets are allowed at Highgate Works out of consideration for the welfare of all who have business here.


PAYMENT BY STANDING ORDER
An example: If the tenancy starts on January 1st, the initial payment (three months' rent in advance) will cover rent up to the end of March.  First payment by standing order on February 1st will pay rent for the month of April. It follows that, if three months' notice to end the tenancy is given part way through any month, there will be still to pay that part of the final month that matches the rental days in the current month that have just passed.  In other words, if you wish a tenancy to end on August 15th, and you give notice on May 15th, the rent for 1st to 15th August is to be paid either separately or by the standing order that should be paid on 1st June which pays for the whole of August. In this case any overpayment of rent will be refunded at the end of the term.

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Highgate Works was originally the builders' yard of the well-known H&E Waters company whose business failed in 1991.  The original roof-lines of the old ramshackle yard, half a mile south of the two Forest Row roundabouts, have been retained in a complete rebuilding of the old timber structures that survived for most of the twentieth century.  The three-dimensional architect's “axonometric” drawing gives some idea of the attractive development. Rated by the Wealden District Council for: “B1 Business - Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.”
THE BOILER ROOM is a secure small internal room advertised here for STORAGE ONLY.  The room is newly decorated and fitted with power points and light.  If required as an office the monthly cost would be higher to cover estimated power consumption and car parking.  See attached plan.
STORAGE AREA TO RENT: 11.66 'x 12.58'=146.68 sq ft less 10 sq ft =137sq ft rental area
FLOORING:  Red quarry tiles.
TOILETS: Shared toilet facilities nearby, opposite PJ Autos Garage. Consumables checked and facility cleaned daily.  
RATES: Rates @ £33.30 psm per annum (2018/2019 multiplier is 0.493). You may check the rates on the website of The Valuation Office: www.2010.voa.gov.uk.  The billing authority reference number is Ba120501152270 paragraph 1.2.
CAR PARKING: Rent can include ONE car parking space reserved for your exclusive use. The charge for this is £7 per week. No charge is made for visitors' parking. There is usually space available in Tomtits Lane or on site for use of casual visitors.
ELECTRICITY:  if required, electricity is currently billed 13.3p per unit by e-on. Bills are presented at the end of March, June, September and December by the landlord.  Additionally, the tenant will pay the agreed daily standing charge of 27p per day. METER POSITION: Meter will be fitted if electricity is required.
HOT WATER: No water and no sink.
DEPOSIT: A deposit of £400 is returned at the end of any agreement if the premises are returned in the same decorative condition they were in at the start of the term. If the tenant ends the tenancy before the end of the term there will be a deduction of £200 made towards the legal costs of drawing up the lease.
INSURANCE: AVIVA provide property insurance as one policy on the whole of Highgate Works.   External repairs; pathway and road maintenance; gutters and leaf clearance: all the responsibility of the landlord.  The tenant is responsible for all interior decoration.  The premises will be newly decorated and a deposit will be retained to ensure that the premises are returned in the same decorative order they were in at the start of the tenancy. Monthly insurance payment is £2.
REFERENCES: Two business references (and previous landlord where applicable) will be required before agreement.
PETS: No dogs or pets are allowed at Highgate Works out of consideration for the welfare of all who have business here.
SECURITY GATES: The Tomtits Lane heavy electronic security gate opens at 7am and closes at 8pm each day.


PAYMENT BY STANDING ORDER
An example: If the tenancy starts on January 1st, the initial payment (three months' rent in advance) will cover rent up to the end of March.  First payment by standing order on February 1st will pay rent for the month of April. It follows that, if three months' notice to end the tenancy is given part way through any month, there will be still to pay that part of the final month that matches the rental days in the current month that have just passed.  In other words, if you wish a tenancy to end on August 15th, and you give notice on May 15th, the rent for 1st to 15th August is to be paid either separately or by the standing order that should be paid on 1st June which pays for the whole of August.  In this case any overpayment of rent will be refunded at the end of the term.

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Highgate Works was originally the builders’ yard of the well-known H&E Waters company whose business failed in 1991.  The original roof-lines of the old ramshackle yard, half a mile south of the two Forest Row roundabouts, have been retained in a complete rebuilding of the old timber structures that survived for most of the twentieth century.  The three-dimensional architects’ “axonometric” drawing gives some idea of the attractive development.  Rated by the Wealden District Council for B1 use: “B1 Business - Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.”  THE ROOKERY, with its black roofs, replaces a large old timber store.  It is built on four discrete levels.  ROOKERY SUITE 2 is one large room (30ft x 18ft) with double loading bay doors on the ground floor, with adjacent kitchen (10ft 6in x 8ft) .  In addition to its own front door (not visible in the picture above) this suite has its own disabled entrance and loading doors (seen painted green in the picture above).
OFFICE/WORKSHOP AREA TO RENT: 644 sq ft plus 110 sq. ft communal areas = 754 sq ft. The suite is well lit with double-glazed windows that face the driveway which runs under The Rookery “link bridge” (which you can see to the right of the picture above. INTERIOR PICTURES HERE
AIR CONDITIONING UNIT:  SUITE TWO has the only air conditioning unit in The Rookery.  Costs of maintenance and repair and annual service of this FUJITSU unit are to be borne by the tenant.
FLOORING: Medium wear glued-down dark vinyl flooring and vinyl tiles in kitchen.
TOILETS: Sited on the ground floor adjacent to the front door.  Separate male, female and disabled toilet accommodation is provided; each of which is cleaned and provided for daily.  See plan and pictures.
RATES: Rates @ £60 psm per annum (2018/2019 multiplier 0.493). Rates are not paid for communal areas. You may check the rates on the website of The Valuation Office: www.2010.voa.gov.uk.  The billing authority reference number is Ba120501152270.  Look for paragraph 1.19.
WATER RATES: Water and waste water are covered by the meter in Tomtits Lane. Meter Number: 2549381 (MARKED I on cast iron lid in Tomtits Lane). At the end of the year payment might need to be adjusted equitably between the occupied offices of the building. Each suite will pay in advance WATER £4 PER MONTH.
WASTE-WATER CHARGE is based upon water usage.  At the end of the year payment may be adjusted equitably between the occupied offices of the building.  Each suite will pay in advance WASTE WATER £9 PER MONTH.
WASTE COLLECTION: £5 per week covers 1/4 of the 1100 litre green waste-bins on wheels in the lane.
CAR PARKING:  Rent includes ONE car parking space reserved for your exclusive use (£1 per day). No charge is made for visitors' parking. There is usually space available in Tomtits Lane or on site for use of casual visitors. Additional reserved car spaces are occasionally available. Each additional car space is £7 per week if required.
ELECTRICITY:  The meter No 2, housed in the cupboard opposite the toilets on the ground floor, measures exact units consumed.  Electricity is currently billed by e-on and the tenant will pay 13.3 pence per unit for The Rookery.  Additionally, each tenant will pay the agreed daily standing charge of 27 pence per day.  Billing by the landlord will be end of March, June, September and December.
HEATING & HOT WATER: Billing is quarterly (end of March etc) by the landlord. The GAS central heating boiler supplies ROOKERY STUDIO (THREE radiators) and SUITE 2 (FOUR radiators). This gas boiler is serviced yearly.  The boiler is sited above the sink in the kitchen of ROOKERY STUDIO. All service costs are divided between the suites on an equitable basis.  ROOKERY STUDIO and SUITE 2 have individual meters outside each unit to record exact kilowatt/hour heat is drawn by the radiators in each unit. The digital meter for Suite 2 is sited in the Ladies’ Toilet area. The two meters provide the basis for the billing ratio.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: SEE HERE and HERE
DEPOSIT: A deposit of £1800 is returned if at the end of the lease the premises are returned in the same decorative condition they were in at the start of the term. If the tenant ends the tenancy before the end of the term there will be a deduction of £200 made towards legal costs of drawing up the lease.
SIGNAGE: A charge of £60 inc VAT is made to cover cost of providing attractive engraved signs for the entrance doors, the car park and the lane.
INSURANCE: Aviva provide property insurance as one policy on the whole of Highgate Works.  The premium is £719.32 per annum for the whole of The Rookery.  This is divided up according to floor area ROOKERY STUDIO 15% of the cover; ROOKERY ONE 11% of the cover; SUITE 2 22% of the cover  SUITE 3 23% of the cover and SUITE 4 29%.  So SUITE 2 is £158.25 per annum (£13.19 pcm).  External repairs; pathway and road maintenance; gutters and leaf clearance; all the responsibility of the landlord.  The tenant is responsible for all interior decoration.  The office will be newly decorated and the deposit is retained to ensure the premises are returned in the decorative order they were in at the start of the tenancy.
REFERENCES:  Two business references (and previous landlord where applicable) will be required before agreement.
PETS: No dogs or pets are allowed at Highgate Works out of consideration for the welfare of all who have business here.
SECURITY GATES: The Tomtits Lane heavy electronic security gate opens at 7am and closes at 8pm each day.


PAYMENT BY STANDING ORDER:
An example: If the tenancy starts on January 1st, the initial payment (three months' rent in advance) will cover rent up to the end of March.  First payment by standing order on February 1st will pay rent for the month of April. It follows that, if three months' notice to end the tenancy is given part way through any month, there will be still to pay that part of the final month that matches the rental days in the current month that have just passed.  In other words, if you wish a tenancy to end on August 15th, and you give notice on May 15th, the rent for 1st to 15th August is to be paid either separately or by the standing order that should be paid on 1st June which pays for the whole of August.  In this case any overpayment of rent will be refunded at the end of the term.

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Highgate Works was originally the builders’ yard of the well-known H&E Waters company whose business failed in 1991.  The original roof-lines of the old ramshackle yard, half a mile south of the two Forest Row roundabouts, have been retained in a complete rebuilding of the old timber structures that survived for most of the twentieth century.  The three-dimensional architect’s “axonometric” drawing gives some idea of the attractive development. THE ROOKERY, with its black roofs, replaces a large old timber store.  It is built on four discrete levels. Rated by the Wealden District Council for: “B1 Business - Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.”

ROOKERY SUITE 3 on the first floor, has TWO large airy rooms both fitted with efficient LED liighting. See attached PLAN. The suite is well lit with double-glazed windows that face a field where sheep and lambs peacefully graze, unless the ram has access to the pastures green.  A stainless steel catering size sink is fitted in Room 1. INTERIOR PICTURES HERE
OFFICE AREA TO RENT:
ROOM 1 is 5.565m x 5.825m = 32.41 sq metres less 6.13 sq mt (loft area) = 26.28 sq metres.
18ft 3in x 19ft = 345 sq ft less 66 sq ft (loft area) = 279 sq ft.  LOFT STORAGE see plan (66 sq ft no charge).
ROOM 2 is 5.565 x 5.825 = 32.42 sq metres
18ft 3in x 19ft 2in = 349 sq ft  
TOTAL RENTAL AREA: 628 sq. ft. plus 110 sq. ft. (communal areas) = 738 sq ft
TOILETS: Sited on the ground floor.  Separate male, female and disabled toilet accommodation serviced daily. PICTURES HERE
RATES: Rates @ £60 psm per annum (2018/2019 multiplier 0.493). Rates are not paid for communal areas. You may check the rates on the website of The Valuation Office: www.2010.voa.gov.uk.  The billing authority reference number is Ba120501152270.  Look for paragraph 1.20 The Rookery Suite 3.
WATER RATES: Water and waste water are covered by the meter in Tomtits Lane. Meter Number: 2549381 (MARKED I on cast iron lid in Tomtits Lane). At the end of the year payment might need to be adjusted equitably between the occupied offices of the building. Each suite will pay in advance WATER £4 PER MONTH.
WASTE-WATER CHARGE is based upon water usage.  At the end of the year payment is adjusted equitably between the occupied offices of the building.  Each suite will pay in advance WASTE WATER £9 PER MONTH.
WASTE COLLECTION: £5 per week covers the use of one quarter of the 1100 litre green bins in the lane.
CAR PARKING: Rent includes ONE car parking space reserved for your exclusive use. (£1 per day) If this is not required the rent will be reduced by £1 per day.  No charge is made for visitors’ parking. There is usually space available in Tomtits Lane or on site for use of casual visitors. Additional reserved car spaces are occasionally available. Each additional car space is £7 per week if required. CAR SPACES PLAN HERE
ELECTRICITY:  Meter No 3, housed in the cupboard opposite the toilets on the ground floor, measures exact units consumed.  Electricity is currently billed by e-on and the tenant will pay 13.3 pence per unit for The Rookery.  Additionally, each tenant will pay the agreed daily standing charge of 27 pence per day.  Billing by the landlord will be end of March, June, September and December.
HOT WATER & RADIATORS: The GAS central heating boiler supplies ROOKERY SUITE 3 and SUITE 4. This gas boiler is serviced yearly; and is sited upstairs in the kitchen of ROOKERY SUITE 4.  All service and usage costs are divided between both suites. Each suite has a individual meter to indicate radiator heat used by each unit. This is the basis for the division of the costs. This meter is sited inside Rookery 3, high in the alcove to the right of the entrance (marked on the plan).
FLOORING: Recently fitted dark grey loop-pile carpet tiles. Spare tiles stored in the loft space.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: is available for this building. SEE HERE and HERE
DEPOSIT: A deposit of £1800 is returned if at the end of any agreement the premises are returned in the same decorative condition they were in at the start of the term.  If the tenant ends the tenancy before the end of the one year lease a deduction of £200 will be made to cover costs associated with the drawing up of the lease.
SIGNAGE: A charge of £60 inc VAT is made to cover cost of providing attractive engraved signs for entrance doors (2), the car park and the lane.
INSURANCE: AVIVA provide property insurance as one policy on the whole of Highgate Works.  The premium is £719.32 per annum for the whole of The Rookery. This is divided up according to floor area ROOKERY STUDIO: 15% of the cover; ROOKERY ONE: 11% of the cover; SUITE 2: 22% of the cover  SUITE 3: 23% of the cover and  SUITE 4: 29%.  So SUITE 3 is charged £165.44 per annum (£13.79 pcm).  External repairs; pathway and road maintenance; gutters and leaf clearance; all the responsibility of the landlord.  The tenant is responsible for all interior decoration.  The office will be newly decorated and a deposit will be retained to ensure that the premises are returned in the same decorative order they were in at the start of the tenancy.
REFERENCES:  Two business references (and previous landlord where applicable) will be required before agreement.
PETS: No dogs or pets are allowed at Highgate Works out of consideration for the welfare of all who have business here.
SECURITY GATES: The Tomtits Lane heavy electronic security gate opens at 7am and closes at 8pm each day.


PAYMENT BY STANDING ORDER
An example: If the tenancy starts on January 1st.  The initial payment (ONE months' rent in advance) will cover rent up to the end of January.  First payment by standing order on February 1st will pay rent for the month of February.
It follows, that if one months' notice to end the tenancy is given part way through any month, there will be still to pay that part of the final month that matches the rental days in the current month that have just passed.  In other words if you wish a tenancy to end on August 15th; and you give notice on July 15th, the rent for 1st to 15th August is to be paid either separately or by the standing order that should be paid on 1st August which pays for the whole of August.  In this case any overpayment of rent will be refunded at the end of the term.

 

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