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The Ebrington Centre, Glendermott Road, Derry / Londonderry, BT47 6BG

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  • Adaptable space
  • Partially let with an income of £96,649 p.a.
  • Suitable for alternative used subject to the necessary planning permissions
  • Convenient location close to City Centre
  • Comprises c. 20,000 sq ft in total


The subject property represents a large prominent building off the Glendermott Road. The property comprises a 4 storey former shirt factory of traditional solid brick wall construction, which local sources indicate was constructed in 1892 for the Young and Rochester Company. The property remained in use as the Ebrington shirt factory until the late 1960’s when it stopped production. The property as left derelict until c. 2000 when a reported £2M investment project started to provide the current layout and the new Ebrington Centre opened in early 2001. The subject property was extended in 2008 with the new theatre extension comprising separate entrance, box office, exhibition space and café bar completing in late 2009. The latter is a 2 storey block of modern construction with a flat roof and smooth external render finish.<br/><br/>Internally the accommodation is arranged over 4 floors generally and comprises a 372 seat auditorium with flexible seating, a licensed bas known as Rochesters, Creche, yoga studio, boxing club, community facilities along with various other offices and facilities. Finishes include plaster painted walls and ceiling, a mix of floor coverings. The property is served at all 4 levels by staircases and an operational lift making it broadly DDA compliant.<br/><br/>We are advised that a number of tenants are currently under occupational leases and generating a rental of £96,649 per annum. Most of the tenants are currently overholding with the exception of the rooftop leases to telecom mast industry.<br/><br/>The property is set within a site of c. 1.27 acres and benefits from c. 100 car parking spaces. The Gateway Studio is also located within the site and comprises a split level 2 storey building with basement storage and ground floor conference room. This building was built within the last 15-17 years or so.<br/><br/>The subject property is:<br/><br/>•zoned as Mixed Use within the Commercial Core of Derry City as designated within the Derry Area Plan 2011.<br/>•not listed or located within a Conservation Area
Derry officially Londonderry is the second largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth largest in Ireland. The residential population of the city was 107,877 (2011 Census) and a cross border catchment of 400,000 (Derry City Council 2014). <br/><br/>Derry is approximately 70 miles North West of Belfast via the M2/A6 and 21 miles East of Letterkenny in the Republic of Ireland via the N13. The City has very good road and rail links and benefits from its own deep seaport “Foyle Port” and own airport “Derry City Airport” at Eglinton with direct connections to the UK, ROI and Europe.<br/><br/>Derry City is the most youthful city in Ireland with 43% of its residents under 30 years of age and 65 % of working age. The Magee Campus of the University of Ulster is also located within the heart of the Cityside. <br/> <br/>In the last 15 years there has been a major drive to increase inward investment in the City, more recently concentrating on digital industries. The City Centre has two main shopping centres; the Foyleside Shopping Centre which has 45 stores and 1430 parking spaces and the Richmond Centre which has 39 retail units. The Quayside Shopping Centre also serves the Cityside and there is also Lisnagelvin Shopping Centre in the Waterside. <br/><br/>The subject property is located just off the Glendermott Road in the Waterside Area of the City. The area is well connected with rail and bus connections nearby. The Glendermott Road forms part of the A6 road network to Belfast and is convenient to the main A2 road network to Donegal and Coleraine and the main A6 road network to Omagh and Dublin. <br/><br/>The local area is of mixed use to include a variety of commercial and residential users.
Ground floor<br/><br/>Foyer (not measured)<br/><br/>Play area - 2,119 sq ft<br/>Parent & baby room - 704 sq ft<br/>Office - 244 sq ft<br/>Office - 244 sq ft<br/>Staff room- 299 sq ft<br/>Store - 157 sq ft<br/>Store - 33 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>Bar area - 2,766 sq ft<br/>Beer store - 131 sq ft<br/>Kitchen - 63 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>Auditorium (372 seat) - 4,853 sq ft<br/>Foyer - 626 sq ft<br/>Store - 216 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>First floor<br/><br/>Yoga studio 1,704 sq ft<br/>Changing room 404 sq ft<br/>Changing room 279 sq ft<br/>Tea room 289 sq ft<br/>Store 97 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>Office 517 sq ft<br/>3 Offices - 938 sq ft<br/>Office - 443 sq ft<br/>Studio - 962 sq ft<br/>Office - 169 sq ft<br/>Lobby - 340 sq ft<br/>Tea room - 217 sq ft<br/>Store - 80 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>Level 1A<br/><br/>Offices - 517 sq ft<br/><br/>Second floor<br/><br/>Boxing area - 2,506 sq ft<br/>Offices - 545 sq ft<br/>Tea room - 205 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>Third floor<br/>Office - 590 sq ft<br/>Office - 69 sq ft<br/>Parents room - 408 sq ft<br/>Office - 423 sq ft<br/>Office - 412 sq ft<br/>Office - 576 sq ft<br/>Tea room - 218 sq ft<br/>WC facilities<br/><br/>Gateway Studio<br/><br/>Ground and first floor (not measured)
All prices and outgoings quoted are exclusive to but may be liable to VAT.
We understand the property is held by way of a long leasehold interest with a nominal ground rent.
Viewing is strictly by appointment only with the selling agents.
Dan Henry/Peter Wilson – 028 7034 3677 –

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