The art deco offices at Preston Docks are up for sale

Posted on - 20th March, 2017 - 6:49am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Preston News, Redevelopment, Riversway
The art deco clock tower at the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall
The art deco clock tower at the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall

The big art deco style offices, located at the entrance to Preston’s Riversway Docklands, have been put on the market in the hope of being either sold or rented.


The formerĀ Docks House, at 90 Watery Lane, hasĀ beenĀ occupied by a digital advertising company, The Community Network, since 2014 however the company has recently taken a new direction.

Duxburys Commercial is the building surveying firm that is marketing the purpose built offices.

A spokesperson for Duxburys Commercial said: “Duxburys Commercial are delighted to be instructed to market these purpose built offices of the Art Deco Style.

“This detached HQ building property benefits from a main entrance off Watery Lane with an internal revolving door leading to a grand panelled reception area.”

The offices extend to two floors, however the layout of each floor varies.

The ground floor is largely open plan with a number of cellular offices.

However the first floor has a layout consisting of a range of small offices that could potentially, and easily, be be turned into boardrooms or managerial offices.

Read more:Ā Prestonā€™s response to new Preston North End training complex

The Old Dock House has two staircases and both male and female toilets situated on each floor.

The property also features partial air conditioning along with perimeter trunking for data and power and central heating.

There is also a car park on the site which includes 40 car parking spaces.

Duxburys Commerical has priced the property for sale at Ā£800,000, and also at a rental price of Ā£80,000 per annum.

Do you know the offices at the Old Dock House? What do you think should happen to the building? Let us know in the comments below

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