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Durant Hall, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8XG

This is a multi-purpose city centre space suitable for a variety of uses

With a floor area of approximately 16,275 sq ft split into a number of distinctive sections including two former church halls with ceiling heights in excess of 10m and a very large three bedroom flat

The property is located on the campus of Northumbria University sharing a green / courtyard with The Wynne Jones Building (lecture theatres), Picton Manor (student accommodation, restaurant & offices) and MEA House (office accommodation)

It is centrally located in Newcastle upon Tyne, just off the Central Motorway (A167) with a car park immediately to the rear on Ellison Place for 119 cars

Only a short walk from Northumberland Street, Newcastle’s prime retail pitch as well as Manors and Haymarket Metro stations

The property is Grade II Listed

Our client is seeking JV Partners or may consider an outright sale

Newcastle upon Tyne is the commercial capital of the north east of England and is situated approximately 300 miles to the north of London, 100 miles to the south of Edinburgh and 100 miles to the north of Leeds. The city has good communication links, being situated on the main A1(M) connecting London and Edinburgh and also links with Carlisle and Cumbria to the west via the A69 trunk road. Newcastle Central Railway Station in the city centre, forms part of the east coast main line between Edinburgh and London. Newcastle International Airport is located approximately 7 miles to the north west of the city centre and provides daily flights to most major domestic and European destinations.
In addition to over ground rail connections, Newcastle is the only city in England outside of London to benefit from an
underground rail network. The Metro has 60 stations across the North East connecting Newcastle City Centre to the wider
conurbations including Sunderland, South Shields and Newcastle Airport. The closest Metro stations to Durant Hall are Haymarket (0.4 miles) and Manors (0.4 miles).

SITUATION
Durant Hall is very conveniently located in Newcastle city centre, on the campus of Northumbria University and well  positioned for both the Metro and vehicular access, being located only a short walk from two Metro stations and being very close to the Central Motorway (A167). Immediately to the rear of the property is Ellison Place car park, which has 119 car parking spaces. The property shares a green / courtyard with Picton Manor, comprising restaurant and offices and student accommodation as well as The Wynne Jones Building and The Ellison Building comprising a number of lecture theatres and study areas. The Ellison Building has recently been extended to provide cutting edge laboratories and facilities for 3,500 students reported to have cost Northumbria University £52m (northumbria.ac.uk).

REDEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS
Floor plans for the possible redevelopment of the building are shown on the following page.

OUR VISION
Our client is hoping to work alongside a number of occupiers to redevelop the building for alternative uses. We envisage a multi-purpose space suitable for a variety of occupiers; including flexible office spaces, function suites and conference rooms, break-out areas, coffee shops and restaurants. Alternative uses are encouraged.

PROPOSAL
THE PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE TO LET,
HOWEVER OUR CLIENT MAY CONSIDER A FREEHOLD SALE.
ALL ENQUIRIES ARE ENCOURAGED.

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