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Under Offer: Former Dance Studio (adjacent to school)

Dance Training Centre,, Crawley, RH11 8QJ

Interested in this property? Call our Crawley Office : 01293 40 10 40

The property is located towards the northern end of Ditchling Hill, off Dowland Drive, Southgate, approximately 1.2 miles south of Crawley town centre.

The Dance Studio is situated adjacent to Hilltop Primary School and Ditchling Hill Playground. The building has recently been refurbished throughout and is ideally positioned for a wide range of community and/or leisure activities.

Crawley is a town with a population of around 100,000 and it is situated in the north of West Sussex close to the Surrey border. It has a well established commercial and industrial community including the Manor Royal Industrial Estate, County Oak Retail Park and the County Mall shopping centre. The town enjoys excellent communication links providing easy access to the M23, M25, Gatwick Airport and the main London to Brighton rail link.


  • Considered suitable for a variety of uses (STPC)
  • Ample parking closeby
  • Security shutters & fire/intruder alarm fitted
  • Tender deadline - Noon Friday 20 March 2020

A single storey building of prefabricated construction, previously occupied as a "Dance Studio" situated in adjacent to Hilltop Primary School and playing fields comprising a main area, 2 internal rooms, kitchen and two W.C's.

New lease available by Tender

On the instructions of Crawley Borough Council


Whole Building 1200 sq ft (111.48 m2)


Open to offer by Tender


Available on a new full repairing and insuring lease for a terms to be agreed. This means that the tenant will be responsible for all repairs to the property including the main structure (walls, floors, roof, canopies, balconies etc) and all internal fittings and finishes. The Tenant will also be responsible for the heating system electrical wiring, drains, water supply pipes within the curtilage of the property and all general decorations. The lease is to be contracted outside the security provisions of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 Part II (as amended).

The Tenant will be responsible for the payment of the insurance premium in relation to the property. The Council will invoice the tenant for this amount each year. The Tenant will be responsible for arranging their own third party and public liability insurance and for any additional risks that they may wish to insure against

The Tenant will be responsible for insuring their contents. The lease will be based on the Council's standard commercial lease (subject to appropriate alterations to reflect type of property and agreed terms and conditions).


A deposit equivalent to 6 months rent (plus VAT if applicable) will be required as a standard condition of any letting.


The property is considered suitable for various alternative community uses, subject to all necessary consents.


To be submitted on a TENDER FORM together with a CREDIT SEARCH AGREEMENT, available on request, to be completed and returned to Graves Jenkins to arrive no later than noon on Friday 20 March 2020.

Tender Form & Credit Search Agreement - click here to download


The Tenant will be responsible for the costs of all related utilities and will also have to arrange and pay for refuse disposal.

Whole Building £POA

Business Rates

Rateable Value: £6,900
Rates Payable: £3,443.10 (2020/21)

Qualifying businesses will benefit from small business rate relief reducing the total bill payable to nil. For further information we recommend interested parties contact Crawley Borough Council on Tel: 01293 438000 or to verify this information.


VAT is not payable (TBC)

Legal Fees

Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.

Viewing Arrangements

Via prior appointment through Agents Graves Jenkins


David Bessant MRICS

These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form any part of any contract. You should be aware that the Code of Practice on Commercial Leases in England and Wales strongly recommends you seek professional advice from a qualified surveyor, solicitor or licensed conveyancer before agreeing or signing a business tenancy agreement.