Asset Type: Office
Westbury House, 701-705 Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DA
Solihull is located to the south east of Birmingham and is an affluent town with a Borough population of over 200,000. Birmingham city centre is 9 miles to the north west while Coventry is 13 miles to the east.
The town is situated to the west of the M42 with Junctions 4&5 both within two miles. The M42 links to the M6 to the north and M40 just to the south of the town. The town is served by a mainline railway station linking to Birmingham Snowhill and London Marylebone.
The subject property fronts onto Warwick Road (A41) the main arterial road through the town, linking out to the M42 and westwards into Birmingham. The property lies on the edge of the town’s main retail centre and overlooks the back of Mell Square Shopping Centre. Touchwood Shopping Centre and John Lewis are within 250m of the property.
There are two main locations for offices in Solihull town centre, most of the larger office buildings are located on Homer Road, on the west side of the town centre behind Touchwood Shopping Centre, the remainder are generally located along Station Road and Warwick Road. Blenheim and Chadwick House are located directly behind the subject property and The Courtyard and Warwick House are both nearby on Warwick Road.
The office building has a Georgian frontage onto Warwick Road and a modern rear extension dating from the late 1980’s. The property extends over three floors and has brick elevations, part rendered on the front and a pitched tiled roof. The rear extension has a mansard style roof. The windows are timber framed Georgian style, those windows fronting Warwick Road have secondary glazing.
Access into the office is from the Warwick Road frontage with a small central entrance lobby and central staircase serving all floors. The front part of the building is generally small cellular rooms with the rear part providing open plan office accommodation.
The offices generally have solid floors, suspended ceilings and a mix of lighting including modular LG3. There are air conditioning cassettes in the ceilings for heating and cooling. The offices have perimeter trunking.
There is a small rear car park accessed from Warwick Road via an archway. There is parking for 7 vehicles.
Lyons Davidson are to share occupation of the building with group company Physio World. They are in the process of occupying the second floor. We have been told by the company that the building forms part of the business’s long term strategy and is their Midlands base.