Former Hertz, Industrial Road, Hertburn Industrial Estate, Washington, NE37 2SA

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The property is situated in a highly prominent position at the Hertburn industrial Estate on the western side of Industrial Road.  This is an established commercial area, close to the junction with the A1231 (Sunderland Highway), which gives access to the A1(M) to the west and Washington the A19 to the east.

Nearby occupiers include KwikFit Washington, National Tyres and Autocare, Go North East, Halfords Autocentre, DMG Control Systems, NTRS, ADC and Wearside Rewinds and Services.


The property comprises a highly prominent industrial unit of steel portal frame construction, with two storey offices and a fenced 1.5 acre hard-surfaced yard.

The offices are finished to a good specification, having recently been refurbished, generally comprising carpet covered floors, suspended ceilings, LED lighting and having a central heating system and uPVC double glazed windows.

There are currently 5EV charging points on site, a large double height wash bay and fuel tank.  The workshop has integral roof-lights and six goods entrances in total.

The property also benefits from a tarmac surfaced parking area to the front.

  • Car parking
  • Prominent position close to the junction with A1231 (Sunderland Highway) and A195 (Northumberland Way)
  • Hard-surfaced
  • fenced yard
  • 6 goods entrances to workshop
  • Double height wash bay
  • Fuel tank

The site is available to let on a new lease for a term of years to be agreed on full repairing and insuring terms.  South Tyne Drilling are sub-tenant and currently occupy the first floor offices and a rear section of the site at a combined rent and service charge of £30,000pa plus VAT.  They have indicated that they would like to remain in occupation if possible.

The site will be available from September 2023 at £75,000 per annum, exclusive of business rates and all other outgoings.

We are informed that the Rateable Value is:

Rateable Value (2023 List):                £37,500

Rates Payable 2023/24:                     £18,712.50

Rateable Value (2023 List):                £13,250

Rates Payable 2023/24:                     £2,754.90*

* to qualifying small businesses