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Granite House a firm foundation for growth

03 October 2017

High quality offices at Watermead Business Park near Syston offer a firm foundation for expanding or relocating companies.

Granite House is available for lease, located on this prestigious north Leicester Business Park, providing ideal premises for company headquarters. The two-storey building is available on a new lease as a whole, or floor-by-floor splits will be considered.

Prominently located next to the landmark Bentley car showroom and overlooking the main A607 linking directly to the A46, Granite House is an impressive, detached modern premises comprising c 48,500sq ft of space. The building is 15 minutes’ drive from Leicester city centre and 25 minutes from Nottingham.

With a contemporary gabled and glass-fronted façade, Granite House was constructed in 2003 to a rectangular design, with offices set around a central open courtyard, providing an ideal breakout area, fully landscaped and with a feature fishpond and fountain. There is also extensive parking, with 352 spaces.  

Inside, flexible open plan wings span both floors, accessed from the central front reception area by two passenger lifts and stairs. Office space is designed to a high specification, with air conditioning, raised floors and suspended ceilings, with LED lighting throughout.  

Watermead Business Park was developed by Raynsway Properties to create an impressive, north Leicester commercial gateway, offering top quality premises on one side of the A46 and Watermead Country Park with the River Soar and Grand Union Canal on the other.

Today it is home to major brand names, including Lamborghini, Dunelm, Flogas, Hanson and Interserve. All have chosen to establish a regional or headquarter presence here drawn by the strategic position and high quality of the park. Thurmaston Retail Park is also on the doorstep, housing many high street names and giving employees plenty of choice for lunchtime shopping.

Jane Taylor, for Andrew + Ashwell, said: “Watermead Business Park has been extremely successful in attracting inward investment in Leicestershire and Granite House offers enormous scope for business relocations and expansion.

“This high quality building offers an excellent opportunity for a company looking to create flagship headquarters, with all the advantages of convenience for travel throughout the East Midlands and excellent parking for visitors and employees.”