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Recycling Centre, Rock Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5HW.

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Recycling Centre, Rock Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5HW.


Ketley is a busy suburb of Telford, which is located just off the former A5 between Wellington and Oakengates. It enjoys excellent road links to Telford Town Centre and all parts of the West Midlands via Junction 6 of the M54 motorway close by.

The property is situated in a predominantly commercial/industrial area backing onto the M54 motorway and opposite the Wellings plant yard. It is also in close proximity of an established residential area.


The property was purpose built as a waste transfer station in 2001 and includes a recycling centre, modern two-storey office block, gatehouse and 50-tonne weighbridge. There is also a workshop, secure yard and car parking on a total site area of 2.75 acres.

The recycling centre is a substantial detached building of steel portal frame construction under a pitched steel roof, with roller shutter access and an eaves height of circa 13 metres. It benefits from a free-standing Valley Max Trommel screen with hopper conveyor, picking station with stockpiling bays and additional conveyors, and a complete dust suppression system.

The office block is located upon entry to the site, being a detached, L-shaped building of steel framed construction under a slightly bowed roof. It provides reception area, meeting room, office, kitchenette and WC facilities on the ground floor, with open plan office on first floor.

To the rear is the detached workshop, being of steel portal frame construction with insulated steel cladding beneath a pitched roof. It benefits from roller shutter access and an eaves height of 7 metres.

Externally, the recycling centre benefits from a substantial concrete yard with additional stoned, turfed and paved areas. There is a car park for 24 vehicles to front of office block, including 2 disabled, and a works car park to the rear providing 18 spaces.

To the rear of the site is an area of fenced open storage land extending to circa 4 acres, which is bounded by timber fencing.

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Recycling Centre, Rock Road

Detailed Specification

  • Size

    26,700 sq ft
  • Price/ Rent

    Rent upon application.
  • Accommodation

    Recycling Centre18,500 sq ft1,718 sq m
    Office Block3,681 sq ft324 sq m
    Workshop4,025 sq ft374 sq m
    Gatehouse3,452 sq ft42 sq m
    Net Internal Area26,700 sq ft2,480 sq m
  • Services

    We understand that all mains services are available or connected to the property. It should be noted that we have not tested these services and interested parties should make their own enquiries.
  • Planning

    The property has planning consent for a Sui Generis use within the Town & Country Planning Act 1987 (Use Class Order 2005). It currently allows for 72,000 tonnes of waste per annum, however permission has recently been obtained to vary the existing use to 72,000 tones of incinerator bottom ash (IBA). NB This is on the basis of either or, and not both. The property also benefits from a Waste Management Licence (Permit Ref EPR/PB3632RM/T001)
  • Tenure

    Leasehold: The property is available to lease on terms to be agreed. It can be taken as a whole, including the open storage land to the rear, or the recycling centre and premises can be taken on its' own.
  • Local Authority

    Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4NT - Tel: 01952 380000.
  • Rateable Value

    According to the Valuation Office Agency website the rateable value of the property in the 2017 rating list is £95,500.
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    The recycling centre and workshop have an Energy Rating of F(145) and the office block has an Energy Rating of E(101).
  • VAT

    All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT, which may be payable at the prevailing rate.
  • Legal Costs

    Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with this matter.
  • Viewing

    Strictly by prior appointment with the Agent's Telford office:
  • Additional Viewing Information

    Contact: Alex Smith MRICS
    Direct Line: 01952 521007
    Mobile: 07795 275 113
    Ref: AGS/3136

Andrew Dixon & Company. for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice: (1) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessors, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (2) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not reply on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (3) No employee of Andrew Dixon & Company. has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

As far as possible, these particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property. Unless otherwise stated, no enquiries have been made of statutory authorities nor tests made of electricity, plumbing or other services installed in the property. No warranties or certificates of building work, leases/title documents have been inspected. Such information as is given in these particulars is based on a purely visual inspection only and information supplied to us by the vendor/lessor. Interested parties must take their own measurements in order to satisfy themselves that the premises are suitable for their own requirements. Our measurements are approximate in order to give an indication of size only. Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these particulars, we would be grateful if you could inform us of any errors or misleading descriptions found in order that we may correct them in our records.