For Sale

Units 1-6 Canute House, Durham Wharf Drive, Brentford, TW8 8HP

FOR SALE - 3 Storey Office – Suitable for Owner Occupiers or Residential Development / Conversion Potential (STPP*) - Non-article 4 Location

5,946 sq ft | £2,150,000


Canute House comprises a high-quality waterside development of primarily residential accommodation, with a Holiday Inn hotel, and other adjoining ground floor offices.

This property comprises ground, first and second floor self-contained L-shaped accommodation, enjoying fine views over the River Brent/ Grand Union Canal.

Units 1 and 2 are constructed over the ground floor with separate entrances however, have access to a shared communal entrance with WCs and lift, subsequently leading up to the first and second floor offices of 3-6 Canute House.  The property has 7 allocated car parking spaces which are found in the estate car park to the front of the property.

Internally, the offices have been fitted out to provide a mix of open plan space, meeting rooms, storage and server rooms, kitchen together with separate male and female WCs.

Externally, the property sits within a landscaped and well-maintained waterside development.


The property is available on the basis of existing 999 year long leasehold from 19th March 1999.

Unit 2 is to be sold with vacant possession and Unit 1 and 3-6 will be subject to the current leases.

Unit 1 is currently let to ISB Global Limited expiring in November 2027 at a rent of £21,430 pax, held outside the security of tenure provision of the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act, with a mutual rolling break clause.

Unit 3-6 is currently let to Deliver Plus Limited until 14th July 2023 at a passing rental of £62,912 pax, held outside the security of tenure provision of the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act.

Guide Price

Guide Price: £2,150,000 (Two Million One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds).

Development Potential

We understand that the property is not in an area designated by the local authority with Article 4 exemption. This means that subject to compliance with statutory requirements, in principal the offices could be converted to residential without the need for full planning permission, under Prior Approval procedures.

Applicants seeking residential development or a change of use for the property would need to seek approval from the freeholder and are invited to provide details of their proposals to establish whether freeholder consent would be granted.

Please note that offers are invited on an unconditional basis only.


Unit 1 Size (sq m) Size (sq ft)
Ground Floor: 102.1 sq m 1,099 sq ft
Limited Use Area: 3.62 sq m 39 sq ft
TOTAL: 105.7 sq m 1,138 sq ft
Unit 2 Size (sq m) Size (sq ft)
Ground Floor: 109.1 sq m 1,174 sq ft
Limited Use Area: 3.58 sq m 38 sq ft
TOTAL: 112.7 sq m 1,213 sq ft
Units 3 - 6 Size (sq m) Size (sq ft)
First Floor: 166.1 sq m 1,788 sq ft
Second Floor: 167.9 sq m 1,807 sq ft
TOTAL: 333.4 sq m 3,595 sq ft


5,946 sq. ft.


£2,150,000 + VAT

Service Charge

Further details available from the agents


7 car parking spaces allocated

EPC Rating

Further details available from the agents

Business Rates Payable

Please see brochure attached for further details


The property comprises a 1980’s constructed office development, fronting the Durham Wharf Drive, located off Commerce Road in Brentford backing onto the Holiday Inn Hotel.

Brentford is located approximately 8 miles west of Central London. As a location, it offers good road communications via the Great West Road (A4), South Circular Road (A205) and North Circular Road (A406) which provide easy access to the national motorway network (M4, M3, M25 and M40). Heathrow Airport is approximately 8 miles distance.

The nearby south side of High Street is being redeveloped by Ballymore to provide a new town centre, from which a number of bus routes to Chiswick, Ealing and Richmond. Brentford train station is within walking distance which provides a fast, regular service to Central London.


  • Suspended ceilings with a mixture of LED and CAT II lighting
  • Air-conditioning via cassette units (not tested)
  • Passenger lift serving ground, first and second floors
  • 3 compartment underfloor trunking
  • 7 allocated car parking spaces
  • Riverside views
  • Good communications & transport accessibility
  • Separate male and female WCs



Virtual Tour


Jonty Torr - Vokins Chartered Surveyors

Jonty Torr

Graduate Surveyor

0208 400 8898

Luke Storey

Head of Agency

020 8400 8876

John Vokins


020 8400 8895