Diss is a busy market town situated in south Norfolk, close to the Suffolk border and with a population of approximately 7,600 people. The town�s railway station is on the Great Eastern mainline connecting with the county town of Norwich to the north and London Liverpool Street to the south, with journey times of 22 minutes and 1 hour 26 minutes respectively. The A140 provides road connections with Norwich, 21 miles to the north. The A14 is within 17.5 miles to the south and provides excellent road communications with Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and the national motorway network.
The property occupies a prominent position on Sawmills Road to the east of the town centre (see location plan on back page). Adjoining occupiers include Desira, John Doe Carpets and Furniture, Glazing Vision, The Giant Pet Store and Diss Car Centre.
The property comprises a steel portal frame building with brick/blockwork and profile sheet cladding to the elevations and roof, incorporating part glazed panelling to the front.
The premises have been fully fitted with suspended ceilings, air conditioning, fluorescent lighting and floor coverings. An entrance foyer leads through to bar area, lounge area, multipurpose function room and pool area with 7 tables. Ancillary accommodation includes beer store, bottle store, cold store, kitchen, office, male/female and disabled WCs and loft storage.
The rear part of the building is again accessed off the entrance foyer and comprises a snooker room accommodating 10 full sized snooker tables.
Externally a surfaced forecourt provides parking for 26 vehicles, including 2 disabled spaces.
The property also benefits from an 18,000 litre rain saver tank and 40kWh PV panels which during 2019 produced approximately £3,750.
The property is shown edged red for identification purposes on the site plan opposite.
The property provides the following approximate floor areas and dimensions:
The property is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage.
We have not tested any of the services and all interested parties should rely upon their own enquiries with the relevant utility providers in connection with the availability and capacity of all those serving the property, including IT and telecommunication links.
Planning consent was granted in June 2007 (Ref: 2007/0315/F) for the development of the property. The current use of the property as a snooker hall is limited to between the hours of 1000 hours and 2400 hours, unless otherwise agreed with the local planning authority.
The premises is assessed as follows:
Club and Premises
Rateable Value: £24,750
Rates Payable (2020/21): £12,350.25 per annum
South Norfolk Council
South Norfolk House
T: 01508 533701
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