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01223 311800

Cambridge: To Let – University Press House, Shaftesbury Road

Please download property details 201002 CUP details

  • Open plan and individual offices
  • High specification
  • Recently refurbished and fitted
  • New kitchen
  • Comfort Cooling
  • Max 8 car spaces + visitor parking
  • Second floor with refurbished lift and iconic staircase
  • Friendly reception desk at GF
  • Convenient location close to Cambridge Railway Station


Shaftesbury Road is located a few minutes’ walk from Hills Road, part of Cambridge’s business district and a short walk from Cambridge Railway Station and the City Centre.

Cambridge Station provides mainline access to London Kings Cross (48 Minutes) and Liverpool Street (1 hour and 15 mins).

Cambridge is located approximately 50 minutes north of London with access to M11, A14 and A10 routes.  The M11 provides access to Stansted airport and the A14 links to the M1 and M6 motorways.


University Press House is located to the south west of the railway station and is adjacent to the new Cambridge Assessment Campus

The available space is on the second floor where accommodation is split into two wings.  There are WCs and new kitchen facilities.


The property has been measured on a Net Internal basis.  All figures quoted are for guidance only

Whole Floor                          6,400 sf (c 595 m2)

South Wing                           3,962 sf (c 368 m2)

North Wing                           2,438 sf (c 227 m2)


Whole Floor                          £180,220 pa +vat

South Wing                           £109,000 pa +vat

North Wing                           £71,220 pa +vat


Three year lease to 9 September 2023, with the ability to remain thereafter for another 5 years. Assignment of the whole or sublet of the South Wing or North Wing.


For the whole 6,400 sf the cost of business rates is £32,000 pa, as is the service charge £32,000 pa, a total charge of £64,000 pa. For subletting the South Wing this will be apportioned at circa £39,600 pa; for the North Wing circa £24,400. Both figures are plus vat. These costs are paid to CUP, not the City Council as CUP has the whole building.


Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.


The property is rated band D; full EPC can be provided.


Please contact Andrew Noyes on 01223 311800; 07768 473434; or joint agent Ben Green at Eddisons on 01223 448791; 07825 309599

South Wing Break Out Area