First Floor Offices, The Old Prison, Northleach, Gloucestershire, GL54

Guide price

To let on the kind instructions of Friends of the Cotswolds

First floor offices within The Old Prison

Important landmark Grade II* Listed building with attractive business accommodation, and ample parking


Today, the building is an important Grade II* Listed building of special historical and architectural interest and prominent landmark

It was successfully purchased by Friends of The Cotswolds in 2013, a charitable organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing the environment, heritage and culture of the Cotswolds

The Old Prison provides an important tourist destination

The courtroom and original cells can be explored, there is a well-known Old Prison café restaurant, and the building also houses an important and extensive collection of agricultural machinery

It is an important centre for the teaching of past Cotswold life


Friends of the Cotswolds seek interest from organisations, charities, companies, individuals and concerns, interested in basing themselves in this important building, and able to demonstrate a like-minded ethos in promoting and enhancing life in the Cotswold region

There is no fixed remit and interest from users providing educational/teaching, training, study, leisure, retailing, hospitality and office uses will all be considered

Companies or public organisations providing farming, environmental, architectural, gardening, landscaping, interior design, legal, accountancy, surveying and other professional services will be welcomed

Organisations involved in the environment and historic life of the area will be particularly encouraged

Additional hospitality uses will be considered


Part of the Old Prison accommodation is presently surplus to the Friends' needs and comprises the upper floor of the Old Prison

Part of the prison has modern glazed extensions to either side of the Old Prison, one occupied by the cafe restaurant with adjoining kitchens, the other used for meeting, conference, exhibition and learning purposes

Shared conference and hospitality areas available by prior arrangement:

Attractive self-contained and shared accommodation

Characterful period business space

Ample free parking (some allocated spaces possible)


Full heating and lighting

Shared conference facilities

Wifi & broadband connection points

Access to adjoining restaurant


The Old Prison (first floor) – 110 sq m / 1,184 sq ft

Comprising three rooms on the first floor, with shared main door entry to the Courtroom

Room 1 – 54 sq m / 584 sq ft

Room 2 – 17 sq m / 181 sq ft

Room 3 – 24 sq m / 260 sq ft

Note – A separate Cellar of 70 sq m / 754 sq ft is also potentially available if any parties are specifically interested, and separate terms can be quoted


A tenant is sought on a new, internal repairing lease with flexible terms

A lease of 9-10 years and shorter 5-year term (and upward)

Rent reviews will be incorporated at 3 or 5-year intervals

Where a lease is agreed with newly founded companies, appropriate sureties/guarantors may be required.


The Old Prison - £9,950 + VAT per annum

A short rent-free period may be considered to enable the incoming tenant to carry out any improvement works (subject to the Landlord's approval)


A reasonable annual service charge will be levied to cover shared internal repairing and maintenance costs, together with any general estate services and outgoings


Tenants are responsible for any separately assessed business rates


The historic wool town of Northleach is situated in the valley of the River Leach, 10 miles northeast of Cirencester and 11 miles southeast of Cheltenham

The town is located close to the crossroads of the Roman A429 Fosse Way and the old A40 coaching route from Gloucester, to Oxford and London, for which it provided an important staging post

The town is centred around the large Church of St. Peter and St. Paul and has an attractive market square surrounded by impressive buildings in the local, mellow Cotswold stone

Larger centres within easy reach are London (85 miles), Oxford (30) and Stow-on-the-Wold (12)

Mainline rail services at Kemble, Moreton-in-Marsh, Kingham, Oxford and Swindon

01608 238077

Hayman-Joyce - Moreton-in-marsh

High Street, Moreton In Marsh, Gloucestershire

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email

This field is required
Please enter a valid email address