Fitted Nursery School to Let, Kensington, W8

Suitable for other Class E uses

The Studio, 8 Hornton Place, Kensington, London W8

Let - October 2021
>Fitted Nursery School to Let - Suitable for other Class E uses, 2,383 sq ft (221 sq m), The Studio, 8 Hornton Place, Kensington, London W8

Situation & Location

The property is situated at the eastern end of Hornton Place, which lies just to the north of Kensington High Street, off Hornton Street. It thus enjoys immediate proximity to Kensington High St underground (Circle, District Lines) and superb shopping and leisure amenties. Kensington Gardens is nearby.

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Description & Accommodation

Hornton Studios is a listed Victorian building designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Set behind a private courtyard entrance it has previously been used as a nursery school and provides accommodation with the following approximate floor areas:- floorplans are available on request.

Ground Floor
External Courtyard 3.4 m x 5.0 m  
Entrance Area 2.2 m x 4.5 m  
Children’s Toilets    
Classroom 1 7.3 m x 5.8 m  
Classroom 2 5.3 m x 4.6 m  
Staff WC    
Classroom 3 7.1 m x 4.3 m  
Kitchen 2.3 m x 3.2 m  
First Floor    
Classroom 2 Mez 5.1 m x 4.6 m  
Classroom 4 3.3 m x 4.8 m  
Classroom 4 Mez 3.3m x 4.8m  
Teacher’s Room 3.3 m x 4.8 m  


The permitted use of the premises is as a day nursery school within use Class D1 or business office use within Use Class B1 of the Town & Country Planning Use Classes Order 1987. The hours of use are restricted to 7:00 am to 4:30 pm Mondays and 7:00 am to 7.45 pm Tuesdays to Fridays, including bank holidays, 50 weeks of the year.


Kitchen | Part air conditioning | Electric heaters | Courtyard | Access to St Mary Abbotts Garden | Pparking for one small car


£97,500 per annum exclusive, payable quarterly in advance.


A new internal repairing and insuring lease is available for a term of up to five years, to be taken outside the security and tenure and compensation provisions of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.

Legal Costs

Each party to bear their own legal costs in connection with the grant of the lease; incoming tenant to bear both parties professional fees in connection with any Licence to Alter.

Business Rates

The rateable value for the premises is £59,294 and the rates payable for the current year ending 31/03/21 would normally be £30,358 however qualified occupiers will benefit from Covid Relief. Interested parties should make their own enquiries and confirm: - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea business rates department 0207 361 2828.


An EPC has been commissioned – copy available on request.


Will not apply.


Immediate upon completion of legal formalities.


Jeremy Barnard
Tel: 020 7938 3990
Fax: 020 7937 3764

Important Notice: Measurements are approximate and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or mis-statement in these particulars which do not constitute an offer or contract. No representation or warranty is given either during negotiations, in particulars, or elsewhere. Unless otherwise stated all rents and prices are exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

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