Unique Listed B1 Studio Building to Let, Kensington, W8

Suitable for a variety of uses (subject to necessary consents)

Hornton Studios, 8 Hornton Place, Kensington, W8

Let - August 2015
>Unique Listed B1 Studio Building to Let, Hornton Studios, 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. View property map.

Description & Accommodation

Hornton Studios is a listed Victorian building designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Set behind a private courtyard entrance it comprises on the ground floor: a reception area; kitchen; two double height halls of ecclesiastical appearance; and a meeting room. Above there are three private mezzanine offices within the envelope of the pitched roofs - floorplans are available on request.


The property has been used for many years as firstly photographic studios, and then recording studios. It is considered suitable for variety of uses, however any proposed change of use must allow for a return to the existing B1 use.


Kitchen | Air conditioning | WC | Courtyard garden | Off site parking may be available


£75,000 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.

Energy Performance Certificate

An EPC has been commissioned - copy available on request.

Business Rates

The local authority has verbally informed us that the rateable value for the premises is £28,250 and the rates payable for the current year ending 31/03/16 are £13,927. Interested parties should make their own enquiries and confirm: - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea business rates department 020 8315 2082.


Will not apply.


Immediate upon completion of legal formalities.


Jeremy Barnard or Alan Bateman
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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