TO LET – 2 Commerical Starter Units at Oak Court, Crystal Drive, Smethwick, B66 1QG


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Location – What3Words: –

Easy access to Junctions 1 and 2 of the M5, both within c. 2 miles, providing easy access to the Midlands and national motorway network.6 miles northwest of Birmingham city centre, 1.5 miles south-west of West Bromwich and 10 miles south-east of Wolverhampton.


Oak Court was constructed in the late 1980’s and provide self-contained light manufacturing/ warehouse units around a private courtyard. On site car parking is available.

Situation Oak Court lies to the rear of the popular, Sandwell Business Park, Oldbury.

Sandwell Business Park, is accessed both off –

  1. the A457 main Oldbury Rd. Dual Carriageway, 1 mile from Oldbury Town centre &
  2. the A4031, Spon Lane South.

Sandwell Business Park is next to the M5 motorway and is highly visible when travelling in either the north or south direction.

The location has attracted major occupiers including LINAK, APIC UK Limited, Sandwell Council, Hill Hire Plc, DHL, Plumb Centre, DPD (UK), AHA Pharmaceuticals, STAX, James Lister and Sons and Dreams.


Outside – To the front of both the available units is a hardstanding compound/parking area

Exclusively designated forecourt tarmacked / concreted hardstanding for parking, deliveries etc. 

Unit 7 (red edging on above Block Plan)

Total floor area approximately 1,958 Sq. Ft. (182 Sq. M.)

Gas fired Powrtrol (Powrmatic) building heater.

Unit 8 (red edging on above Block Plan)

Total floor area approximately 2,023 Sq. Ft. 188 Sq. M.)

Gas fired Combat space building heater.

Commercial Units  

The terraced units are of steel framed construction with brick/blockwork walls.

The front elevations are clad in part with profiled sheeting metal. The units are surmounted by a mono pitched, insulated profiled sheeted roof. Maximum height – 4.4m. (14”6″) approx. Minimum height – 2.8 m (9”3′) approx.

Access to both units is via steel roller shutter doors to the front elevations.

The roller shutters over the two front Pedestrian Doors are electrically operated with remote controls.

Internally, the ancillary space is sub-divided at the rear by partitioned walls to provide various working areas including an office, a kitchen and small store. Separate male / female toilets are also included.

Offices have wall mounted electric convector heaters.

Both units benefit from an intruder alarm and several security measures eg steel security bars are Fitted to all apertures and also included to the ceilings of the internal rooms.

Anti break-in steel plates fixed to the rear brick elevation along both the fire escape route, and the gable wall of unit 8 (which is end terraced)

The rear of the buildings is accessed either from the rear Fire escape Doors or the alley to the side of Unit 8.

Planning Policy & Use – Light Industrial (previously B1 Use Class) & B8 Storage & Distribution & associate uses. We recommend that any seriously interested parties make own enquires and proposed use is verified with the Local Authority, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC.)

Vacant Possession – immediately available. 


We are advised that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity (including Three Phase) connected or available.

Each unit has an eaves mounted gas fired blower unit in the main workshop space.

Please note, the Vendors/Agents have not tested the services/heating systems.


Immediate Landlord owns Freehold interest eg. Title No’s MM130995.

Each unit available on new leases for a term to be agreed.


Unit 7   Energy Rating C – 73/C valid until 5/7/2032 (previously 73/C on EPC valid until 5/7/2032)

Unit 8   Energy Rating D – 88/D valid until 1/10/2026 until: 1 October 2026

Business Rates – effective 1st April 2023

Unit 7 – £9,000

Unit 8 – £9,100

Both units will qualify separately for 100% Small Business Rates Relief (SBBR)

Subject to status of occupying business

Rental Price

Please contact agents office for rental details of individual units. 


Unit 7 Not Applicable

Unit 8 Applicable

Security / Money Laundering

The Vendor’s will require proof of identity/ funding before any offer is formally accepted, to carry out Anti-Money Laundering checks, as required, in accordance with current legislation.

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own professional costs incurred during this transaction, with a contribution of £500 + Vat towards the legal costs of drafting documentation.

Securing any consents from the separate freehold owner of the common parts of the Estate may involve extra fees recoverable from the Occupiers.


By appointment only Interested parties should be advised that “Block” viewings are likely to undertaken. Contact the agents for full details.


Address: Units 7 & 8 Oak Court, Crystal Drive, Smethwick
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Postal code / ZIP: B66 1QG
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  • Property ID 0323/014
  • Price Price on call

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Lesley Bunting

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0121 369 9047
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