Surge for space at Taunton’s Victoria House sees an additional 4,000 sq. ft. of new offices available

Over the last 12 months, almost 14,000 sq. ft. of office space in the heart of Taunton has been let to 16 different tenants in Victoria House and the adjoining Viney Court.

The space, ranging from offices of 140 sq. ft to suites of up to 2,400 sq. ft., has been taken by a range of businesses in Victoria House, including Wardell Armstrong, an engineering, environmental and mining consultancy who operate internationally, and family-run home care specialist, Butterfields.

Activity in the adjacent Viney Court has also been strong, with leading website and e-commerce specialist, Evosite, taking a suite of over 2,000 sq. ft., while existing occupier, Digital-i, has expanded in to new larger offices.

James Holyday, Director at Summerfield, was pleased to announce the new space available: “As a result of a successful marketing campaign for Victoria House and an improving commercial property market, we were reaching great occupancy levels at the start of this year. I’m now delighted to confirm we have recently refurbished an additional 4,000 sq. ft. of office space, which is now available to either a single occupier or can be divided into smaller office suites to accommodate businesses’ exact requirements.”

Victoria House was originally constructed in 1962 and has now been managed by Summerfield as an office centre for close to twenty years. In 2012, the company invested in excess of £1 million into transforming the building, with work including the creation of a new entrance, the replacement of all of the windows and the installation of photovoltaic cells on the roof, designed to generate power in order to offset the carbon footprint of the building.

James Shakespeare, CEO of Evosite, re-located his 25-strong team to Viney Court in 2013 and said: “I am absolutely delighted with our new office and it really is the most amazing creative space for the Evosite team to work from. I highly recommend other businesses looking for office space in the Taunton area, to seriously consider Victoria House and join us, and the many other successful businesses, based in this vibrant and growing community.”

Located in the centre of Taunton, Victoria House provides an ideal base for new and growing companies to work in a successful and dynamic working environment. Competitively priced office space, ranging in size from 100 sq. ft. up to 4,000 sq. ft., is now available to rent from specialist property adviser Hatfield White, also based in Victoria House. The building offers both fledging businesses and larger organisations a range of benefits and facilities, including on-site parking, access to meeting rooms and secretarial services.