Sherborne Station

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Sherborne Station is located on the West of England Main Line linking London Waterloo to Exeter St David’s. The station is located off Pageant Gardens which is to the south of the town but within a 400 metre walk of the centre. Passenger figures from the Office of the Rail Regulator state that Sherborne Station had in just in excess of 155,000 entries and exits in 2022/23.

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Ian Chalmers
Ian Chalmers
Eva Puchowska
Eva Puchowska
07395 883 599


The property is predominantly situated within the former station house but with part of the premises forming a later addition to the original structure.


The premises have traded as a taxi order office but could be used for alternative uses, subject to planning. The station house is over 3 floors with the following approximate floor areas, measured on a net internal basis:

Ground Floor Yard 22.74 sq m 245 sq ft
Kitchen 6.09 sq m 66 sq ft
Ground Floor Offices 40.96 sq m 441 sq ft
First Floor Offices 29.62 sq m 319 sq ft
Second Floor Offices 29.78 sq m 321 sq ft

The premises are being offered by way of a new 6-year tri-partite lease from 18th August 2024. The lease will be contracted out of the security of tenure and provisions of the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act. Standard Railway Lease Terms will apply. The lease will not permit assignment or sub-letting.
If the tenant requires a longer lease then subject to Network Rail Infrastructure Limited, a longer term may be available. The incoming tenant will be expected to pay the landlord and if a longer lease is required, the superior landlords costs associated with the grant of this lease.


The landlord is interested in receiving expressions of interest from potential end users. Interested parties should send information on their organisation along with a brief outline of their businesst and he products they sell. In order for a letting to proceed, the landlord will need to approve the proposed tenant’s references as part of the letting process. Amey TPT makes a non-refundable reference charge of £75 plus VAT.


The tenant will be responsible for all utilities. Should the landlord permit use of the station bins then the tenant will pay towards the costs of refuse collection.

Building Insurance is currently £410.00 per annum plus vat.

There is currently no service charge for the premises but the landlord reserves the right to introduce any service charge in the future.

Shopfit works will need to be undertaken by professional qualified contractors. The incoming tenant will be required to provide detailed annotated shop fit plans and signage proposals demonstrating a high quality shopfit. The works and signage will require the Landlord's consent and technical consent of the Superior Landlord, Network Rail Infrastructure Limited. Interested parties should contact the local authority for further information regarding listed building consents to works to the premises.

The payment of business rates will be the responsibility of the tenant. The Valuation Office Agency advise that the premises are Local authority Dorset (West Dorset) reference 160348090191. The rates liability for the property is as follows: -
Rateable Value: £2,500.00
Based on the current multiplier of 0.512 for 2021/22 Rates Payable 23/24 rate year: £1,280.00. An incoming tenant may benefit from Small Business Rates Relief. Interested parties are to make their own enquiries in this regard.

The premises are rated D.

For further details relating to this property please contact us:

Ian Chalmers – Account Manager
Tel: 020 7921 2935

Eva Puchowska – Portfolio Surveyor
Tel: 07395 883 599

Ian Chalmers


Ian Chalmers

Associate Director

Joining TPT in 2008, Ian is the principal lead on the South Western Railway contract.   Ian has worked on the South Western area from 2008 to present day and has also been the client lead for the East Midlands Trains account when franchised to Stagecoach.  Ian managed the Greater Western Railway contract before passing the latter to colleagues.  Ian is responsible for all third party lettings, licences, property management and Landlord and Tenant matters for South Western Railway tenants and has over 24 years experience as a Chartered Surveyor.   Ian’s role involves conception of development proposals, development appraisals and working with the client on a range of commercial retail projects taking schemes from inception through to completion. 

Prior to joining TPT now AmeyTPT, Ian worked at Jones Lang LaSalle as an Asset Manager within the Shopping Centre and prior to that at CB Hillier Parker as a member of the team managing, leasing and undertaking Landlord & Tenant advisory work for Major Stations.  


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