28 May 2019/ Inspirations

5 waterside commercial properties in Plymouth

Situated on Devon’s south coast, Plymouth is a port city with a large harbour and a rich maritime heritage. People have settled here since the Bronze Age and it has been a major hub for trade for thousands of years. Today, it is known for its gin and major naval base. Plymouth is currently undergoing a large-scale regeneration project, which is seeing new retail, entertainment and commercial centres take shape across the city.

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4th Floor, Salt Quay House, 6 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth PL4 0HP


Based on Sutton Harbour Marina, this office enjoys views across the sea harbour and is within a short walk of Plymouth Hoe and the buzzing Barbican. Fully equipped and furnished, complete with world-class IT facilities, it has everything you want from a high-quality modern office. You’ll have plenty of flexibility with the many leasing options on offer.


Brewhouse, Royal William Yard, Plymouth, PL1 3QQ


You have plenty of opportunities with this stylish waterfront commercial property. It’s currently a restaurant but has the capacity to be transformed into a bar, leisure site or an office space. A grade I listed building, it has plenty of charm and even benefits from a taxi service across to the Barbican. You’ll spend all day looking across at the boats moored up in the historic harbour.


Unit 18, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3GE


Based in the former navy yard built in the 1820s, this commercial property is part of an exciting mixed-used scheme. Base your business here and you’ll be in an award-winning development with stunning period features and a stunning full-height atrium. Look out of the windows and you’ll be able to see across Plymouth Sound and the River Tamar. It promises to inspire anyone working here.


Units 3&5, Gatehouse, Royal William Yard Stonehouse, PL1 3GE


Base your business here and you’ll be in one of the most stunning buildings on Plymouth’s waterfront. As part of the Royal William Yard redevelopment, it is surrounded by an array of amenities and trendy places to eat and drink. The Gatehouse is particularly charming with its original features, and it has been fitted out with modern lighting and flooring. A car park is a bonus for any distance commuters, while a water taxi service across to the Barbican is ideal for when you’re heading out after work.

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Quadrant Quay, Soap Street, Milbay, Plymouth, PL1 3FF


This brand-new development is an exciting opportunity to bring something different to Plymouth’s waterfront. As a shell, you can fit it out to your preference, whether you want to open an office, shop, café or restaurant. It’s on the ground floor of an apartment block, offering high levels of footfall.
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