Part Ground, First and Second Floors, Moorside, Monks Cross, York, YO32 9LB

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To Let

Moorside is located on Monks Cross Drive, which forms part of the very successful Monks Cross business, leisure and retail development on the northeast side of York. York is a historic city lying equidistant between London and Edinburgh and is supported by excellent transport and communication links to the whole of the UK.

By road, the motorway routes of the A1, M1 and M62 linking the city to the north, south, east and west are all within 20 minutes’ drive via the A64 dual carriageway.  By rail, direct trains run regularly from York station to Leeds (22 minutes), Newcastle (56 minutes), Manchester (1 hour 17 minutes) and London King’s Cross (1 hour 54 minutes).  

By air, there are four international airports situated within one hour’s drive time of the building, being Leeds Bradford International Airport, Doncaster International Airport, Hull International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport. 

York has a modern and dynamic economy with an international reputation for expertise in bio-sciences, health medicine and bio-renewables, and has experienced continued growth in the rail and transport sectors.

Major occupiers include Aviva, Nestlé, Network Rail, Shepherd Group of Companies and Hiscox Group. York also benefits from a strong educational base, in the form of the University of York and York St John University.

Moorside is located approximately 2 miles north west of York city centre within the thriving business, retail and leisure hub known as Monks Cross.  

Numerous high profile business occupiers sit alongside Moorside including the UK headquarters of the Shepherd Group of Companies and Portakabin, Garbutt & Elliot Accounting and Financial Group, Trustmarque Solutions, Tees Esk & Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust and many others within the micro clusters of Alpha, Triune Court and Arabesque House. 

Monks Cross includes two major shopping destinations in Vangarde (M&S and Next) and Monks Cross Retail Park (Primark and TK Maxx/Homesense) together with the recently completed LNER £40 million community stadium project, home to the York City Football Club and York Knights completed in 2020. Leisure destinations include a new Cineworld & Imax multiscreen, Hollywood Bowl, Puttstars complimented with restaurants Prezzo, Nandos, Estabulos and TFI Fridays to name a few. Food supermarkets are represented by Sainsburys, Asda, M&S and Aldi.

Moorside is situated within an attractive landscaped environment and benefits from on site parking.


  • Air conditioning
  • Full access raised floors
  • Suspended ceilings
  • LG7 lighting
  • 2 passenger lifts and 1 goods lift
  • Male, female and disabled WCs on all floors
  • 2 shower rooms on each floor
  • Naturally lit full-height atria
  • Canteen available
  • On-site car parking at a ratio of 1:352 sq ft
  • Covered cycle and motorbike storage
  • EPC rating C


Moorside is a modern building comprising a total of 68,487 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation over three floors.

The building can satisfy a wide range of size requirements from a single floor to half floors and further sub divisions of the space may also be considered.

In accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring practice (6th Edition), the net internal floor areas are approximately as follows:-

Description Area sq ft Area sq m
Offices 10,350 sq ft 961 sq m
Kitchen/Canteen 2,430 sq ft 225 sq m
Store/Comms Room TBC TBC
First Floor    
Offices 10,867 sq ft 924 sq m
Store/Comms Room 548 sq ft 51 sq m
Breakout Area 178 sq ft 16 sq m
Second Floor*    
Offices (West) 4,265 sq ft 396 sq m
Total Accommodation 28,638 sq ft 2,573 sq m

*The whole second floor (totalling 22,701 sq ft) may be available by negotiation.

Terms & Rent

For detailed terms, interested parties should contact the joint agents.

Rateable Value

We advise that all interested parties make their own enquiries with the local rating authority on (01904) 551 140.

Energy Performance Certificate

The property has been assessed to have an EPC Rating of C-70. A full copy of the certificate is available upon request. 


All reference to price, premium or rent are deemed to be exclusive of VAT unless expressly stated otherwise.  Any offer received by Lawrence Hannah will be deemed exclusive of VAT.

Legal Costs

Each party are to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.

Further Information & Viewing

Lawrence Hannah Ltd 39 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ
Contact: Miles Lawrence
Telephone: 01904 659 800
CBRE 9 Bond Court, Leeds, LS1 2JZ
Contact: Alex Hailey
Telephone: 0113 394 8800

Brochure & Supporting Documents