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Thames Road Depot, Thames Road, Crayford

The Thames Road Depot is owned by the London Borough of Bexley and is located near to Crayford, on Thames Road. With easy links to the Dartford River crossing and the M25, it is primarily used as the Councils Refuse and Recycling Depot.

Currently, there are several workshop units available for light industrial use and the units range from 110m2 to 198m2. There are also two office units available of 82m2 and 120m2. The site has a canteen and communal car parking area and operates CCTV and a site security system. The units are offered on 5 year contracted out leases.

The building efficiency - EPC rating D.

Further details are available from our management team at Thames Road Depot. Please contact or telephone 07854 959065.

Marketing information

Thames Road Depot is the Councils Waste and Recycling Depot and has various vacant workshops and offices which are available to rent. The units are suitable for light industrial use and one has three-phase electricity. The site is not suitable for businesses that require customer access on a regular basis. There is CCTV and site security and the Depot operates 24 hours a day seven days a week. There is a site canteen facility, shared toilets and a communal car park which operates on a first-come-first-served basis.


All utility costs are included in the rent.

Energy Performance Rating

The Depot carries a D rating.


The units and offices are available to let on 5 year contracted out leases (such leases exclude the right to a new lease at the end of the term). The lease contains a determination clause allowing either the Council or the tenant to end the lease on the giving of six months’ prior written notice at any time during the term. The ingoing tenant will need to pay the Council’s legal and surveyors fees associated with the grant of the lease.

Units available - Workshop and storage units

WS4 - Light industrial unit.
146m2 gross floor area. Inclusive rent POA (price on application), payable monthly in advance, by direct debit.

WS5- Light industrial unit – with three-phase electricity and hot and cold running water. 107m2 gross floor area. Inclusive rent POA (price on application), payable monthly in advance by direct debit.

WS6 - Light industrial unit. 199m2 gross floor area. Inclusive rent POA (price on application), payable monthly in advance by direct debit.

WS7 - Light industrial unit. 148m2 gross floor area. Inclusive rent POA (price on application), payable monthly in advance by direct debit.

All rents are subject to an RPI increase which takes effect on the 1 April each year.


The ingoing tenant must satisfy themselves that the accommodation has planning permission for their intended use.

Misrepresentation Act 1967 and Disclaimer clauses

These particulars do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer and all information is supplied entirely without prejudice and is given as a guide and no liability is accepted for any error, omission or misstatement contained or implied in these particulars.

Disclaimer clauses:

  1. These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.
  2. These particulars are supplied entirely without prejudice and the Council does not accept responsibility as to the accuracy thereof or otherwise.
  3. All prospective lessees must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the suitability or correctness of any statement and the suitability or otherwise of the accommodation for their own purposes.
  4. The Council does not make or give, nor does any person in the employment of the Council have any authority to make or give, any representations or warranty in relation to the accommodation or any particulars or information supplied in respect thereof.
  5. The Council accepts no responsibility as to the condition/suitability of the units and offices.
  6. Any measurements referring to are approximate and given for guidance purposes only. Prospective lessees are requested to rely on their own inspection and measurement of the site.

Expressions of interest invited for letting of Hurst Community Centre

London Borough of Bexley invite expressions of interest from established and experienced organisations to manage and operate Hurst Community Centre, Hurst Road, Bexley, DA5 3LH.

Hurst Community Centre is a former Georgian/Victorian manor-house which has been serving the local community as a community centre for over 70 years.  The building has a large car-park (+30 plus spaces) to the front and is set in mature grounds extending to almost 3 acres. The building has an area of circa 970 sq m GIA (10,440 sq ft GIA).

The building itself is arranged over 2-storeys with 2 main halls on the ground floor the rest of the space being mainly individual rooms. Current operating hours are Monday to Friday from 8am to 10pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 5pm.

Hurst Community Centre has currently some 41 groups who use the facility, a mix of long-term users and regular and ad-hoc bookings.

Hurst Community Centre is available for new management from December 2023.

For all expressions of interest and further information please email

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