The Capitol, Union Street

The Capitol, Union Street
£ on application

Published on August 5, 2016

The Capitol
Union Street
Postcode / City:
AB11 6DA Aberdeen
Info PDF:
not available
Square Feet:
74,000 sq ft


Landmark Office Development

The Capitol redevelopment will see a 1930s art deco cinema redeveloped into
74,000 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation.


The property is located on the south side of Union Street, Aberdeen’s
principal shopping thoroughfare, and close to the west end office sector.

Nearby occupiers within the surrounding area include Wood Group, Centrica,
MI Swaco / GDF Suez and Statoil.

Aberdeen is Scotland’s third city and one of the most prosperous in the UK
with unemployment at below 2%. The population is in the region of 210,000
with total catchment approaching 500,000.


7 floors of Grade A office accommodation, extending to a total of 74,000 sq ft.


The office development will have the highest specification standards as follows.

  • The design makes full use of the existing grand entrance and the doors
    from Union Street will be reinstated.
  • The natural granite finish to the existing Capitol frontage is to be
  • Existing balustrdes will be refurbished and additional chrome handrails
    will be added within the foyer in the original style.
  • The canopy will be restored and the iconic signage on the front of the
    building reinstated.
  • Two large, art deco clocks from the auditorium will be refurbished and
    relocated to the front section of the building.
  • 2.70m clear floor to ceiling height.
  • Secure basement car parking for 86 cars.
  • Stunning entrance with restored features and escalators accessing
    reception area.
  • Spacious double height reception area.
  • 3 x 17 person and 1 x 8 person high speed passenger lifts serve all
  • Metal suspended ceiling system with recessed low energy LG7 high
    frequency light fittings providing up to 400 lux at desk height.
  • 3 pipe VRV heat recovery airsource air conditioning.
  • 150mm raised access floor.
  • High quality male, female and accessible toilet facilities on each floor
  • A Building Management System (BMS) will control the principle 
    functions of the building to ensure optimum energy efficiency.
  • Full DDA compliance and access to all floors.
  • Open plan office space lighting shall be provided by presence
  • Low energy, high efficiency light sources will be used throughout.
  • Fire fighting / service lift for 12 persons.
  • Space for 31 bikes and 16 motorcycles.


The property will be assessed on completion.


On application.


The extended property is offered on a New Full Repairing and Insuring lease
for a minimum period of 15 years incorporating 5 yearly upward only rent


All figures quoted are exclusive of Value Added Tax.


All offers should be submitted in writing to ABRobb or our joint agents, Ryden,
who will also make arrangements to view.


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