173-178 High St, Southampton, SO14

Office | To Let

The second-floor of the building is accessed via a self-contained entrance from Castle Way. Presently occupied by the Solent University School of Art, Design & Fashion, it is currently configured to provide a range of offices, open-plan space, studios, galleries and workshops.

The space enjoys high ceilings and has a unique industrial-style feel with exposed steel ducting and suspended lighting.
The space may appeal to a variety of potential occupiers, subject to securing any requisite planning consent, which could include: business centres, office headquarters, entertainments or hospitality venues, education, training or medical facilities.

The property is located in a prominent position on the High Street in Southampton city centre, directly opposite the entrance to the ongoing Bargate Quarter development (http://www.bargatequarter.co.uk/) which will provide 519 new dwellings along with additional commercial space. The building faces West Quay Shopping Centre and is located just half a mile from Southampton Central Railway Station (80 minutes to/from London Waterloo), next to the main bus terminal and has public car parking nearby.

Floor Areas

Second  |  18,734 Sq ft  |  1,740.45 Sq m


A new lease is available for a Term by arrangement.


Rent: POA psf
Business rates: £2.98 psf
Service Charge: TBC psf

Second floor commercial space suitable for a range of uses (STP) currently arranged as offices, studios, galleries and workshops

  • Southampton
  • Offices/Studios
  • 18,734 Sq ft
  • POA


  • Self-contained entrance lobby on Castle Way
  • Currently arranged as offices, open-plan space, studios, galleries and workshops
  • Business centre/office HQ, entertainment, hospitality, educational venue (STP)
  • Passenger lift and goods lift
  • Single occupier or can be sub-divided

Get in touch

Andrew Knights

Head of Agency

Bailey Crouch

Associate Director

Sammy Conway

Associate Director 

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London and East of England Office Manager

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Anthony enjoys spending time in his Mayfair home entertaining clients and friends in the evenings. On weekends, he retreats to his 13th-century country home, where he enjoys an equestrian lifestyle and plays competitive polo throughout the summer.