255 bedroom commercial property for sale

Oyston Mill, Strand Road

Guide Price* £2,400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Development opportunity
  • Site area approx. 6,675m2 (1.65 acres)
  • 256 bed student accommodation
  • Planning permission granted

Full description

FOR SALE BY ONLINE AUCTION. Starting Bid £2,400,000. Terms and conditions apply. The Mill is situated in an important position on the corner of Strand Road and Watery Lane which is a main artery to Blackpool and the Fylde Coast. In the other direction lies Leyland, Southport and Liverpool. This large former mill is available to purchase with planning permission for residential apartments. This prime location adjoins Preston Dock Development with leisure amenities and commercial and retail park. The University of Central Lancashire is a few minutes walk away.
For full details including planning please call 01772 555551 or email preston@oystons.com.

The subject property occupies a corner position between West Strand and Watery Lane in Preston town centre. The property is a former mill building which is currently occupied by several local independent businesses.

The property has been granted full planning permission for conversion from mixed use property (B1, B8, A1 and B1) to student accommodation with external alterations and associated car parking. Plans have been drawn up to accommodate 256 bedrooms. 

ACCOMMODATION The building is four storeys in height and currently has seventeen self-contained commercial/trade units at ground floor. External alterations are proposed to the building to provide three external entrance stairwells and a residents lobby. 


Nearest stations

  • Preston (0.8 mi)
  • Lostock Hall (3.1 mi)
  • Bamber Bridge (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Oystons, Preston

6 Winckley Street, Preston, PR1 2AA

01772 399079 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Preston (0.8 mi)
  • Lostock Hall (3.1 mi)
  • Bamber Bridge (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Oystons, Preston

6 Winckley Street, Preston, PR1 2AA

01772 399079 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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