Mixed Use for sale

Orchard Street Methodist Church, Orchard Street,Great Harwood,BB6 7EE

Sold STC 3,354 sq. ft. | £95,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 3,354 sq ft (311 sq m)

Key features

  • Late Victorian purpose built Church
  • Currently Use Class D1
  • Large amenity area to side
  • Potential for residential conversion
  • Children's nursery or similar educational purpose
  • Site area 672m
  • Freehold site
  • Popular residential neighbourhood
  • Predominantly single storey with potential for mezzanine construction

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

UNEXPECTEDLY BACK ON THE MARKET



SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION

A predominantly brick and slate roofed Church/Church Hall within popular residential neighbourhood on the south side of Great Harwood with potential for a wide range of Uses. Existing Use Class would allow use as Children's Nursery, Medical Consulting/Treatment Rooms or non-residential education use without requiring formal Planning Approval.

In addition to which there is a useful undeveloped area of amenity space on the east side of the building - overall site area shown edged red on attached plan.


DIRECTIONS

To reach the property from either the town centre or from Rishton, turn into St. Hubert's Road off Blackburn Road, turn right off St. Hubert's Road (4th, 5th or 6th turning), Orchard Street runs parallel to St. Hubert's Road and the property can be found towards the easterly end on the south side of Orchard Street - Ordnance Survey Street Atlas page 123, grid square D4.

CONSTRUCTION

The building features brick faced walls under a predominantly ridged roof clad in slate, part single storey but the majority comprises two storey configuration though with a large open Church Hall (open from ground to first floor ceiling height) with a balcony at the east end.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule with Staircase off

Main Church Hall Principal dimensions 16.3m x 8.4m with a floor to eaves ceiling height of 6.8m, stage/pulpit to west end, balcony to east end.

Rear Assembly/Meeting Room
4m x 4.1m
Side Vestry/Meeting Rooms - north side
12.7m x 3.5m
Side Vestry, Meeting Room & Kitchen to south side
16.3m x 3.3m
Two compartment WC's off

First Floor

Meeting Room
8.6m x 4.1m
Balcony/seating area of Main Hall
8.4m x 3.1m
Cellar With central heating boiler

Outside
Large open amenity area to east end of Church - principal dimensions 20m x 16m
Roads

Orchard Street and Prospect Street as well as Back Orchard Street appear to be made up and adopted by the Local Authority.

Rateable Value

No rateable value assessment is currently placed on the property - exempt as a place of worship.

Services

The property is connected to the public supplies of gas, electricity and water with drainage to the Local Authority maintained sewer. Gas fired central heating installed.

VIEWING

At any reasonable time by prior appointment with the selling agents.

Planning/Redevelopment Potential

Specific planning enquiries should be addressed to the Local Planning Authority - Hyndburn Borough Council, however the current use of the building falls within Use Class D1 non-residential/institutional use and such uses as Children's Nursery, Social Centre, Medical Surgery (non-residential) would not require a formal Planning Approval.

Other uses applicable to a residential area are likely to be considered appropriate by the Local Planning Authority, specific Planning enquiries should be addressed to Hyndburn Borough Council, Scaitcliffe House, Ormerod Street, Accrington, BB5 0PF, tel: 01254 388111.

Vacant Possession on Completion


More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Rishton (1.5 mi)
  • Langho (2.3 mi)
  • Church & Ostwaldwistle (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lea, Hough & Co, Blackburn

Blakewater House Phoenix BusinessPark, Off Blakewater Road, Blackburn, BB1 5RW

01254 494045 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Rishton (1.5 mi)
  • Langho (2.3 mi)
  • Church & Ostwaldwistle (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lea, Hough & Co, Blackburn

Blakewater House Phoenix BusinessPark, Off Blakewater Road, Blackburn, BB1 5RW

01254 494045 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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