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Place of Worship for sale

Cairns Road, Glasgow, G72

Sold STC £175,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This substantial sandstone Church with steeple is located at 3 Cairns Road adjacent to the junction of Howieshill Road/Vicarland Road.

The layout of the Church comprises main entrance hallway with twin doorways leading to the nave: and twin curved stone stairways leading to the upper level and access to a large gallery overlooking the nave and alter. The original organ is located off the altar. A side entrance leads to an office and basement area with second office, session room, heating chambers, cellarage and ladies/gents toilet facilities. Access to the steeple is from the gallery.

The property boasts many fine stained glass windows and stone features.

Suitable for a variety of uses, internal viewing is necessary to appreciate the layout. Ceiling height in the nave measures approximately 36ft.

ENTRANCE HALL 50'0" X 6'9"
NAVE 54'6" X 51'8"
ALTER 22'2" X 21'9"
OFFICE 1 13'0" X 11'0"
OFFICE 2 11'0" X 11'0"
SESSION ROOM 18'1" X 17'9"
HEATING CHAMBER 28'0" X 7'10" - including cellar-age
WC plus WHB 5'2" X 5'0"
CLOAKS AREA 5'1" X 4'0"
WC 2 4'9" X 3'0"

Cambuslang is an established suburb to the south of Glasgow and is ideally placed to commute from with regular transport link by both bus and rail to Glasgow city centre. The M74 motorway network iS also easily reached, providing excellent road links in all directions. Cambuslang has all the local amenities including nurseries, schools at both primary and secondary levels, recreational facilities and a variety of local shops.
The properties are Category B* listed and fall within Class 10 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997 and could, in addition to the current use, be used without the necessity of obtaining planning permission for change of use, as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum or public library. The property may be suitable for redevelopment for residential use subject to the necessary consents being obtained. Interested parties are advised in this respect to satisfy themselves as to the position as no warranty is given by the Seller as to this. Any interested parties are invited to discuss their proposals with the Planning Department of South Lanarkshire Council on 0303 123 1015.

*Historic Scotland Ref: LB33659

From Greenlees Road turn into Vicarland Road. Follow the road along then turn second right into Cairns Road where Kirkhill Church is located immediately on the right hand corner.

The church has main electricity and water and the session house has a chemical toilet.


Early entry is available.

By appointment with the Law Department on 0131 240 2263.

The Sellers also reserve the right to remove any ecclesiastical fixtures, fittings and items. The Sellers will exercise reasonable care in the removal of these reserved items but will not be bound to make good any damage resulting from such removal.

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