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Commercial Property for sale

Towngate, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25

Under Offer £250,000
4,770 sq. ft.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 4,770 sq ft (443 sq m)

Key features

  • Prominent town centre premises
  • Deceptively spacious accommodation providing 443sq m (4,770sq ft) internally
  • Suitable for continued use as Licensed Premises or other uses (subject to Planning Permission)
  • £7,200 per annum income from mobile telecommunications mast
  • Possible sale and lease back of part considered

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Occupying a prominent readily identifiable position close to the redeveloped south Towngate retail area and Tesco store, large premises erected as a Member's Club in 1989. They provide deceptively spacious accommodation of generous proportions and are suitable for continued use as a Licensed Club House or several other uses which are normally found in a central position as it is within the boundaries of the 'town centre' as defined in the Local Plan.

It has the additional facility of rear access for loading and limited parking.

From the town centre of Leyland continue along Hough Lane which becomes Towngate and the property is then on the right by the traffic light controlled junction by Tesco Superstore.

(all sizes are approx)

Ground Floor:

Reception Hall


Store under Stairs

Lounge 6.3m x 6m (20'9 x 20')
With bench seating and alcoves

Extensive Bar Area
With stainless steel sink unit

Games Room 10.4m x 9.1m (34'3 x 30')
With bench seating

Ladies Toilet
With two cubicles and vanitary hand basin

Rear Hall

Boiler Room

Cleaner's Cupboard

Male Toilet
With two urinals, cubicle, pedestal wash basin

Disabled Toilet

Office 3.4m x 3.1m (11'3 x 10'3)

Basement :

Two Cellar Rooms
With spirit store off

First Floor:
Approached by easy going staircase

Function Room 12.8m x 9.1m (42'3 x 30')
With suspended ceiling, raised former stage area, dance floor, emergency rear exit.

Bar Area
With Store Room off

Kitchen 3.1m x 3m (10'4 x 10'2)
With tiling to both walls and floor

Committee Room 5.96m x 3.9m (19'6 x 13')
With base cupboards with drawers, worktops, wall cupboards.

Male Toilet
With two urinals, two cubicles, pedestal wash basin

Ladies Toilet
With three cubicles and vanitary wash basin

The premises are currently occupied by Leyland Conservative Club as a private member's club.

A possible sale and lease arrangement can be entered into whereby the club would retain occupation of the ground floor, or possibly first floor with the then owners free to make use of the rest of the space.

Rear yard with store and smoking shelter.
Trap door for drop to cellar.

It is understood the site is Freehold and free from Chief Rent.

Mains gas, electricity and water supplies are laid on, drainage to main sewer.

From verbal enquiries to the Local Authority it is understood the premises are described as 'Club and Premises' and assessed at a Rateable Value of £9,900.

The premises are described as a Licensed Club House which will fall within Use Class A4 (Pubs and Bars).

By the General Permitted Development Order it is permitted to change the use to A1, i.e. shops, retail, warehouses, showrooms etc and A2 banks, building society, professional and financial services offices, or A3 restaurant/snack bar/café.

It is also considered the premises lend themselves for non-residential institution e.g. places of Worship, health centre and possibly private leisure/sports club.

In South Ribble Borough Council's Local Plan (adopted July 2015) it is within the boundaries of the town centre where such uses are normally permissible.

Lease Income:
The building supports a mobile phone telecommunications mast which is covered by a Lease from September 2016 producing a rent of £7,200 per annum payable quarterly in advance. The Lease is for a period of 15 years with rent reviewed every 5 years.

To View:
By appointment with the agents with whom all negotiations should be conducted.

All services throughout the property are untested. Interested parties must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the central heating system, fitted fires, and other appliances and fittings where applicable.

All prices quoted are exclusive of but may be liable to VAT at the appropriate rate.

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