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St Austell Ford, East Hill, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25

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604 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 6,505 sq ft (604 sq m)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Approximately 100m from the centre of St Austell

Occupying a prominent position within a mixed residential, commercial and retail location

Detached vehicle dealership with extensive open display and external areas

Suitable for alternative uses subject to planning


St. Austell is a principal town in Cornwall located on the A39 between Truro and Liskeard. It lies approx. 10 miles from the A30 at Bodmin and approximately 16 miles to the east of Truro. The town has the benefit of a main line railway station and currently has a population of around 34,700 - widely regarded as Cornwall's largest town.

The property occupies a very prominent location to the southern side of East Hill a short distance to the east of St Austell town centre. This is a busy mixed residential and commercial area with adjoining occupier including a Lidl supermarket in addition to local shops and facilities.

The property comprises showroom, workshop, parts storage and ancillary accommodation situated within the principle building with a small first floor office area. To the rear of this building is a separate service reception, tyre store and valet bay with 1st floor storage above.


All areas are approximate and measured in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement (1st Edition).

Showroom: 253.82 sq m (2,789 sq ft)
Ancillary/offices: 264.46 sq m (2,848 sq ft)
Workshop: 271.66 sq m (2,924 sq ft)
Parts Dispatch: 15.87 sq m (171 sq ft)
FF Parts Office: 15.19 sq m (164 sq ft)
Valet Bay: 30.06 sq m (323 sq ft)
Tyre Store: 18.13 sq m (195 sq ft)
TOTAL: 869.19 sq m (6,506 sq ft)

The site extends to approx. 0.57 acres (0.23 hectares).

Display: 55
Staff/Customer: 8
Storage: 15
Workshop: 20


Parties are encouraged to make their own enquiries through Cornwall Council's Planning Department.

The property currently trades as a vehicle/car showroom.

Rent / Price

Freehold on application.


The property is available on a freehold basis with Vacant Possession upon completion.

Rateable Value

From the Valuation Office Agency website ( we understand that the current Rateable Value is £43,250 effective from 1st April 2010 billing authority reference 26209177504000.


We understand that mains electricity water and drainage are connected to the property however these services have not been tested by the agents. Interested parties should make their own enquiries.


Main building: D (80)
Rear building: E (119)

Legal Fees

Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees in relation to this transaction.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT if applicable.

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