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School Street, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16

£495,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Development/Investment Opportunity.

Prime location close to centre of Whickham
Outstanding and rarely found development potential
Fantastic views over Tyne Valley
Existing leisure use of some 10,000 sq. ft. (gross)
Suitable for various other uses (subject to planning)

Location
The property is located very close to the centre of Whickham, a well regarded area in the Tyne Valley with excellent facilities, and links to Newcastle upon Tyne city centre, the Metro Centre and with commanding views over the Tyne Valley.

It is located immediately adjacent to the present site of Whickham Front Street School, which has recently closed and has been relocated to another site nearby. The former school site is also likely to become available for redevelopment, but prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries.

Property Description
The property has been used as a social club for many years, but is now being sold subject to vacant possession. Pre-application planning enquiries have been made of the local authority who have stated they would be minded to allow residential development upon the site, and have also indicated that they would welcome that the subject site and the adjacent school site be developed holistically.

The existing building could also be used for many alternative uses, subject to planning, and comprises:

Ground Floor 
Large main entrance/circulation area Bar - 172 sq.m (1,851 sq.ft) Concert Room - 175 sq.m. (1,884 sq.ft) Ancillary storage, Ladies & Gents WCs.

Lower Ground Floor 
Snooker Room - 115 sq.m (1,236 sq.ft)

First Floor 
Function Room - 98 sq.m. (1,055 sq.ft) Bar - 17.6 sq.m. (190 sq.ft) Large circulation areas, Washrooms/WCs The Valuation Office Agency listing indicates a total floor area in excess of 1,000 sq.m. (10,716 sq.ft) Parking areas are available to the rear of the main building.

Viewing 
Strictly by appointment via this office.

Rateable Value 
The building is not currently fully rated due to partial vacant parts, but the last Rateable Value was £10,750.

NB 
The former steward’s house at the north east corner of the site is not included in the sale but could be available by separate negotiation, if required. Draft plans and a design and access statement for potential development of the site are available on a confidential basis to bona fide parties.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • MetroCentre (1.2 mi)
  • Dunston (1.7 mi)
  • Blaydon (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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J W Wood, Durham City

7 Old Elvet, Durham City, DH1 3HL

0191 687 0776 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • MetroCentre (1.2 mi)
  • Dunston (1.7 mi)
  • Blaydon (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

J W Wood, Durham City

7 Old Elvet, Durham City, DH1 3HL

0191 687 0776 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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