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Swaythling Methodist Church, 282 - 286 Burgess Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3BE

Added on 14/08/2020
Primmer Olds B.A.S., Southampton
14,575 sq. ft.
(1,354 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Total property area - 14,575 Sq Ft (1,345 Sq M)
  • Close proximity to Southampton City Centre
  • Grade ll Listed
  • Suitable for Alternate Uses
  • Strong Transport Links
  • Close to Southampton University

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


The property is situated about 4 miles to the east of Southampton City Centre having frontage to Burgess Road which is a busy cross route linking The Avenue to High Road, Swaythling, which in turn links with the M27 motorway at Junction 5. The property is surrounded by an established residential district
and is about half a mile of Southampton University.

The building is Grade ll Listed and thought to date back to 1932 comprising a purpose built church with ancillary building used for community purposes. The main church was designed by Herbert Collins and is constructed of a steel frame with brick elevations under a domed roof with parapets. To the rear is a
two storey addition of brick construction with parapets used as meeting halls and ancillary accommodation. There is a further hall to the rear of the church of brick construction under a pitched roof, to the side is a single storey building under a flat roof used as a store and additional meeting hall. Adjacent to the main church are two brick built former air raid shelters now converted into meeting room and store. There is care takers residential property fronting Burgess Road. The property is detached and constructed on two floors of traditional cavity thickness brick walls having facing brickwork. Elevations with parapets under a pitched and hipped interlocking concrete tiled roof. There is a lean-to addition of timber framed and clad construction. In the rear garden is a large timber store shed. The buildings wrap round a private car park which provides circa 15 marked spaces.


Ground Floor

Comprising Auditorium, Stores - 445 sq m 4,789 sq fttom george
Rear Area comprises Lounge, offices , stores 181.08 sq m 1,949 sq ft

Total 626.08 sq m 6,739 sq. ft

First Floor

Comprises Dance Studios, Changing Rooms, Office & Hall 238.54 sq m - 2,567 sq. ft


Comprises Plant room & Stores - 48.84 sq m 526 sq. ft

Rear Hall

Hall, Store, Offices - 252.74 sq m 2,720 sq. ft

The Annexe
Single Storey comprising Hall, Store, Workshop 146.6 sq m 1,578 sq. ft

We believe there is scope for an additional floor STPP

The Bunkers

2 Converted bunkers - 40.23 sq m 433 sq. ft

Total Commercial Accommodation - 1,353 sq. m 14,564 sq. ft

Care Takers Accommodation (Residential)

Ground Floor
Entrance Hall - door to side, staircase to first floor
Lounge 3.59m x 3.65m
Dining Room 3.10m x 3.90m
Kitchen 2.26m x 2.86m - stainless steel sink unit, built-in cupboards and work surfaces
Utility Room 2.33m x 2.22m
Separate WC

First Floor
Bedroom 1 3.61m x 2.86m
Bedroom 2 3.14m x 3.90m - airing cupboard with hot water cylinder
Bedroom 3 2.89m x 2.28m
Bathroom - suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal basin, shower cubicle and WC

Gross Internal Area 80.99 sq.m. (872 sq.ft.)


Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries.

EPC Text

Asset Rating - Not required


Rateable Value TBC


The property is available freehold subject to full vacant possession at a guide price of £1,200,000

Best bids to be submitted by midday on the 2nd of October 2020 via email to

A best bid pro-forma is available on request.


Current Brochure

Swaythling Methodist Church, 282 - 286 Burgess Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3BE


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Swaythling Station0.4 miles
  • St. Denys Station1.1 miles
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Station1.3 miles
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