Land for sale

Methodist Church - Spalding

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Methodist Church
  • With Meeting Room and Ancillary Areas
  • Alternative Conversion Opportunity
  • Close to Town Centre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION The property is situated in the town centre of Spalding having frontages to St Thomas Road and Green Lane. The property enjoys a position within walking distance of shopping areas, all primary and secondary schools and further services. The Train station and Bus station are also within walking distance. 

DESCRIPTION A substantial Victorian brick and slate building, this property offers the opportunity to purchase an individual property which is now surplus to the Methodist Church Trustees' requirements, but could be available to continue to be used as a Hall, leisure facility (or for a number of alternative uses) or for a scheme for Conversion into residential properties.

The rear single storey part of the property is of brick construction with a mineral felt flat roof. 

ACCOMODATION The property's main entrance is from St Thomas Road and there are also entrance doors from Green Lane. 

FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH: 3.85m x 2.45m accessed from double doors, and also via a single door from disabled 

access ramp. CHURCH: 15.35m x 10.74m, current ceiling height about 5.7m, 10 arch topped windows, two with feature glass and eight with plain glass, Pine panelling to dado level, ceiling light fittings, radiators, wooden floor, suspended ceiling. 

SANCTUARY: Decorative panelling, organ.  

Corridor to:  

VESTRY / OFFICE: 3.07m x 2.17m, ceiling lights, radiator, carpet. 

SCHOOL ROOM: 8.01m x 5.86m, fluorescent ceiling lights, upvc windows, dado rail, radiators (old school style), hot water tanks, boarded ceiling. 

Door to: KITCHEN: 3.68m x 3.32m plus 1.71m x 1.48m, currently fitted with a range of new units, stainless steel sink unit and separate wash hand basin, new upvc windows, radiators. 

TOILET ACCOMMODATION: Separate Ladies and Gents toilets with wash basins and low level WCs. 

PASSAGEWAY: to entrance to Green Lane A side passageway adjacent to the building leads from Green Lane to: 

BOILER ROOM: 3.61m x 2.29m, with Alpha gas boiler, painted brick walls, concrete floor, ceiling light. 

concrete floor, brick walls. STORE: 1.6m x 1.4m, The property has a frontage of approximately 14m to St Thomas Road and a maximum depth of 26m. 

NB : The Stained Memorial glass windows displayed on the wall at the rear of the Church are excluded from the sale

of the property. All furniture and equipment may be available by separate negotiation. 

EXTENT OF PROPERTY The property fronts onto St Thomas Road, and sits slightly back from both this road and Green Lane. The elevation to the Catholic Church allows access to the property along the side of the Catholic Church car park for maintenance purposes. The flat roof rear entrance and boiler room extensions are accessed via a footpath down the side of the property and are partly behind No. 1 Green Lane. 

PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS Planning advice has been sought from South Holland District Council for the conversion of the existing building into residential dwellings. A proposed scheme of conversion has been submitted to the Planning Department and as devised, provides for the conversion of the existing dwelling into 7 residential units.

A copy of the plans associated with the pre-planning application enquiry, are included in these Particulars.

Any enquiries with regard to planning matters should be made direct to South Holland District Council - Planning Department - CALL: 01775 764773 

METHOD OF SALE The property is for sale by private treaty. Bearing in mind the property is a disposal under a Charitable status, the Vendors will be duty bound to have a reasonable marketing period carried out prior to considering any offers. 

SERVICES We understand all mains services are available 

APPARATUS AND SERVICES The apparatus and services in this property have not been tested by the agents and we cannot guarantee they are in working order. Buyers are advised to check the availability of these with their solicitor or surveyor. 


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Added on Rightmove:
07 June 2018

Nearest station

  • Spalding (0.2 mi)
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5 New Road Spalding PE11 1BS

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Nearest station

  • Spalding (0.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Longstaff, Spalding

5 New Road Spalding PE11 1BS

01775 547009 Local call rate

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