Substantial Detached Educational Building For Sale.
The property is situated at the junction of the A518 Newport Road and Friars Road, on the edge of Stafford town centre. This is a an area of mixed residential and commercial use adjacent to the Tesco Extra Superstore and close to town centre amenities including Stafford’s mainline railway station. The A518 forms part of the town centre ring road and connects with the A34 which provides access to the M6 junction 14 approximately 2.5 miles from the property.
A substantial detached Grade II Listed building of predominantly brick and tile construction. The three storey north wing was built in 1860 as a new building for King Edward VI Grammar School, with much of the original building remaining, including the magnificent octagonal assembly hall, with panelled walls, high domed roof and stained glass windows. The adjoining two storey east wing is a later addition and incorporates a glazed curtain wall to the west elevation.
The building comprises a collection of classrooms, offices and meeting rooms of different sizes, together with the assembly hall, toilets, kitchen facilities and stores. There are a number of external entrances and internal staircases allowing for potential sub-division.
Externally the property has the benefit of a large private car park with barrier controlled access from Friars Road. There is additional parking to the front of the north wing, where there is also pedestrian access to the site from Newport Road.
Approximate gross internal floor areas:
|Plant Rooms and external stores||147.08||1,583|
NB The above areas have been taken from architects’ drawings and are approximate figures intended for general guidance only.
We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and three phase electricity are connected to the property. Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the relevant service provides regarding the suitability of service connections.
The property is a Grade II Listed building and is situated within the Stafford (town centre) Conservation Area. The property is currently part-occupied as a Sixth Form College and has previously been used as a school within Class D1 (Non-Residential Institutions) of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987. The entrance gateway to the Newport Road frontage and the adjacent war memorial also have Grade II Listed status.
Interested parties should discuss any specific planning enquiries with Staffordshire Borough Council Planning Department (Tel: 01785 619000).
We are advised by the vendors that the property is held freehold and will be sold with vacant possession from September 2017.
Energy Performance Certificate
As the property is a Grade II Listed building, we understand that an Energy Performance Certificate is not required.
Procedure For Submission Of Offers
Offers are invited by 12 noon on Friday 30th June 2017. Offers should be submitted in writing (but not email) in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Offer enclosed for The Chetwynd Centre, Stafford do not open except in accordance with the offer procedure” and delivered before the above time and date to the selling agent’s offices at 30 Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6PQ.
An envelope for the submission of an offer will be included with the information pack which is available to any interested parties by registering with the selling agent and, when submitted, must not include any marking which may identify the identity of the sender.
Further Information & Viewings
Interested parties must register their details with the selling agents in order to receive an information pack containing further information and including a standard envelope for the submission of an offer.
As the property is currently occupied as an educational centre, any access onto the site must be by prior appointment only and arranged through the selling agents. It is intended that specific site visit days will be arranged during the marketing period.
30 Bore Street • Lichfield • Staffordshire • WS13 6PQ
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