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Wollaton Road Methodist Church, Beeston, NG9 2NG
Offers in the region of £350,000

Under offer

Key features

  • Church for sale in prominent location in central Beeston
  • Potential for redevelopment or for alternative uses
  • For sale - offers invited in the region of £350,000
  • Suitable for other religious group or similar planning use (e.g. nursery)

Property Description

The Beeston Methodist Church Wollaton Road is being offered for sale (Offers to be made by 1 Feb 19) due to a consolidation of Beeston Methodist Church's sites around Beeston town centre with a view to raising funds to refurbish and extend the Church and facilities at Chilwell Road.

The Wollaton Road site is therefore available to purchase. The Church is being marketed for sale with offers invited by 10am on FRIDAY 1st FEBRUARY 2019. interest parties should contact the selling agent, CP Walker & Son, for details of how to offer.

The site is expected to be of interest to other religious groups, owner occupiers and investors. Pre-application planning discussions have taken place with the local planning authority, Broxtowe Borough Council, and details can be made available to interested parties.

The Site
A site of 800 sq. m approximately with Church building (built in 1882) occupying the majority of the site. The main Church Hall has frontage on to Wollaton Road. There is access to the side and a small lawned area to the rear.

The building is divided to provide Church Hall to the front with ancillary accommodation to the rear; hall / meeting room area, kitchenette and WC facilities.

Outside there is a concrete sectional storage garage at the rear.

A schedule of floor areas is provided and the floor plan shows the building layout in more detail.

Planning Permission
Places of Worship and Church Halls fall within the D1 use class. Uses of the Building for other activities falling in to the same use class will be possible without the need for a planning application for change of use. D1 uses include: Clinics, health centres, creches, day nurseries, day centres, schools, art galleries (other than for sale or hire), museums, libraries, halls, places of worship, church halls, law court or non-residential education and training centre.

Discussions have taken place with the local planning authority about redevelopment of the site for residential use and a copy of the pre-application planning advice can be obtained from the selling agent, CP Walker, on request.

Sales are ideally sought on an unconditional basis. However, sales subject to a change of planning use will also be considered.

Floor Areas
Church Hall 134.9 sq. m (1,452 sq. ft)
Stage 47.7 sq. m (513 sq. ft)
Main Church area 182.6 sq. m (1,965 sq. ft)

Mezzanine Store 24.9 sq. m (268 sq. ft)

Rear hall 53.1 sq. m (571 sq. ft)
Entrance 10.3 sq. m (110 sq. ft)
Kitchen 16.3 sq. m (176 sq. ft)
Ancillary area 79.7 sq. m (858 sq. ft)

WC block 24.6 sq. m (265 sq. ft)

Total area: 311.8 sq. m (3,356 sq. ft)

External garage (Not measured)

Main Church Building
Victorian Church building with brick elevations and a pitched slate roof. Open hall area with stage to the Wollaton Road end. Storage area off. Vestry and WC to one side. Storage to the other. Mezzanine storage over.

Ancillary accommodation
To the rear of the Church Hall is the entrance area with hall/meeting room and kitchenette off.

Situated towards the rear of the Church building with servery area.

Female WC
Situated off the ancillary area.

Disabled WC
Situated off the ancillary area.

Male WC
Situated off the ancillary area.

There is a small garden area to the rear. To the side is pedestrian access from Wollaton Road leading to the entrance to the Church towards the rear at the side of the building.

Further Information and Viewings
For more information or to view the property, contact Dan Walker in our Commercial Property Department on Direct Line: 0115 968 3282 or by email at Viewing is by prior arrangement.

EPC Rating
Places of Worship are exempt from the EPC Regulations

The Church is looking to sell the site as part of a consolidation of the Methodist Church sites around Beeston town centre with a view to raising monies to refurbish, extend and enhance the facilities at the Chilwell Road Church.

The Wollaton Road Church is being for sale. Offers are invited by 10am on Friday 1 February 2019. Bidders and askled to confirm: 1. AMOUNT OF BID (The amount offered for the purchase of the site), 2. THE BIDDER (The name of the person or company that would be buying the site), 3. FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE (Confirmation as to how the site purchase would be financed (cash reserves, bank borrowing etc). (Proof of finance would be requested prior to the instruction of solicitors if your bid is successful), 4. CONDITIONS THAT THE OFFER IS SUBJECT TO (Details of any other conditions that the offer is subject to. If your bid is subject to the usual enquiries that a solicitor would make then you should state "subject to contract only". However if there are any other conditions that your offer is subject to (e.g. the approval of an alternative planning consent), this must be stated) and 5. ANY OTHER RELEVANT POINTS (Any other points that you feel are relevant to your offer or ability to complete the sale.)

The Church are looking to sell the site on an unconditional basis but offers subject to a change of planning use will also be considered.

"Our agent Dominic was extremely patient when we came across some issues with the vendors and always did his best to move things along and thankfully disaster of the chain falling through was averted."
Caroline G