Industrial for sale in Trafalgar Street, Burnley BB11

£2,000,000 (£19.45/sq. ft)
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Industrial for sale 102,802 sq. ft*
Tenure: Not available Council tax band: Not available

Property features

  • Prime main road development site in prime main road location & close to the M65
  • 125m frontage to Trafalgar Street opposite the Victoria Mill UCLan Burnley
  • Total site area extending to 2.36 acres with buildings extending to 78,000 sq
  • Ideal site for social housing, student accommodation, a supermarket
  • The site would also suit a car showroom or an extension of the university campus
  • Area of significant improvement opposite the Weavers Triangle redevelopment

Property description


The property is positioned with superb frontage to Trafalgar Street and on the corner of Cranmer Street approximately half a mile from both Burnley Town Centre and junction 10 of the M65.

The site is positioned in a high profile main road location on the main arterial route in and out of Burnley Town Centre directly opposite the Victoria Mill UCLan Burnley Campus.

The site is in a heavily trafficked location with other businesses in the immediate vicinity including various drive thru restaurants, The Kay Group Petrol Station, Chorley Nissan Motor Dealership, Screwfix and The Reel Cinema.


A prime development site extending to 2.36 acres directly opposite the Victoria Mill University Campus. The rectangular site has 125m frontage to Trafalgar Street and is positioned on Trafalgar Street being half a mile from both junction 10 of the M65 and Burnley Town Centre.

The site has been occupied by a joinery business for many years and comprises of a substantial northlight mill, a portal frame warehouse and yard, a substantial car wash, a brick built former joinery works and an attractive grade II listed stone building in the front corner of the site.

The site would be ideal for a social housing scheme, student accommodation complex, a supermarket, an extension of the Burnley University Campus or a road side retail development (all subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent).

The land is positioned opposite the historic Heritage Trust Weavers Triangle redevelopment and is ideal for various applications.


(The accommodation has been measured on a gross internal basis and extends to the following approximate areas)


Stone-built listed building
Ground floor - 13.3m x 10.4m - 1,488.6 sq ft - 138.3 sq m
First floor - 13.3m x 10.4m - 1,488.6 sq ft - 138.3 sq m

Portal frame warehouse with L-shaped yard and four loading doors

Gia - 24.1m x 22.0m - 5,707.0 sq ft - 530.2 sq m

Joinery works
Lower ground floor - 24.2m x 14.2m - 3,698.5 sq ft - 343.6 sq m
Upper ground floor - 25.1m x 24.3m - 6,564.9 sq ft - 609.9 sq m

Woodfield Mill including concrete yard
Site area - 57.0m x 75.4m - 46,261.1 sq ft - 4,297.8 sq m

Boiler house
Ground floor - 11.5m x 7.0m - 866.5 sq ft - 80.5 sq m
First floor - 11.5m x 7.0m - 866.5 sq ft - 80.5 sq m

Car wash
Site area - 13.8m x 58.1m - 8,630.5 sq ft - 801.8 sq m

L-shaped building
Ground floor
Workshop - 4.6m x 15.3m - 757.8 sq ft - 70.4 sq m
Rear store - 3.2m x 3.1m - 106.6 sq ft - 9.9 sq m
First floor
Series of offices & W.C facilities - 780.4 sq ft - 72.5 sq m
Wood store - 8.0m x 8.0m - 688.9 sq ft - 64.0 sq m

- 77,905.9 sq ft - 7,237.7 sq m

Purchase price

£2,000,000 (two million pounds).


The price quoted is exclusive of VAT which may be payable at the prevailing rate.


We have been verbally informed that the land and buildings are freehold however the prospective purchaser must check this information prior to making any legal commitment.

Business rates

The site comprises of various buildings and further enquiries in relation to the business rates should be directed to our Burnley office.

Prospective purchasers must contact Burnley Borough Council to confirm their business rates liability prior to making any legal commitment.


We understand the site has the benefit of mains electricity, water and gas.

Services responsibility

It is the prospective purchaser's responsibility to verify that all services and appliances are in working order and are of suitable purpose being adequate for their needs.


The site is deemed suitable for redevelopment and all further enquiries must be directed to Burnley Borough Councils Planning Department.

Energy performance certificate

A copy of the relevant EPC is available on request.

Legal costs

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in any transaction.

Subject to contract

Property info

* Sizes listed are approximate. Please contact the agent to confirm actual size.

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