Office for sale in Hammerton Street, Burnley BB11

Offers over £200,000 (£200,000/sq. ft)
Office for sale 1 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Imposing Grade II Listed mixed use town centre building
  • Attractive former Co-Op building with stone façade and feature windows
  • Ground floor, basement and part of first floor sold off on long leasehold terms
  • Majority of first and all of second floors available with vacant possession
  • Substantial town centre redevelopment opportunity
  • Ideal for a housing association or development company

Property description


The property is positioned on Hammerton Street which is off St. James Street in the Heart of Burnley Town Centre.

The property is in a prominent location close to The Job Centre, Marks & Spencer's and various banks and building societies.

Burnley has a population of approximately 73,000 residents (according to Wikipedia) being 21 miles North of Manchester and 20 miles East of Preston. Burnley now has a direct rail link to Manchester and was voted most enterprising area in the UK in 2013. The town centre has also seen significant regeneration.


A substantial former Co-Op building located in Burnley Town Centre close to Marks & Spencer's and various banks and building societies.

The property is Grade II Listed and of majority stone construction with feature façade, attractive entrance and large windows.

Whiteacres have been informed that the ground floor & basement together with a small part of the first floor have been sold off on long leasehold terms for the residue of 250 years at a peppercorn ground rent.

The majority of the first floor and all of the second floor will be offered with vacant possession and is ideal for conversion into flats or apartments subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

The building has a fire exit at the rear of the site together with a communal service area.


The property has been measured on a gross internal basis and extends to the following approximate areas;


Part First Floor - tbc
Second floor - tbc.

Gia - tbc.

Purchase price

Offers in excess of £200,000.


The purchase price has been quoted exclusive of VAT which may be payable at the prevailing rate.

Business rates

The property currently has a number of separate rateable values listed on the valuation office website.


We understand the property has the benefit of mains electricity and water.

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 property has been used as a mix of offices and leisure uses. The property may be suitable for redevelopment into flats/apartments subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent and all further enquiries are to be directed to Burnley Borough Council.

Energy performance certificate

The energy performance certificate has been attached below.

Legal costs

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs.


For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact the sole agents Whiteacres Property Limited.

Subject to contract

Property info

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