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For Sale By Auction | 12:00, 06 May 2021 | Lot 30A

'Jack The Ripper' Museum, 12 Cable Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 8JG

*Guide | £685,000+ (plus fees)

  • Showroom
  • Tenure: Freehold

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Auction Date

Thu 06/05/2021

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Live Stream

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Wed 28 Apr


Fri 30 Apr


Wed 5 May


Wed 12 May


A Well Located Unique Six Storey Mid Terrace Building Currently used as the 'Jack the Ripper' Museum Offered with Vacant Possession. Potential for Re-Development (Subject to Obtaining all Relevant Consents).

The property comprises a mid terrace building with D1 use arranged over lower ground, ground and four upper floors. Currently the property is a museum but prior to that it comprised a shop with residential upper parts. The property benefits from lift access to all floors.




The property is situated in the East London area of Whitechapel fronting Cable Street (B176). The open spaces of Swedenborg Gardens are within easy reach. Transport links are provided by Tower Hill underground station (Circle and District lines) and Shadwell rail station.


Lower Ground Floor Exhibition Room 1 WC Ground Floor Entrance Shop First Floor Exhibition Room 2 Second Floor Exhibition Room 3 Third Floor Exhibition Room 4 Fourth Floor Exhibition Room 5


Tower Hamlets Borough Council granted the following planning permission (ref: PA/14/02024/A1) on 1st Oct 2014: 'Change of use of vacant shop and residential accommodation above to D1 space for a museum.'

The museum artefacts are not included in the sale but may be available to purchase separately.


Interested parties are requested to make their own enquiries to the relevant authorities as to the availability of services.

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an administration fee of £1,200 inc VAT

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.