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For Sale By Auction | 12:00, 21 July 2022

The Shakespeare Public House, Glynne Street, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire BL4 7DN

*Guide | £400,000 - £450,000 (plus fees)

  • Pub
  • Tenure: Freehold

Call the team on 01772 772450 for more information

Auction Date

Thu 21/07/2022

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Online Auction

Prominent Detached Vacant Public House With Car Park And Beer Garden – May Suit Conversion (STP)

Prominent Grade II listed vacant detached double fronted two storey public house beneath a number of pitched slate roofs. The building would suit conversion for residential or commercial uses subject to the necessary consents being obtained. Externally there is a car park and beer garden. Accommodation Ground Floor 4 trading areas with seating approximately 60/70 persons in total all served by a fantastic solid oak central bar area, all rooms are traditional with original features. Ladies and Gents WC’s To the first floor is the original function room which has latterly been used as a pool room and most recently been used as a lounge area in the private living accommodation which also comprises of 4 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Bathroom and Separate WC. Beer cellar and bottle store. Externally there is a car park to the rear for approximately 10 vehicles and a hard surfaced beer garden. site area is 0.163 Acres. Planning We are advised the property is Grade II Listed; we advise all interested parties to make their own enquiries with Historic England. The Current Rateable Value has been assessed at £16,150. We advise any interested parties to make their own enquiries. VAT The property is currently registered for VAT – any prospective buyers looking to convert the building to residential purposes are advised to seek legal advice and apply to de-register prior to exchange of contracts. Location The property occupies a prominent position at the junction of Glynne Street and Albert Road (A575) just 3 miles from junction 4 of the M61 Motorway. Farnworth is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, 2.3 miles southeast of Bolton, 4.3 miles south-west of Bury, and 7.5 miles northwest of Manchester. Any purchasers choosing to buy without viewing in person are doing so at their own risk and acknowledge that the auctioneer will not be held responsible for any issues that may arise due to them being unintentionally missed from the video or sales particulars. Please refer to legal pack for additional fees and the Auction Information document for guidance prior to bidding.



Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating C

Local Authority

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council


Lex Solicitors, Ref: Lex Solicitors

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - 1.5% inc VAT of the purchase price, subject to a minimum of £1500 inc VAT, payable on exchange of contracts.

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