For Sale By Auction | 12:00, 12 June 2024

Blackthorn House, Skull House Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN6 9DB

*Guide | £1,000,000 (plus fees)

  • Office
  • Tenure: Freehold

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Auction Date

Wed 12/06/2024

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Online Auction

Freehold Detached Office Building – Approximately 15,986 sq.ft.- With Parking - Currently Part Let Producing £173,004 pa (ERV c£210,200 pa)

Modern freehold detached office building providing office accommodation over four floors with undercroft and surface parking to the rear. The building does require some refurbishment and works but provides modern office space with passenger lift to all floors (currently not working), secure underground parking and surfaced parking to rear, kitchen and WC facilities on each floor, air conditioning, led lighting, light sensitive tinted double glazing and balcony areas. Tenancies Currently multi let as a business centre producing c£14,417 pcm / £173,004 pa. Presently approximately 2,025 sqft is vacant and when let the rental could increase to approximately £17,517 pcm / £210,204 pa. We are informed that the rentals do include service charge, contribution to electric and insurance rent. Please see legal pack for tenancy schedule. The offices could lend itself to its current use as business centre, traditional letting as a whole or floor by floor basis or owner occupation. Location The subject is located in a rural area on the outer edges of Appley Bridge, it sits at the entrance to a small commercial office park and is deceptively accessible, being approximately 1 mile from junction 27 of the M6. We have been provided with the following approximate net internal floor areas: • Ground Floor: 4,628 sq. ft. • First Floor: 4,693 sq. ft. • Second Floor: 3,383 sq. ft. • Third Floor: 3,283 sq. ft. • Total floor area 15,987 sq. ft. Tenure: freehold Title number: LAN56174 & LA761598 Council Tax Band : n/a Local Authority: West Lancashire Finance is available on this lot. For a decision-in-principle visit




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Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating C

Local Authority

West Lancashire Borough Council


Priority Law Limited, Ref: Priority Law Limited, Tel: 01612077600

Offered in association with

Nicholas Haughton Chartered Surveyors

Important Notice to Prospective Buyers:

We draw your attention to the Special Conditions of Sale within the Legal Pack, referring to other charges in addition to the purchase price which may become payable. Such costs may include Search Fees, reimbursement of Sellers costs and Legal Fees, and Transfer Fees amongst others.

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - 1.98% inc VAT of the purchase price, subject to a minimum of £1980 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.