Price on applicationFOR SALE


Bank Street, Accrington BB5 1HP, UK

  • Sale includes two virtually completed apartments together with a third nearing completion.
  • Vacant partially refurbished retail accommodation.
  • Some of the building require upgrading and refurbishment.
  • Residential development opportunity to the rear subject to planning.


The properties are situated just off Blackburn Road and Warner Street within Accrington town centre.  This particular block is predominantly retail and other users within the close proximity include Estate Agents, General Retail, Licenced and café premises.


The properties are in varying degrees of condition / conversion.

Number 25 comprises on the ground floor of a self contained flat that is in the process of being completed.  It will comprise of a hall, lounge, dinning room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.  The dining room could be a second bedroom.

To the front of the property there is a self contained retail outlet with a sales area, kitchen and WC.  This area requires plastering and floor finish.

The first floor which is accessed from the side comprises of two self contained apartments which are virtually finished, each comprise of a lounge, fitted kitchen, bedroom with fitted furniture and bathroom.

Number 27 is a former private residence which has not been occupied approximately 50 years offering two rooms on the ground floor and two rooms on the first floor.

Numbers 29 and 31 comprise a former ground floor retail unit with first floor storage facilities.  The accommodation is in poor condition and in need of complete refurbishment.  To the rear of the site is vacant land which has previously benefitted from planning permission for residential development of four one bedroomed dwellings.  Access would necessitate the demolition of the gable wall, reducing of the size of the accommodation and re-building.

Number 25, 27 and 29 have had the benefit of a new roof and some new windows.  The accommodation that has been enhanced has new plumbing, wiring, and water facilities.

The property is situated in a Conservation Area.


Number 25

Ground Floor

Rear Flat (under construction)

Lounge / Kitchen                    29.97 sq.m  322 sq.ft

Bedroom  1                            13.82 sq.m   148 sq.ft

Bedroom  2                            11.62 sq.m   125 sq.ft


First Floor

Flat 1 (Facing Bank Street)

Lounge                                   18.35 sq.m   197 sq.ft

Fitted Kitchen                         12.12 sq.m   130 sq.ft

Utility Room                              3.97 sq.m     42 sq.ft

Bedroom & Shower Room       9.07 sq.m      97 sq.ft

Flat 2 (Rear)

Living kitchen                         18.30 sq.m   196 sq.ft

Bedroom                                  8.64 sq.m     93 sq.ft

Shower Room                          4.19 sq.m     45 sq.ft

Ground Floor Shop               40.84 sq.m   439 sq.ft

Rear Kitchen/WC/Store          10.65 sq.m   114 sq.ft

Number 27

Ground floor

Room 1                                   17.29 sq.m   186 sq.ft

Rear Room                       16.02 sq.m   172 sq.ft

First Floor

Store 1                      19.75 sq.m   212 sq.ft

Store 2                                    15.73 sq.m   169 sq.ft

Number 29

Ground floor

Room 1                                   17.29 sq.m   186 sq.ft

Rear Room                       16.02 sq.m   172 sq.ft

First Floor

Store 1                      19.75 sq.m   212 sq.ft

Store 2                                    15.73 sq.m   169 sq.ft

Number 31

Ground floor

Sales                                      57.22 sq.m   615 sq.ft

First floor

Stores                                     59.75 sq.m   643 sq.ft


Mains services are available to number 25 but are not connected.  There is one water supply that feeds the shop and four individual supplies will need to be provided.  The trench has been dug.

Electricity, there is one supply to the shop, this will need to be separated and metered.

Gas, there is a gas supply into the shop which will need to be metered for the first floor, front flat.  A new supply will need to be provided for the rear apartment.


Planning permission was granted a number of years ago for the construction of an L shaped  block of four one bedroomed apartments.  The Planning requires the  demolition of the gable to 31 Bank Street which is subject to structural movement in order to widen the access.  The planning has expired and details regarding planning should be directed to Hyndburn Borough Council on 01254 388111


To be assessed.


The majority of the property is freehold, although there is a ground rent payable of approximately £12 per annum to part.  There is a right of way to the side of 25 Bank Street allowing access to the properties to the rear.


On application


Each Party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred.


An Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.


The sale is not subject to VAT.


Petty Chartered Surveyors

Suite 3, Empire Business Centre, Empire Way,

off Liverpool Road, Burnley BB12 6HH.

Tel. 01282 456677

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