Former Tamworth Central Methodist Church, Aldergate, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7DJ

Freehold town centre church in Tamworth

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Sold for £180,000.

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Lot 36 Commercial Vacant
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Auction details:

Thursday 18th May 2023 @ 09:00AM

A Vacant Freehold Town Centre Former Church, Considered Suitable For A Wide Variety Of Alternative Uses Subject To Any Necessary Planning Permission

Property Description

The property comprises a former church premises of brick construction with a pitched slate roof dating from 1886. The front portion of the building was originally single storey however a mezzanine floor was added in the 1970's, which has resulted in it now being two storey. At the rear is the original two storey section which was previously used as school rooms. Currently the accommodation is configured to provide on the ground floor Lobby, Vestry, Lower School Room, Meeting Room, Two Kitchens and WC's. On the first floor is a Landing, the Main Worship Room and Upper School Room.


The property lies to the western side of the B5493, Aldergate, between St John's Street and Lichfield Street within a mixed residential and commercial environment within Tamworth town centre.
Tamworth is a Staffordshire Market Town lying approximately 14 miles north east of Birmingham, and benefits from good access to the midland motorway network via junction 10 of the M42 motorway and the M6 toll.


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is not applicable on this transaction.

Auctioneer's Note

Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.

Remote Bidding Auction

This property is being offered via a remote bidding auction with bidding by proxy, telephone or internet only. You will need to pre-register for remote bidding, provide your identification and debit card details no later than 24 hours prior to the auction, please visit our website for further details.


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.


Unit Sq.m. Sq.ft.
Ground Floor
Lobby 16sqm 172sqft
Vestry 8.4sqm 90sqft
Lobby 3.85sqm 41sqft
Lobby 22.53sqm 242sqft
Lower School Room 80.12sqm 862sqft
Kitchen 1 19.37sqm 208sqft
Kitchen 2 19.89sqm 214sqft
Meeting Room 92.03sqm 990sqft
First Floor
Main Worship Hall 212.20sqm 2,284sqft
Upper School Room 80.25sqm 864sqft
Landing 5.68sqm 61sqft
Total Approximately 560.32sqm 6,028sqft
We have not undertaken a measured survey of the premises and all interested parties must seek their own verification as to floor areas and dimensions and suitability for their proposed future use.

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