59 & 59a Church Street, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 2AA

Town Centre Commercial Investment with Apartment Above in Malvern

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Sold for £225,000

Lot 36 Commercial Investment Land/Development
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Auction details:

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 @ 10:30AM

A Freehold Town Centre Retail Investment with former offices above having the benefit of full planning permission to provide an attractive and spacious two bedroom apartment

Property Description

The property comprises a spacious three storey end of terrace currently providing a retail unit on the ground floor and former self-contained offices accessed from the rear car park. The former office accommodation comprises a reception office, storage, open-plan office, kitchenette and two further offices over ground, first and second floors. This accommodation benefits from good natural lighting and has the benefit of planning permission to provide an attractive and spacious town centre apartment.


The subject property is located in the heart of Great Malvern benefitting from a central location within the prime retail area of Church Street and Bellevue Terrace, which benefits from national multiples including Boots, Waitrose, FatFace, Cafe Nero, Costa Coffee, Thomas Cook and a number of high street Banks mixed with local retailers and other professional commercial uses. <0.5mm/>
The well renowned Malvern Theatre, Cinema complex and the Priory Church of St. Mary and St. Michael are all within close proximity. <0.5mm/>
The Malvern urban area has a population of approximately 40,000 with a thriving business community and a high level of tourist visitors. <0.5mm/>
Malvern is situated approximately 9 miles to the south west of Worcester, 26 miles north of Gloucester and 37 miles south west of Birmingham. There are excellent transport links with junction 7 of the M5 motorway and junction 1 of the M50 motorway within a short driving distance. <0.5mm/>
The nearest train station is Great Malvern providing direct services to Birmingham, Worcester, Gloucester, Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington.

Energy Performance Rating

D & E


The property is Freehold.
59 Church Street - Let by way of a 10 year Lease with effect from the 24th June 2012 to the Shaw Trust Limited, at a rental of £15,000 per annum with an outstanding rent review on the 24th June 2017.
The Shaw Trust have approximately 50 charity shops in England and Wales and have been in occupation of the subject property for more than 15 years.
The Shaw Trust Limited is a substantial covenant with pre-tax profits of £38 million and net assets of £114 million as at the year ending 31st March 2017.
Further details and copy of the Lease will be available for inspection within the Legal Pack.
59a Church Street - Will be available with vacant possession upon completion.


Planning Permission was granted by Malvern Hills District Council on the 1st June 2018 for change of use from offices to residential at 59a Church Street under Application No. 18/00391/FUL.

Value Added Tax

This transaction will be treated as a TOGC as such VAT will not be chargebale. For full details all interested parties must refer to the special conditions of sale within the Legal Pack.


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.

Please note the viewing below is for the vacant flat.
Tuesday 25th Jun 2019 10:30-10:45


Sq.m. Sq.Ft.
Retail Shop 78.78 sq.m. 848 sq.ft.
Offices/Residental Ground Floor 49.14 sq.m. 595 sq.ft.
First Floor 19.41 sq.m. 209 sq.ft.
Second Floor 23.22 sq.m. 250 sq.ft.

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