Former Handsworth West Police Station, 61-65 Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 0LS

Former Police Station in Handsworth being sold on behalf of West Midlands Police

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Sold for £770,000

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Auction details:

Tuesday 10th September 2019 @ 10:30AM

Holte Suite, Aston Villa FC, Trinity Rd, Birmingham B6 6HE

A Freehold spacious highly prominent former Police Station fronting the main A41 and considered suitable for a wide variety of alternative uses or redevelopment subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission

Property Description

The property comprises a prominent detached two storey former Police Station believed to have been built in the 1930's of brick construction, surmounted by a pitched tiled roof together with a pair of former semi detached houses which in recent years were used as additional office accommodation and are interconnected at first floor level. To the rear there is a surfaced car park area accessed via a roller shutter between the two buildings and there are some single storey garaging and storage to the rear of the site. There is additional car parking to the front. The accommodation is configured to provide on the ground floor a range of offices, meeting and interview rooms together with kitchen, WC's, stores and with further offices, WC's and former locker room on the first floor. There is some additional basement storage and boiler room. The former residential accommodation has in more recent years been used to provide additional office space with ancillary stores, WC's and kitchen facilities.


The property occupies a highly prominent frontage to the main A41 Holyhead Road, lying between its junctions with Milestone Lane and St James Road. Within the vicinity there is a vibrant mix of uses, including retail, commercial, residential and educational.
The A41 is the main arterial route linking Birmingham city centre with West Bromwich and provides excellent access to the Midlands motorway network via junction 1 of the M5 motorway which lies a short distance from the property.


The property extends to approximately 6,446 sq.ft. (598.88 sq.m.). All interested parties must seek their own verification of floor areas and dimensions and satisfy themselves they are suitable for their proposed future use.

Energy Performance Rating

E & D


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.

Value Added Tax

We are informed that VAT will not be chargeable on this transaction.

Auctioneers Note

Please note no offers will be considered prior to the Auction Sale.


Former Handsworth West Police Station, 61-65 Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 0LS. Please note the following dates and times are block viewings for the allocated time slots only and you DO NOT need to book
Thursday 22nd Aug 2019 13:15-13:30
Tuesday 27th Aug 2019 13:15-13:30
Thursday 29th Aug 2019 13:15-13:30
Tuesday 3rd Sep 2019 13:15-13:30
Thursday 5th Sep 2019 13:15-13:30

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