Former Darlaston Police Station, 1 Crescent Road, Darlaston, WS10 8AE

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

Guide price*


Plus fees

Sold for £660,000

Lot 4 Commercial Vacant
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Auction details:

Tuesday 10th September 2019 @ 10:30AM

An attractive Freehold former Police Station with excellent car parking. Considered suitable for a variety of alternative uses subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission<0.5mm/>

Property Description

The property comprises a main three storey station building believed to date from 1899 of brick construction, surmounted by a pitched tiled roof and having ornate Victorian features and railings to the frontage. There are some later single storey extensions to the rear having a flat roof. Outside there is a rear surfaced and gated yard providing approximately 25 secure car parking spaces. The property is currently configured to provide useful basement storage, a range of offices and meeting rooms on the ground floor including the original custody suite and with a further range of offices on the first and second floors with ancillary storage and WC facilities on each floor. <0.5mm/>


The property occupies a prominent frontage to the western side of Crescent Road overlooking Victoria Park and close to Darlaston town centre. The property is situated within a quiet and predominantly residential neighbourhood to the east of Darlaston town centre.
Crescent Road links with Victoria Road to the north and the A4038 Walsall Road to the south. <0.5mm/>


The property extends to approximately 7,717 sq.ft. (717 sq.m.). All interested parties must seek their own verification of the floor areas and dimensions and satisfy themselves they are suitable for any proposed use. <0.5mm/>

Energy Performance Rating



Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.<0.5mm/>

Value Added Tax

We are informed that VAT will not be chargeable on this transaction. <0.5mm/>

Auctioneers Note

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


Former Darlaston Police Station, 1 Crescent Road, Darlaston WS10 8AE. 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 12:00-12:30
Tuesday 27th Aug 2019 12:00-12:30
Thursday 29th Aug 2019 12:00-12:30
Tuesday 3rd Sep 2019 12:00-12:30
Thursday 5th Sep 2019 12:00-12:30

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