296-298 Stratford Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham, B11 1AA

Double retail unit in Sparkhill

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Lot 57 Commercial Vacant
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Auction details:

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 @ 10:30AM

A Freehold double retail unit with the potential to convert the upper floors to residential use subject to any appropriate planning permission.

Property Description

The property comprises a prominent three storey mid terraced double retail unit of brick construction with a composite slate roof. There is a large single storey extension to the rear with a flat roof. The property has operated for over 40 years as a food store. On the first floor there are four rooms used as storage with two further rooms on the second floor. There is the potential to create two self-contained flats with separate rear access subject to obtaining any necessary planning permission. Outside and to the rear there is a yard/parking area with access from Palmerston Road.


The property occupies a prominent frontage to the eastern side of the main A34, Stratford Road, close to its junction with the A4167 Highgate Road and Walford Road.

The property is situated within a vibrant mixed-use location including retail, restaurants, other commercial uses and residential. There is an Aldi food store immediately opposite.

Stratford Road is a busy arterial route throughout the day linking Birmingham with Solihull, as such the property benefits from both a good local catchment area for trade and a high volume of potential passing trade.

Energy Performance Rating



Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.

Value Added Tax

We understand that VAT is not chargeable on this transaction.

Auctioneers Note

Please note that the completion period for this property is 3 months.


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