54 Highfield Road, Saltley, Birmingham, B8 3QU

A former neighbourhood office and car park in Saltley on behalf of Birmingham City Council

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Lot 5 Commercial Vacant
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Auction details:

Thursday 27th February 2020 @ 10:00AM

A Former Neighbourhood Office and Car Park

Property Description

The premises was built in 1990 as a single storey purpose built office premises set back from the road behind a foregarden with palisade fencing and tarmacadam car park to the side for some 13 vehicles.


Ground Floor: Reception Hall, Toilet, Store Room, Large open-plan Office, Small Office, Male and Female Toilets, Kitchen, Store.
Outside: The property is sited on grounds which include a tarmacadam car park for some 13 vehicles.
The property benefits from gas fired central heating.

Energy Performance Rating

See legal pack.


Leasehold on a 99 year Lease with effect from 24th June 1958 subject to a Ground Rent of £60 per annum. The property comes with the benefit of an Underlease for 75 years from 29th September 1971 at a Ground Rent income of £280 per annum for land which was occupied by an electricity substation but has since been removed. Vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Site Area

We understand that the site extends to 1,441 sq.m. or thereabouts.
The floor space extends to 226 sq.m. NIA with additional staff and storage facilities of 7 sq.m. NIA or thereabouts.


The premises are sold with the benefit of the existing planning consent for B1 use but may be suitable for a variety of alternative D1 or D2 planning uses subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

Auctioneer's Note

Please note no offers will be considered prior or post the Auction Sale.
The property will be sold on the understanding that the 10% deposit must be paid by a Banker's Draft made payable to Bond Wolfe Auctions. No other means of payment will be accepted and failure to do so will result in the property being re-offered for sale.
In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser will be required to pay the Council's professional fees of £1,750.
In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser will be required to pay the Auctioneer's fees as stated within the legal pack.


54 Highfield Road, Saltley, Birmingham B8 3QU. Please note the following dates and times are block viewings for the allocated time slots only and you DO NOT need to book.

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