Office in Bolton

139 Church Street, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 7BR
  • Lot No: 7
  • Property Type: Office
  • Contract Type:
Miller Metcalfe

Guide Price* £70,000+ plus fees

Result Sold at Auction £73,000

Property Description

The subject property comprises a two story brick built semi-detached office premises which we understand has been used as solicitor’s offices for approximately 50 years. Internally the building is commensurate with that of a professional’s office with a reception area, meeting room and kitchen area on the ground floor and two open plan offices, W.C. and archive store on the first floor. We are also advised that there is a basement area but at the time of our inspection access was not possible. Outside there is a large car park to the rear. We have undertaken a measured survey and the total net internal area is approximately 88.69 sq. m (954 sq. ft.)


The property occupies a prominent position fronting Church Street at the edge of Horwich Town centre. The surrounding area is a mix of established residential and commercial premises including retail, office and leisure. The Il Toro restaurant and the new Horwich leisure centre are within close proximity. Within the vicinity Church Street connects with Lee Lane which runs through the Town centre and Chorley Old Road which connects to Bolton Town centre. Horwich is a well-connected Town with good access to the M6 the one motorway which provides direct access to the local and national motorway networks.


We understand that the property is leasehold and subject to a 3 year lease to Winder Taylor Smith with effect from the 1st May 2015 on a full repairing and insuring basis at an annual rent of £7,200. Details can be found within the legal pack.

Value Added Tax

We understand that vat will not be chargeable on this transaction however all interested parties should seek their own verification by referring to the legal pack.



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