Pub in Bolton

65-67 Market Street, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 7NY
  • Lot No: 14
  • Property Type: Pub
  • Contract Type:
Miller Metcalfe

Guide Price* £200,000+ plus fees

Result Sold Prior to Auction

Property Description

The property is considered suitable for a variety of alternative uses or redevelopment subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission.

Property Description

The subject property comprises a large detached former public house which could be suitable for a variety of alternative uses subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission. The existing accommodation provides a number of open plan ground floor areas, with a kitchen and toilet facilities at ground floor and good associated storage space. On the first floor, which can be accessed by both an internal staircase and also a further staircase at pavement level there is a predominantly open plan area which has previously been used as a gym/dance school. There is also a further W.C. and storage facilities. The property is of traditional period construction with brick elevations under a recent refurbished slate roof. The property which extends to approximately 5504 sq. ft. is considered suitable for further redevelopment including potential residential options subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission.


The property is located on the busy Market Street in Farnworth Town centre and benefits from being in an area with good potential passing trade with a prominent frontage on to the main road. The town centre amenities are all within walking distance and the property is easily accessible via the A666. Market Street is a popular road with a good mix of retail users.

Town and Country Planning

We are advised that planning permission was granted in May 2015 for a change of use from a public house to a ground floor space with A4 planning (drinking establishment) and the upper floor with A3 planning (restaurant and café). All interested parties should refer to Bolton council quoting planning reference 94159/15 for further information

Value Added Tax

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


We understand that the property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.



Conditions of Sale The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.   The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.   A 10% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.   *Guide Prices and Reserve Prices Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.   Energy Performance Certificates EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.   Note Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.   Auction Fees The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £1,074 inc VAT (£895 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.   The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. Or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.