For Sale - Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire

Offers In Region Of £259,950

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PROPERTY RARE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY - The Tower is a Landmark Freehold Development Opportunity with planning consent for the conversion to SIX apartments or possibly suitable for various commercial uses (subject to applicable consents). This striking Grade II listed building was constructed in 1899 and was formerly The Wrights Crown Brewery and then in later years was a thriving corn mill - it is of red brick construction and retains many period features.
The property offers the purchaser the opportunity to acquire a unique, centrally positioned development with the added benefit of having planning consent for conversion to six apartments
PLEASE NOTE: The ground floor of the main tower (currently occupied by Bodytech) is not included in the Sale.

LOCATION Occupying a prominent town centre position at the junction of Cheshire Street and Maer Lane in a mixed commercial/ residential position. Market Drayton is a popular North Shropshire market town on the Staffordshire/Cheshire borders. It is on the River Tern, between Shrewsbury and Stoke on Trent and was formerly known as Drayton in Hales and is listed in the Domesday Book. In 1245 King Henry III granted a charter for the weekly Wednesday market, giving the town its current title. The market is still held every Wednesday. The Shropshire Union Canal runs through the town and Market Drayton offers a wide variety of amenities such as schools, specialist and high street shops, supermarkets and health and leisure facilities. The larger centres of Newcastle under Lyme, The Potteries, Crewe, Stafford, Telford and Shrewsbury are all within commutable distance.



APARTMENT 3 & 4 ....






TENURE (FREEHOLD) .... We are advised that the property is Freehold and this will be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitor during Pre-Contract Enquiries. Vacant Possession upon Completion.

SERVICES .... We are advised that all mains services are available. Subject to the connection charges by the relevant utility companies. Barbers have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings etc., or services to this property so cannot confirm that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

DISCLAIMER PROPERTY DETAILS For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales details as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. The measurements given are approximate.

HOW TO FIND THIS PROPERTY From our office turn left onto Maer Lane, proceed to the mini island where The Tower is situated directly in front of you.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Council Tax Enquiries, Revenues & Benefits, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury. SY2 6ND.
Tel: 0345 678 9002

VIEWING By arrangement with the Agents Office at Tower House, Maer Lane, Market Drayton, TF9 3SH.
Tel: 01630 653641 or email:

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Private Treaty.

JOINT AGENTS Cooper Green Pooks, 26 Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

RATEABLE VALUE The property is to be reassessed.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING The property is believed to be grade II listed and therefore an EPC is not necessary.

LEGAL COSTS Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs in relation to this transaction.

VAT All prices are quotes excluding VAT. VAT may be applicable.

NOTE Full Planning Permission Reference 13/03051/FUL was granted 29/7/14 for ' Renewal of an extant planning permission reference 10/02568/FUL for change of use to form 6 apartments'.
**Please note that this this planning application has now lapsed.**

AML REGULATIONS To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering regulations all intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation