Offers Over £300,000

Liverpool Road, Newcastle ST5 2AX

0.15 ac

1 sq ft

Offers Over £300,000

Liverpool Road, Newcastle ST5 2AX

0.15 ac

1 sq ft

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The former Free Bird Pub / Live Music Venue which has ceased operating, with potential for alternative uses. An outline planning application has recently been submitted for 6 apartments.

The estimated GDV for the proposed scheme is £740,000, further information including comparable evidence is contained in the info pack.

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Residential Development Site
Planning application submitted for 6 Apartments
Former Free Bird Public House circa 3,550 Sq.ft (330 Sq.m)
Sale by informal tender


The site is located within walking distance to Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Centre (0.3 miles), here all major amenities can be sourced, including shops, bars, supermarkets and doctors. The site is located less than a mile from Newcastle bus station, for all major connecting routes to Hanley, Crewe & Stafford.

Existing Accommodation:

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch - Main Lounge with Ladies & gents WCs - Central Servery - Second Bar Area / Band Room with Ladies & Gents WCs - Utility Room / Store - Additional Sore / Former Kitchen - access to rear yard / parking

First Floor Flat

Kitchen - WC - Bathroom (with shower over bath) - Living Room - Master Bed Room - Two further Bedrooms. - Roof Terrace

The existing property has an approximate gross external area of 3,550 Sq.ft (330 sq.m).

Planning & Supporting Information:

The site has a recently submitted outline application to demolish existing pub and new residential development with 6 dwellings with all other matters reserved (REF: 23/00140/OUT) this has since been withdrawn. A full info pack is available on request
which includes the following:

- Site layout
- BJB Comparable Evidence
- Location Plan

Proposed Scheme:

The proposed scheme comprised the following:

1. 2 bedroom apartment with two bathrooms
2. 2 bedroom apartment with two bathrooms
3. 2 bedroom apartment with two bathrooms
4. 3 Bedroom duplex apartment with two bathrooms
5. 3 Bedroom duplex apartment with two bathrooms
6. 3 Bedroom duplex apartment with two bathrooms

Any sizes / measurements quoted by BJB are correct to the best of our knowledge, however we would recommended all interest parties carry out their own checks before relying on any information provided.

Rating & Council Tax:

The Rateable Value for the business premises is £9,300. BJB recommend parties make their own enquiries into any further business rate relief which may be available. The flat is listed as Council Tax Band A.


All prices quoted by Butters John Bee are exclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated. As the current use of the land is wholly residential in nature, it is assumed that VAT will not be applicable. However, all interested parties should make their own enquiries to satisfy themselves with the VAT position.

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Butters John Bee Estate Agents also offer a professional, ARLA accredited Lettings and Management Service. If you are considering purchasing your property in order to rent, are looking at buy to let or would like a free review of your current portfolio then please call the Lettings Branch Manager on the number shown above.

Butters John Bee Estate Agents is the seller's agent for this property. Your conveyancer is legally responsible for ensuring any purchase agreement fully protects your position. We make detailed enquiries of the seller to ensure the information provided is as accurate as possible. Please inform us if you become aware of any information being inaccurate.


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