Property

THORP EDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, AVERINGCLIFFE ROAD, BRADFORD, BD10 9HQ

FOR SALE

                                                

FORMER CHURCH OFFERED WITH VACANT POSSESSION SUITED TO REUSE AND / OR REDEVELOPMENT

 FREEHOLD AND OFFERING A TOTAL OF 1,604 SQ FT (148.94 SQ M)

  • MODERN WELL-MAINTAINED BUILDING
  • SUITABLE FOR RELIGIOUS, COMMUNITY, BUSINESS OR STORAGE USE
  • SITE CAPABLE OF RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
  • FOR SALE WITH FULL VACANT POSSESSION

 LOCATION

The property is located in the Thorpe Edge area of Bradford around 3 miles north east of the city centre between Greengates and Idle.

The Church is located on Averingcliffe Road, a loop of housing accessed by either off Orchard Grove or Idlethorpe Way.  The most easy approach to the entire area is by way of the A658 Bradford to Harrogate arterial route which passes to the east.

The Church lies to the eastern side of the road to the east opposite its junction to the Idlethorpe Way.

DESCRIPTION

Thorpe Edge Congregational Church is an L-shaped building dating approximately from the 1950s.  One leg of the building comprises the main church sanctuary.  The second is primarily given over to a classroom/church hall.

Beyond the front door, is a reception lobby providing access to the church sanctuary and the ancillary rooms.  These include  the classroom,  a dining area, kitchen, male and female WCs and a vestry.

The Church was built using traditional methods with the external walls being of cavity construction clad to the external faces in red brick.  The roof is twin pitched and covered with grey clay tiles.

The Church is set back from the main road and there are lawned grounds to the side, front and rear.

Internally, although slightly dated, the property is reasonably well-maintained.

 ACCOMMODATION

 The property offers the following floor areas:

 

DESCRIPTION GROSS INTERNAL AREA (SQ M) GROSS INTERNAL AREA (SQ FT)
Sanctuary 48.72 524
Entrance porch 7.61 82
Classroom 39.36 424
Dining room 15.95 172
Kitchen 4.58 49
WCs 10.47 113
Vestry/corridor and stores 22.25 240
TOTAL 148.94 1,604

 

All measurements were taken on a Gross Internal basis in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement (Second Edition).

The site as a whole offers 1,002 square meters – 0.2 acres.

 TERMS

 The freehold of Thorpe Edge Congregational Church is offered for sale with vacant possession and at a quoting price of offers in excess of £100,000.   The title contained a restrictive covenant limiting use of the property to a church.  It has been agreed that this will be lifted and this is in the process of being documented by our client and at their own cost.

 VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION

The site can be inspected without accompaniment but following notification of our office. For further information, or to discuss its purchase please contact:

Tapp Chartered Surveyors on 0113 243 0920

 

SUBJECT TO CONTRACT

Details prepared February 2022

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

  • "TAPP CS negotiated the acquisition of our preferred site and assisted us throughout that process. They have been proactive in the marketing of our former premises off Ascot Road and despite the first sale falling through at the last moment were able to identify, negotiate and complete the sale to Roberts Auto within a 4 week period."

    David Jones – Acupoit Ltd