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Commercial Premises Suitable For Various Uses, The Ellis Centre , Wellesley Street, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4NF

6,221 Sq Ft / Other

Sold - Last updated: 17 October 2022

A substantial detached premises originally constructed in 1936 as a centre for the deaf community which has been extended at ground floor to comprise what is now a multi purposed building offering office and health care facilities to the local community. Constructed in traditional materials the building has a first-floor chapel with concrete floor and an attractive arched ceiling with a range of open plan and private offices at ground floor together with basement storage. The property is well presented throughout and offers accommodation that would suit a wide range of commercial occupiers. There is car parking to the front and rear of the property for approx. 25 vehicles and the site has main road frontage to Wellesley Street.


Prominently located on Wellesley Street, the property is located in a predominantly residential area in Shelton, to the southern edge of the city centre and adjacent to garden allotments. Stoke on Trent College and Staffordshire University are within walking distance. Wellesley Street connects to Stoke Road (A5006) which connects directly to the A500 (approx. ¾ of a mile). Hanley city centre is approx. ½ a mile to the north.


Ground floor:

Entrance Hall - 171 sq ft

Reception - 120 sq ft

Kitchen - 135 sq ft

10 x offices - 2,665 sq ft

Main Hall - 1,429 sq ft

Store - 32 sq ft

Male, Female & Disabled WC's

First Floor

Chapel - 980 sq ft

Office - 146 sq ft

Total NIA - 5,678 sq ft 

Total GIA - 6,221 sq ft

Basement storage (dry) - 562 sq ft

Site Area - Referring to Ordinance Survey Promap – 0.43 acres 



SERVICES - All mains’ services are connected. Gas fired central heating throughout. No services have been tested by the agents.

VAT - The sale price is not subject to VAT.


TENURE - Available freehold, subject to contract and with vacant possession upon completion. Having been used since construction as a medical/community hub for the deaf community we believe that the property has an E(e) Use Class Order (effective 1st September 2020) which will also enable the property to be used for a range of alternative uses to include:

  • Offices
  • Indoor sport or recreation
  • Medical or health services
  • Creche or day nursery
  • Light industrial use

Subject to planning the property would also suit:

  • Place of worship
  • Provision of education

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - In accordance with the anti-money laundering regulations, two forms of identification will be required (e.g. photographic driving license, passport, utility bill) from the applicant and a credit check may also be required, the cost of which will be the responsibility of the applicant. Where appropriate we will also need to see proof of funds.


  • Detached premises providing a mix of office and health care accommodation
  • GIA 6,221 sq ft positioned in a 0.43 acre site with main road frontage
  • Excellent road connections and with approx. 25 on site car spaces
  • Would suit a wide range of business users to include:
  • office, medical, creche, recreation, light industrial, place of worship
  • EPC: TBC

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