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Wick High School, West Banks Avenue, Wick, KW1 5LU

3.7 acres / Other / Non residential Institution

For Sale

Unconfirmed - Last updated: 24 May 2019

The property was previously used as the towns High School, with the school relocated to a new community campus at the rear of the property. The accommodation consists of: a traditional two storey C-listed block fronting West Banks Avenue, extended in 1935; four 1960's teaching blocks of 2-4 storeys of CLASP construction; a standalone games hall and several single storey classrooms. The listing record can be found here: http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB51803

Highland Council is willing to negotiate partial demolition of the buildings on-site.


The subject is located in a pleasant residential area and is approximately a 5 minutes walk from Wick railway station and the Caithness general hospital. The facilities of Wick town centre and the expanding Wick Harbour are appoximately a 10 minute walk.

Wick airport is a short drive away, providing flights to Aberdeen (twice per day) & Edinburgh.  A number of new projects within Wick have increased the attractiveness of the area, including the National Nuclear Archive Centre and the Beatrice Off-shore Windfarm, which will use Wick Harbour as an installation and maintenance base.


The floor area has been calculated to be 11,095 sqm (119,424 sqft) on a gross internal basis.

The site area is approx. 1.5 ha (3.7 acres)


SERVICES - Mains electricity, gas and water supplies exist. Prior to submitting an offer interested parties are advised to confirm the present position for utility connections and availability, and satisfy themselves.

RATEABLE VALUE & BUSINESS RATES - The rateable value is currently £321,000.  In the event of reconfiguration or redevelopment this may alter. Enquiries should be directed to the Highland & Western Isles Valuation Joint Board: Tel: 01955 602251

EPC rating - F  

SUBMISSION OF OFFERS - A closing date by which offers must be submitted will be fixed at a later date. Prospective purchasers must “note interest” in writing in order to receive a letter drawing their attention to the closing date.  All offers must be submitted in proper Scottish Legal form in a sealed envelope addressed to: Estates Department, Development and Infrastructure, The Highland Council, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX and clearly marked OFFER – “WICK HIGH SCHOOL, WICK”.

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