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*CLOSING DATE 12 NOON 03.08.23* Hopefield NS, Hopefield Road , Blackburn, EH47 7HZ

174 Sq Mt / Other / Non residential Institution

To Let

Under Offer - Last updated: 01 February 2024

Former Nursery School for sale / lease / community interest. 


Blackburn is a commuter town within West Lothian, with a local population of over 5,000. Blackburn benefits from excellent transport links with the M8 motorway easily accessed via Junction 4. The town is located approximately 5 miles from West Lothian’s largest settlement, Livingston. 

The subject property is located to the south of Whitehill Industrial Estate and the M8 Motorway.

The building is set in predominantly a residential area with local schools including Connolly Campus, Our Lady of Lourdes RC PS and Blackburn PS all within close proximity of the subjects. 




The property is a former nursery school and  comprises the following accommodation over ground floor.

GIA : 173.50m2

NIA : 134.76m2

The subjects offers classrooms, general purpose offices, toilets and kitchen spaces as well as storage areas and open plan accommodation internally.

Externally, outdoor play areas are constructed offering a considerable outdoor space which is fully secured off via steel fencing around the  perimeter of the site. The building has a dry dash render finish whilst the pitched roof is steel corrugated.

The council would look to work with the prospective tenant or buyer to accommodate up to 3 parking spaces within close proximity to the  building subject to the approval of Education colleagues.




Submitting an Offer

The following procedure should be followed prior to the closing date ;

· All offers must submitted in an A4 envelope clearly labelled “OFFER OF PURCHASE / LEASE FOR FORMER HOPEFIELD NURSERY SCHOOL, BLACKBURN”. The offeror must write his / her name and address on the back of the envelope.

· Any offers received after 12 Noon on the closing date will be returned unopened and will not be taken into consideration by the council.

· All offers must be sent to : The Property Services Manager, Property Services, West Lothian Council, West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road,   Livingston, EH54 6FF.

· Offers received by fax or email will not be accepted.

· The council does not bind itself to accept the highest or any other offer. However, West Lothian Council has a legal obligation to obtain the best price legally obtainable.

· Prospective purchasers must also submit with any offer, information sufficient to allow the council to obtain a suitable financial reference. Were an offer is submitted by a company, then details of the  directors or partners involved should be named.

· Offers that are conditional upon planning permission or other consents must include the following  information :

1.  A layout of the proposed development on the  subjects.

2. Details of the proposed development.

3. A development timetable.

4. Details of any conditions on which the offer is based.

5. Details of any permissions / consents required.

6. Details of the purchase price being offered.











Guide Price : No guide price has been placed on the  property and prospective purchasers or tenants are asked to indicate their  proposal whilst submitting an offer to the closing date.

Planning : The property lies is white unallocated land identified within the West Lothian Local Development Plan 2018. A range of uses may be compatible and prospective  purchasers are requested to engage with the Planning Department to discuss the suitability of their proposals.

The property could be occupied in its current form or a redevelopment scheme could be promoted at the site taking cognisance of local planning policies.

Viewing : Viewing of the premises are by prior appointment only and interested parties are asked to co-ordinate viewings by contacting the following officers.

Darren Stenhouse : 07901114394

Jacquie Steven :  07901114348



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