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Online Auction Sale on 5th June 2024, Town Centre Development Opportunity, Lot 1 - 31 Clarence Arcade, Stamford Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7PT

11,184 Sq Ft / Offices / Land/Development

For Sale - £330,000.00

Available - Last updated: 16 May 2024

Bidding Opens On 5th Jun 2024 10:30

Scheduled End Date 5th Jun 2024 11:00

The property comprises an end terrace building, previously used as a council service customer contact centre and offices, with a layout that comprises at ground floor a reception area, a number of smaller interview rooms and then to first and second floors are predominantly open plan office areas. The basement is a mixture of meeting rooms and storage and there is additional storage to the third floor(attic). Throughout are ancillary areas, including staff, kitchens and WCs and a lift serves basement to second floors.

The town centre is subject to future proposals with a focus on Future St Petersfield and the retail core of the town proposals via Levelling up Fund. The property could be suitable for a variety of uses complementary to the town centre location, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

The property offers a purchaser the opportunity to acquire an asset that sits centrally to both of these opportunities and Ashton is within an established Ashton Mayoral Development Zone (AMDZ) , Greater Manchester Growth Location (GM Growth Location), Investment Zone, Long Term Plan (a further £20m), making Ashton a promising proposition.

Interested parties can find more information here: https://www.tameside.gov.uk/Businesses/Ashton-Mayoral-Development-Zone/Future-St-Petersfield and there is also background information on the Council's vison and plans for the town centre, which interested parties can download together with floor plans from the auctioneers website (under the Related Documents Section).

In terms of planning interested parties should consult direct with the local planning authority: https://www.tameside.gov.uk/planningandbuildingcontrol.


Situated within the town centre, with an entrance fronting Stamford Street, the property is surrounded by a variety of retail, leisure and commercial uses and it benefits from close proximity to a number of public car parks (one of which is immediately to the rear). The bus station and railway station are within easy walking distance and the town centre lies less than 1 mile to the east of the M60 orbital motorway.


The Vendor has supplied the following gross internal areas:

Basement: 192 sq.m (2,110 sq. ft)

Ground Floor: 220 sq/m (2,368 sq. ft)

First Floor: 224 sq. m (2,411 sq.ft)

Second Floor: 224 sq. m (2,411 sq. ft)

Attic: 175 sq.m (1,884 sq. ft)

Total: 1039.20 sq.m (11,184 sq. ft)


Guide Price - £330,000

EPC - Energy Asset Rating TBC.

Buyers Administration Fee - There will be a Buyer's Administration Fee of £2,700(inc VAT) payable upon exchange of contracts.


  • Town centre development opportunity STP
  • Former customer contact centre and offices
  • Approximately 1,039 sq. m (11,184 sq. ft) gross internal area
  • Convenient location

Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Guide Price For Sale Freehold £330,000.00 NA

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