Retail Pending

66-68 Abbey Street, Accrington, Lancashire



Key Details





property type



Commercial For Sale

Property Description

The premises comprise a double fronted mid terraced building arranged over two floors, which was previously used in association with recruitment.  The property offers a series of offices that could readily be converted to a retail use, (subject to planning).


Accrington is a vibrant market town in the heart of East Lancashire, close to both the M66 and M65 motorways.  The town has a resident population of approximately, 36,500 and draws on a larger catchment of approximately 310,000 persons.

The property occupies a good position on Abbey Street, just off the ring road (East Gate).  Other nearby occupiers include the Job Centre and North Lancashire Careers Office.  To the rear of the property are a number of town centre car parks which are utilised on a daily basis.

Accommodation/Site investigation

Ground Floor
Office /retail          97.45 sq.m     1,049 sq.ft
Ground floor staff       6.50 sq.m          70 sq.ft
First floor offices       54.81 sq.m        590 sq.ft
Total                       158.76 sq.m    1,709 sq.ft


The property has the benefit of mains services.

Services responsibility

It is the prospective purchaser's responsibility to verify that all appliances, services and systems are in working order, and are of adequate capacity and suitable for their purpose


It is the prospective purchaser's responsibility to verify that their intended use is acceptable to the local planning authority.



Legal costs

Each Party is to be responsible for their own legal costs.

Additional Information


This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional Auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date that the buyer's solicitors is in receipt of the draft contacts and a further 28 days thereafter to complete.

Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable reservation fee of 4.2 % including VAT  subject to a minimum of £6,000 Including VAT which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the reservation form and all terms and conditions can be found in the legal pack which can be downloaded for free from www.agentauctionpage.

Please note that the property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the starting bid. Both the starting bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and Conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by the Lancashire Property Auction powered by "iam-sold".

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Last Updated

Monday, 11 Jul, 2022