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Auction Ends: 14/07/2020 13:05

The Iron Church, Blackburn Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 8DR

Property Details

The property is located in a very prominent and busy mixed use position fronting on to Blackburn Road (A666) and opposite to the Blackburn Road Mosque development. Bolton town centre is around 1.5 miles to the south.


A spectacular grade II listed former Church extending to approximately 537 sq m (5,788 sq ft). The building sits on a site measuring approximately 0.26 acres in a prominent location having undergone internal refurbishment whilst still retaining a number of original features. The property could suit a variety of future uses including conversion to residential accommodation, subject to any necessary consents. Offered freehold and vacant possession.


We detail below the following accommodation and approximate floor areas taken from the VOA website:

Open Plan Layout with banqueting hall, commercial kitchen, office, storage & W/C's- 538 sq m (5,788 sq ft)


Service & Access areas around the building footprint.

Approx Site Area

Approximately 0.11 hectares (0.26 acres).




The property received listed building consent & planning consent in 2017 (Application Number 98030/16) for a change of use from A1 Retail Use to Use Class D1 (Function Hall, Training & Education Centre). Interested parties should consult direct with the Local Planning Office, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU. Tel: 01204 333333.


Part of the roof of the premises is subject to leases and full details are included in the legal pack.


1. We are advised that the adjoining former monastery has been converted into six residential flats and recently sold at auction for in excess of £300,000.

2. The Church has been most previously used as a wedding and banqueting hall and is well presented benefitting from a commercial kitchen and W.C. facilities.

Property Location Address:
The Iron Church,
Blackburn Road,
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