339-341 Lord Street, Southport, Lancashire, PR8 1NH
Southport is a traditional seaside resort famous for it's golf courses (host to this year's Open) and Lord Street's Victorian canopied shopping boulevard. Liverpool lies approximately 17 miles to the south and Preston approximately 14.5 miles to the east. The property fronts Lord Street, in a central location near to HSBC, Cafõ Nero and Waterstones.
Vacant four storey mid terrace Grade II listed retail premises approximately 620 sq m (6,673 sq ft) in need of refurbishment with development potential subject to obtaining the necessary consents. The property retains (behind previous shop fit in some instances) many period features.
The following approximate gross internal measurements have been provided by the Vendor: Ground Floor: 236 sq m (2,540 sq ft) First Floor: 216 sq m (2,325 sq ft) Second Floor: 87 sq m (936 sq ft) Third Floor: 81 sq m (872 sq ft) Total: 620 sq m (6,673 sq ft)
Interested parties should consult direct with the Local Planning Office, Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, Esplanade, Southport PR8 1RX. Tel 0345 140 0845.
Energy Performance Rating = C.
The Auctioneers have received contact from Sefton Council's Heritage at Risk Office that they would want to see various repair works undertaken to the front elevation mainly involving the verandah with the aim of improving the nature of the character or appearance of the Lord Street Conservation Area. They have indicated that they may seek the following Schedule of Works and interested parties should contact the Local Planning Office: 1.Clear gutters of all plant growth, leaves and debris so that rainwater is able to pass through unobstructed into functioning drainage points. This includes all gutters and drains attached to walls. 2.Clear chimney of all plant growth, leaves and debris. 3.Ensure all downspouts are in working order and watertight. Replace any missing sections in like for like design and materials. 4.Repaint flaking timber window surrounds in colour to match existing on all storeys of the building, including the gable. 5.Reinstate missing timber spindles from upper storey balcony to match existing. 6.Clear all debris and moss growth from verandah glazing. 7.Replace any broken or cracked panes on a like for like basis. 8.Scrape down all instances of rust on cast iron/wrought iron elements of verandah to bare metal, by means of compressed air needle gun and/or blow lamp and scraper. Finish with wire brush. No sand blasting to be used on site. Stripping may not be carried out in wet or humid weather. No bare iron is to be left unprimed at the end of the working day. 9.Repair damaged cast iron column using site welding and specialist fillers as necessary. 10.Reinstate missing decorative elements of verandah in a like for like colour and material as existing. 11.On completion of steps 8-10, apply like for like proprietary paint system specifically formulated for use on cast iron and wrought iron. This is to be applied in strict accordance with the manufacturerÁs instructions. No bare iron is to be left unprimed at the end of the working day.
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