Property Details
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Lot 021
Lot 021
Auction: October 2017

Royal Oak & Retail Unit, 41 & 47 Church Street, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15 8AB

Property Details

The property is prominently situated in the town centre, fronting Church Street (A58) in an established location for retail and other commercial uses. Littleborough is located in the upper Roch Valley by the foothills of the South Pennines, 3 miles northeast of Rochdale and 12.5 miles north-northeast of Manchester.


Vacant detached three storey public house approximately 397 sq m (4,274 sq ft) in need of refurbishment with development potential subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Internally the ground floor comprises the trading areas, with kitchen and storage, Male and Females WCs, with residential accommodation at first floor with three bedrooms, lounge, bathroom and kitchen and a at second floor a further five rooms last used as storage. In addition there is a single storey retail unit (47 Church Street) at the rear currently let at ú2,500 per annum.


We detail below the following approximate measurements: Royal Oak: Basement: Beer Cellar and Stores (un-measured) Ground Floor: Bar Areas: 120 sq m (1,292 sq ft) Kitchen (not fitted out): 13 sq m (140 sq ft) Storage: 23 sq m (248 sq ft) First Floor: 131 sq m (1,410 q ft) Second Floor: 110 sq m (1,184 sq ft) Total: 397 sq m (4,274 sq ft) 47 Church Street (Taken From the VOA): Ground Floor: 18 sq m (194 sq ft)


Rear yard, beer patio and smoking area.

Approx Site Area

Approximately 443.6 sq m (530.59 sq yds).




Interested parties should consult with the Local Planning Office, Rochdale Borough Council, Floor 3, Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU. Tel: 01706 924387 Email:


47 Church Street is let to a private individual for a term of 3 years from 25th April 2017 at a rent of ú2,500. The lease is contracted out of the security of tenure provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act, there is a tenant 18 month break option and the tenant has a right of access across the yard of the Royal Oak to use the external WC.


VAT will be payable at the prevailing rate on 90% of the apportioned purchase price for the former Royal Oak and at 100% on the apportioned price for the retail unit 47 Church Street. The price paid for the Lot will be apportioned 88%/12% to the Royal Oak and 47 Church Street respectively.


Energy Performance Rating = D.


The original website plan has been revised and interested parties should refer to the Title plan. New Approx Site Area: 443.6 sq m (530.59 sq yds).

Property Location Address:
Royal Oak & Retail Unit,
41 & 47 Church Street,
Greater Manchester,
OL15 8AB
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Auction Details
Auction: October 2017 Date: 17th October 2017 Lot Number: 021 Doors Open: 12:00pm Bidding Starts: 12:00pm
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