Property Details
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Lot 047
Lot 047
Auction: October 2018

Former Townhead Offices, Yorkshire Street, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1LD

Property Details

The property is accessed off Yorkshire Street in Rochdale town centre and a secondary pedestrian access can be taken from John Street (A671). The main retailing section of Yorkshire Street is around 100 metres to the south west. The end of the A627 motorway is approximately 3 miles to the south. The property is directly adjacent to the £450 million revitalisation of Rochdale town centre.


Detached three storey (plus basement) town centre located grade II listed former council office premises approximately 1,104 sq m (11,877 sq ft) which has planning and listed building consent for a change of use to 14 self contained apartments. Some of the conversion works have started and the property is offered with full vacant possession.


We detail below the following accommodation and approximate net internal floor areas:

Ground Floor
337 sq m (3,626 sq ft)
First Floor
317 sq m (3,410 sq ft)
Second Floor
93 sq m (1,000 sq ft)
357 sq m (3,841 sq ft)
1,104 sq m (11,877 sq ft)




Planning consent was approved on 7th September 2016 (Application Number 15/01296/FUL) for a change of use and conversion of the offices to 14 self-contained apartments. Listed building consent has also been approved under application number 15/01297/LBC). 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:


1. Energy Performance Asset Rating = D.
2. No cheques will be accepted for the deposit payable on the sale of this property and cleared funds must be paid.
3. Please see link below for some details of activities in Rochdale:

Property Location Address:
Former Townhead Offices,
Yorkshire Street,
Greater Manchester,
OL16 1LD
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Auction Details
Auction: October 2018 Date: 18th October 2018 Lot Number: 047 Doors Open: 10:30am Bidding Starts: 12:00pm
AJ Bell Stadium,
M30 7EY

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