3-4 Edgar Mews, Bath, BA1 2EE
For Sale by Private Treaty
• Redevelopment opportunity in the heart of Bath’s retail area
• Approximately 6,300 sq ft of warehouse/light industrial space over three floors
• Open plan layout
• Lift shaft
• Grade II Listed
• Suitable for a range of uses (STP)
LOCATION & SITUATION - Location Plan
Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the south west of England, approximately 13 miles south east of Bristol and 115 miles west of London.
The City has a population of over 80,000 and annual visitor numbers exceeding 4 million at the last Census. Bath is served by excellent transport routes, including frequent train services to Bristol and London Paddington.
Edgar Mews is located in the centre of Bath at the rear of Edgar Buildings on George Street and is accessed from Bartlett Street. Edgar Mews is a dead-end road and the premises is arranged across the split level between the two streets.
The development opportunity forms part of a Grade II listed terrace of storage/warehouse units which sit between a variety of mixed use premises on George Street and Bartlett Street including national and independent retail stores, cafes, restaurants and bars. There is a row of mews houses immediately facing the property.
The property has a part-flat, part-pitched roof which is corrugated sheet-clad and felted, over ashlar stone elevations with internal brick and block walls.
The premises benefit from large open plan accommodation at ground level with wooden steps to the first floor and two staircases leading into the basement. A fire exit at the rear of the property leads out to a courtyard which is not included in the sale.
The property also contains a lift shaft which runs from basement to first floor however we understand that this has been condemned.
Internally, the property has large open plan storage areas over basement, ground and first floors, with subdivided office accommodation at ground and first floor.
The property benefits from the following internal floor areas:
Floor Area (sq m) Area (sq ft)
Basement 221.9 2,389
Ground 257.5 2,772
First 93.00 1,001
Total 572.4 6,162
The premises represent a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial amount of floor space in central Bath’s core retail area which would suit a variety of commercial, leisure and potentially residential uses (STP). The ground floor provides open plan accommodation which is capable of subdivision, whilst the first floor offers good ceiling height, with the ability to extend over the ground floor to create additional accommodation (STP).
PLANNING & USE CLASS
The premises have been used as a workshop and warehouse in recent years.
According to information provided by the Valuation Office Agency, the property has a Rateable Value of £13,500.
TENURE & POSSESSION
A 250 year long leasehold interest in the property is available with vacant possession.
We understand the premises are connected to mains services however interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves as to the existence and adequacy of these.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Fixtures and fittings are not included in the sale unless otherwise agreed by separate negotiation.
We have been advised that the property has not been elected for VAT.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is to be sold by Private Treaty.
Bath and North East Somerset Council
Bath BA1 1JG
Tel: 01225 477 000
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents.
Rupert Bendell MRICS FAAV
Colston & Colston Chartered Surveyors
1 Queen Square
Bath BA1 2HA
T: 01225 904 704
M: 07494 822 522