Lot 1 - Former Magistrates Court/Doctors Surgery, Catherine Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7QT

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £190,000 plus


Please refer to the title plan to confirm the extent of what is being sold as it differs slightly to the website marketing plan.

  • Town centre location
  • Former Magistrates Court/Doctors Surgery & Development Potential STP
  • Approximately 1467 sq. m (15,800 sq. ft)

Former Magistrates Court/Doctors Surgery Approximately 1467 sq. m (15,800 sq. ft) with development potential


The property comprises a former Magistrates Court, the ground floor until fairly recently having been in use as Doctors Surgery. The first floor is former Court accommodation. There is dedicated street level access with lift and good on site parking. The property has potential to create high quality office accommodation, subject to planning.


Whitehaven (population 25,000) is the predominant population centre for Copeland Borough area and is increasingly a strategic location for nuclear associated office occupation including Albion Square (1,000 Sellafield staff), Sellafield Ltd offices and other nuclear supply chain occupiers.

Catherine Street is conveniently situated for Copeland House (Copeland BC), Albion Square, train station and other central amenities. There is access both north and south avoiding the town's one way system.




Ground Floor:
Surgery Premises - 279 sq. m (3,000 sq. ft)

First Floor:
Former Court Accommodation - 723 sq. m (7,782 sq. ft)
Stores (Conversion Potential) - 455 sq. m (4,900 sq. ft)


Outside car parking space for approximately 15 vehicles.


Energy Asset Rating is D95.

Buyers Administration Fee

There will be a Buyer's Administration Fee of £2400 (inc VAT) payable upon exchange of contracts.

Additional Information

1. The information contained within the Particulars are given in good faith, but all descriptions, statements, dimensions ( these may have come from a third party source e.g. the seller, valuation reports or historic sales particulars), references to condition and permissions for the use and occupation or other details are made without responsibility and should not be relied upon as representation of fact.

2. If a video walk through, or any other form of virtual tour, is provided whilst every effort is made to accurately give an overview of the property we cannot give any warranty concerning the nature, and condition of the property and the suitability thereof for any and all activities and use. The video, or tour, is provided to assist only and without responsibility and should not be relied upon as representation of fact, or replace all appropriate due diligence a prudent purchaser would make.

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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