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Manchester 0161 967 0122
24th July 2019 Auction
Lot Number - 1
£40,000 Result

The Former Cambois Miners Welfare Institute
Unity Terrace
NE24 1QS

On Behalf of Northumberland County Council : Former Welfare Club in a residential area approximately 570.24 sq m (6,138 sq ft) with development potential STP

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  • Former Welfare Club

  • Gross Internal Area approximately 570.24 sq m (6,138 sq ft)

  • The site area is approximately 436 sq m (522 sq yds)

  • Development Potential STP

  • The Energy Asset Rating is D


The property comprises a former welfare club premises arranged to the ground floor predominantly as two main meeting/function rooms accessed of the central hallway, together with ancillary accommodation, storage and WCs. At first floor there is a large main hall, with a stage at one end, together with changing rooms, WCs, kitchen area and a number of ancillary rooms. Refurbishment is required throughout and the property may have development potential subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Part of the ground floor (approximately 47.55 sq m) is occupied as a doctors surgery subject to a quarterly rent of £375.


The property is situated in the middle of a row of terrace houses, fronting Ridley Terrace with access also possible at the rear. The village of Cambois is situated on the north side of the estuary of the River Blyth, between Blyth and Ashington on the North Sea coast approximately 7 miles east of Morpeth.


The property has the following approximate Gross Internal Areas. The Surgery comprises approximately 47.55 sq m (512 sq ft) of the ground floor space.
Floors sq ft sq m
Ground Floor 2519 234.01
First Floor 3619 336.23
Total 6138 570.24


The surgery is occupied at a rent of £375 per quarter currently holding over on a lease from 1st October 1995.

Buyers Administration Fee

There will be a Buyer's Administration Fee of £500 plus VAT payable upon exchange of contracts.




At the rear is an enclosed yard, with access to store rooms at the rear of the building.

Additional Information

1. There was structural movement in 2017 that the Council addressed with supporting steel 'goalposts' to anchor the first floor rear extension to the main building.

2. Interested parties contemplating development should contact the local planning office at Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth NE61 2EF. Tel: 0345 600 6400.


The surgery is occupied at a rent of £375 per quarter currently holding over on a lease from 1st October 1995.
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James Ashworth

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Heather Twiss

0161 967 0122


Lynne Jackson
Northumberland County Council Legal Services
01670 623298
Lot 1 Finished
£40,000 Result
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