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Check out this divine development opportunity in Solihull

If you’re on a mission to find your next property project, then the auction of a former church near Solihull could be the blessing you need.

Widney Evangelical Church in Widney Road, Bentley Heath is to be sold by SDL Auctions in its national property auction this month and experts at the UK’s most successful live-streamed auctioneer say it offers a divine development opportunity.

Commercial valuer Chris Theocharides said: “This is a single-storey property with a number of meeting rooms on a large plot, giving it the size and scope for a number of possible conversions. 

“Subject to the necessary planning permissions, it could be converted into a gym or yoga studio, offices or even residential dwellings. Investors and developers are urged to take a closer look to appreciate its full potential.”

The brick-built former church is set back from Widney Road on a large plot with a large car park at the rear. It extends to around 1,864 square feet of accommodation and currently comprises an entrance lobby, main church hall, function/meeting rooms, WCs, kitchen facilities and a storage area.

The property, which has a *guide price of £155,000+, sits among residential and retail premises, behind and between a parade of shops and a veterinary practice in an affluent area of Solihull. It is just a few minutes’ drive from the M42, while Dorridge Railway Station is just a mile away and runs services to Birmingham, London, Kidderminster, Leamington Spa and more. It is also close to Bentley Heath Recreation Ground, golf courses, nature reserves and open countryside.

Chris added: “This is the ideal location, whether you’re looking for a base for a new business venture or to create new dwellings, which are always in demand in this area.”

Widney Evangelical Church is just one of several development opportunities going under the hammer in SDL Auctions’ national property action on Wednesday 30th September with bidding by telephone, over the internet or by proxy.

To find out more about any of the properties being sold in the auction, or to register to bid, click here or call the West Midlands team on 0121 233 5046.