Commercial Property in Birmingham

Former Neighbourhood Office 134 Church Lane, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5UG

Lot no: 1 Property type: Commercial Property Auction type: Unconditional with Fixed FeeWhere exchange occurs immediately on the fall of the gavel. The successful bidder will be legally obliged to exchange contracts, pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) together with the buyers fee of £1074 and complete within a set time period.

Guide Price* in excess of £400,000plus fees Result Sold at Auction £400,000

A Freehold Former Neighbourhood Office and Ancillary Land

Property Description

A former single storey neighbourhood office with land and parking which may be suitable for a number of alternative uses including residential development subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall, Male & Female Toilets, Kitchen, open-plan central office and a number of smaller offices.

The property has an NIA of 171 sq.m. (1,840 sq.ft.) or thereabouts.


Grounds and Car Parking.

Site Area

We understand that the site extends to some 4,004 sq.m. (4,789 sq.yds.) or thereabouts.


The property may be suitable for variety of uses including residential development subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. All initial enquiries can be made to Robert King or Stephen Manners at Birmingham City Council on 0121 303 4775.


We understand the property is Freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Auctioneers Note

1. Please note that no offers will be accepted prior or post to the Auction.

2. The property will be sold on the understanding that the 10% deposit must be paid by a Banker’s Draft made payable to SDL Auctions Ltd. No other means of payment will be accepted and failure to do so will result in the property being re-offered for sale.

3. In addition to the purchase price, the purchaser will be required to pay the Council’s professional fees of £2,000.


See viewing schedule.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

A 10% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices
Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates
EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees
The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £1,074 inc VAT (£895 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. Or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.