Commercial sites from across the UK to go under the hammer in Bond Wolfe’s February auction

Commercial properties and development sites across the UK, from Bolton to Birmingham, Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent and Kettering to Wolverhampton, will feature in Bond Wolfe’s next livestream auction on Thursday 8 February.

The guide prices* range from £950,000+ for an 85-berth canal marina at Fenny Marina, at Fenny Compton near Southam in Warwickshire, to a plot of land beside the River Yeo in Devon with a nil reserve.

Plot 7a Greenmeadow Drive, in Barnstaple, Devon, is being sold freehold.

Ian Tudor, commercial auction director at Bond Wolfe, said: “For those with an eye for potential, there is an enormous range of opportunities in our February auction and, increasingly, canny investors are checking out the commercial lots in our catalogue.”

Fenny Marina, which includes a three-bedroomed bungalow and extensive outbuildings, will be among more than 50 commercial properties and plots of land lined up for sale in the livestreamed auction on Thursday 8 February.

Among them are a number of disused properties being sold by Birmingham City Council, including investments, , land and ground rents.

These include the former Sandcastle Day Nursery , on Chester Road, Erdington, which is offered freehold with a guide price* of £650,000+. The property is a post 1970s, single storey purpose-built school building on a site of circa 0.64 acres. It may be suitable for redevelopment, subject to planning permission.

A similar potential redevelopment project, subject to planning permission, is the former Four Dwellings Children’s Centre in Quinton, which has fire damage and is in need of renovation. The freehold purpose-built children’s centre currently has 17 parking spaces and has a guide price of £300,000+.


Another potential development opportunity is the gated former depot site at Latelow Road, Garretts Green, with a guide price of £175,000+.

Birmingham City Council has also instructed Bond Wolfe to sell 25 ground rents on a range of commercial, industrial and retail properties across the city, including ten in New John Street West.

Further afield, a seven-bedroomed mixed use property at 44 Main Street, Netherseal, Swadlincote, in Derbyshire, is being offered in conjunction with Watling Real Estate on behalf of the LPA Receivers with a guide price of £165,000+, while shop premises at 5 Duckworth Street, Darwen, Lancashire, are being offered for £24,000-£29,000.

In Galashiels, Selkirkshire, a freehold town centre commercial investment at 80-82 Channel Street, with planning permission to convert the first floor into two apartments, has a starting price of £150,000, while a town centre investment property housing two restaurants and a live music venue, at 107, 108, 108a High Street, Stourbridge, has a guide price of £475,000+.

Another prominent town centre investment property, this time at The Crossways, Nelson Place, Newcastle Under Lyme, is listed with a starting price of £345,000+.

This three storey building comprises the Crossways bar on the ground floor and three recently refurbished apartments above.

Meanwhile in Walsall, derelict former warehouse premises at 1 Day Street, considered suitable for development with the necessary planning consents, are listed from £45,000+.

Ian Tudor added: “The range of commercial properties, in both price and geography, on offer at our auctions is attracting bidders from both this country and overseas.

“We want to build on our successes of 2023 and in 2024 cement our place as the UK’s leading livestreaming auction business, selling properties throughout the UK.”

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The commercial properties are among 192 lots that are appearing in Bond Wolfe’s next auction, which will start at the earlier time of 8.30am on Thursday 8 February.

If you have a property you are considering selling, visit email or call 0121 312 1212 or 01902 928 510 for advice or to arrange a free no obligation valuation.

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