West Midlands Police has placed three of its former police stations up for sale as part of next months Bond Wolfe Auctions.
Taking place in Aston Villa Football Club’s Villa Park Stadium on Tuesday 10th of September, the spaces Birmingham and Black Country properties are all freehold and are considered suitable for a variety of uses, including residential units – subject to planning permission.
Emphasising the rarity of these units, Bond Wolfe Auctions Managing Director Ian Tudor, stated: “I have a longstanding working relationship with West Midlands Police, and I am delighted to be instructed on these three cracking opportunities.”
The first exhibition up for auction is the former Darlaston Police Station at 1 Crescent Road, with a guide price of £250,000+.
The three-storey Victorian building is approximately 7,717 sq ft and has offices and meeting rooms on the ground floor, including the original custody suites
There are more offices on the first and second floors, useful storage space in the basement, and a gated rear yard with around 25 secure car parking spaces.
The second former station is Handsworth West Police (right) Station at 61-65 Holyhead Road, with a guide price of £500,000+.
This lot is made up of a detached, two-storey 1930s building together with a pair of former semi-detached houses which were recently used as extra offices and are connected on the first floor.
There is car parking at the front and rear, plus garages and storage buildings to the rear of the property, which extends to approximately 6,446 sq ft.
Ian Tudor stated: “This prominent property is on the main A41 Holyhead Road, between Milestone Lane and St James Road, an area that has a vibrant mix of retail, commercial, residential and educational uses, with excellent access to the city centre and the Midlands motorway network.”
The final former station is the Tettenhall Police Station (right) at 30 High Street, in Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, which has a guide price of £250,000+.
This lot is a two-storey, detached 1970s building containing offices and meeting rooms, with a separate store and garage at the rear, along with useful gated yard for parking.
Detailing the benefits of the property Mr Tudor added: “This property of approximately 2,282 sq ft fronts the western side of the High Street within the affluent suburban village of Tettenhall, around 2.5 miles north-west of Wolverhampton city centre.
“It lies within an area that has a good mix of residential and retail uses, including Limes Court to the rear and Tettenhall College nearby.”
The three properties will all appear in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next sale on Tuesday 10 September at 10.30am at the regular venue of the Holte Suite at Aston Villa FC.
Bond Wolfe Auctions has already this year offered 350 lots, more than any other auctioneer in Birmingham. This includes properties across the East and West Midlands and as far afield as Wales and Scotland.
Featured Image: Darlaston Police Station