6 Mill Street, Cannock, Cannock WS11 0DL

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An opportunity to purchase a traditional 2 storey property, fronting Mill Street, Cannock; comprising a retail shop to the ground floor with former office accommodation to the first floor with consent to convert to two residential flats; and large car parking area to the rear with planning permission for a development of five dwellings.

An opportunity to purchase a traditional two storey property, fronting Mill Street, Cannock; comprising a retail shop with frontage to Mill Street to the ground floor, with accommodation to the first floor, formerly used as offices, with consent to convert to two residential flats; and large car parking area to the rear with 37 parking bays, with planning permission for a development of five dwellings. The car park and land to the rear extends to an area of 0.34 acres (0.137 ha).

6 Mill Street is situated in the town centre of Cannock near the busy A4601 and A34 Walsall Road junction. Cannock boasts a range of amenities including a hospital and a range of high street shops. The property is located within the centre of the town overlooking St Luke’s Churchyard to the front. The front of the property abuts the pavement on Mill Street with retail frontage.

From the A5 Watling Street, take the Wolverhampton Road, A4601 and continue straight over the roundabout onto Avon Road. Proceed into the centre of town and straight on at the lights, where Pursehouse Florists can be seen on the right. The access to the car park is situated to the north side of No 8 Mill Street. It would be more easily approached from the centre of town, having proceeded to the following roundabout and returned on the opposite carriageway.

Town and Country Planning
Planning permission was approved in 2016 (application CH/15/0341) to convert the first floor of the property to two single bedroom residential flats, with two designated parking spaces for this development. This permission was renewed (application CH/21/0198) and approved again with conditions in November 2021.

A further application was submitted relating to the south east area of the car park. The application (CH/16/269) was approved in 2017 (with conditions) for the erection of 5, two storey terraced residential units with integral parking. A renewal application CH/21/0274 was approved in March 2022, with conditions. Conditions include the requirement for a written scheme of archaeological investigation to be submitted for approval and the development must be undertaken within the constraints of the tree retention plan.

The contemporary development scheme offers a modern accommodation layout with a car port on the ground floor leading through to an entrance hallway, Cloakroom and bedroom; the first floor offering open plan living accommodation with a combined living, dining and kitchen area with a separate bathroom and a balcony to the rear. Four of the units offer a floor area (GIA) of approximately 81 m2 (872 sq.ft.) and a single bedroom to the ground floor. With the fifth unit being slightly larger at approximately 82.35m2 (886 sq.ft.) and offering two bedrooms to the ground floor.

Each unit will have an additional parking space and a small patio to the rear/east side which will opens up onto an area of shared garden space within the area of trees. The additional car parking space per unit will leave 7 remaining parking spaces for use by Mill Street occupiers, as desired.

The two proposed flats are subject to an Affordable Housing Contribution which requires a payment calculated in accordance with the schedule to a section 106 undertaking dated 9th March 2016; and to a Conservation contribution of £442 (Index Linked) pursuant to a s 106 undertaking dated 4th November 2021. The proposed newbuild properties are subject to a CIL Liability notice of £14,611.95 (Index Linked). Buyers should make their own enquiries to satisfy themselves concerning these obligations.

The Property is designated as being within the town centre boundary and the primary retail area and is outside the Conservation Area. Part of the land to the rear has been identified in the 2021 Brownfield Land Register.

The property has the benefit of mains electric, water and sewerage. It is understood that the ground floor does not have the benefit of central heating. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the availability and suitability of any other services.

Business Rates Listing
The 1st floor of 6 Mill Street has a 2017 Business Rates listing for offices of £4,600.

Tenure and Posession
The property is sold freehold, subject to the following occupation agreements:
The ground floor is occupied by Pursehouse Florists. The lease includes the ground floor and cellar accommodation and 3 car parking bays within the car park to the rear and use of the small yard adjoining the rear door to the shop for the parking of one vehicle, the taking of deliveries and storage of goods and materials. The current rent is £5,000 per annum paid quarterly, no rent review has been undertaken. The current Tenant is holding over on a 2001 lease; the fixed term expired in 2005.

A number of the car park bays are occupied under monthly licences, including some used by the neighbouring restaurant business.

The first floor is vacant.

Further information can be obtained from the selling agent.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
A central part of the car parking area to the rear, broadly identified by the car parking spaces painted with yellow markings, is not included within the area for sale.

An unused Right of Way exists along the southern most boundary of the rear carpark for the benefit of the neighbouring property. Likewise, part of the land included in the sale has a pedestrian right of way past No.17, to Walsall Road.

An electricity wayleave exists in the rear car park for an underground electricity cable.

It is understood that No 8 Mill Street has a right of way to use the accessway between Nos 8 and 10 Mill Street, to access their pedestrian side door and the neighbouring car park to the rear. The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of, any rights of way both public and private, all wayleaves, easements and other rights whether or not specifically referred to.

Local Authority
Cannock Chase District Council
28 Beecroft Road, Cannock, WS11 1BG
Tel: 01543 462621

Shop 7.16m x 3.53m (max) (23'6" x 11'7" (max))
Utilised as the main shop for the florists. With large windows onto Mill Street, which were recently renewed, and a wooden floor.

Hallway 1.73 x 3.53 (5'8" x 11'6")
To the rear of the shop floor and with doors off to the rear store rooms and brick stairs down to the cellar.

Store Room 1 4.06m (max) x 3.02m (13'4" (max) x 9'11")
With a wooden floor and sash window to side.

Store Room 2 3.89m (max) x 3.02m (12'9" (max) x 9'11" )
With a blue brick floor and sash window to side.

Ground Floor WC
Accessed off the internal hallway between Room 2 and 3.

Store Room 3 2.49m (max) x 3.00m (8'2" (max) x 9'10")
With tiled floor, small window to side.

The cellar is divided into two rooms with Room 1 being 3.67 x 4.36 (12'0" x 14'3") and Room 2 being 2.82 x 3.71m (9'3" x 12'2"). With brick floors and occupied by Pursehouse Florist.

First Floor
Accessed via a separate pedestrian door directly off the pavement off Mill Street, to a small hallway and flight of stairs to the first floor. The first floor was previously occupied as offices. The stairs lead to a small lobby area with a door leading through to an internal hallway with rooms off.

Room 1 3.84m (max) x 3.66m (12'7" (max) x 12'0")
Carpeted, single glazed sash window to front overlooking Mill Street with small Fireplace.

Room 2 4.45m x 3.63m (max) (14'7" x 11'11" (max))
Carpeted, single glazed sash window to front overlooking Mill Street

First Floor WCs
Two separate WCs with sink, with door to the rear of one housing a combi boiler.

Store Room 2.18m (max) x 3.02m (max) (7'2" (max) x 9'11" (max
Accessed via door off main hallway, carpeted.

Room 3 2.18m x 2.11m (7'2" x 6'11" )
Accessed via a door off the main hallway, carpeted, single glazed sash window overlooking the side and with a door off through to Room 4 at the rear of the building.

Room 4 3.66m x 3.43m (12'0" x 11'3")
With two steps down from room 3. Carpeted, radiator to side, with a single glazed sash window overlooking the carpark of 6 Mill Street at the rear.

Strictly by prior arrangement with the Penkridge Office.
Tel: 01785 716600
Email: penkridge@bagshaws.com

Simon Quilley, Paytons Solicitors, 287 Worcester Rd, Malvern, WR14 1AB.
Email: sq@paytons.co.uk

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by Public Auction at 3:00pm on Wednesday 10th July 2024 at the Paddock Pavilion, Uttoxeter Racecourse, ST14 8BD.

Money Laundering Regulations 2017
Please note that all purchasers must provide two forms of identification to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. Proof of identification and proof of residence.

Deposits and Completion
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon the fall of the hammer. Please note that proof of identification must also be provided to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. The signing of the Contract of Sale and 10% deposit is legally binding on both parties and completion will occur within 28 days thereafter, unless stated otherwise at the auction. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer's fee of £500+ VAT (£600 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. Please contact the auctioneers for further details.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the office of the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. Please note that no searches will be included in the Conditions of Sale. Prospective purchasers may make their own arrangements with regard to searches and should seek legal advice. The Auctioneers and Solicitors will be in the sale room fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the auction to deal with any matter arising from either the conditions of Sale, the Sales Particulars or relating to the auction generally. At the appointed time the sale will commence and thereafter no further queries will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself fully upon all matters contained or referred to therein, whether or not the purchaser has read them. The Guide Price is issued as an indication of the auctioneer’s opinion of the likely selling price of the property. Each property offered is subject to a Reserve Price which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction and which would ordinarily be within 10% (+/-) of the Guide Price. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

Agents Note
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.