About this property

Key Features

Freehold with vacant possession
Close proximity to public parking
Desirable location on Mill Road
Opportunity for redevelopment, subject to planning


The property comprises a terraced commercial building which sustained heavy fire damage in 2019. The property remains in a state of disrepair. At present there is a temporary roof structure and scaffolding in place to protect neighbouring properties. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to continue to provide protection from weathering damage to the neighbouring properties. The property has not been measured as it cannot be accessed for safety reasons. The floor areas are quoted from the Valuation Office Agency website which states the following approximate net internal floor areas: Ground Floor: 55.6m² (598ft²) First Floor: 51.8m² (558ft²) Second Floor: 30.1² (324ft²) Total: 137.49m² (1,480ft²) Uniform Business Rates The property is entered into the 2023 VOA Ratings List with a rateable value of £14,750. Therefore, the rates payable for 2023/24 will be approximately £7,360.25. EPC - Exempt due to the damaged state of the building.


Freehold with vacant possession


Mill Road is situated on the city’s south-eastern side of the city centre and is an established shopping destination and densely populated residential area. The train station is situated 0.6 miles from the property. The city centre and Grafton Shopping Centre are also within walking distance. Mill Road is a popular cosmopolitan area home to a vibrant mix of local traders and speciality shops together with various restaurants and cafes. Gwydir Street car park is situated on the opposite side of the road to the property.


No VAT is payable on the purchase price.

Lot Type



There is no available planning information to research on the Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Services website portal. The property has historically been used for retail purposes only, but may offer potential for alternative uses STP.

Legal Packs

www.cheffins.co.uk/auctions/property-auctions or Carol Rogers at Pearce Legal Solicitors, 2, The Square, Solihull, B91 3RB


Cheffins Commercial Department 01223 213666

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