- UNIQUE DEVELOPMENT/CONVERSION OPPORTUNITY OF AN ICONIC COMPLEX OF BUILDINGS ON THE EDGE OF SHREWSBURY TOWN CENTRE, BENEFITTING FROM PLANNING CONSENT
The property occupies an elevated position within a short walking distance of the medieval Shrewsbury Town Centre close to the main Railway Station and other amenities.
Shrewsbury is the County Town and principal Administrative Centre of Shropshire and is an established location for a wide variety of service industries, tourism and manufacturing business operations.
The major part of the property comprises an iconic complex of Grade II Listed buildings dating in part back to the 18th Century with later alterations and additions undertaken through its history, surrounded by a large perimeter wall having long road frontages on three sides.
The property was originally built as a walled prison having an interesting history prior to its closure in 2013.
Since then the property has stimulated considerable interest from TV companies and national media reflecting the iconic nature of the site.
Part of the site is currently used by a company to host bespoke tours of the prison.
Opposite the main site and outside of the prison perimeter wall is an additional area of land comprising the former Visitor Centre and Car Park.
The property comprises a range of buildings of varying ages in a court yard style configuration on a site area of approximately 1.03 hectares.
The visitors’ car park site opposite is calculated to extend to approximately 0.16 hectares.