We are delighted to bring this enormous commercial opportunity to the market. We have for sale one of the most iconic retail units in the Birkenhead district. Formally trading as the House of Fraser but being sold as a vacant unit with the potential to be sub divided into a number of units for the right operator.
This property is of very generous proportions inside and out. Not only is this a truly magnificent property but it has the added benefit of a very imposing frontage to Grange Road, a detached outbuilding that is currently being used for storage and a car park with 84 spaces.
This property is of traditional 1930’S genre and was extended in 1985 to provide further retail floor space.
The trading areas are well proportioned and provide open plan floor plates. Currently fitted out as a department store that has been in occupation since the mid 1960’s.
To the ground floor there is a spacious trading floor area and customer toilet facilities.
To the first floor there is another large trading floor area and extensive staff and customer dining facilities.
The two retail floors are of a good specification and benefit from carpeted/tiled or wooden flooring, suspended ceilings with spot or strip lighting, escalator and one generous passenger lift with a 23 person capacity serving the ground and first floor.
Birkenhead is a regional shopping area located at the North Eastern end of the Wirral peninsula on the River Mersey and is directly opposite Liverpool City Centre.
Situated in a busy trading position in the centre of Birkenhead Town, next the Grange Shopping Centre and Birkenhead Indoor Market. Benefitting from having a 490 space multi-storey car park at the rear so parking is never an issue.
With the Birkenhead and Wallasey Tunnels only a short drive away and with the many transport links to this area from throughout the Wirral access couldn’t be easier for staff or customers. The M53 motorway runs the length of the Wirral and connects the Kingsway Road Tunnel to the North of Birkenhead with the M56 and Chester to the South.
Virgin Trains connect from Liverpool to London in approx. 2 hours and 20 minutes. Merseyrail network operates all over the Wirral and the closest stations to the property are Conway Park (300 meters North) and Birkenhead Central (100 meters south). These stations connect to the Liverpool Underground and across to West Kirby.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is around 19 kilometres away and offers domestic flights to London City and Belfast International Airports as well as across Europe.
The main bus terminal is directly west of the property adjacent to the Grange Shopping centre and is a very popular mode of transport for customers throughout the Wirral.
The local economy in Birkenhead and the surrounding area is dominated by manufacturing and service related industries and 56% of the employment is generated by these two sectors. A further 22% is generated by warehouse distribution, hotels and catering.
The population of Birkenhead was 88,818 in the 2011 cencus and compared to the rest of the UK population it is considered of average wealth and with a higher proportion of skilled workers.
- VERY GENEROUS TRADING AREA
- PROMINENT RETAIL LOCATION
- EXCELLENT CAR PARKING RATIOS
- GOOD TRANSPORT LINKS
- Address: 92, Grange Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6ED
- Price: Offers Over £5,000,000
- Status: Available
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