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09 March 2012
For sale by auction

Wednesday 28th March 2012

FormerLluesty Hospital, Old Chester Road, Holywell, Wales CH8 7SA

Freehold Former Hospital Premises with adjoining land.
Comprising approximately 5,400 Sq m (59,000 sq ft) of floor space made up of a range of period properties dating back to the 1830's (some are Grade II listed)

Site Area: 2.37 Hectares (5.86 acres)
Development Potential (subject to consents)
Full Vacant Possession

Location
Situated in north Wales on the south east edge of Holywell town centre with access via the A55 North Wales Expressway. The property is 18 miles east of Chester which gives access to Liverpool via the M53 and Manchester via the M56 with John Lennon Airport being roughly 22 miles away. Holywell is a Historic Town and lies on the Welsh side of the Dee Estuary and is undergoing a schedule of regeneration projects. Numerous shopping amenities can be found in Holywell town centre. Recreational facilities can be found within the surrounding countryside and Holywell Golf Club.

Description
The former Lluesty Hospital complex dates to around the 1830's and started life as a Victorian workhouse. The buildings are largely of stone construction beneath pitched slate roofs and are arranged in a cross shape with a central block. There are various ancillary buildings as well as extensive grounds of approximately 5.8 acres. The building sits in an elevated position with extensive views over Holywell and the Wirral.

Planning
It is considered that the complex may be suitable for conversion to a range of different potential uses subject to the necessary consents. The site is allocated for housing development within the Unitary Development Plan. The property is close to Chester so may lend itself to various leisure uses such as a Hotel or Leisure Use, Educational Purposes or redevelopment of the vacant land. Interested parties must rely on their own enquires in relation to this and should direct their enquiries to Flintshire County Council, Telephone: 01352 703020.

Viewing: Open Site

Contact: Jeremy Lambjeremylamb@a-r.co.uk

Telephone auctioneers 0207 808 8530Website:www.a-r.co.uk

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