0 bed Detached house (for sale) The Former Abu Bakr School, Kent Street, Walsall WS2

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Bond Wolfe Auctions
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0121 721 8417
First Published

22nd Nov 2022

Last Published

15th Dec 2022



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


For Sale By Public Auction on 14 December starting at 09:00 am - Live-streamed auction, you must pre-register to bid via our website with remote bidding online, by telephone or proxy

A Vacant Freehold Former School, occupying a site area of approximately 1.33 acres (0.54 hectares), standing within an established residential location, offering development potential for a wide variety of uses including residential, subject to the appropriate planning permission

The property comprises a former school premises believed to have originally date from the early 1900s and occupies a level and regular shaped site extending to approximately 1.33 acres (0.54 hectares). The main building is single storey, and of traditional brick construction with a range of pitched tiled roofs and part flat roof and is currently configured to provide, a main entrance and reception area, hallway, office, WCs, main assembly hall, eight classrooms, various staff rooms, first aid room, stationery stores, dining room, former tuck shop and ancillary stores. The accommodation is in need of repair and refurbishment throughout.
There is a separate single storey block comprised of temporary accommodation comprising a main entrance, school office and eight further classrooms. Externally there is a generous surfaced playground and car parking areas.
The site extends to approximately 1.33 acres (0.54 hectares) and is considered suitable for development of a wide variety of alternative uses including residential, subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission.

The property lies within an established predominately residential location with frontages to Kent Street and Derby Street. A short distance from the main B4210 Bloxwich Road.
The property lies approximately 2 miles north of Walsall Town Centre and has good access to the Midland motorway network via Junction 10 of the M6 motorway approximately 2 miles distant.

Energy Performance Rating

Freehold Vacant possession upon completion.

Value Added Tax
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Auctioneer's Note
Please note that the completion period for this property is 8 weeks (56 days).

Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.

Viewing Times
Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.

Live-streamed Auction
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Local info for WS2


Property Value Data/Graphs for WS2

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 32.6% £193,706 3 1.3
Terraced house 21.3% £165,153 3.1 1.2
Flat 20.2% £92,861 1.5 1.1
Detached house 11.2% £362,500 2.8 1.5
End terrace house 7.9% £155,714 2.6 1
Other 3.4% £234,000 1.3 0.7
Studio 1.1% £60,000 1 1
Parking/garage 1.1% £295,000 1 0
Detached bungalow 1.1% £255,000 2 1

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£184,875 0%


Current Asking Prices in WS2 Average: £184,875

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £177,500 (2) £154,697 (15) £178,599 (45) £289,000 (5) £299,995 (1)
Flats £83,778 (9) £101,944 (9) - - -
All £100,818 (11) £134,915 (24) £178,599 (45) £289,000 (5) £299,995 (1)

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