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300,000 Freehold

Pelham Street, Newark


  • Development Opportunit
  • 3,200 sq.ft Internal Space
  • Town Centre Location
  • Freehold Vacant Possession
  • Residential or Commercial Subject to Planning
  • 12 Car Parking Spaces
  • Great Character & Potential



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A fine early 19th Century building constructed originally as the fire station with a three stage tower and now converted, extended and in use as a church hall. The property is located close to the town centre and within the Conservation area. With Georgian and Victorian residential properties in the immediate vicinity.
The property offers 3,200 sq.ft net internal floor space approximately suitable for conversion to residential apartments, office and work space accommodation subject to Planning Permission. 

There is vehicular access to the rear of the property and a tarmacadam area with parking spaces for approximately 6 motor cars.

The accommodation provides on the ground floor a reception area, toilets, worship hall, commercial kitchen and a boiler room. Lobby and back stairs to first floor. The first floor provides three meeting rooms, office, toilet accommodation and access to the three stage tower. Central heating is gas fired throughout. 

Newark is a busy and prosperous town serving a population of approximately 35,000 with a catchment population of approximately 90,000. The town is a designated growth point with thousands of new homes proposed for the Fernwood and south Newark areas. Indeed the town attracts shoppers from a wide area, many preferring this market town with a wide range of specialized shops, boutiques and also most of the multiples including Waitrose, Morrisons, Asda, Marks and Spencer, etc. The town has excellent road access to the A1, A46 and A17 trunk roads. There are two railway stations: Newark Northgate providing services to London Kings Cross in just over 75 minutes; and Newark Castle station which provides a rail link to Nottingham and Lincoln. Newark has for many years been an important centre for the antique trade. Newark Showground of course hosts the International Antiques Fair. The town has the important recently opened Civil War Centre.

The building offers lofty, light and airy rooms with great conversion prospects either for residential accommodation, office and work space utilisation. The following accommodation is provided:

Reception Area - 3.81m x 4.57m plus 2.74m x 1.22m average measureme - With centre opening front doors, three radiators, box sash windows in the front elevation.

Gentleman's Wc - With two urinals and separate wc. Two wash basins and radiator.

Ladies / Disabled Wc - With also baby changing facilities. Radiator.

Lobby & Back Stairs - With front door and staircase to the first floor.

Boiler Room - 2.62m x 2.51m (8'7" x 8'3") - With two central heating boilers providing independent systems for the ground floor and the first floor.

Basement - 2.44m x 2.44m (8'0 x 8'0) - 

Worship Hall - 9.07m x 8.66m plus 5.59m x 2.41m (29'9" x 28'5" pl - Overall measurements. With solid wood floor, six radiators, fluorescent lighting, ceiling height of 12'5" approximately, double doors to the rear yard and car parking area.

Worship Hall Further View - 

Kitchen - 9.27m x 3.89m (30'5" x 12'9") - With part solid wood floor, double doors to the rear, suspended ceiling and lighting.

Store Room - 2.13m x 1.80m (7' x 5'11") - 

First Floor - 

Lobby Area - With staircase to the first floor.

Meeting Room - 4.57m x 3.66m (15' x 12') - With radiator and fluorescent lighting.

Creche Room - 3.66m x 3.15m (12' x 10'4") - With stainless steel sink and cold tap, radiator, window in rear elevation and built-in cupboard.

Children's Room - 5.97m x 5.56m plus 5.56m x 4.60m (19'7" x 18'3" pl - With fluorescent lighting, sealed unit double glazed windows in the rear elevation, six radiators, single glazed window in the front elevation.

Mother's Room - 3.20m x 2.74m (10'6" x 9'0") - With radiator.

Meeting Room - 3.66m x 3.66m (12' x 12') - Average measurements with box sash windows, radiator and built-in cupboard.

Office - 3.66m x 2.82m (12' x 9'3") - With double panelled radiator, box sash window and this room is open plan with the kitchen office area.

Kitchen / Office - 3.71m x 2.90m (12'2" x 9'6") - With stainless steel sink unit, hot water geyser and radiator.

Toilet - 3.05m x 2.44m (10' x 8' ) - With partitioned wc, basin and hot water geyser.

Tower - Three stage tower, stage two measuring approximately 18'8" x 9'0.

Outside - There is vehicular access to the rear of the property off Pelham Street to the tarmacadam rear car parking area.

Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected to the property.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Please contact our Newark Office on 01636 611811 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

Richard Watkinson endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in Virtual Tours, Floor Plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.

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