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• Substantial freehold premises.
• Licensed with ground floor function room ( 150 capacity ) and first floor function room ( 150/200 capacity ).
• 3 bars and spacious, well equipped commercial kitchen.
• Planning consent for first floor gym if desired + scope to sub-let.
• Ideal Training / Meeting / Religious Venue/ Music Venue / Micro- Brewery / Tap House / Gym / Leisure Venue.
• Prime location on Market Street within the centre of Hindley, near Wigan, Greater Manchester.
• Surrounded by numerous free car parks.
• Premises completely refurbished and new roof, new double glazing, new heating system.
• Business run at pace to suit, private functions only.
• Purpose built in 1897 as a Conservative Club.
Aspire (Business and Company Sales Specialist) is delighted to present for sale this stunning licensed occasions venue and meeting rooms business, ideally located close to the centre of Hindley, near Wigan, Greater Manchester. This fantastic, detached property is situated on one of the central streets of Hindley and is surrounded by numerous complimentary shops and businesses including cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. There is ample car parking in the vicinity and easy access to public transport, with bus stops a few paces away and the train station less than ten minutes on foot.
The large premises have an attractive and prominent frontage, directly overlooking the main road, and are highly visible and well-known in the locale.
Hindley is a popular and vibrant town, set within the borough of Wigan, and is part of the wider Greater Manchester Urban Area. Access to the local conurbations is via the A58, which leads to the M61 motorway and through to Bolton, and the A577 leading West towards Wigan city centre and further to the M6 motorway.
The business has been operated by the current owners for over ten years and is only now available for sale due to retirement. The owners have continuously refurbished and maintained the premises, having recently installed a new roof, new double glazing and new heating system. Currently run at a pace to suit, this fully licensed business is operated on limited hours for private functions only. Types of functions catered for include wedding receptions, christenings, 18th and 21st birthday parties, other family celebrations and also funerals. Conference facilities are also offered. A varied buffet and seated-meal menu is available, or guests can arrange to provide own catering.
This incredible building was purpose built in 1897 as the local conservative club and has many external architectural features. The brick facade is symmetrically built, with a stunning central entrance doorway, set off with decorative moulded canopy, complete with a balcony above.
The signage is has been unobtrusively added, and takes nothing away from the original finish of the building.
Internally the property is full of charm and retains many original features including elegant coving, decorative architraves, archways, panelling, ornate doorways, and boasts a stunning central cast iron staircase.
The property is fully modernised throughout, with contemporary conveniences blending effortlessly with traditional features.
This building, with its size, layout and location, has huge future potential, with endless options which could be considered. The premises could continue to be used as it is now, or the current options extended slightly, perhaps with the introduction of civil ceremonies, offering the facilities as a full-service, all day wedding venue.
There is scope to use the current facilities as a live music venue, late night venue such as a cocktail bar, a traditional tap house or micro-brewery.
Other opportunities could be a themed children’s parties venue, or interactive live-action theatre such as house of horror or murder mystery.
With minor modifications the property could be utilised as a religious venue.
Planning consent has been granted for a fully equipped gym to the first floor if desired. This could lead to options of martial arts dojo, boxing club or dance school.
The internal space accommodates two large function rooms, three bars, a games rooms and a spacious and well-equipped kitchen. There is full led lighting, 3 x fire exits and 16 x CCTV cameras with a central recording and control unit.
The internal configuration briefly comprises:
Foyer and reception
Ladies and gents WCs
Sizable function room - 150 capacity, long bar servery with 7 taps and a good range of bottled bees, wines and spirits
Additional bar - 4 taps
Games room with pool tables, table football, bar servery, food service area with buffet tables, hot carvery service counter
Fully fitted commercial kitchen with gas and electric catering appliances, fridges/freezers, wash up area
Ladies and Gents WCs
Function room, suitable for 150 - 200 guests
Bar servery to the side with 6 taps
Basement cellar level-
Pump room and barrel store
Central heating boilers serving new central heating system
There is social media in place, which would benefit from more regular updates. Also the basic website would benefit from some updating, this could be easily enhanced or a professional website established if preferred. These are essential to fully promote any commercial venture and investment in this area would further boost the business.
Freehold property and business for sale - £325,000
Leasehold - £70,000.
Monthly business rates: Ground floor £2,000; 1st floor £0.
Annual turnover - £99,000
This is a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial freehold historical building, which has huge potential and an already successful business in situ. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate this grand property and the opportunities it presents. Prompt, confidential discussions with Aspire are strongly recommended.
Aspire can also assist in sourcing any finance that may be required for the purchase of this business.
Ref: Aspire 1842
Aspire Business and Company Sales Specialist.
Available as freehold and leasehold
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