Unit 6 York Court, Wilder Street, Bristol, Avon, BS2 8QH

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Auction sale - Monday 13th July 2015


Withdrawn Prior to Auction.

Upon the instructions of

  • Virtual freehold
  • Modern vacant office building
  • Potential for occupation, investment or alternative use
  • 3,152 sq ft with parking


Please note that the 999 year lease precludes the use of the property for residential purposes.



The city of Bristol lies at the junction of the M4 with the M5 motorways and is served by a number of motorway junctions with the main access into the city centre via the M32 link to junction 19 of the M4. Bristol has a population approaching 500,000 and lies on the River Severn as it enters the Bristol Channel, where the busy Avonmouth Docks are the largest importer of cars into the UK. Bristol lies on the main rail line from London to the West Country and has a busy airport. Major employers include Imperial Tobacco, BAE, Rolls Royce, and Airbus. The property fronts Wilder Street at its junction with York Street within the Central Business Disrict, close to the end of the M32 motorway at the inner ring road so giving easy access. Brunswick Square and Portland Square lie close by as is the Cabot Square Retail Centre.


York Court is a modern development of 10 terraced office buildings built in the late 1980's with a concrete frame and brick elevations beneath a mansard roof. The property is arranged over ground and three upper floors together with three allocated parking spaces at the rear. Internally there are suspended ceilings with recessed CAT 2 lighting, heating, perimeter trunking, an 8 person lift and each floor has WC's and there is a shower room. The property is currently used as four flats by property guardians.


Long leasehold. Held for a term of 999 years from 29/09/1989 at a fixed ground rent of £25 per annum.

Planning & Development

The property is currently being lived in by property guardians and may suit conversion to a residential use under the amendment to the Permitted Development Order 1995 which expires in May 2016. Professional advice should be taken. For further information contact Bristol City Council (0117 922 3000) www.bristol.gov.uk.


VAT is not applicable to this lot.

Energy Performance Certificate

For EPC Rating please see website.

Address Floor Use Sq M Sq Ft
TOTAL 3,152 144.93
Unit 6, York Court Ground First Second Third Office Office Office Office 764 796 796 796 70.98 73.95 73.95 73.95


Seller's solicitor

Bristol City Council

(Janet Hartnoll)

0117 922 2000


* Guide price

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