The premises comprise a modern detached warehouse of steel portal frame construction beneath a pitched part steel sheet, part asbestos sheet covered roof with brick elevations. To the front of the warehouse there is a double storey section comprising, reception and office/laboratory space on the ground floor and offices on the first floor together with staffroom and WC facilities. The rear of the property is an open plan warehouse with an eaves height of 5.5m and 8.25m to the apex, along with a loading door to the side elevation. There is also a small mezzanine floor storage area.
Externally, there is a tarmacadam car park to the front and loading/circulation area to the side, together with a storage yard area including canopy storage. In addition, there is a section of overgrown land. The site extends to approx. 2.2 acres.
The property will be sold with vacant possession (anticipated August 2022).
The site comprises a rectangular, level plot which currently accommodates a number of redundant industrial buildings. The site is predominantly tarmacadam, with access gates close to the junction with Armitage Street and the junction with Vine Street. Barton Business Park, which was recently acquired by Mileway, is opposite the site and Nassau Mill Industrial Estate, which is owned by Salford City Council and comprises 7 units, is directly behind the site. There is also a high density of terraced and semi-detached residential properties nearby, with recent residential development having been undertaken nearby in the form of Bridgewater Place on the site of the former Barton Inn.
The site has been owned and occupied by Colourfast Plastics (now Americhem) since the 1980s, who produce colourants for the polymer industry. The buildings on site are typically of brick construction with pitched roof coverings.
The site may be suitable for open storage, or for employment or residential uses. A pre-application enquiry has been submitted to Salford City Council regarding a proposed residential development, and SCC concluded that “subject to sufficient evidence which substantiates that there is no current or likely future demand for the site or building for employment purposes, the principle of residential development could be acceptable”. A copy of the pre-application advice is available in the dataroom.
A phase II ground contamination report has been prepared and is available in the dataroom.
Eccles, Manchester West