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Bank Parade, Preston, Lancashire, PR1


Property for sale

Bank Parade, Preston, Lancashire, PR1



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Property description

Regent House exc Harris Institute * Grade II listed Building * 1,765.1 m² / 18,999 ft² * Class D1 * Prominent Location * Lots Of Original Features * Parking * Walking Distance From City Centre and Train Station * Stones Throw Away from Avenham Park and Winckley Square * Viewing Is A Must *
Regent House (exc The Harris Institute), Avenham Lane, Preston PR1 3LX

Beautiful, Eye-Catching Landmark Building


Kingswood are delighted to offer to the market this stunning large Grade II listed building historic building. Conveniently set within walking distance of Preston City Centre's shops and restaurants and the desirable Winckley Square.

On a prominent corner location of Avenham lane and junction of Regent street and Ribbledales place.

This property is located within an area of professional working tenants and home owners and business users.


The building was funded by benefactor Edmund Harris, built in 1846-49. A Grade II listed building due to its special architectural and historical interest.

The grade-II listed building was previously owned and operated by the University of Central Lancashire and most recently used as a training school.

The front of the building boasts a large stepped entrance with recessed front porch.

The premises were added to in the late 19th century to create Regent House which benefits from its’ own entrance from Regent Street. Whilst currently interlinked the two elements of the property can be separated.

The property extends over two storeys together with extensive basement and attic and provides a mix of open plan and cellular accommodation which has, most recently, been used for education purposes.

The building may prove suitable for a variety of uses, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consent

It has a permitted use under Class D1 (Non Residential Institutions) of the Use Classes Order 2010 having previously been used for educational purposes.


The property is situated over 2 floors and provides the following approximate net internal floor areas:

Over all 1,765.1 m² / 18,999 ft²

All measurements have been made in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice

For Sale:

The premises are for sale for £250,000.00


Mains gas, electricity and water supplies are laid on, drainage to main sewer and assumed to be in working order.


Previously used as an education training school. The premises are considered suitable for a wide variety of uses.

Prospective Tenant are advised to make their own enquiries to Preston City Council Planning Department on[use Contact Agent Button].


A copy of the EPC is available in due course or the can be inspected at your local Kingswood office.

The Valuation Office Agency website describe the premises as being assessed as a “TBA” with a Rateable Value of £TBA

All interested parties are, however, advised to make their own enquires Preston City Council Planning Department on[use Contact Agent Button].


Strictly through Kingswood on an appointment basis only.

Please contact Kingswood on:

Preston City Centre Office:[use Contact Agent Button], Unit 8, Fishergate, Preston, PR1 2NJ

Fulwood Office:[use Contact Agent Button], 77 Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8EA

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These particulars, whilst believed to be correct, do not form any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements quoted are approximate. Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

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