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Public houses, police stations and nightclubs up for auction

22nd May 2013 Print
The Kiss Nightclub, Oldham

Nine public houses, three police stations and two nightclubs are amongst the 192 lots on offer at Pugh and Company’s June auctions in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle.

The Crown Court House, in Dalton in Furness, Cumbria, is a vacant public house, café and restaurant with residential accommodation and a former town court house and jail. The guide price is £100,000 plus.

Similarly in Flintshire, the former Crown Hotel is a vacant pub on a parcel of residential building land with planning consent for nine dwellings. Situated close to the North Wales Coast and three miles from Prestatyn town centre, the guide price for the property is £100-150,000.

Oldham’s vacant three-storey Kiss nightclub and bar will be available at the Manchester auction on 13th June, guided at £75-85,000.

Meanwhile, the former Filey Police Station in Filey, North Yorkshire is up for offer with a guide price of £300,000 and will be available at the Leeds auction on 6th June. The site is being sold on behalf of North Yorkshire Police and has development potential subject to gaining the necessary consents.

Pugh’s residential division, The Auction People, is offering a mix of vacant and tenanted properties including a four bedroom semi-detached home in Liverpool on behalf of The Salvation Army guided at £150,000 plus.

Lot 58 is located on Bangor High Street and comprises of eight single bedroom, self-contained flats and one self-contained duplex, producing an annual income of £49,380. It is guided at £275-300,000 and will be available at the Liverpool auction on 11th June.

Stephen Swainson, director at Pugh and Company, said: “We’ve had a fantastic start to the year, with almost 300 lots sold generating total sales in excess of £26million. Investors and developers across the North recognise that this is a great time to buy and are snapping up the great deals in the room.

“The great mix of properties available at our four auction venues is already generating interest and we’re looking forward to seeing the turnout on the days.”

Pugh and The Auction People’s catalogue of properties is now available online.

For more information on the 192 lots available, visit or for residential properties:

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The Kiss Nightclub, Oldham