Development site for sale in Accrington

19 Cannon Street, Accrington, BB5 1NJ
For sale
£175,000 Offers In Region Of
This property is marketed by:
Taylor Weaver
  • Town Centre Development Opportunity
  • Previous planning for the erection of 26 apartments
  • Easy access to Accrington railway station


The site occupies a prominent position in the centre of Accrington close to the main facilities of the town.

Neighboring occupiers include a range of companies including Woodcock Howarth & Nuttall Solicitors, Tesco and Quadra Solutions Limited. 

In addition, recently the area has seen a significant number of new residential developments including the redevelopment into high quality accommodation of the church opposite known as Spire Court and apartments adjacent to the Globe Centre.


The site was the former home of the Accrington Conservative Club, however following a fire in 2016 was partially demolished and planning approved to create a residential development opportunity.

The site may also be suitable for other commercial oriented schemes including car parking, leisure, office, restaurant or retail.


The site area extends to 0.216 acres (0.088 hectares).


Offers in the region of £175,000.


Understood to be freehold.


Following the fire and partial demolition of the building the site received planning consent in February 2018 for change of use and erection of 26 apartments and modification for remains of the listed building, including roof terrace. A copy of the planning application is available on request.

It is recommended that interested parties contact the local authority to discuss their proposed development plans in greater detail.


VAT may be applicable


It is the responsibility of the prospective purchaser to ensure that there are adequate services for their proposed development.