Part income producing industrial investment for sale in Blackburn

Units A-D, Britannia Mill, Didsbury Street, Blackburn, BB1 3JL
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Taylor Weaver


  • FOR SALE- Part Income Producing Industrial Investment Opportunity
  • 4 Separate Buildings On One Site
  • Total Size 44,505 Sq.ft / 4,227 sq. metres (31,442 sq. ft. vacant)
  • Current Rental income - £33,000 p.a. (71% of the site is vacant)
  • Price - £1.75 Million Plus VAT


The premises are located off Didsbury Street in an established industrial/commercial area of Blackburn.

Approximately 1 mile from Blackburn town centre with access onto Didsbury Street from the A678/A679 which is one of the main link roads from junction 6 of the M65 motorway into Blackburn town centre.

Neighbouring occupiers in the immediate vicinity include WSBL, Tesco Superstore and Lidl amongst many others.

See location plan included within these particulars.


The Britannia Mill site has been split to create 4 separate units of varying construction and standards.

A brief description for the various units can be found below:

Unit A - 25,113 sq. ft. - Vacant

Modern, steel portal frame building benefitting from an eaves height of 5.6 metres, rising to 8.3 metres in the central apex. Access into the unit is via 2 electrically operated roller shutter doors extending to a height of 4.4 metres. Internally the property is of block construction up to a height of 2.8 metres with insulated profile steel cladding above. Externally there is a large tarmac serviced yard extending to 0.47 acres which is used to service this particular unit.

Unit B - 4,269 sq. ft. (this unit is let - see tenancy details in the tenancy section of these particulars)

A low quality open plan industrial unit with a solid concrete floor and full height blockwork walls up to an eaves of 5m underneath a single skin asbestos roof incorporating translucent roof panels. The building is accessed via a manually operated roller shutter door extending onto a private yard area accessed on the corner of Didsbury Street.

Unit C - 8,794 sq. ft. (this unit is let - see tenancy details in the tenancy section of these particulars)

Open plan industrial unit on Upper Ground Floor level which is completely open plan incorporating a small amount of temporary office accommodation. The unit is currently used for clean storage by the tenant. Solid concrete floor, pendant LED lighting and an internal eaves of 4 metres.

Unit D - 6,329 sq. ft. (vacant)

This area has been found to be in a poor state of repair with various leaks from the original north light roof construction which is still in situ. The property is again primarily open plan with concrete floors and brick walls up to a height of 3.2 metres with the roof incorporating a strip fluorescent lighting and access into the unit is via an electrically operated roller shutter door directly from Didsbury Street.


We have measured the units on a gross internal area basis as follows:

Unit A25 - 113 sq. ft.2,333 sq. m.

Unit B4 - 269 sq. ft.396 sq. m.

Unit C8 - 794 sq. ft.817 sq. m.

Unit D6 - 329 sq. ft.588 sq. m.

Total 44,505 sq. ft. 4,134 sq. m.


£1,750,000 + VAT




Available on request.


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