Former East United Church, Bawhirley Road, Greenock, Renfrewshire, PA15 2BH

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £82,000

SALE BY ONLINE AUCTION 9TH JULY 2020 AT 9.00AM. Fantastic opportunity to purchase this substantial former church premises in high demand residential area. Massive potential for residential development subject to planning.


Online Property Auctions are delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity which is certain to appeal to investor developers. There is massive potential for residential development of the substantial site.

Church buildings including church, halls and ancillary space
Potential change of use subject to planning.
Extensive private parking
Close to town centre

The property is located to the north of Bawhirley Road close to Greenock town centre. Bawhirley Road can be accessed via Kilmalcolm Road to the east, Carwood Street to the West and Belville Street to the North. The property benefits from good public transport connections with local bus routes running along Bawhirley Road as well as neighbouring streets. Cartsdyke train station is located within a short walking distance.
The surrounding properties are generally a mix of private and local authority housing, however several commercial occupiers are within a close proximity. These include Lifestyle Express convenience store, Day-Today convenience store, McDade Pharmacy, The Salvation Army, Greenock Boxing Club and Victoria Bowling Club.

The property comprises a substantial detached building constructed of brick with a combination of flat and multi-pitched roof sections with various coverings/finishes. The main property is arranged over a split level and benefits from access points from both Bawhirley Road and Belville Avenue. Internally, the internal area comprises:
· Church/worship area
· Vestibule with male and female toilet accommodation
· Lesser hall with two storage rooms
· Two meeting rooms
· Separate male, female and disabled toilet accommodation
· Fully fitted kitchen
· Storage facility
· Vestry with toilet
The internal areas require general refurbishment as the building has been unoccupied for a period.

Alternative uses
The building would represent an excellent opportunity for existing use by a church organisation,
youth organisation, sports club, dance company, charity or similar type operator. Alternatively there
is potential to convert for a number of commercial uses. eg. children’s nursery, craft centre, art
gallery, concert venue etc.
Alternatively planning permission could be sought for demolition and residential development.
Ground floor: 707.10 sq m (7,611 sq ft)
Basement: 34.48 sq m (371 sq ft)
TOTAL: 714.58 sq m (7,983 sq ft)

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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9th Jul 2020 09:00
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