Norwich AFC, Hilary Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4LF

Guide Price* : £120,000 plus

Former ACF Drill Hall

Upon Instructions of

  • Former Drill Hall
  • Vacant Possession
  • Approximately 120 sq m (1,300 sq ft)
  • Site Area of Approximately 0.138 Acres (0.56 Hectares)
  • Development Potential (Subject to Planning)


EPC Rating: D78

The completion date is 20 working days after the exchange date.


The property comprises a two-storey former air cadet hall, with total accommodation extending to circa 120 sq m (1,300 sq ft). The property is constructed from solid brick elevations and double-glazed UPVC windows surmounted by a hipped style concrete tiled roof.

Internally, the accommodation provides WCs on the ground and first floor, a small kitchenette, office space, stores, and a de-commissioned firing range.

The property also benefits from an asphalt-surfaced car park, which provides parking for circa 4-5 vehicles on a site of approximately 0.138 Acres (0.56 Hectares).

The property may be suitable for re-development for a variety of uses, subject to planning.


The property is located on Hilary Avenue, off Plumstead Road (B1140), Norwich, a cathedral city and district of the county of Norfolk. According to the 2021 census, Norwich had a population of circa 144,000. Hilary Avenue is predominately a residential area, however, there are some local amenities including supermarkets, pubs, restaurants/takeaways, parks, libraries and schools.

The property is located approximately 1.3 miles from Norwich City Centre where all local amenities can be found. Norwich Train Station is approximately 1 mile away from the subject and provides commuter links to Ipswich in under 40 minutes, Cambridge in an hour and 15 minutes and London Liverpool Street in under 2 hours. The property benefits from various bus stops within walking distance, providing convenient access to the city centre and other areas of the city.



Planning Authority

Norwich City Council -


Refer to the legal documentation

Energy Performance Certificate

EPC Rating: D78


Lucy Garner Currie

Joint auctioneers

Lambert Smith Hampton Harry Stevens

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. 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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The successful purchaser will be required to pay the auctioneers administration fee of £1,200 inclusive of VAT on purchases of £20,000 and above and £360 inclusive of VAT for purchases below £20,000. Other additional costs/fees may apply - Click here.

Joint Agent

Harry Stevens

Office Contact

Lucy Garner Currie
0113 245 9393


Related Documents

Agreement Documents

Subject to Contract and Exclusive of VAT © Lambert Smith Hampton December 2023

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