146 Wellesley Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 3QD

Guide Price* : £230,000

Residential Development Opportunity with Consent

Upon Instructions of

The Receivers MHA Macintyre Hudson

  • Freehold vacant building with consent for 10 flats
  • End of terrace property formerly in retail use
  • Established residential location
  • 3,425 sq ft (318.34 sq m)
  • Guide price of £230,000 reflects low capital value of £67 per sq ft


The property comprises an end of terrace building that has been extended to the rear. The original section provides accommodation across ground, first and second floors whilst the extension provides accommodation across ground and first floors.

The building was previously used as retail and showroom space with some residential accommodation to the upper floors.

A series of planning consents have been granted to convert the property into 10 flats, consisting of six one bedroom flats and four studios.


Clacton-on-Sea is a popular seaside town located 16 miles south of Colchester, the town is well connected by both road and rail links.

The property is situated on a prominent corner site and has frontage to both Wellesley Road and Eton Road. The area is predominantly residential with a mix of flats, terraced houses and semi-detached houses and benefits from being within 5 minutes walking distance of both the station and the amenities of Central Clacton.




Whilst the property was originally used as retail space, a series of planning applications has led to several parts of the property being converted to residential use:

06/00290/FUL - Approved consent for conversion to two, one bedroom flats.

17/00852/COUNOT Confirmation that prior approval was not required to convert the rear extension part of the property from retail space to provide four, one bedroom flats.

17/01653/FUL - Approved consent to convert the ground floor retail space within the original building into two, one bedroom flats.

18/00590/FUL - Approval for the addition of canopies and porches and remodelling of the existing shopfront to reflect the properties new use as a residential block


Refer to the legal documentation


This property is being marketed for sale due to insolvency and therefore no warranties or guarantees in any respect, including VAT, can be given. The information in these particulars has been provided by the vendors to the best of their knowledge but the purchaser must rely solely upon their own enquiries.


* 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.

Administration Fee 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.

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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.

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The Receivers MHA Macintyre Hudson

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

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