Mexford House, Mexford Avenue, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0UF

Guide Price* : £1,500,000

For Sale By Online Auction If Not Sold Prior

  • Large Development Site
  • Prior Approval for 92 Self-Contained Flats
  • 2.68 acres (1.09 hectares)
  • Approximate Floor Area of 66,400 sq ft (6,168 sq m)
  • Guide Price of £1.5m equates to £560,000 per acre


The property comprises a vacant office building arranged across Ground, First and Second Floors.

The property received Prior Approval for conversion to provide 92 flats (Reference - 19/0105) Please see the planning section below for more information.


The property is located In the Queenstown area, approximately 2 miles to the north of Blackpool City Centre. The area is predominantly of residential use with the exception of Unity Academy which is immediately to the north of the site.

The area has excellent local retail amenities, with Devonshire Road being predominantly local retailers whilst Holyoake Retail Park provides a number of national retailers and supermarkets including ALDI and B&M. Both areas are fewer than five minutes walking distance from the property.

The property is under five minutes walking distance from Layton Rail Station. This provides regular services to all Blackpool Stations, with a standard journey time of four minutes. There are also direct services to Manchester Piccadilly (1h 14 minutes) and Preston (22 minutes).




The property has prior approval for conversion to provide 92 flats under reference 19/0105. Please see a breakdown of the various units below:

One Bedroom Units - 12
Two Bedroom Units - 80

The proposed development includes a communal garden and 135 car parking spaces, as well as a bike store, garages, and associated bin storage.


The property is elected for VAT


* 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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