Commercial Property for sale: Kent Road, Halesowen

Reference: MSQ9213


FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER - An opportunity to acquire a former private members club premises or potential building site (subject to planning permission) fronting Kent Road and backing onto the Leasowes Park and Conservation Area. Site area extending to 7499 sq.m. (1.85 acres) or thereabouts.


The Club premises include main entrance, ladies and gents toilets, main lounge/function room, snooker room, meeting room, side and rear lounges, kitchen, cellarage and a two bedroom first floor self-contained flat. Extensive car park, garages and store. Gross internal floor area: 605 sq.m. or thereabouts.




The accommodation is approached via the main entrance with double doors.

LOBBY: Leading to:


Comprising powder room, coving to ceiling. archway leading through to three separate cubicles, wash hand basins.

Comprising lobby, internal door, four urinals, two wash hand basins, two toilets.

SIDE LOUNGE/FUNCTION ROOM: 9.3m x 6.68m (30' 6" x 21' 10")
Corner bar, fire door. Double doors leading to:

MAIN LOUNGE/FUNCTION ROOM: 8.18m x 12.19m (26' 10" x 40') plus Main Bar Area 5.46m x 4.43m  (17' 10" x 14' 6" ) and 2.84m x 1.47m (9' 3" x 4' 9")
With bar facility, briquette fireplace with gas fire. 

MEETING ROOM: 7.90m x 3.49m (25' 11" x 11' 5")
Leading off the main function room, panel radiators, storage cupboard.

SNOOKER ROOM: 8.09m x 9.89m (26' 6" x 32' 5")
Door leading off to:

With two urinals, wash hand basin, radiator, separate w.c.  

REAR LOUNGE: 4.28m min. x 11.97m (14' min. x 39' 3") plus 3.10m x 1.92m (10' 2" x 6' 3")
With bar, patio doors to rear, exit to car park, lobby to first floor staircase, flat and car park.

WASHING UP AREA: 4.27m x 2.11m (14' x 6' 11") situated between Main Bar and Rear Lounge.

KITCHEN: 2.32m x 4.31m (7' 7" x 14' 1")
Comprising stainless steel double drainer double bowl sink with cupboards beneath, range of base units and wall cupboards.

The accommodation on the lower ground floor is approached from the doorway leading from the main entrance hall.

With hands operated goods lift to lower ground. 

Gross Internal Area: 492 sq.m. or thereabouts


At lower ground floor, with storage area. 

Access from goods lift, walkway leading through to:

With three wall mounted "Potterton" boilers, a drayman's drop. Further double doors lead to the cellar.

Gross Internal Area: 48 sq. m. or thereabouts


The accommodation on the first floor is approached from the external staircase and comprises a self-contained flat.

Cupboard opening off. Reception Hall has glazed door leading off to:

CONSERVATORY: 2.53m x 3.57m (8' 3" x 11' 8")
UPVC framed with a polycarbonate roof. Door to flat roof.

KITCHEN: 1.99m x 3.12m (6' 6" x 10' 2")
Fitted with range of base units and wall cupboards, stainless steel single drainer sink, mixer tap, double glazed windows with aspect out towards the Shenstone Woods.

LOUNGE (REAR): 3.28m x 5.45m (10' 9" x 17' 10")
With window at side and rear.

BEDROOM 1: 3.30m x 3.13m (10' 9" x 10' 3")
(Facing Kent Road) Double glazed window.

BEDROOM 2: 3.28m x 2.83m (10' 9" x 9' 3")
(Facing Kent Road) Double glazed window.

BATHROOM: 2.15m x 1.80m (7' x 5' 10")
Comprising panel bath with "Mira" shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. with low level flush, panel radiator, window with opaque glass. Built-in storage cupboard.

Gross Internal Area: 65 sq. m. or thereabouts


Detached garage


We are verbally advised that the property is freehold. There are old restrictive covenants in the Title and access from Kent Road is over a private road.

The Agent has not checked the legal documentation to verify legal status of the property or validity of any guarantee. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.


Mains gas, water and electricity are available. Gas boilers in the cellar heat the premises at ground floor level. An additional boiler heats the caretaker's flat.  

The Agents have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.


Fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings as provided will be included in the sale.


Rateable Value (2017 List): £12,000 (Club and Premises)

Where provided the Agent has made an online enquiry with the Valuation Office website and this information should be verified by interested parties making their own enquires. 


Flat: Band "A".

Where provided the Agent has made an online enquiry with the Valuation Office website and this information should be verified by interested parties making their own enquires. 


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT if applicable.


The site offers potential for residential development subject to planning permission. Interested parties should liase with Dudley Planning Department (Development Management, Planning and Economic Development, Directorate of Place, 4 Ednam Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HL. Telephone 01384 814136) in order to makefurther enquiries in this respect or for other uses.

Part of the land is within the Leasowes Conservation Area.  A section falls away at the rear. This area has a substantial number of trees and is likely to be considered unsuitable for development.


Strictly by prior telephone appointment through Agents who will accompany prospective purchasers around the property.


Offers must be made in sealed envelopes marked "Offer in respect of The Shenstone Club". Offers are to be received by Friday 31st August 2018 at 12 noon at Agent's offices, Estate House, 821 Hagley Road West, Quinton, Birmingham B32 1AD. Offers will be opened by FRP Advisory LLP.

NOTE: The client reserves the right to accept or reject any offer and may choose not necessarily to sell to the party that makes the highest offer. The client may also choose not to sell at this time. The proposed use of the building is to be confirmed, together with whether the offer is conditional on planning permission or not. The offer made is to assume that there are no restrictive covenant preventing the proposed use required.

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Reference: MSQ9213

Contact Agent

Slades Estate Agents
Tel: 01202 548855