Redevelopment opportunity within an attractive, period building within the prime retail district of Southport.
The property is a Grade II listed building. The building is located within the Lord Street conservation area. The property comprises part basement, ground and two upper floors accessed from Lord Street and Stanley Street from the rear. The building has been used by Debenhams for in excess of 35 years until their departure in late 2019.
Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside. The town lies on the Irish Sea coast and is fringed to the north by the Ribble estuary. The town is 16.7 miles north of Liverpool and 14.8 miles southwest of Preston. The building is located in the town centre of Southport on Lord Street. formerly the main retail promenade. Leisure uses are concentrated along the seafront and the area to the North of the site is predominantly residential.
The stained-glass lantern roof is located to the rear of the building on the first floor and probably had a void beneath it in the past - creating an atrium or arcade through the building. The symmetrical Lord Street elevation has extensive detailing and window patterns. Oriel and bay windows can be seen on the first and second floors.WC provision. Solid concrete floor. The building is of part traditional load-bearing masonry and part framed construction. X1 passenger lift and goods lift. Painted timber windows. A ten-bay veranda extends from the facade creating an attractive covered walkway to Lord Street and is made up of cast iron columns and a curved glass roof.
Southport (0.3 miles)
Meols Cop (1.0 miles)
Birkdale (1.3 miles)