Lot 49 - Uppers Floor 31-34 Commercial Street, Newport, NP20 1RL

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £275,000+
  • Bedrooms: 0

Lot 49 - City Centre Location with Planning Consent for Apartments. 



This office accommodation is at first, second and third floor level with the self-contained entrance located along the pedestrianised main retailing area of Newport city centre. 

The property has obtained planning consent for 16 flats. Please note that two of the flats in the planning approval are on the fourth floor, in the attic space, which are not part of the lease or in the vendors ownership. There have been previous negotiations regarding adding the ownership of the roof and the roof space to the lease, the landlords most recent quote for this was £10,000.

Situated along the pedestrianised main retailing area of Newport city centre. The property occupies a prime location on the corner of Commercial Street and Friars Street, close to the successful Friars Walk Shopping Centre development. Newport’s bus terminal and Newport train station are within a 2 minute and 5 minute walk.

Newport is located approximately 40 kilometres (22 miles) northeast of Cardiff, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north-west of Bristol and 217 kilometres (136 miles) west of London. The location benefits from easy accessible communication with the M4 which gains access to Swansea (west) and the Severn Bridge leading to Bristol (east).

Planning Permission
Planning has been granted for PROPOSED CONVERSION OF FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS, LOFT CONVERSION AND EXTENSION OF ROOF SPACE TO FORM 16 NO. FLATS. Further information can be found via Newport City council, planning reference 24/0010.


Floor Description Area Sq Ft Area Sq M
31 Commercial Street
First Floor
Offices 806 74.88
Second Floor Offices 574 53.33
Third Floor Offices 374 34.75
32/33 Commercial Street
First Floor
Offices 591 54.91
Second Floor Offices 605 56.21
Third Floor Offices 400 37.16
33/34 Commercial Street
First Floor
Offices-Front 1,411 131.1
Second Floor Offices-Front 1,436 133.4
Third Floor Offices-Front 986 91.6


To be sold with vacant possession


Advised Leasehold - to be verified by solicitor
Approx. 996 years left

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