Office for sale

Whitegate Drive, Blackpool FY3

Guide price
3,120 ft²


  • Car park to front and rear
  • Excellent development opportunity
  • Freehold title
  • Great central Blackpool location
  • Suitable for a variety of uses
  • Two storey office premises



For sale by auction: Terms and conditions apply.

We are pleased to offer to auction this this substantial detached property, situated in a prominent position in the busy all year round trading location of Whitegate Drive in central Blackpool. The property was the former offices of Blackpool Mencap, with additional offices to the first floor which were historically used by a firm of accountants. There is a car park to the front, and car parking to the rear with a garage. The property has been stripped out and there is no electricity at the moment. The property has double glazing. The property has also been granted planning in September 2020 to be demolished and have a two storey social club and first floor offices constructed (planning reference 20/0312).

Please note we have not inspected this property.


The subject property is well located along Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. This property is located within easy reach of local amenities, transport links and schools. The subject property is located with Blackpool town centre and is approximately 16.9 miles from Preston city centre.


Ground floor (approx. 1,984sqft)
Main Entrance leading to:
Open plan Office Area.
Kitchen Area.
Rear Office.
Ladies and Gents Toilets.

Separate entrance leading to:

First floor (approx. 1,136sqft)
Front Office.
Kitchen Area.
Rear Office.
Toilet Area x2.

Car park to the front providing car parking for 6 motor vehicles. Car park to the rear providing parking for 8 motor vehicles and garage.

Planning Permission

The property was granted planning permission on 14/09/20 for the 'erection of two storey building with single storey rear extension for use as a private members social club with ancillary storage and first floor offices, provision of car parking spaces to the front of building and associated boundary treatment following demolition of existing building'. Planning reference 20/0312. Please direct all planning enquiries to Blackpool Council.


Freehold. Title number LA829278.

Rateable Value

The adopted rateable value is 4,200 as of 1st April 2017.

Sourced from voa.


This property is exempt from requiring an EPC.

Additional Information

For further information please contact our office direct on , or alternatively via e-mail on . With regards to viewing the subject property, this is to be done strictly by appointment through Keith Pattinson Commercial department. Please contact us to arrange an internal inspection, or to register your interest.

Auctioneers Additional Comments

Pattinson Auction are working in Partnership with the marketing agent on this online auction sale and are referred to below as 'The Auctioneer'.

Please be aware that any enquiry, bid or viewing of the subject property will require your details being shared between both the marketing agent and The Auctioneer in order that all matters can be dealt with effectively.

This auction lot is being sold either under conditional (Modern) or unconditional (Traditional) auction terms and overseen by the auctioneer in partnership with the marketing agent.

The property is available to be viewed strictly by appointment only via the Marketing Agent or The Auctioneer. Bids can be made via The Auctioneers or the Marketing Agents website.

Auctioneers Additional Comments

Your details may be shared with additional service providers via the marketing agent and/or The Auctioneer.

A Legal Pack associated with this particular property is available to view upon request and contains details relevant to the legal documentation enabling all interested parties to make an informed decision prior to bidding. The Legal Pack will also outline the buyers' obligations and sellers' commitments. It is strongly advised that you seek the counsel of a solicitor prior to proceeding with any property and/or Land Title purchase.

In order to submit a bid upon any property being marketed by The Auctioneer, all bidders/buyers will be required to adhere to a verification of identity process in accordance with Anti Money Laundering procedures.

Auctioneers Additional Comments

In order to secure the property and ensure commitment from the seller, upon agreement of sale, the successful bidder will be expected to pay a non-refundable deposit and or reservation fee of up to 6% inc VAT (subject to a minimum of between 2,400 and 6,000 inc VAT dependant on geographical location and contract type) Full terms and conditions are available on The Auctioneers website.

The Reservation Fee is in addition to the agreed purchase price and consideration should be made by the purchaser in relation to any Stamp Duty Land Tax liability associated with overall purchase costs. The Auctioneer may believe it necessary or beneficial to the customer to pass your details to third party service suppliers, from which a referral fee may be obtained. There is no requirement or obligation to use these recommended suppliers or services.


Property reference