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Property ID: C6506



  • Former Halfords Autocentre
  • Planning consent for 4 storey development of 22 flats and retail space on ground floor


  • 318-324 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8BD


The property, which is located less than a mile from the Bournemouth main railway station and about 1.5 miles from Bournemouth town centre, occupies a prominent corner position at the junction of Holdenhurst Road and Victoria Place.

In the immediate vicinity there is a mix of commercial and residential properties along Holdenhurst Road.  Aldi Supermarket are located diagonally opposite.   Tesco Express are located on the opposite corner of Victoria Place in the former Dolphin Public House.

The subject premises comprise former Halfords Autocentre..

ACCOMMODATION (existing buildings)

Motor Vehicle Workshops 5,402 sq.ft. (501 sq.m.) Approx.

Tyre Shop                           3,078 sq.ft. (286 sq.m.) Approx.

Total GIA                           8,480 sq.ft. (787 sq.m.) Approx

Floor areas taken from VOA website


Outline planning consent was granted 12th November 2018 for the demolition of the existing building and the erection of a 4 storey building containing 4 retail units (mixed A1 or A2 use) and 22 flats with associated access, parking, cycle and bin stores Application No: 7-2017-294-I

Subsequent planning consent was granted on 29th January 2020 for the erection of a 4 storey building comprising of 4 retail units and 22 residential units with associated access, parking cycle and bins stores.   Application No.    7 – 2019 – 294 – J

Ground Floor

Retail Sales Area 3,283 sq.ft. (306 sq.m.)

First Floor

Comprising 6 x 1 bedroom  flats and 2 x 2 bedroom flats

Gross floor area 4,521 sqft (420 sq.m.) Excluding  communal areas

Second Floor

Comprising 6 x 1 bedroom flats and 2 x 2 bedroom flats

Gross floor area 4,524 sq.ft.(420 sq.m.) excluding communal areas

Third Floor

Comprising 3 x 1 bedroom flats and 1 x 2 bedroom flat and 2 studio flats

Gross floor area 3,060 sq.ft.(284 sq.m.)excluding communal areas


Roof terraces at first and third floor levels

12 on site parking spaces


Copies of plans, structural engineers calculations, asbestos survey and environmental report are available upon request


RATEABLE VALUE – £42,250 and £22,750



Our client is seeking best offers in writing for the freehold of the whole site by Midday on Wednesday 1st June 2022.  Our client is not obliged to accept the highest offer.   Unconditional offers are preferred but consideration would be given to conditional offers.

Your offer should be marked for the attention of John Shannessy and emailed to both   and


Purchaser: Details of the party acquiring the property, along with any supporting background information.


Purchase Price: along with confirmation as to whether any external financing is required.  The selected party will be asked to provide proof of available funds


Timescales: Please confirm your proposed exchange and completion periods, from receipt of legal documentation.


Conditions: Details of any conditions beyond contract that may be relevant to your offer and the timescale for clearance of any approvals.


Due Diligence: Information on the level of due diligence you have carried out and all available documentation and plans have been reviewed


Solicitors: Details of the solicitors acting for the purchaser.



By arrangement with Ellis and Partners through whom all negotiations are to be conducted.


Tel: 01202 551821




By arrangement with Ellis and Partners through whom all negotiations are to be conducted.

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