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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in May 2018
Lot 19


Interesting Listed Building with Occupational and Development Potential – 8,360 sq.ft.


Paisley is the largest town in Renfrewshire, with a population of 77,250. It sits 11 miles due west of Glasgow city centre, some 20 mins drive from the city via the M8 motorway.

Walker Street is 0.5 miles west of the traditional High Street shopping centre of Paisley and is in an area of mixed residential and commercial uses. The Paisley Campus of the University of the West of Scotland has a large presence in the area and neighbouring occupiers include the Victoria Bowling Club which has bowling greens to the west and south of the subjects which helps create a sense of open space within a relatively densely populated area. There is a new build residential development currently being built to the north, comprising a development by Sanctuary Homes.


This handsome, C (s) Listed Building was originally built by the Coates Family as a Sunday School for the Baptist Church, but it has had many subsequent uses since, including latterly an auction house and funeral directors. This stone built building, is arranged over basement, ground and first floor and offers flexible accommodation. There are a wealth of period features including lead glass windows, an auditorium with vaulted ceiling and balcony (although currently supporting a false ceiling) and wood panelling in the office areas. The building sits in a secure walled and gated site which currently provides generous parking facilities. The building has recently benefitted from some roof repairs and is the subject of ongoing internal repairs.

Approximate Accomodation Sizes And Site Area

Location sq.m. sq.ft.
Basement 320 sq.m. 3,400 sq.ft.
Ground floor 340 sq.m. 3,660 sq.ft.
First floor 120 sq.m. 1,300 sq.ft
Total Floor Area 780 sq.m. 8,360 sq.ft. (approx)

Site Area

0.12 Ha (0.299 Acre) approx.


A planning application (15/0848/PP) received consent for change of use to Class 10 Healthy Living Centre. This consent is still valid and there were grants available from Historic Environment Scotland to assist with the conversion and restoration. Further information is available on request and the building could suit alternative uses. Interested parties may also contact Development Management at Renfrewshire Council Planners by email dc@ or Telephone 0300 300 0144

Rateable Value



This can be made available to interested parties


Owner with Vacant Possession


It is anticipated there will be block viewings will be arranged. Please contact SVA Property Auctions Ltd for further details. Tel: 0131 624 6640

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