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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in November 2018
Lot 20


Former Bank Premises with Potential for Alternative Use


Eyemouth is the largest town in Berwickshire, lying on the east coast near the border and has been a busy fishing port since the 13th century. It is popular with locals and visitors alike and the surrounding countryside is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty with rolling hills and picturesque coastal scenery. Eyemouth benefits from its own sandy beach as well as an 18 hole golf course and excellent diving sites. The property is situated within the town’s main shopping area. The town has a range of local amenities and schooling. Further facilities are available in Berwick Upon Tweed some 10 miles to the south which gives access to the East Coast rail link to the north and south. The A1 trunk road is within 2 miles of the town giving quick and easy access to Edinburgh and Newcastle. The property, which lies within the town’s conservation area, is centrally located and occupiers within the vicinity include solicitors, estate agents, Bank of Scotland, Co-op and a number of independent retail and café traders.


The property comprises part of the ground floor of an end of terrace, two storey traditional building under a multi pitched slate roof which extends to the rear forming an internal L shape. The upper floor is in residential use and does not form part of the subjects of sale. Internally, the accommodation comprises an open plan area, interview room, office, strong room, a small set of steps lead through to book room, staff work area, kitchen and toilets. The property benefits from gas central heating, fluorescent recessed lighting and some carpeting. It is understood there is some car parking included within the subjects of sale, located to the rear of the property. This is a well placed unit in the town centre providing an opportunity for flexible office or retail use or, subject to obtaining the necessary consents, may lend itself alternative development.


Location sq.m. sq.ft.
Open plan office 56.7 sq.m 610 sq.ft
Interview Room 8.1 sq.m 87 sq.ft
Office 11.1 sq.m 119 sq.ft
Strong Room 4.8 sq.m 52 sq.ft
Book Room 8.8 sq.m 95 sq.ft
Staff Office 33.8 sq.m 364 sq.ft
Kitchen 10.1 sq.m 109 sq.ft
Total approx. (excl. toilets & common areas) 133.4 sq.m 1,436 sq.ft


The property is suitable for office and retail use. Alternative uses may be possible and interested parties should make their own enquiries to Scottish Borders Council Planning Dept, Council Headquarters, Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA

Tel: 0300 100 1800


Band F


Owner Vacant Possession

Rateable Value



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