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From Auction held in September 2020
Lot 6


L-shaped Retail Premises on 3 Levels in Mixed Use Town Centre Location – 830 sq.m (8,933 sq.ft) Redevelopment Potential


Banff is an attractive coastal town with a population of 4,000, located on the west side of Banff Bay, at the mouth of the River Deveron, and lies opposite MacDuff, a fshing town of a similar size. Established in the 12th century and awarded Royal Burgh status, Banff has an historic central part which includes a wide variety of buildings dating from the 16th to the 20th centuries. The town is the administrative centre of North Aberdeenshire, has an extensive retail centre and is a popular summer tourist destination, forming part of the stunning Coastal Trail along the North-East coast. It has outstanding recreational facilities, including a high quality 18 hole golf course, a sailing marina, Duff House a magnifcent Georgian property which is an outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland and salmon fshing on the Deveron. Aberdeen is 45 miles to the south.


The property comprises an L shaped terraced building on 3 levels. It was formerly run as a furniture and household retail unit. The majority of the building is constructed with concrete block walls, a mix of fat felt covered roofs and pitched roofs clad with composite sheeting, concrete foors and metal framed single glazed windows.

The majority of the accommodation comprises open plan areas suitable for retail display and storage. The front of the building onto High Street is 2 storey high, with the ground foor having a 7 metre wide glazed shop frontage and the frst foor divided into 3 rooms that were used as an offce and 2 stores. The building is L shaped, with a ground foor building depth of around 36 metres and a building width at the rear of around 19 metres.


Location sq.m. sq.ft.
Ground foor 340 sq.m (3,659 sq.ft)
Mezzanine foor 95 sq.m (1,022 sq.ft)
Lower foor 330 sq.m (3,552 sq.ft)
First foor 65 sq.m (700 sq.ft)
Total 830 sq.m (8,933 sq.ft) approx.


High Street lies within Banff’s conservation area. The local planning authority is Aberdeenshire Council - Banff and Buchan Area, The Town House, Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AU. Tel - 01261 813200; email –

Rateable Value



Band F


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Joint Auctioneers

D M Hall, 4-5 Union Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1NJ Tel: 01224 594172, (Lisa Cowie).

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