Former Bank Premises in Prominent Town Location 149.2 sq.m


Wick is situated on the East coast of Caithness approximately 16 miles south of John O’Groats and 20 miles south east of Thurso. Inverness lies approx. 102 miles south via the A9/A99 trunk road and they are also connected by the rail network. Scotlands largest offshore windfarm, The Beatrice windfarm is located approximately 8 miles off the coast and is serviced from Wick which also provides a broad range of services and amenities. The property is located in a prominent location in the town centre.


The premises comprise the ground and basement floors of an impressive 3 storey and basement, ornate stone built property incorporating stone carvings within the frontage and with a pitched slated roof. The building is Category B Listed. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or otherwise without prior permission of SVA Property Auctions Ltd.


The main door at street level leads to a large ground floor space which has been subdivided with partitions to form a customer area, a serving area and two meeting rooms but it could easily be opened back up to single space. It has a high ceiling and windows to the front, side and rear elevations. Stairs at the rear of this floor lead to the basement area where there are male and female toilets, a staff tea prep area, 2 store rooms and a large walk in safe. There is a fire escape door to the rear from the basement area and the gas fired boiler for the central heating system is located in an out building to the rear.


Ground Floor      99.8 sq.m.
Store 1                10.8 sq.m.
Store 2                  4.9 sq.m.
Safe                     23.8 sq.m.
Tea Prep               9.9 sq.m.
Total                  149.2 sq.m.


The property was last used as a bank premises but could be suitable for other commercial uses in this location. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to Highland Council Planning Department Tel: 01349 886608.


Current and expected value after 1/04/2023 – £8,000. Due to the listed status of the building, full commercial vacant rates relief should apply. Potential bidders should satisfy themselves in this respect.


Band F


Owner Vacant Possession


By prior appointment with the auctioneers, SVA Property Auctions Ltd Tel: 0131 624 6640.


Further information regarding Title Deeds, Articles of Roup, and any Special Conditions of Sale will be available, strictly by request, from the Seller’s Solicitors: Alec Keith at Murchison Law, 5 Ardross Terrace, Inverness IV3 5NQ. Tel 01463 709992. Email alec@murchisonlaw.co.uk

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