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Iconic 150-year-old Chesterfield store goes to best bids

Iconic 150-year-old Chesterfield store goes to best bids

The iconic and almost 150-year-old Chesterfield Eyres furniture store building is going to best bids following an overwhelming interest received since being brought to market last month.

Following its closure  leading commercial property agency Innes England brought the historic building to market and the property has seen an overwhelming interest from potential buyers and as such Innes England has confirmed the sale will be going to best bids at 12 noon Friday 15 September.

Originally opened in 1875 by Isaac Eyres, the 38,279 sq ft landmark store is located on the corner of Holywell Street, Chesterfield, and features four floors for trading, an extensive basement and goods yard to the rear, as well as an in-built café with seating, a servery and kitchen.

Nick Hosking, director at Innes England who is handling the sale, said:

“It’s no surprise that interest has been so high with this sale. The Eyres furniture building has been a well-known feature in Chesterfield’s city centre for longer than anyone can remember. The building is a prominent landmark offering large floorplates with potential for a variety of uses and is well located within the heart of the town “

“Having operated as a furniture store for almost a century and a half, the premises fall under class E of the Uses Classes order 1987. This premises have the potential for a wide range of purposes if the proper investment is put in, with the space itself being well suited to uses such as retail, healthcare, restaurant, office, or even residential apartments.

“This property is brimming with potential and we’re looking forward to seeing in which direction this potential is taken.”

To find out more about the property, visit the Innes England website here:

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