Historic West Bromwich Methodist Church up for auction sale

The old church will be up for grabs during the live auction later this month

A former Methodist Church in West Bromwich is set to attract competitive bidding at an auction later this month.

The former Moorlands Methodist Church, which fronts onto Hydes Road, and has a range of accommodation on a site of about one-third of an acre, has been listed with a guide price* of £175,000+.

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The auction will be streamed online and will take place on Wednesday, 30 March.

The vacant freehold property, which dates from the 1950s, has a gross internal area of about 4,334 sq ft and is located on about 0.34 acres of land.

The former church is located in a residential location about 2.5 miles to the north of West Bromwich town centre, and about three-quarters of a mile west of the busy local centre of Stone Cross.

The old methodist church by Hydes Road

What’s been said about the property?

Colin Totney, a land and development surveyor at Bond Wolfe, said: “This is a very interesting lot that may have potential for various alternative uses, such as residential, subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission.

“The property comprises a former church and church hall, with an entrance lobby, side entrance, toilets, a kitchen, vestry, storeroom, boiler room and meeting room, with low height storage beneath.

“The building itself could be considered for various uses, or a developer may well seek permission to do something entirely different, either with residential or commercial uses in mind, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.”

The old methodist church by Hydes Road

The former church is among a number of lots that will appear in Bond Wolfe’s next auction which starts at 9am.

The auction will be livestreamed via Bond Wolfe’s website with remote bidding by proxy, telephone or internet only.

For more details and to register to bid visit the website, here - or call 0121 312 1212 or 01902 928 510.

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