For Sale - Under OfferCity Centre Development Opportunity

Free School Lane, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1EY


A substantial two storey former nightclub constructed in cavity brickwork with a full width glazed frontage to Free School Lane. In our view the site offers potential for high density residential development, either student or private – and we have had architects produce indicative layout schemes for both types of development - please see attached pdf.

The most recent use of the property as a nightclub is a ‘Sui-generis’ use under the provisions of the Town & Country Use Classes Order 1987 (as amended). In our view the site offers potential for alternative residential uses – subject to planning.

The building is not Listed but is situated within a Conservation Area.

The site is available with vacant possession on completion.


The property is situated in a central location within Lincoln close to the City Library and the Drill Hall. The prime retail areas are a short walk to the south west and the main campuses for the University and Lincoln College are about ½ mile to the west and east respectively. 

The property enjoys a pleasant outlook over St Swithins Square.

Lincoln is the administrative and shopping centre for the County of Lincolnshire. It has a resident population of circa 100,000 and a catchment of circa 350,000 within a twenty mile radius. 

The University of Lincoln continues to expand and there are currently close to 11,000 students studying at various sites around the City, including a number close by on Silver Street and Lindum Hill. Lincoln College a separate higher educational establishment has around 9,000 students of which 3,000 are full time, studying at their main site on Monks Road and two further sites in Newark and Gainsborough.


To view the premises and for any additional information please contact the sole agents.

legal costs

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.