ST JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC CHURCH HALL, Waltham Road, Scartho, Grimsby, N E Lincolnshire, DN33 2NA


A single storey church hall constructed in brick under a part pitched/part flat roof lying on a site of about 0.33 hectares (0.81 acres) with a large tarmac surfaced parking area to the front.

The site has a depth of 73m (239 ft) a frontage to Waltham Road of about 53m (174 ft).


The property is situated within Scartho a suburb lying to the south of Grimsby town centre, that lies about 2 miles to the north.

Grimsby is a large town situated on the south bank of the Humber Estuary, within the Unitary Authority of North East Lincolnshire. With the adjoining town of Cleethorpes the resident population is 80,243 (2011 Census) of which circa 11,000 live in the village of Scartho. The town enjoys good road links to the national road network via the A180 that becomes the M180 about 15 miles to the west of the town. The City of Lincoln lies about 40 miles to the south and Scunthorpe about 20 miles to the west.

The property is located in a well-established residential area close to the village amenities that includes a good retail offer a short distance to the north on Waltham Road which includes a Spar Convenience Store.


The existing use of the property falls within Use Class D1 (Non Residential Institutions) of the Town and Country Use Classes Order 1987 (as amended). Other uses falling within this use class include; clinics, health centres, crèches, day nurseries, schools, art galleries, museums and libraries, in addition to the existing use as a place of worship/church hall.

Furthermore in our view – subject to the receipt of planning permission - the site has potential for alternative uses including residential. The building is not Listed nor is it located within a Conservation Area.


The property is being sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.


Offers are invited for the freehold interest.

The site will be sold subject to an overage provision under which the vendor will be entitled to 75% of the uplift in the value of the site on the grant of planning permission for a higher value use other than the existing D1 (Non-Residential Institutions) use, for a period of 25 years from the sale of the property.

VAT is not payable on the purchase price.


Each party to pay their own legal costs incurred in connection with the sale.