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Beacon Parade, 49-73 Telegraph Road, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside, CH60 0AD.

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Property Reference



Beacon Parade, 49-73 Telegraph Road, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside, CH60 0AD.


The property is located in the affluent commuter town of Heswall, which lies on the western side of the Wirral approximately 10 miles northwest of Chester and 10 miles south of Liverpool city centre. The M53 motorway (Junction 4) is approximately 3 miles to the west.

Telegraph Road (A540) is the main route through Heswall, linking West Kirby to the north and Chester to the south. It is essentially a linear development of mainly independent retail traders, which extends through the town for approximately 1 mile, complemented by a Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Aldi superstores, and Lloyds, Barclays and Santander Banks.

Beacon Parade fronts onto Telegraph Road, with accesses to either side of the building via Beacon Lane and West Drive respectively. The property has a right of way over Beacon Lane and a pedestrian right of way over West Drive. Nearby occupiers mainly consist of local independent retailers with some intermittent residential development


Beacon Parade is a detached two-storey parade of shops incorporating 7 retail units on the ground floor and 7 residential flats above. The building sits on a self-contained site including a customer car park to the front with space for 10 cars, together with 5 marked staff parking bays. There are also 7 demised parking spaces to the rear for the flat residents.

The shops benefit from large glazed display frontages, with the accommodation typically consisting of an open plan retail area to the front and WC facilities to the rear. Some of the occupiers have incorporated stores/offices/kitchen/food preparation areas within their individual units dependent on use. Current occupiers include Indian and Chinese hot food take-aways, a hand-made burger restaurant and take-away, a Turkish barber, bakery chain, dry cleaners and a micro-pub and take-away.

The first floor flats are accessed from the rear of the building via an external staircase to the West Drive side, which leads to a shared walkway and balcony. Flats 1-6 provide two-bed living accommodation and Flat 7 has a single bedroom. A typical layout comprises: hallway, living room, kitchen, bedroom(s) and bathroom. Some of the flats feature private balconies to the front.

There is a block of 3 lock-up garages to the rear of the main building, which are rented out separately for storage purposes.

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Beacon Parade, 49-73 Telegraph Road

Detailed Specification

  • Size

    8,800 sq ft on 0.43 ac
  • Price/ Rent

    Price upon application
  • Accommodation

    Ground Floor7 x retail units4,403 sq ft409.01 sq m
    First Floor7 x residential flats3,730 sq ft358.54 sq m
    Total Net Internal Area8,133 sq ft767.55 sq m
    Garages3 x lock-up garages384 sq ft35.67 sq m

    Each retail unit extends to circa 629 sq ft (58.43 sq m)

    Each 2-bed flat extends to circa 540 sq ft (50.17 sq m)

    The 1-bed flat extends to  circa 490 sq ft (45.52 sq m)

  • Services

    We understand that all mains services are available or connected to the main building, including gas central heating to the first floor flats. The lock-up garages benefit from mains electricity only. It should be noted that we have not checked or tested these services and interested parties should make their own enquiries.
  • Planning

    We understand the shops fall within either Class E or Sui Generis use (with the latter applying to hot food take-aways) and the first floor flats have a Class C3 use under the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended).
  • Tenure

    The property is available to purchase freehold subject to the occupational leases (as detailed in the Tenancy Schedule). It is intended that the property will be sold as a TOGC.
  • Service Charge

    We understand a service charge and insurance rent is payable to the landlord in addition to the basic rent. Further details upon request.
  • Local Authority

    Wirral Council, PO Box 20, Wallasey, CH27 9FQ - Tel: 0151 606 2000
  • Rateable Value

    See marketing brochure.
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    See marketing brochure.
  • VAT

    The property has been elected for VAT and therefore VAT will be payable on the purchase price. It is intended that the property will be sold as a TOGC.
  • Legal Costs

    Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with this matter.
  • Viewing

    Strictly by prior appointment with the Agent's Telford office:
  • Additional Viewing Information

    Contact: Andrew Dixon MRICS
    Direct Line: 01952 521005
    Mobile: 07957 828 565
    Ref: JAGD/3771LA

Andrew Dixon & Company. for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice: (1) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessors, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (2) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not reply on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (3) No employee of Andrew Dixon & Company. has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

As far as possible, these particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property. Unless otherwise stated, no enquiries have been made of statutory authorities nor tests made of electricity, plumbing or other services installed in the property. No warranties or certificates of building work, leases/title documents have been inspected. Such information as is given in these particulars is based on a purely visual inspection only and information supplied to us by the vendor/lessor. Interested parties must take their own measurements in order to satisfy themselves that the premises are suitable for their own requirements. Our measurements are approximate in order to give an indication of size only. Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these particulars, we would be grateful if you could inform us of any errors or misleading descriptions found in order that we may correct them in our records.