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More than 90 years after it first opened, the curtain is set to rise on a new future for the old Windsor Theatre in Smethwick as it comes up for sale with Bond Wolfe Auctions this month, with a price tag starting at £475,000.

Windsor Theatre Bond Wolfe Auctions

 

The landmark building will have star-billing at Bond Wolfe Auctions’ record-breaking sale on Wednesday 19 May in the largest property auction ever held outside of London.

The former theatre, at 377-379 Bearwood Road, has played many roles over the years, from cinema and ice rink to snooker hall and nightclub.

Most recently it was revamped as a live music

A former church with “one of the best views” across a rural valley in northern Scotland is appearing at Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next live-streamed auction on Wednesday 19 May.

Alvah church for auction

The historic Kirkton of Alvah Church, in the village of Alvah, near Banff, in Aberdeenshire, is going under the hammer with a guide price* of £49,000+.

The church was built in 1792 but closed in 1970 by the Church of Scotland and has since received planning permission for conversion into a four or five bedroomed house and has been cleared internally in preparation of its full development.

Ron Darlington

A parade of high-profile Sheffield shops, and a bungalow in one of the ‘best plots in the area’, both of which sold for nearly twice their guide prices, saw Mark Jenkinson and Son’s April auction hit sales of £5.25m.

In the third online auction of the year – described by the auctioneer as ‘exceptional’ – 27 of the 30 lots sold for £5.25m, after a total of 1,134 bids were made by 123 bidders.

The top price of the day was £750,000 for the parade on Chesterfield Road, Woodseats. The shops – three of which are let, and all requiring varying degrees of refurbishment – had a guide price of

SDL Property Auctions’ sellers have been reaping the benefits of high demand as many buyers rush to beat the next stamp duty holiday deadline. 

19 Marshall Lake Road SDL Property Auctions

 

As Zoopla reports demand hitting new highs, SDL Property Auctions has enjoyed another successful month, culminating in a bumper all-day National Property Auction which drew almost 2,000 registered bidders and raised more than £20 million for sellers in one day.

Partly fuelling the high level of demand is the rush to complete purchases before the stamp duty holiday for properties priced £250,000-£500,000 comes to an end on 30th June –

A former church with “one of the best views” across a rural valley in northern Scotland is appearing at Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next live-streamed auction on Wednesday 19 May.

Alvah Church Bond Wolfe Auctions

 

The historic Kirkton of Alvah Church, in the village of Alvah, near Banff, in Aberdeenshire, is going under the hammer with a guide price* of £49,000+.

The church was built in 1792 but closed in 1970 by the Church of Scotland and has since received planning permission for conversion into a four or five bedroomed house and has been cleared internally in preparation of its full development.

Ron Darlington

Clive Emson recently shared some of their highlights ahead of this month's auction.... let's read what they had to say...

 

The days are getting lighter and longer and there’s no disputing it – Spring is well and truly underway! And what better way to celebrate than with our May auction?

We’re pleased to announce that we have a total of 136 lots available, with something for everyone, so you’re bound to find a lot that tickles your fancy.

So keep your eyes peeled as we take a look at some of the lots that are up for grabs at our May auction.

Period Terrace Cottage Potentially

Commercial property features strongly in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next online live-streamed sale on Wednesday 19 May.

The Barrel Bond Wolfe Auctions

The record breaking catalogue of 236 lots means that the auction will once again start at 8.30am to accommodate the fast growing interest in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ properties across the UK.

Ian Tudor, managing director of Bond Wolfe Auctions, said: “We are seeing growing interest in commercial lots from across the UK and further afield. Indeed, we recently sold a commercial property for £1 million to a Hong Kong investor.

“With Step 3 out of the national lockdown due a

A whole parade of shops with development potential in the heart of a Staffordshire market town is going under the hammer at the next Bond Wolfe Auctions live-streamed auction on Wednesday 19 May.

Bond wolfe auction Brook Square shops

The block of five retail shops at 4-16 Brook Square, Rugeley, which comes with plenty of extra accommodation on the first and second floors, has a guide price* of £475,000+.

The property currently has a gross income of £24,700 per annum, and this could rise to an annual total of £90,000 once fully let, which would represent a healthy yield of nearly 19% based on the guide price.

Alternati

One of the Midlands’ most popular corporate events is to be revived in the early Autumn of 2021.

bond wolfe golf day launch

 

The Bond Wolfe group, which includes Bond Wolfe Auctions, Bond Wolfe Commercial, Bond Wolfe Finance and BW Media, is to hold its annual golf day at Edgbaston Golf Club on Tuesday 14 September.

 

Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe Auctions, said: “The event has been on hold for a couple of years, with the launch of Bond Wolfe Auctions in January 2019 and the lockdowns in 2020 and into 2021, making it impossible to stage as we would have wished.

 

“But we wanted to

SDL Property Auctions is experiencing an influx of enquiries from sellers of houses in the £250,000-£500,000 price bracket, as they realise auction is the most realistic way of beating the stamp duty holiday deadline. 

Church Street for auction

 

The National Property Auction on Thursday 29th April will see buyers benefiting from the saving, as their transactions will complete well ahead of the stamp duty holiday deadline on 30th June. 

 Managing director and auctioneer Andrew Parker says sellers benefit, too: “As purchases in this auction will complete by the end of May, sellers can bid confidently and