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Freehold For Sale: Historic Building in central Portslade

The Old Fire Station 80 Church Road, Hove, BN41 1LA

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Situated on the west side of Church Road, close to its junction with Trafalgar Road, which is one of the main routes between the A259 Coast Road and A27 Old Shoreham Road, from which easy access is gained to all parts of Brighton & Hove city.

The A27 also links to the Brighton & Hove bypass and route to Worthing and Shoreham to the west and Lewes and Eastbourne to the east, and on to the A23/M23 motorway system.


  • Unexpectedly Re-available
  • Offices, Warehouse and s/c Flat over
  • For Sale or To Let
  • Front Forecourt Parking and side Loading/Parking

Originally built in 1909 as the Portslade Fire Station and since until recently used as modern offices and a warehouse stores to the rear, front and side parking area and a self contained two bedroomed residential accommodation over. Available either for sale or to rent and ready for immediate occupation.


Commercial Office and Warehouse Premises with Flat over 2272 sq ft (211.08 m2)
Commercial Office And Warehouse Premises With Flat Over 2272 sq ft (211.08 m2)


Main entrance leading to;

Front Office reception area - 22' 9" x 23' 6" - 536 sq ft

Rear Office area - 29' 2" x 28' 9" - 836 sq ft

Rear Warehouse stores - 30' 6" x 29' 7" - 900 sq ft

Total Commercial Accommodation 2,272 sq ft (211 sq m)

Separate modern kitchen staff facilities.

Front off street car parking area for approximately 5 cars. further parking available to the side of the building.

Rear side loading to warehouse stores area.

Self contained access to Residential Accommodation over all at first floor level comprising lounge/reception area, two double bedrooms, well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and separate modern bathroom. Modern, well equipped accommodation with wood pannelled flooring, good natural light and gas fire central heating.


Originally designed and built for the Portslade area as a specialist Fire Station unit in 1909 and ceased in operation in 1946, almost asymmetrical in its look with original white faced brickwork and terracotta design features on the front elevation including the top gable set in a terracotta frame. It is Locally Listed for its Heritage.


Freehold - offers invited on a guide price of £660,000 (six hundred and sixty thousand pounds), subject to full vacant possession on completion.

Leasehold - as details below.

Commercial Office and Warehouse Premises with Flat over To Let: £32,500 pa
For Sale: £660,000
Commercial Office And Warehouse Premises With Flat Over For Sale: £660,000


For a term to be negotiated and available to rent for the commercial element only at a commencing rental of £35,000 per annum, exclusive and subject to negotiation for the self contained two bedroom flat under a separate shorthold tenancy agreement.

Rent Review

By negotiation

Repairing Liability

Effective Full Repairing & Insuring by way of a service charge

Business Rates

Description: office and premises.

Local Authority: Brighton & Hove City Council.

Rateable Value: £14,750 from 1 April 2017.


The building is not elected for VAT and therefore VAT will not be charged on the terms quoted.

Legal Fees

Each party to pay for their own legal costs on any transaction.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly via prior appointment through sole agents Graves Jenkins


Oliver Graves MBA

These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form any part of any contract. You should be aware that the Code of Practice on Commercial Leases in England and Wales strongly recommends you seek professional advice from a qualified surveyor, solicitor or licensed conveyancer before agreeing or signing a business tenancy agreement.