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Wanted A Buyer with ideas and vision

For Sale by Tender

Price: offers over £30,000

  • Derelict building in poor structural condition
  • Large 3 storey building
  • Ideal for redevelopment of shops with accommodation

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this very large end of terrace former club premises. The building is derelict and in need of complete renovation. The building will be suitable for conversion to a house, flats or shops with flats. The buyer must explain their intentions for the property in writing which must include some residential occupation. Any proposals involving HMO’s (Houses in Multiple Occupation) for example Bedsits will not be permitted. There is no internal access permitted and viewing is limited to the Ground Floor vestibule only.

Date to be confirmed

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Retirement Sale – Garage, Motor Vehicle Mechanical and Body Repairs

Price: £245,000 plus SAV

  • Price includes property and business assets and an investment property
  • Long established and thriving business
  • Motor vehicles available at separate cost

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale a long established motor vehicle repair garage for sale. The premises are spacious and extend to over 4000 sq. ft. They occupy a secure site adjacent to the B.P. Garage on Burnley Road at the boundary of Colne and Nelson on the A56.

The properties comprise of a complex of single storey workshops accessed over a private yard with parking for 10 vehicles. At the front on the A56 is a retail shop which is rented out and provides a rent of £500 p.c.m. The garage business incorporates mechanical and body repairs with excellent accounts confirming repeat business. The buildings are well maintained with recent expenditure on the roof coverings. A qualified tradesman buys an excellent income flow when acquiring this business. Access is adjacent to the garage forecourt.

Please contact Thomas Shaw for further information on 01254 53657

Clitheroe Town Centre Florist and Giftware Business

Price: £40,000 plus stock

  • Florist/giftware business for sale
  • New Lease at £650.00 p.c.m.
  • Beautifully presented
  • High profile location
  • Long established and profitable business

The shop is very well located on the main access road to the Town Centre of Clitheroe. Benefiting from on street displays the shop is double fronted with central entrance door. Internally the shop is well stocked, displays include attractive rustic/rural fittings and the shop is beautifully presented in a way appropriate for the type of business. To the rear is a kitchen with staircase to first floor stock room. There is a basement room used for storage of ceramic pots and giftware. There is a rear yard with store facility.

Please contact Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for further details on 01254 53657

Main Road Takeaway, Blackburn

Price: £9,000 for the business equipment

  • Main Road Shop
  • Ground Floor only
  • Rent £150 per week
  • All equipment included with price of £9,000
  • New lease provided

This is a well located main road shop opposite to St Wilfred’s school and located in a parade of other busy retailers. There is a good range equipment and the shop is well decorated and ready for opening. A premium of £9,000 will buy you all the equipment.


Please contact Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for further information on 01254 53657, quoting reference BL000608.

Town Centre Office To Let

Price: Rent Negotiable

  • Ground Floor only
  • Extends to approximately 500 sq. ft
  • Ideal Office or clinic
  • Located in a conservation area next to Landmark building


Thomas Shaw are delighted to offer these ground floor premises which are now ready for immediate occupation. They have potential for use as offices or clinic or specialist retail. The rent is negotiable but there is a service charge for removal of waste and cleaning of common parts. The rent will include the cost of central heating but the tenant will pay their own electricity charge. The building has a low rateable value which could exempt the tenant from payment (subject to conditions)


Please call Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for further details on 01254 53657


Buyer wanted with vision and funding

Price: £259,000

  • Architect designed house built 1961 with open farmland views
  • Larger than average house
  • Potential 4 bedrooms and triple garage
  • Currently large accommodation
  • Requires complete modernisation
  • The plot size is 1 1/2 times the average with room for extension

This is a most attractive house in an excellent location with panoramic views over Showley Brook, farmland and to the far west towards the coast. The home was built to an individual design and covers 1 1/2 plots with driveway garage and additional car port parking for two more vehicles (Caravan/boat). There are neatly managed gardens front and rear.

Please contact Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for further details on 01254 53657

For Sale by Tender: Derelict Building in need of complete renovation for residential use

Price: Offers over £10,000

  • 2 Storey mid terraced shop which is suitable for conversion into a single dwelling or 2 flats (subject to planning approval)
  • Located close to shops on New Chapel Street


Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this two storey, mid terraced shop in the Mill Hill area, close to Mill Hill train station. The property is in derelict condition and in need of complete renovation. It is located on New Wellington Street close to the junction with Moorgate Street. It is pavement lined at the fore and there is an overgrown rear yard. Viewers must complete the tender document with evidence of funding.


Please contact Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for further information on 01254 53657.


However, please note that no internal access is permitted, although viewers will be permitted to see the interior from the entrance doors.

Two Bedroom Town House for Sale

  • Two Bedroom mid terrace property
  • Modern Kitchen and double glazing
  • Central Location in Mill Hill
  • Rear Extensions
  • Low Maintenance


Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this two bedroom mid terrace property for sale in the Mill Hill area. It is in a central location in Mill Hill. On the ground floor there is a lounge and then an open plan dining area and kitchen. From the dining area, there is access to the first floor, where there are two bedrooms and a 3 piece bathroom. The house benefits from a block grant improvement scheme with new roof covering, new brickwork and other external works. Viewing is strongly recommended.

Please contact the office for further information and to also arrange a viewing on 01254 53657.

For Sale by Tender – 3 Bedroom Town House For Sale

  • Offers over £45,000
  • Cash offers only
  • In need of modernisation
  • Elevated position with a view
  • Private parking in a former garage

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this 3 bedroom town house situated in the Audley area. The property requires a degree of modernisation inside. The property benefits from a private parking space in a former garage, at the rear of the property. Viewers must complete the tender document with evidence of funding.

Please contact the office for further information and to also arrange a viewing on 01254 53657.


Closing date for all offers is midday Friday the 17th January 2020

Distribution Centre for White Van Man with yard and buildings

Price: Offers over £115,000

Thomas Shaw is pleased to offer this industrial building with secure yard suitable for a Distribution centre, joiners’ workshop or manufacturing unit. Very secure site and well located  just off the A681 between Bacup and Rawtenstall. The building is held on freehold tenure. Viewing recommended

For further information, please contact Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd on 01254 53657

Town Centre Shop Premises To Rent in Accrington

Price: Rent to be agreed

  • Good Trading position
  • Would suit a variety of retail uses subject to planning regulations
  • Previously used as a Cafe
  • Available to rent
  • Large ground floor and basement

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer to let this Town Centre Shop premises to rent. The shop is located on Abbey Street close to the junction with Eastgate and with parking on the carriageway. These are large ground floor premises suitable for an A3 or A1 user. This is a building with character.

For further information, please contact Thomas Shaw & Co Ltd on 01254 53657.

Potential investment opportunity for 3 bedroomed house

  • Price: £39,000
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Large Reception rooms and kitchen on the ground floor
  • Potential as an ideal family home

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this 3 bedroomed house in the Infirmary area. This was previously a shop but has recently been used as a residential property. On the ground floor, there are 2 large reception rooms, and a large Kitchen which has access to a rear yard. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms with a 3 piece bathroom suite. This property does require a degree of modernisation but has potential as an ideal family home. Viewing is strongly recommended.

Please contact Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for further information on 01254 53657

Main Road Offices To Let

  • Rent only £583 for the ground floor
  • Opposite St George’s Surgery
  • Situated on a popular main road
  • Ideal Office or Restaurant
  • New Lease for 3 years

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer to let the ground floor of this detached building formerly the Robin Hood Inn, recently refurbished to a high standard, which is opposite St George’s Surgery. They offer an opportunity to develop a business with potential for a wide range of uses. The building is situated on a popular main road and the building currently holds A3 consent. Excellent access to hospital (Blackburn Royal).

Please contact Thomas Shaw & Co Ltd for further information or to arrange a viewing on 01254 53657, quoting reference ZZ013159

Potential Investment Opportunity in Blackburn Town Centre


  • Town Centre Location
  • Large First Floor with 3 rooms and a kitchen
  • Potential access to rear carriageway


Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this town centre shop opposite a large car park.

It offers an opportunity to develop a business in a building with potential for a wide range of uses. The property is now currently unused so vacant possession is immediately available. Would make an ideal commercial investment property.

For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Thomas Shaw & Co Ltd on 01254 53657, quoting reference ZZ013158.

3 Bedroom Town House For Sale

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Positioned in a good residential area in the Audley Range area
  • Private off street parking

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this 3 bedroomed town house in the Audley Range area. On the ground floor there is a modern kitchen and lounge and on the first floor there are  3 bedrooms and a 3 piece bathroom suite. There is also a garden at the back of the property. This property would make an ideal family home. Viewing is strongly recommended.

Sunbed and Beauty Salon Business For Sale


  • Large and Loyal Customer base
  • Situated on a busy main road
  • Covers 2 floors
  • Monthly rent of £433.00

Thomas Shaw is delighted to bring to the market this sunbed and beauty salon in Clayton-Le-Moors. Ideally situated on a busy A Class main road, the shop attracts passers-by. There is free parking round the back in the car park. This is a busy shop with a large and loyal customer base. The Salon comprises of 2 floors. There is also CCTV at the premises. The business has a loyal social media platform and is currently open 6 days a week. The Shop offers beauty and holistic treatments (details from the Owner). Viewing strongly recommended.


Land for Sale with planning permission for 5 houses

Land between Crompton Place and Ribblesdale Place, Blackburn


Price: POA


  • Land for sale in popular residential area
  • Land extending to 0.9 of an acre

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer for sale this land between Crompton Place and Ribblesdale Place, Blackburn, which has been granted planning permission for 5 houses.

Contact Thomas Shaw & Co Ltd for further information on 01254 53657


Town Centre First Floor Office To Let

First floor to let only – Rent £395.00 p.c.m

  • On main road of popular Ribble Valley town
  • First floor office to let only with separate ground floor entrance
  • New 3 year lease
  • Approx.500 sq ft

This town centre office is ideally located for all the local amenities in Clitheroe with a separate side entrance from the main road. There is a main front office, with also a back office, which has separate water closet and own kitchen facilities. There is also gas central heating, and the gas and electric are separately metered. The office is well worth viewing and is now available to rent immediately.

Contemporary Art Gallery and Picture Framing Business For Sale in Clitheroe

Price: £19,000 for business, lease and fixtures and fittings which includes all stock

  • Prominent trading position in a popular Ribble Valley town
  • Main road shop frontage
  • Would suit a variety of other trades subject to planning

Thomas V Shaw are delighted to be marketing this Contemporary Art Gallery, Giftware and Picture Framing Business in a prominent trading position in Clitheroe, a popular and thriving Ribble Valley town. The business has been trading for a number of years and the seller offers this trading opportunity with the potential to expand online whilst benefiting from a retail unit which confirms the authenticity of the business.

2 workshops with secure yard & garage premises

  • 3115 Sq Ft Buildings (2 buildings).
  • Unit 1 – fronts onto carriageway used for MOT
  • Unit 2 – garage/workshop plus two domestic garages
  • Good Location Close to Manchester Road.

Thomas Shaw is delighted to bring to the market these workshop/garage premises.   Ideally situated close to Accrington Centre and other businesses and with excellent access. The workshops consist of 2 adjacent lockup buildings with a private yard for off street parking. There are two workshops accessed from the yard. On the mezzanine above there are w.c facilities and there is also useful storage space. Currently a single storey MOT bay fronts onto Grange Lane and includes all relevant testing equipment including 4 post lift, and new Roller Shutters. There is also CCTV on site.

Town Centre Shop To Let

  • Opposite the Market
  • Shop and Store to let (whole of building)
  • Ideal Office or Restaurant

This Town Centre shop overlooks the Market Hall. It is well located close to the Taxi ranks near the Town Hall. The building was previously used as a Travel Agent. The shop has a frontage onto Peel Street and extends to Bridge Street at the rear. For a business person this offers Town Centre premises at a low cost and a rate exemption can be requested.

Lovely Stone Built Cottage To Let



  • To Let for £525 p.c.m.
  • 1 Reception Room, Morning room and modern fitted kitchen downstairs
  • First Floor – 1 Double bedroom, bathroom and walk in Dressing Room
  • Views across Mellor

Thomas Shaw is pleased to be marketing this well presented one bedroom garden fronted cottage in a fantastic location. The property boasts a large lounge and morning room, modern fitted kitchen at ground floor level, with one double bedroom and bathroom with shower over the bath on the first floor. There is also an enclosed patio with shrubs to the rear. The cottage is fully double glazed and benefits from gas central heating. Parking is on street.

Newsagents/Convenience Store For Sale

Newsagents/Convenience Store for Sale – Business only

  • Long established business
  • Sale due to Retirement
  • Ground Floor retail shop on rent
  • Fully equipped
  • Good Main road location
  • New lease available on the property
  • Asking price £29,000 + SAV

The Shop is located on an A class busy road close to Blackburn Centre and very close to the entrance to Lidl Supermarket. The current owner has run the business for more than 25 years. He will sell the business including fixtures, fittings and stock. He retains the building which will be let on a rental of £540 per calendar month. The shop offers a great opportunity for a couple to be self employed at reasonable cost. The shop opens on 6 day trading. There is potential for Lottery and Ice Cream sales and the shop is close to St Wilfrid’s Church of England Academy.

Sandwich Business close to the Wham Stadium, Accrington


  • Close to the Wham Stadium
  • Good trading position in a popular residential area
  • Large Forecourt and Off Street Parking
  • Long established business


An excellent opportunity to acquire a thriving business close to the Accrington Stanley Football Stadium, with potential to obtain further revenue on matchdays. The business is also situated in a popular residential area with a large forecourt at the front of the shop and also off street parking. In addition to the shop there are two food preparation and storage rooms, with also access to a garage for further storage use. The equipment is of a high standard and is included in the price.

Main Road Sandwich Business For Sale

  • Well equipped shop
  • Adjacent to well regarded secondary school
  • Good residential area
  • Leasehold Business

This must surely be one of the most attractive retail shops in the district. The premises are very well fitted. All fixtures and fittings are included in the purchase price. The shop is located on Pleckgate Road adjacent to Pleckgate High School. The retail premises occupy part of the ground floor of the building only and are self contained.

Pavement Lined Two Bedroomed House – Blackburn UNDER OFFER

General Remarks

Excellent opportunity to buy a pavement lined terraced house situated in this convenient locality in the Shear Bank Area close to Blackburn town centre, local amenities, shopping and public transport links.  The property is in need of complete modernisation but offers good potential.  On the ground floor there are two rooms and a kitchen.  Two bedrooms with space for a bathroom on the first floor.

Closing Date for all offers 12 noon Wednesday 16th October 2019.

Price: Offers Over £50,000
Description/Location: Pavement Lined Two Bedroomed House, Charlotte Street, Blackburn
Bedrooms: 2

Additional Features:

Café Business For Sale

A rare and unique opportunity to purchase a thriving café and catering business, 10 years established with the same owner, and rising sales trading only Monday to Friday with 2.30pm closing each day. The café enjoys a monopoly trading position in the heart of Blackburn’s Greenbank Industrial Area, with plenty of customer parking, a bright and attractive frontage and fantastic facilities there is scope for huge growth potential from online ordering, deliveries and outside catering. The bright and modern interior has seating for 24 including a comfy TV area with leather sofas. The open plan fully commercial kitchen is extensively equipped, and completely refurbished only 1 year ago, with state of the art extraction system and stainless steel splashbacks. Benefitting from excellent security features including CCTV and electrical shutters and fully alarmed this business has it all.

Busy Takeaway on the Fylde Coast

  • Property on Rent
  • Tenant receives rent from first floor flat. 
  • Excellent range of equipment. 
  • Taking £4000 per week.

Thomas Shaw are pleased to offer this busy takeaway for sale.  Current turnover to be confirmed by the seller is £4000 p.w. (to be confirmed), open 7 days a week.  The seller will give full training to the buyer.  The kitchen and preparation room have fitted commercial extraction units.  This is a business ready to walk into.  We strongly recommend viewing.

Costs & Charges; The successful tenant will have to be approved by the landlord to lease these premises.   Referencing will be undertaken for which there will be a charge and the tenant will also be asked to make a contribution towards the landlords legal costs in relation to the drawing up of the lease and heads of terms.  Exact details will be obtained when the leasing has been negotiated. (Minimum fee £400).
Price: Offers Invited + SAV
Description/Location: Busy Takeaway with Flat above, Kirkham
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1

Additional Features:

Thriving Township Post Office – East Lancashire

  • Good location in the Town Centre.
  • Salary £72,000.
  • Monopoly Business.
  • Convenience store sales
  • First floor potential.
  • Price: £230,000 + SAV (Business & Property)
  • Quote ref: PO012649

Here is a monopoly business with good salary in the Town centre.  The shop has been refitted and retails convenience goods and stationery.  The Post Office salary is £72,000.   Ideal family business.  The first floor is currently organised as large open space which has development potential for office, retail or conversion to flats to let.  The potential is obvious and the whole is only being sold due to retirement.

Price: £230,000 (Business & Property) + SAV
Description/Location: Thriving Post Office - East Lancashire
Bathrooms: 1

Additional Features:

Halal Food Manufacturing Business – Blackburn


  • Supplies Asian Snacks and Gluten Free Products.
  • Rent £700 pcm.
  • Distributes to the North West and Midlands and locally.
  • Fully functioning online sales website and social media
  • Fully equipped inventory available.
  • Possibility to expand into many different sectors including wedding food/online takeaway.
  • Quote ref: ZZ013074

PRICE: £25,000 + SAV (ZZ013074)

Costs and Charges If you wish to rent these premises you will require a lease agreement.  The potential tenant will be asked to pay a total of £400.00 inc VAT to Thomas V Shaw & Co Ltd for a credit check and a contribution to the Landlords costs for the preparation of the Heads of Terms and the lease.  This payment is due before the agent commences any credit checking or preparation of the lease and once paid is non refundable. The purchase price buys the equipment and trading opportunity / contacts.
Price: £25,000 + SAV
Description/Location: Halal Food Manufacturing Business - Blackburn
Bathrooms: 1

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