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Roadside and development opportunity

Former Bridge House Stores, Derby Road, Ambergate, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2EJ

£20,000 per annum £250,000 for the Freehold

2,742 Sq Ft

Key Features

  • Highly visible site on the A6
  • Adjacent Essar filling station and Morrisons Daily
  • 0.25 acre site with planning for 3 dwellings
  • Former post office, shop and cafe with parking
  • Self contained first floor flat and extensive lower ground floor storage leading to gardens
  • Suitable for a range of roadside or professional uses STP

Full description

Prominent roadside site comprising a detached former local store / post office with cafe.

The ground floor accommodation comprises a well appointed trading area with post office counter, off this is a cafe, kitchen, roadside delivery area and WC. To the first floor there is a self contained two bedroom flat with separate bathroom and shower room (shower removed). The lower ground floor provides two large storage rooms with direct access to the rear garden. The property is finished with central heating (not tested) and UPVC double glazing but is otherwise is largely to shell and ready for an occupier fit out requiring a scheme of repair, modernisation and improvement. Subject to covenant and term the landlord may be willing to contribute towards this by way of rent incentive.

The accommodation is situated in a regularly shaped site extending some 0.25 acres with approximately 6 forecourt parking spaces which includes a drive to the loading area. Subject to planning there may be scope to increase the forecourt parking. To the rear is a paved and turfed well planted garden. This is below the road level.


Ambergate is a village in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. It is situated approximately 4.2 miles west of Ripley, 7.7 miles south of Matlock and 13.4 miles north of Duffield.

The property is situated adjacent the Essar filling station and Morrisons Daily on Derby Road (the A6). The A6 is a main arterial commuter and tourist route which connects with Belper to the south and Matlock to the north. The A610 is just miles to the east, this give fast, direct access to the A38 3 miles east.


We believe the property has been used for A1 (retail) and A3 (Cafe) but may be subject to a range of roadside uses STP.

By way of a Planning Permission referenced AVA/2019/0785 the building benefits from consent for change of use to form three dwellings including external alterations, amended access and related works.

All parties should confirm the planning position with the relevant Local Authority.


We understand all mains services are connected to the property. Enquiring parties should ensure the suitability of these serviced for their proposed use.


All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT, we are advised the property is not registered for VAT.




Viewing are to be arranged in advance by contacting Chris Wright of OMEETO on 01332 840 320 or joint agent Chris Keogh of Salloway on 01332 298000


The accommodation has been measured on a Net Internal Area (NIA) in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring practice.

Floor Sq Ft Sq M
Ground Floor 1,081 100
First Floor 825 77
LGF Storage 836 78

Business Rates

The property is currently listed as a Shop and premises on Please check the valuation office website for any rates incentives. Subject to status you may qualify for 100% rates relief.

Rateable Value



The premises is available freehold. Alternatively leasehold proposal are invited.

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Any offer accepted is subject to completing AML checks.

Particulars Updated

15 Jan 2022

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