Walkabout Bar, 1 – 3 Church Street, South Yorkshire, S702AB North East and Yorkshire


Key Features

  • Conversion
  • Freehold
  • Full planning
  • Planning pack available


A prominent town centre mixed use development opportunity for sale. Located in the heart of Barnsley town centre within walking distance to the Barnsley Interchange, the property occupies the former Butterfields Drapery Market and benefits from full planning permission for conversion into two commercial units and five flats.

The Walkabout is situated on the north side of Church Street and is a large double fronted 3 storey mid terrace property. The site is building dominated and extends to 0.118 hectares. Access for the two commercial units fronts onto Church Street, whilst the access for the residential element is from George Yard.


Planning permission was granted (ref: 2015/0744) for the conversion of the existing Walkabout bar to provide two commercial units across the basement and ground floors, two flats on the first floor and a further three flats on the second floor. Cycle storage lockers will be provided, along with bin storage. A full planning pack is available on request. No developer contributions will be applicable to this development opportunity.

Retail unit 1 = 393 sqm (incl. basement)

Retail unit 2 = 468 sqm (incl. basement)

Flat 1 = 2 bedrooms over 72.1 sqm

Flat 2 = 1 bedrooms over 57.2 sqm

Flat 3 = 2 bedrooms over 68.4 sqm

Flat 4 = 1 bedrooms over 54 sqm

Flat 5 = 1 bedrooms over 50 sqm


We believe that all main services are located in the vicinity of the site. However, prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries with the appropriate service providers.


The Walkabout is located in the heart of Barnsley town centre on the north side of Church Street close to all commercial and retail premises, pubs, clubs and employment opportunities. The Barnsley Interchange station is approximately 350 metres east of the site.

Information Pack

A planning information pack which includes supporting statements and planning drawings is available upon request. This pack can be sent free of charge via email.  To arrange a viewing, please contact the Caldecotte Group.


The freehold interest of the property is for sale and offered with full vacant possession.

Legal Cost

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in this transaction.


All offers should be exclusive of any VAT which may be charged on the purchase price.

Property type: Development sites

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