75-85 Talbot Street, Nottingham , NG1 5GL
Ref No. 4443
Under offer

Location 75-85 Talbot Street, Nottingham, NG1 5GL, Nottinghamshire, , East Midlands
The site is located between Talbot Street and Wollaton Street and is in close proximity to Alfreton Road. Wollaton Street links J25 M1 via the A52 to Nottingham city centre. Talbot Street and Wollaton Street are one-way traffic streets providing routes into the centre of Nottingham. The site is located approximately 0.5 miles to the north west of Nottingham City Centre. The surrounding area is predominantly student accommodation. However, there are also residential, hotel and office uses close by. Occupiers in the vicinity include Experian, Domestic & General (contact centre) and the Strathdon Hotel. There are two student schemes currently under construction include the Fusion Student development on Talbot Street. This will provide ca. 430 beds. A further 77 beds are being constructed at the junction of Talbot Street and Wollaton Street for Empiric Student Property. Other established student developments on Talbot Street include the CRM developments, Talbot Studios and Talbot Point. There are also Mansion Studios and Study Inn developments in the immediate vicinity.

Size 0.4800 acres
(0.1944 hectares)

Description City centre development opportunity

  • 0.48 acre site
  • Prominent location
  • Suitable for a number of uses - offices, residential, hotel and student accomodation


The site comprises a vacant former Saab garage/ car showroom and a former school house which is partly used as offices. The site is currently used as car parking, serving the adjacent Heart Church.

The site total area is 0.481 acres (0.194 ha).

The site is predominantly level however there is a staircase access to the lower Wollaton Street to the rear of the former school house.

Former Car Showroom

The former showroom is formed of two-storey construction although due to the nature of the site the two-storeys have ground floor access.  The ground floor is accessed from Talbot Street and is of concrete framed construction and contain the original showroom premises together with workshop areas.

The lower ground floor has an entrance to Wollaton Street and comprises a single open plan room.  

Building/Floor Description GIA sq ft GIA sq m
Ground (Talbot Street) Former showroom and ancillary accommodation 3,152 292.80
  Workshops, garages and stores areas 4,688 435.51
Lower Ground Floor (Wollaton Street Frontage) Former car showroom and ancillary accommodation 4,025 373.94
  Total Gross Internal Area 11,865 1,102.25

Former School House

This building is a detached two-storey office property with a ground floor single-storey extension to the front. The building dates from around the early 1900s and has mainly brick, with inset stone and rendered elevations beneath pitched tiled roofs with a small parapet to the front elevation. 

Internally the property provides offices and meeting rooms to the ground floor together with an open plan office area and two further meeting rooms to the first floor.  The original building has a suspended timber floor and the modern office has a concrete floor slab.

Building/Floor Description GIA sq ft GIA sq m
Ground Offices 1,959 182.02
First Meeting Room 1,235 114.70
Lower Ground Kitchen 73 6.77
  Total Net Internal Area 3,267 303.49


The site is available by way of a freehold sale.


Strictly by appointment by the sole agents.


We understand the site is currently sui generis in its use classification. Due to the size and location we understand from Nottingham City Council that the subject property may have scope for change of use subject to planning consent.

There have been a number of planning applications on the site over the years. The planning reference numbers in regard to these applications are provided below and can be viewed on the Nottingham City Council planning portal.

Application Reference Description
00/00751/PFUL3 Construction of new 4-7storey building comprising 65 apartments
01/00845/PFUL3 Conversion from first floor from offices to 2 flats
04/01815/PFUL3 Construction of a new church centre / conference centre

The most recent planning application was in regards to the construction of a new church centre/ conference centre.

This application was granted permission in 2011. The scheme consisted of 32,000 sq ft of space with a 2,000 person auditorium at its core. The scheme spanned 7 storeys and was topped with a 90m high spire.

The site lies within Canning Circus Conservation Area. However, there is no guidance associated with this specific area designation. 

There have been preliminary discussions with the Local Authority who have indicated that the site would be suitable for a number of city centre type uses i.e. offices, hotel, residential and student accommodation. Interested parties with planning enquires should contact the Policy and Research Team at Nottingham City Council.

Telephone: 0115 876 4594 Email: localplan@nottinghamcity.gov.uk  

Technical Data

Interested parties will be offered access to a full suite of technical material. 

Property Type Land

Property Contacts:

  • Matthew Smith
    +44 (0)115 8382108
Property Location:


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