Lot 23 Former Bigfoot Independent Hospital, 4 Birch Hall Road, Longsight, M13 0XE

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Property Summary
  • Freehold former hospital (Use Class C2)
  • Gross Internal Area 1,947.25 sq m (20,952 sq ft)
  • Site area 0.323 hectares (0.80 acres)
  • Vacant possession



Manchester is situated 36 miles east of Liverpool, 52 miles south west of Leeds and 208 miles north west of London.  The property is situated in the suburb of Longsight about 3 miles south east of the city centre.

The property is situated in a mainly residential area on the north side of Birch Hall Lane, close to the junction with Dickenson Road (A6010) and a short distance from the A6 trunk Road.  There is a large student population in the city with over 40,000 students at the University of Manchester alone.  The property is approximately 1.3 miles south east of the University Campus and about 0.8 miles north east of the main Fallowfield student village campus.


The property comprises a substantial four storey period building with an attached two extension constructed in 1990 and arranged as 28 en-suite bedrooms with communal areas, offices and ancillary accommodation of approximately 1,947.25 sq m (20,952.41 sq ft).  There is a five person lift serving all floors.  The are 14 car parking spaces to the front of the property and planning permission was granted in 2009 for a further six spaces. The property occupies a site area of 0.323 hectares (0.80 acres).


There could be potential to redevelop the property for alternative use, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.  For further enquiries contact Manchester City Council (0161 234 5000) www.manchester.gov.uk 

VAT Not Applicable.
Property Table
TOTAL 1,947.25 sq m (20,952 sq ft)
Former Bigfoot HospitalSecond
218.53 sq m (2,351 sq ft)
743.62 sq m (8,001 sq ft)
788.10 sq m (2,120 sq ft)
197.00 sq m (2,120 sq ft)

The measurements have been scaled from floor plans that are included in the legal documentation.


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