D2 Assembly and Leisure 5,498 SqFt Denaby Main, Doncaster

Freehold £165,000 Guide Price

The Empress Building, Empire Gym + Denaby Fish and Chips, Doncaster Road, Denaby Main, Doncaster, DN12 4HU

Key Features

  • Prominent roadside property
  • Redevelopment potential
  • Suitable for alternative uses (stp)


The property comprises a ground floor unit previously used as a gym with ancillary storage space to the first floor. The property has been extended to the rear providing a separately accessed retail unit currently used as a fish and chip shop.

This unit is accessed from Church Road to the rear and there is a yard/car parking area adjacent.

The property has historic stature opening in 1913 as The Empire Palace Cinema which it remained until 1962 becoming a Bingo Hall, then Snooker Club and more recently a gym.

There are currently tenancies in place as follows:

Gym - £12,500 per annum, lease expiry 19th August 2017.

Fish and Chip Shop - £7,540 per annum, lease expiry 5th March 2018.


Prospective tenants should be aware of The Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales 2007 a copy of which may be downloaded from

The property is prominently located on Doncaster Road in Denaby Main approximately 6.5 miles to the west of Doncaster. Denaby Main is located between Mexborough and Conisbrough. The site is rectangular and is bordered to the east by Doncaster Road, south by School Walk and west by Church Road. Nearby occupiers include Home Bargains, Harvest Energy petrol filling station, Thomas newsagent, Mark Jarvis betting shop and Paul's fishing tackle.

Empire Gym GF - 4,754 sq ft (441.7 sq m) FF - 291 sq ft (27.0 sq m) Denaby Fish and Chips GF - 453 sq ft (42.1 sq m) Total - 5,498 sq ft (510.8 sq m)

The adopted rateable value(s) as follows: Empire Gym - £11,750 Denaby Fish and Chips - TBC This information was obtained from an inspection of the Valuation Office Agency website in April 2017.

The premises are freehold.

Viewings strictly by prior appointment with the agents: Jason Barnsdale MRICS Barnsdales - Chartered Surveyors Tel: 01302 308 174

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

EPC awaited or not required