Langham Tower, Mowbray Road, Sunderland

Development Opportunity

1,385 ft²

Guide Price £850,000

Key Features

Restaurant/Bar for sale
Building size 1,385m² (14,908ft²)
Superb location in desirable residential area
Scope for further development STPP
Grade II listed building
Site extends to 0.674 acres
Direct access to A690 and A19
0.1 miles from A1231
Park Lane Bus & Metro Interchange- 0.4 miles

Property Description


Being located on the corner of Mowbray Road and Ryhope Road in Ashbrooke, the subject property is ideally located at less than 0.5 miles from Sunderland city centre. The property is situated within the Ashbrooke Conservation Area which is characterised by surrounding traditional Victorian terraced housing, churches, temples and historic parks.

The property is accessible by local public transport links with regular bus routes servicing Ryhope Road and also via rail with Park Lane Bus and Metro Interchange approximately 0.4 miles away. The property is accessible by road links and benefits from being 0.1 mile from A1231 which is a main through road Sunderland City Centre and provides direct access to the A690 and A19.



The subject property comprises a Grade II listed building which was originally built in 1889. Being used for educational purposes as a college from 1922 and a university building from 1975, the property finally ended as a building for Sunderland high School until its closure in 2016. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and is highly decorative both internally and externally and currently provides a spectacular reception area and several ornate offices / meeting rooms on the ground floor with the first and second floors containing the former classrooms.


The property was recently converted from a former school to restaurant use with scope for further development to upper floors. Planning consent was previously granted for hotel use, including, a restaurant and bar to the ground floor, 7 en-suite guest rooms on the first floor with the managers accommodation sited on the second floor.

Further information on most recent application is available using Sunderland City Council’s Planning Portal.



Langham Tower 1,385m² (14,908ft²)

Site area 0.674 acres




The property is to be sold by way of freehold title at an asking price of £1,250,000 (One Million, Two Hundred & Fifty Thousand Pounds)


All rents, premiums and purchase prices quoted herein are exclusive of VAT. All offers are to be made to Bradley Hall upon this basis, and where silent, offers will be deemed net of VAT


Each party is to bear their own legal costs involved in the transaction.


In accordance with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations the Purchaser/Tenant will be required to provide two forms of identification and proof of the source of income.


For general enquiries and viewing arrangements please contact Helen Wall at Bradley Hall.

Tel: 0191 563 4242

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