Phone: +44 (0)20 7374 5300


Circa 1031 sq m (11,097 sq ft)

Building Type:
Historic Investment and Development Opportunity

Building Class:
Grade II Listed



The property occupies a prominent position on Rother Street in the Town Centre of Stratford Upon Avon, a historic English market town famous as the birth place and home of William Shakespeare and an
international tourist destination.

Birmingham is 25 miles, Leamington Spa is 10 miles, Oxford 39 miles and Cheltenham 30 miles distant.

The property adjoins The Bear Pit Theatre, there is a public car park opposite together with Bell Court, a new courtyard of shops, restaurants and a cinema.



Comprising a narrow site of approximately 0.25 acres ( 0.12 hectares), the buildings date from the 17th century through to the 1950’s.

York House, itself fronting Rother Street, is Grade II Listed being two storey, half timbered with rendered infill panels with pitched clay tile clad roofs and internally containing many original features.

Built to the rear, dating from the Victorian Era through to the 1950’s, are a range of mainly two storey, but part single and part with a basement office, former print works and workshop storage buildings of brick and part pitched, part flat roofed.


Ground Floor
(Offices, Stores,
Former Print Works)

589.5 sq m (6435 sq ft)

First Floor
(Offices and Stores)
441.7 sq m (4755 sq ft)

N.B. Taken from Valuation Office records


The property comprises unregistered title and is shown edged red on the following plan, for indicative purposes only.


Situated within the Town Centre Boundary the property is understood to have established use for offices and works in connection with the Stratford Upon Avon Herald Newspaper.

The frontages to both Rother Street are a mixture of retail and commercial uses, some with residential above.

Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries of Stratford Upon Avon District Council Planning Department phone: 01789 260334 email:

Further Information


On Behalf of the Joint Administrators we are inviting all enquiries, expressions of interest and offers on an unconditional or conditional basis.

Viewings and further information available on request.


The Administrators are not aware of an election to charge VAT

Misrepresentation Act

Hilco Valuation Services gives notice that these particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending Purchasers or Lessees and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Details are given without any responsibility and any intending Purchasers, Lessees or Third Party should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or
otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. No person in the employment of Hilco Valuation Services has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

Hilco Valuation Services is the trading name of Hilco Appraisal Limited incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 04703331.
Its registered office is 11 Ironmonger Lane, London, EC2V 8EY.