Unusual Auction Lot: 10 London Railway Arches For Sale

9 Jun

Property auctions are well known for their variety of stock on offer – and Chuffin’ ‘Eck here’s a property with a *little* bit of a difference: 10 Railway Arches in Streatham, London!!

Railway Arches and Site adjacent to Pumping Station, Conyer’s Road, Streatham, London SW16 6LS

railway arches for sale

Yes, for a guide price of £125k, Savills auctions are selling, by order of Thames Water, “an irregular shaped site part of which is occupied by an active railway line.  There are ten railway arches beneath the railway line and a yard area”.

The ten Railway Arches total approximately 6,280 sq ft in a site area of approx. 0.35 acres.

railway arches for sale

Access to the site is via an impressive gated vehicular entrance from Conyer’s Road and is adjacent to Streatham Common Pumping Station, built in 1888 to a Moorish design.

railway arches for sale

Is It Worth It?

Streatham is a well established area and this site is situated in a mainly residential location.  There are plenty of shopping and leisure amenities within easy reach.

Subject to consents this site could have alternative uses.  Off the top of my head I’m thinking restaurant/bar/club – but maybe you’ve got better ideas?

What would you do with these 10 London Railway Arches For Sale?

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