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72 Eastgate Street, Gloucester

The property is a substantial detached four storey brick building with rendered side elevations under a slate roof. It dates from the late 18th Century and is a Grade II Listed building.

There is stone detailing to the windows, cornice and parapet at the front and rear elevations and a two-storey extension to the side with rendered elevations under a pitched slate roof.

Internally, the property is laid out as a hostel with a total of twelve single bedrooms with ancillary lounge, kitchen and cloakroom facilities. There is allocated parking and a small garden area.

All mains services are connected to the property and there is a gas fired central heating system.

Location details:

The property is located in a prominent position on the northern side of Eastgate Street and approximately 400m from the main shopping area of Gloucester. The surrounding businesses are a mixture of retail, offices, professional, public houses and other related uses. There are several public car parks nearby.

Gloucester is well connected to the motorway network, being served by three junctions of the M5; junction 11 provides access via the A40 (3 miles), junction12 to the south (5 miles) and junction 11a (3 miles) connects to the Brockworth Bypass, Cirencester/Swindon and the M4 motorway at junction 15 (34 miles).


The accommodation comprises the following:

Lower Ground Floor



Bedroom1: 261 sq ft

Bedroom 2: 97 sq ft

Bedroom 3: 198 sq ft

Bedroom 4: 62 sq ft

Kitchen: 99 sq ft

Bathroom, with bath WC and hand basin

Cloakroom, with WC and hand basin

Ground Floor

Lobby, with staff cloakroom

Inner Lobby

Lounge: 200 sq ft

Office: 102 sq ft

Staff Kitchen: 104 sq ft

Night Workers' Room: 104 sq ft

Bedroom 5: 73 sq ft



Shower Room, with WC

First Floor Mezzanine

Bedroom 6: 142 sq ft

Store: 23 sq ft

First Floor

Lounge: 192 sq ft

Bedroom 7: 119 sq ft

Bedroom 8: 198 sq ft

Bedroom 9: 94 sq ft

Bathroom, with bath and hand basin

Separate WC

Second Floor

Bedroom 10: 140 sq ft

Bedroom 11: 124 sq ft

Bedroom 12: 223 sq ft

Kitchen: 192 sq ft

Bathroom, with bath and hand basin

Separate WC



The property is listed within Band B for Council Tax purposes.

A change of use may trigger a change in the assessment and prospective occupiers are advised to make their own enquiries of the Local Authority.


The property has been used as a hostel which falls within Class C2 of the Use Classes Order 1987.

It may suit alternative uses subject to the necessary consents being obtained.


The property is offered by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed.


Under the Finance Acts 1989 and 1997, VAT may be levied on the rent. We recommend that the prospective tenants establish the implications before entering into any agreement.

Legal costs:

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


Ash & Co 

Simon McKeag: 07737 691453

Harry Pontifex: 01242 337274

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