Under Offer
2,878 Sq Ft

YMCA Community Hall, Grove Lane

Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4BB

Key Points

  • Freehold community hall within a site of 0.352 acres
  • Located in Hemsworth, West Yorkshire with prominent frontage to Kirkby Road (B6422)
  • Within close vicinity of the retail facilities of Hemsworth town centre
  • Outline planning permission granted for residential development for the erection of 4no. dwellings
  • Of interest to owner occupiers and developers


The property construction is faced in brick beneath a twin pitched roof with valley gutter and parapet walls areas which has been overlaid with mineral felt. Internally floors are of solid and construction. Window frames are a combination of softwood and UPVC double glazed items whilst rainwater goods are of PVC sections.

The subject property comprises a detached single storey community hall which was originally constructed in the 1960s. The property appears to have been extended from its original specification by way of an addition to the rear (approximately the 1970s). The building is set towards the rear of a substantial site which extends to approximately 0.352 acres and includes car parking facilities.The site benefits from vehicle access from Kirkby Road currently. There is an electricity substation with separate gated access and driveway which is included within the ownership and forms the rear part of the site.


The property is located on a corner position at the junction of Kirkby Road and Grove Lane in Hemsworth, West Yorkshire. Hemsworth straddles the A628 Barnsley to Pontefract thoroughfare, approximately 10km northeast of Barnsley, 10km southwest of Pontefract and 13km southeast of Wakefield.

The property is located on the fringes of Hemsworth’s principal community retail facilities opposite an Open Market and various retailers. Notable retailers in the area include Tesco, B&M, Home Bargains, Costa Coffee, KFC and various other local names. There are a mixture of housing types within the immediate area.


The property benefits from an outline planning permission as follows:
Proposal: Residential development for the erection of 4no. dwellings (outline application with all matters reserved)
Date decided: 17 October 2023
Application Number: 23/00948/OUT

The property is not listed or within a conservation area.

The property may be suitable for alternative uses, and therefore we would advise interested parties to make their own enquiries with Wakefield council planning services.


The property is offered for sale on a Freehold basis.

Freehold - Title number YY1288

Price / Method of Sale

Offers in the region of £175,000.


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Available Area

Floor/Unit Description Sq Ft Rent Service Charge Availability
Total 2878

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