15,591 Sq Ft

Cockcroft Mill, 67-69 Alverthorpe Road

Wakefield, WF2 9NT

This property is not currently available. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market.

Key Points

  • Freehold site (0.46 acres) and buildings offered with vacant possession
  • Existing planning consent (for 42 residential apartments)
  • Industrial premises which may be suitable for owner occupation, or redevelopment potential
  • Established residential location
  • Approximately 0.75 miles from Wakefield city centre and various retail and leisure facilities


The property includes a mix of one and two storey industrial buildings within a site of approximately 0.46 acres. The buildings on site include a large warehouse building with first floor space, trade counter, office and staff facilities, as well as a modern industrial warehouse unit connected to the main building.

The property is situated in a prominent position with road frontage onto Alverthorpe Road. Alverthorpe Road forms the eastern boundary of the site where there are two access points. The northern boundary of the site is formed of Stafford Terrace. The west and southern boundary of the site are formed of existing residential properties and parking.


The site is located on Alverthorpe Road close to it's junction with Stafford Terrace and Mill Chase Road to the west of Wakefield city centre. The city of Wakefield is the main centre within the district which includes Pontfract, Castleford, Normanton, Featherstone, and Knottingley.

Wakefield is city in West Yorkshire with a wide variety of amenities across the city region. The location is surrounded by a mix of relatively modern residential developments.

Wakefield is well connected with the M1 and M62 Motorway in relatively close proximity, linking to Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester and Hull. Junction 40 of the M1 is 2 miles to the west. Wakefield Westgate train station is 0.8 miles to the east and provides services to and from Leeds, Doncaster, Sheffield, Nottingham, Bristol and London.


The property has historically been used as an industrial premises. A full planning application was granted on 2nd November 2020 for the ‘Redevelopment of an industrial site to form a four storey residential building comprising 42no. apartments, with associated parking and landscaping’.

Planning reference: 20/00306/FUL. The planning application can be viewed at

The consented scheme comprises a 4 storey building with 27 one bed apartments and 15 two bed apartments. Approximate GIA below:
• Excluding GF parking level – 2,884m2
• Including GF parking level – 3,878m2

Externally, there is parking provision for 41 vehicles and landscaped gardens.

Whilst the buildings and site may be suitable for a variety of alternative uses, we advise prospective purchasers to make their own enquiries and take professional advice.


The property will be sold on freehold basis with vacant possession. Freehold - Title numbers: WYK733355 and WYK197975.

Method of Sale

Offers are sought on an unconditional basis.


Price on Application. VAT is payable on the purchase price.

Legal Costs

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

Available Area

Name Sq Ft Availability
Main warehouse 5,965 Sold
Main warehouse 2,627 Sold
Trade counter, offices, staff facilities 2,964 Sold
Modern warehouse (with mezzanine) 4,035 Sold
Total 15591

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