Brewery Street, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6


Guide price

Suitable for continued community use or residential conversion (STPP), this prominent building has gardens and parking and is close to Highworth town centre.


This British School was established on this site in 1849 and has been extended to the side, although the building is not listed.

The site has a frontage to Brewery Street, which is bound by wooden picket fencing along with lawns and shrubbery, to the side is a small courtyard and to the rear is a large garden that is bounded by both stone and brick walls.

There are several areas of historic graves which have been fenced for protection, although the burial ground is no longer in use.

The School House:

Ground Floor – The main entrance is located to the side of the property and leads into a corridor offering access to all three main rooms.

To the right is the large reception office that can be doubled up as a classroom/playroom.

To the left of the corridor is a large classroom with an internal W.C and kitchenette area.

The main room is a spacious room with a stage area at one end and leads into further cloakrooms and kitchen area.

The total floor space is approximately 2,475 sq.ft.


The general location of the property can be viewed during normal daylight hours.

We have arranged a number of open view dates as follows:

1. Tuesday 9th February 2021 - 10am to 12.30pm (Fully booked)

2. Tuesday 9th February 2021 - 2pm to 4.30pm (Fully booked)

3. Wednesday 17th February 2021 - 2pm to 4.30pm (Fully booked)

* Please email the Land department to register your interest to view should we have any cancellations or another viewing date is arranged.

Viewings of the property are by appointment only and strict Covid measures must be adhered to.

Appointments should be made through our Land Department on 01285 646770 /


The property is located on Brewery Street, a very short walk into the town centre of Highworth.

Highworth is a market town and civil parish within the county of Wiltshire, about 6 miles northeast of Swindon Town Centre. The town is the most north easterly in Wiltshire, close to the Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire borders. The town has a population of approximately 9,000 residents.


We are informed that the vendors enjoy freehold title and vacant possession will be granted upon completion of a sale.

We are informed that all mains services are connected to the building, heating is provided by a gas boiler. Interested parties should address any specific enquiries to the relevant service providers.


The property has been recently utilised as a Pre-School and Nursery which is within E1 (e-f) of the Use Classes Order which would also permit alternative community uses such as clinics, day surgeries and nurseries.

It is considered that a building of this size and with its central location could have a number of alternative uses for both commercial and residential purposes, subject to the relevant planning consents.

Interested parties should address any specific questions to the planning authority.


The property is offered for sale by informal tender with offers to be made in writing by 12 noon on Wednesday 10th March 2021 at the offices of Perry Bishop & Chambers, 2 Silver Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BL.

These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand, posted to our Cirencester office or by email to

It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that their offer is received by the prescribed deadline, and the vendor is not bound to accept the highest or any offer. A decision will be made as soon as possible after the closing date, with all parties being notified accordingly.


Within the rear garden are multiple gravestones which are clearly fenced off to protect the area. There are ancient graves within the garden area which would restrict any development but normal garden use is fully permitted.


There is a floor plan available upon request.

Arrange viewing 01285 238859

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