These are vacant upper floors which are in the ownership of West Dunbartonshire Council but
which are surplus to requirements. The property is considered suitable for conversion to residential
use. The property has been unoccupied for a number of years and is in a poor state of repair
internally. The property is being offered for sale in its existing condition and no warranties will be
Alexandria is the principle town within the Vale of Leven and is located 20 miles west of Glasgow.
The town is the main retail centre within the Vale of Leven serving the nearby towns of Balloch,
Bonhill, Jamestown and Renton, which together have a combined population of over 20,000. The
Vale of Leven is a major tourist attraction with the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
attracting over 4 million visitors per year.
Alexandria is well connected with the A82 running to the west of the town being the main vehicular
route between the Central belt and the Western Highlands and Argyll. Alexandria Railway Station,
which is located within the town centre, provides regular train services to Glasgow Queen Street.
The subjects are located on the west side of the Main Street at the junction with Bank Street. The
surrounding properties contain mainly retail uses at ground floor level with residential above.
Alexandria town centre has recently been upgraded with new wider pavements; resurfacing of the
roads and new paving slabs. In addition the historic Smollet fountain has been repaired and
The property is situated on the first and second floors of a two story red sandstone and slated
terraced block with access by way of an enclosed staircase entered from the rear of the property.
The property was last used as a dentist surgery (first floor) and office (second floor) but retains the
residential characteristics of its original use. The building was recently re-roofed (2022).
First Floor: 1,033sq ft (96sqm) or thereby.
Second Floor: 495 sq ft (46sqm) or thereby.
The property is within Alexandria town centre and as such is zoned for town centre use. Current
planning policy is that the residential use of vacant upper floors of buildings within the town centre
is to be encouraged.
The previous use of the premises was for a surgery and office. Accordingly, a planning application
will require to be submitted if a purchaser wishes to develop the property for residential use. In
addition, a building warrant will be required for any structural alterations required to the property.
It is strongly recommended that interested parties contact Planning and Building Standards at
West Dunbartonshire Council. Tel: 0141 951 7930 to discuss any proposals they might have for
the site. Email: email@example.com.
The property is currently entered in the Valuation Roll at NAV/RV (2017) as follows:
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Assessor’s Office, Clydebank on telephone
number 0141-562-1272 or visit their website at: www.saa.gov.uk
These properties are currently listed as being Council Tax band ‘A’
The property benefits from mains water and electricity. No warranty is given in respect of the
condition of these services and any prospective purchasers will require to satisfy themselves as to
the suitability of these utilities.
The Council’s title relates to the ownership of the first and second floor premises and the rear yard
area all as shown outlined red on the attached OS plan, which is for indicative purposes only.
The Purchaser of the upper floors will also get title to the rear yard area but this will be subject to
all existing rights of access. The Council will specifically except from warrandice access rights
which any parties may have over the subjects.
It is intended that the Purchaser will take on full responsibility (100%) of the costs for the repair and
maintenance of the roof. It is intended that the share of the other common parts of the building will
be split as follows:
Ground Floor: 33%
Upper floors: 67%
The property is elected for VAT and accordingly VAT will be charged on the price.
We are seeking offers for the benefit of the Councils interest in the property.
It is likely that a Closing date will be set for receipt of offers and it is strongly recommended that
parties’ register their interest in writing.
Parties are asked to register their interest in writing.
West Dunbartonshire Council
16 Church Street