105-year-old north Powys primary school goes under the hammer

105-year-old north Powys primary school goes under the hammer

A former north Powys primary school which closed two years ago, just a few years after celebrating its centenary, is being put up for auction for potential conversion into residential or commercial use.

Aberhafesp School, Newtown, PowysAberhafesp C.P. School near Newtown is to be auctioned on Thursday, 25th September by estate and land agents Morris, Marshall and Poole, putting a final end to its ownership by Powys County Council as an educational establishment.

The current school building was opened in 1909 and children, staff and parents celebrated its centenary in 2009 before the school closed its doors for a final time in the summer of 2011.

It is the second school Powys primary school to be sold by Morris, Marshall and Poole. Dolfor Primary School has been sold, subject to contract, after it was placed for sale at the estate agent’s Summer Property Auction.

The school is among 17 lots for sale at the Autumn Property Auction to be held at Welshpool which includes, houses, former chapels, agricultural land and a woodland in Mid Wales and Shropshire.

“School buildings such as Aberhafesp’s can be converted into residential and commercial properties, bringing new life to them and the communities they’re in, subject to planning approval,” said Andrew Turner, Partner at Morris, Marshall and Poole.

“Aberhafesp C.P. School is a good sized property and has some great potential.”

The property has a guide price of £75,000.

Meanwhile, at the same auction bidders could buy their very own piece of Welsh woodland with the sale of a 1.4 acre wood off Bachie Road near Llanfyllin.

The land has a guide price of £20,000 and is among 17 lots that include former chapels, houses and farmland.

The Autumn Property Auction will take place at 2pm on Thursday, 25th September at Welshpool Livestock Sales, Buttington Cross, near Welshpool. More details can be found at www.morrismarshall.co.uk. Call 01686 626160.

Caption:
The former Aberhafesp C.P. School which is being sold at auction by Morris, Marshall and Poole.

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