Search

Could it be love? Former Hughes in Great Yarmouth to go under the hammer on Valentine’s Day

PUBLISHED: 15:02 31 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:02 31 January 2018

Hughes.
Front of shop on the Market Place in Great Yarmouth town centre.
July 2014.

Picture: James Bass

Hughes. Front of shop on the Market Place in Great Yarmouth town centre. July 2014. Picture: James Bass

Archant Norfolk © 2014

A retail unit in a prime location overlooking Great Yarmouth’s historic market is to go under the hammer at a fraction of its original price.

The former Hughes Electrical at 32-33 Market Place was originally placed on the market for around £400,000 when the store moved to a larger premises.

Now, love could well be in the air for potential buyers on Valentine’s Day, when the unit goes up for auction with a guide price of £175,000 - more than half the original figure.

The 4,058sq/ft unit comes with three storeys along with a basement and attic space.

Bryan Baxter, auctioneer at Auction House East Anglia said: “The company want it to be moved on and have therefore agreed to a much lower guide price than it was originally marketed at.

“It is a great opportunity to be in the very heart of the town and we are hoping for some very competitive bidding.”

The auction is to be held at Dunston Hall at 11am on February 14.

Other News

07:20

Several Greater Anglia trains have been cancelled in Norfolk this morning.

Yesterday, 18:21

A voluntary ambassador for the Big Blue Ocean Clean Up organisation has called on people to join in with efforts to keep our beautiful beaches free from litter.

Yesterday, 17:58

These images show how more than 50 homes at a major housing project will look.

Yesterday, 17:18

Fresh hope has been offered to campaigners fighting to save their village school from being closed after a academy trust said it aims to take it over.

Most Read

Monday, August 6, 2018

Searches are taking place for a 12-year-old boy who has gone missing from home.

Read more
Trafalgar College
Wed, 15:58

Shoppers will be going bananas over a sale at the Palmers Department Stores in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Read more
Tue, 16:24

A police chase in a village saw two cars crash and five people suffer injuries.

Read more
Tue, 18:47

A newly married couple have recreated their first date on Great Yarmouth’s iconic Joyland snails.

Read more
Sainsbury
Yesterday, 17:58

These images show how more than 50 homes at a major housing project will look.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 16°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy