Lot 41


Adult Education Centre, St. Faiths Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH
Adult Education Centre, St. Faiths Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH

A substantial two-storey, plus basement, property which is believed to have originally been known as Maidstone Municipal School of Science and Art. More recently used as an Adult Education Centre and is now vacant. There is also a separate pottery studio at the rear.

The building is located in the heart of Maidstone, close to various amenities and opposite St Faiths Street entrance to the Fremlin Walk shopping centre. The mainline railway station is also within close proximity.

The entire property is considered to offer potential for a variety of commercial uses or conversion into apartments, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Site Measurements

The site extends to approximately 0.15 hectares (0.37 acres).

Local Planning Authority

Maidstone Borough Council. Tel: 01622 602736. Website: maidstone.gov.uk.


Approx. 157 sq.m. Two rooms, inner hall, dark room, store room and boiler room.

Ground Floor

Approx. 760 sq.m. Main reception area, common room/kitchen, toilets, eight rooms, print room and gents W.C.

Mezzanine Floor

Further room.

First Floor

Approx. 615 sq.m. Landing, eight rooms and ladies and gents W.C.s.


Courtyard area.

Pottery Studio

Approximately 71 sq.m.

Auctioneer's Note

Floor plans are available to download from the Clive Emson website.

EPC Information

Total floor area 1,520 sq.m. The property has EPC rating of 112 (E).

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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