Winkfield Row Methodist Church, Winkfield Row

Bracknell, RG42 6NE

93.97 sq m
For Sale

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Attractive detached Methodist Church with existing F.1 consent with potential for conversion/development subject to planning

Property Type D1
Tenure For Sale
Size 93.97 sq m
Freehold Price Offers in excess of £100,000
Energy Performance Rating This property has been set as EPC exempt.
Reason: Place of worship

Key Features

  • Existing F.1 consent
  • Uconditional offers only
  • Freehold available with vacant possession


The property is situated within the attractive Berkshire village of Winkfield Row which lies around two miles to the north-east of Bracknell. The Methodist Church lies within the heart of the village and is on the eastern side of the B3017, a short distance to the north of its junction with Forest Road.

It is within a primarily residential area roughly opposite the entrance to Lambrook School.

The nearest train stations are Martins Heron train station, which is approximately 2.3 miles away and Bracknell train station, which is approximately 3.4 miles away and offers good train links to London and Reading.

We would refer you to the location plan within the particulars of sale.


A copy of an Ordnance Survey Extract Plan can be found within the particulars of sale which shows the approximate boundaries of the property edged in red.

The property is believed to have been built in 1850’s and is made of traditional brick construction. The property provides for an attractive detached Methodist Church (Use Class F.1 (Non-residential institutions)) building on an approximate 0.022 acre plot.

Internally the property provides an open plan worship area on the ground floor with a rear kitchenette, store and WC together with a small mezzanine area at the front of the building.

The current building has a Gross Internal Area of approximately 93.97 sq. m. (1,012 sq. ft.)

We would refer you to the photographs of the property for further information.


The property will be sold freehold with full vacant possession given on completion.


The lawful planning use of the existing building falls within Use Class F.1 (Non-residential Institutions) of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020 No.757). The property is not Listed but it does lie within the Winkfield Row Conservation Area.

Our client is only interested in Unconditional offers only.

Any planning related queries should be directed to the Local Planning Authority: Bracknell Forest Council.

Energy Performance Asset Rating

Due to the property's existing use as a place of religious worship, it is exempt from requiring an EPC.


We understand the property is not currently included in the Valuation List for Business Rates.


We understand that the property is not elected for VAT.


We are advised that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage services are connected to the property. However, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own independent enquiries of the individual authorities to verify the capacity and availability of such services.

Method of Sale

The site is offered for sale by way of informal, non-binding tender with the vendor reserving the right not to accept the highest or any offer and also reserving the right to withdraw the site from sale or to vary the method of sale at any time without notice.

In the event that a number of competitive offers are received, the vendor reserves the right to request ‘best and final’ offers from selected parties.

Offers are sought for the freehold interest on a unconditional (Subject to Contract only) basis.

Completion is to take place within four weeks of exchange of contracts with 10% payable on exchange and the full balance of the purchase price payable immediately upon completion of the sale.

All offers should state whether they are submitted with or without Board approval and whether they are dependent on bank or similar finance being available with confirmation or proof of funding.
All offers should be marked “Winkfield Row Methodist Church, Wokingham – Offer to Purchase” and addressed to:

Mr John Radford, Haslams Surveyors LLP,
County House, 17 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 1DB.


Please contact the sole agent for an appointment to view.

Please note that parties must not enter the property without our prior authority and any inspection of the site is at the prospective purchaser’s risk.