Birmingham City Council offering a range of properties from Victorian two beds to former Jewellery Quarter factory in Bond Wolfe’s July auction

Birmingham City Council has instructed Bond Wolfe to sell by auction six very varied lots from a Jewellery Quarter Grade II factory building to a former nursery in its next sale on Thursday 13 July.

Homes for sale include 118 Wenlock Road, Aston, a vacant, long leasehold, Victorian two bedroom end terraced property offered with a guide price* of £125,000+.

The property comes with no fittings in either the kitchen or bathroom, providing the winning bidder with the chance to put their own stamp on the finished product after a refurbishment programme.

A new 125 year lease comes with the condition that the purchaser will be required to bring the property back into beneficial use as a single dwelling within 24 months of purchase.

For those seeking something larger, 11 Cadbury Road, Moseley, is a four bedroom, semi-detached house which is in need of full renovation and modernisation, and has a guide price of £225,000+. This also comes with a new 125 year lease and the winning bidder will have 18 months in which to bring it back into beneficial use.

Another property with 18 months to renovate and modernise it, is 155 Pineapple Road, Stirchley, a two bedroom, semi-detached house with a guide price of £170,000+. This property is also subject to a new 125 year lease on completion.

A freehold parcel of land that has a cleared lock-up garage on a site of approximately 1,363 sq yds, is at land to the rear of 27 Sedgehill Avenue, and has a guide price of £75,000+.

A large period property most recently used as a nursery on one of the main A-roads running through south Birmingham is also going under the hammer. The detached property at 117 Pershore Road in Edgbaston, has development opportunities, subject to planning permission, and is offered with a guide price of £250,000+.

But perhaps the keenest interest will in an impressive Grade II-listed former factory dating back to 1870 that sits in Birmingham’s popular Jewellery Quarter.

The property at 85-87 Vittoria Street, has a guide price* of £350,000+, and has most recently been used as a training centre and offices, but has the potential for many other uses, subject to planning permission.

It has round headed windows and an arched wagon entrance, typical of the period and these are just some of the unaltered features that Historic England noted in its listing.

Ron Darlington, consultant director of Bond Wolfe, said: “We are pleased to have been asked to sell what is an interesting selection of properties across the city that can be brought back into use and so provide new accommodation whether for families or businesses.

“Maximising the existing stock available through the auction route is a swift way of bringing these properties back into gainful use.”

This former factory and five other properties being sold on behalf of Birmingham City Council are just some of the lots appearing in Bond Wolfe’s auction which is due to start at 9am on Thursday 13 July.

The auction will be livestreamed via Bond Wolfe’s website with remote bidding by proxy, telephone or internet.

For more details and to register to bid visit or email, or call 0121 312 1212 or 01902 928 510.

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* Each property is subject to a reserve price which may be different from the guide price.  Please refer to the Important Information and legal pack(s) for further information and any additional fees which may apply. 

For further information, please contact:

Suzanne Randell, Operations Director,

Bond Wolfe, 1st Floor, 75/77 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2AP

0121 312 1212,, Twitter – @BondWolfe

Editors’ notes:

Bond Wolfe, which celebrates 40 years in 2023, has a record breaking and award-winning team with over 500 years of combined property experience. Bond Wolfe is a multi-disciplined property business specialising in property auctions and property Agency. They sell all types of residential, commercial and mixed-use property, investments and land/development sites for private individuals and corporate clients. They will hold seven auctions in 2023, the remaining ones on 18 May, 13 July, 14 September, 26 October and 14 December, as well as offering online auctions, selling properties nationally across the UK.