Location: Glastonbury/Wells, Somerset, UK
Name: Red Brick Building – Hotel Name-Free
No. of Keys: 25 plus spa/well-being centre, bar/s and restaurant/s, venue space.
The Property: The Red Brick Building Centre, established in 2013 is an innovative community-owned social enterprise based in the former Morlands Factory situated between Glastonbury and Street in Somerset. The building was once a sheepskin factory with an important local industrial heritage.
In the last six years Redbrick Building, a community-owned social enterprise, have raised close to £1 million locally and through grants and have transformed two of the three derelict buildings into a vibrant community space for all ages.
This includes affordable hot desk space; workspaces for social enterprises and small businesses; an award-winning restaurant; a local FM radio station; artisan workshops; a holistic health practice; a youth club and a space hosting a variety of events for the local community including regular gigs, the Glastonbury Film Challenge, workshops including yoga and Tai Chi and more.
Red Brick Investors Club – A small number of local organisations and individuals have invested
large sums of money in the building. Without this essential support the building work would not
have been possible.
“Bocabar is a restaurant that fits many purposes, from somewhere to enjoy a casual drink to a
restaurant for a celebration. The care and attention taken to local sourcing carries throughout.
The drinks and cocktail menu communicates local suppliers, just as well as the food menu does!”
Bocabar was a finalist in the Casual Dining Category of the Taste of the West Awards.
The opportunity is for an investor to come in a JV basis to develop the third building on the site to create a 25-room hotel, well-being centre (xx sq. ft), with another food and drink outlet on the ground floor, either retail units or event space also on the ground floor.
Building C comprises: Two floors Ground and First of 900 sqm, existing community garden of 650 sqm and existing car-park to serve the site as a whole of 3,050 sqm. A roof space that could provide a room-bar.
Full floor plans available
Main Photo: The overview of Red Brick Building
Tenure: Red Brick own the freehold
Brand/Management: Brand and Management free
Current Owner: A community-owned social enterprise
Guide Price/Investment: To be discussed
Agent: The Hotel Property Team
Date Posted: September 2019
THPT Comment: The current owners, as a social enterprise, are very open as to how the structure of a deal might be originated, a Joint Venture, Lease, HMA…the key is to find like-minded people to help this group to develop Red Brick in keeping with their original ethos.
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