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Howell's Building, Cardiff

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Cardiff Shop for sale

275,500 sq ft

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Howell's Building, Cardiff

275,500 sq ft

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  • A significant retail and mixed use development opportunity in Cardiff City Centre.
  • This landmark, Grade II Listed department store is arranged over 5 floors and benefits from a prominent building frontage onto St Mary Street.
  • This building presents a redevelopment opportunity with planning permission for change to A1, A3, B1, C1, D1 and D2 use class.
  • Conveniently located within the prime shopping district of south Wales, situated near to the St David’s Centre, Queen’s Arcade and The Hayes.
  • The central location puts it within walking distance of Cardiff Bay, the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Castle, Motorpoint Arena and Cardiff Central St
  • The second phase of the Cardiff Metro scheme is also due to be completed by 2023, further improving connectivity both locally and regionally.
Property type

Shop for sale

Full address
8-18 St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1TT – Cardiff
Available space range
There is 1 space available. This measures 275,500 sq ft.
Property manager on site, Raised floor, Restaurant, Security system, Storage space
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Sale details

Sale unit Available

275,500 sq ft, available now

Unit Sale unit
Address 8-18 St Mary St, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1TT, GB
Size 275,500 sq ft
  • THE HOWELLS BUILDING area extends to approximately 275,000 sq ft comprising an array of building forms, including the original 1800’s stone façade fronting St Mary Street, 1909-designed square building on the corner of St Mary Street and Wharton Street, the Bethany Baptist Chapel situated in the middle of the building and a variety of more modern infill development.
  • The property is currently configured as a large retail department store in part open-plan layout and part knocked-through adjacent buildings across ground, first and part second floor, with ancillary floor space including offices and storage on basement, part second, third and fourth floors where the building extends to such a height.
  • The property is primarily occupied by House of Fraser (now part of the Sports Direct International Plc), currently in c.227,000 sq ft; the Borough Arms public house occupies circa 2,500 sq ft over basement and groundvfloor fronting St Mary Street.
  • Wallace Properties Ltd (in Liquidationvin Jersey) began implementing the redevelopment plans for the property, which involved sub-dividing the property.
  • Areas of House of Fraser’s occupation were handed back, c.46,000 sq ft, which are currently vacant and some basic strip out works completed.
  • The property is offered for sale by informal tender.
  • Offers are invited on an Unconditional basis, subject to contract only.
  • An unconditional sale is the preference, however our client reserves the right to accept a conditional offer.
  • The Joint Receivers reserve the right not to accept the highest offer, or indeed any offer.
Sale conditions Redevelopment Project
Sale type Investment or Owner user
Tenure Freehold

Property facts for Howell's Building, Cardiff

The property comprises a four storey department store building with useable basement. The property is a Grade II listed building of stone construction dating back to the turn of the 20th Century. There is a public house incorporated on the ground floor. The building is situated on the East side of St Mary Street in the centre of Cardiff within a quarter of a mile of Cardiff Central Railway Station.

Building subtype
Department store
Number of storeys
Rentable building area
275,500 sq ft
Year built
Reserved, Covered, Surface tandem, Covered tandem, Surface


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