Category Archives: How we bought it

Bidding pt2

Just before I left the auction house, I just thought I may as well register my interest with them. I told them what I would be willing to bid, and surprisingly they were talking to me. Why, when what I … Continue reading

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Auction

I’ve never been to any auction, never mind one to buy a house, never mind one to buy a disused cinema. The different is, when the hammer falls, that forms a contract to complete. If we bid, we couldn’t then … Continue reading

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Bidding pt1

We asked our friend and builder, Rich, to give us an idea of how much it would cost to bring down the back of the cinema. Without him going into the building, he reckoned £20k off the top of his … Continue reading

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The planning dept pt1

Kate phoned the planning dept up to see what being in a conservation area actually meant. They told her that there would be no way that they would let us knock it down. I couldn’t understand this because it’s not … Continue reading

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A plan comes together

At some point late last year, we noticed that the seemingly abandoned, boarded up night club was for sale. It’s a dump, a massive building falling apart, paint peeling, even trees growing out of the walls! An eye sore if … Continue reading

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