Chatter Street, Longney, Gloucestershire, GL2

Guide price

The Longney Congregational church is located in a quiet village on the River Severn, approximately 6 miles south-west of Gloucester. OFFERS CLOSED.


The former congregational church in Longney is located on the River Severn approximately 6 miles south-west of Gloucester within the parish of Longney and Epney.

The buildings are presently arranged to provide the following accommodation

Chapel 9.4m x 6.5m = 61 sq m

Vestry 4.4m x 3.25m = 40.3 sq m

Lobby to cloakroom and kitchen 2m x 3.2m = 6.4 sq m

Stairs from chapel to balcony 5.4m x 2.3m = 12.4 sq m

Overall floor area 94.1 sq m (1,012 sq ft)

Grassed areas to the front and side. There is no burial ground at this church.


From the M5, junction 12 head north on the A430. At the roundabout by McDonalds/Costa Coffee take the first left onto the A38/Bristol Road. Continue on, passing Moreton Car Sales on the right and then take the next righthand turning onto Castle Lane. Continue onwards over the bridge and bear left straight after. As you enter the village of Epney, at the T-junction take the righthand turning, signposted Longney and Elmore. Continue along this road to the next T-junction and turn left onto Chatter Street. Continue along this road until you see the Longney Church identified by the agents sale board.


Viewings are by appointment only on WEDNESDAY 3RD AUGUST 2022, 4pm to 6pm. Please contact our Land Department on 01285 646770 to book your appointment.


The property is held with freehold title and is not subject to any leases.

We are informed that both mains water and electricity are connected to the property and that there is a shared private drainage system.


Stroud District Council

Tel. 01453 766321


The present use of the building is within F1 of the Use Classes Order as a place of worship, which would also permit other community uses such as clinics, surgeries, day nurseries and consulting rooms.

The building could suit a variety of uses subject to the necessary consents being granted. Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local Planning Authority.


The land is offered for sale by informal tender, offers must be made in writing no later than Wednesday 17th August 2022. These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand or posted to our Cirencester office or by email to

It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that their offer is received by the prescribed deadline, and the vendor is not bound to accept the highest or any offer. A decision will be made as soon as possible before or after the closing date, with all parties that have made an offer being notified accordingly.


There is a restrictive covenant preventing any use for the building other than for religious purposes. Agreement has been reached in principle with the beneficiary of this covenant for its removal to allow the property to be converted for a single dwelling. This will be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process with no additional cost or contribution from the purchaser. Hence we are only seeking offers made subject to change of use permission being granted to the buyer at their expense.

01285 238859

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