A former school building in Welshpool that closed in 2017 has been put up for sale for £85,000.

The grounds of Ardwyn Nursery & Infants School, on Red Bank in Welshpool, have been listed for sale on RightMove, marketed by Paul Fosh Commercial, South Wales.

The school will go on sale via an online auction which will be held from December 12 to December 14.

The school was officially closed in Summer 2017 as it was scheduled to be replaced by Ysgol Gymraeg Y Trallwng, which opened its new school building facilities in May 2023.

RightMove notes that the property could be developed into a range of uses, from five independent bungalows to make use of the five classrooms in separate blocks, to an office space, leisure facility or assisted living accommodation.

RightMove describes the property as: “A listed school building comprising of five, self-contained classroom blocks, the building was architecturally designed to make best use of natural light.


“The five classrooms form separate blocks, each with its own classroom facilities. The blocks all contain independent entrances but are also connected to the main assembly hall by corridors and covered walkways.

“Subject to the relevant consents the building may lend itself to further development. Alternative uses may include but are not limited to, five independent bungalows, assisted living accommodation, office space, a leisure facility for a dance studio, gym, yoga studio.

“To the front of the property is a large car park with children's playground, to the rear of the property is the former playing fields being a large parcel of sloping land of which the majority is well maintained grass.

“Additionally, there is a small tree covered area to the rear of the site and a further area of land used previously for grazing. Subject to the relevant consents, the land may lend itself to further development.”

They also note that the site is positioned in an elevated location with a panoramic view of the town, contributing to tis value as a property.