For Sale: These businesses and empty shops in Northampton are looking for a new owner

Northampton's Market Walk Shopping Centre is up for sale at £2million - but what other properties in town are looking for a new owner?

Monday, 15th July 2019, 6:24 pm
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These Northampton businesses and empty shop front are listed for sale on Zoopla and RightMove's commercial section. Some are long-empty stores that need a new purpose while others are long-established takeaways looking to pass the torch on as their owners retire. Who can see an opportunity in these Northampton shop fronts?

A buyer has still not been found for the former DW Sports Store in the Drapery that closed in 2017.
Most Marvellous sadly closed its doors in 2018 and the empty shop front has still not found a new owner. The building offers an enormous 6,300 sq ft.

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Kingsley Nursing Home closed in 2018 following a damning CQC report. Now the 23-bedroom home is on the market.
Full planning permission was granted in 2018 to turn the stretch of shops in Bridge Street into 41 student flats - and now the land is listed for sale at 650,000. Who will step in to finish the job?
The popular Abington Plaice fish and chips takeaway has been listed online for 99,999. Whoever scoops it up would also pick up a loyal base of customers.
The long-established Bushland Chippy in the Headlands area is accepting offers for sale. It comes with two-bedroom home above the shop.
Another long-established fish and chips in Northampton on the list. Zoopla says the shop's owner is retiring - who will step in to take on The Galleon?
Melody is currently just another empty shop on Abington Street. The three-storey building is accepting offers over 500,000 - there must be someone who can think of a use for it.
This popular cafe in the heart of town has only been open two years and is now on for sale due to family commitments. Anyone who can maintain its Portuguese charm will pick up a loyal customer base.
Down a quaint set of stairs in St Giles Terrace hides the St Giles Garden Cafe, one of the highest-rated cafes in town on Tripadvisor. Will anyone step in to keep this well-loved sandwich lounge open?
The hugely-popular Star Of India takeaway and restaurant has been open since 1964 and is for sale at 550,000. Whoever buys the business would have big shoes to fill to support its loyal customers.
YumYum is in the heart of St Crispin's takeaway and restaurant district and is busy every night it is open.
The big hitter on this list - Market Walk shopping centre between Abington Street and Market Square is on for 2,000,000. Could a new buyer be what it needs to make a turnaround?