Properties of the week: homes in former industrial spaces

Featuring a clock tower and a 19th century mill in Leicestershire

1. The Clock Tower, York

The Clock Tower, York, Yorkshire

Yorkshire: £799,950

This city landmark was once the timekeeper for thousands of factory workers at the Terry’s chocolate factory, which ceased production in 2005. A penthouse apartment arranged over three floors with commanding views over the city. Main suite, two further beds (1 en-suite), family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, recep.

£799,950; PJ Livesey Group

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2. Battersea Power Station, Battersea, SW8

Battersea Power Station, Battersea, SW8, London

London: £990,000

This landmark building on the bank of the River Thames was built in the 1930s and 1940s by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. This studio apartment is situated in the heart of the exciting new development. 1 bed, family bath, open plan kitchen/dining/living room, terrace.

£990,000; BPSDC

3. Execution Dock House, Wapping High Street, E1

Execution Dock House, Wapping High Street, E1, London

London: £3.75m

An impressive split-level penthouse in a Grade II converted warehouse in Wapping’s Pierhead Conservation Area, with panoramic views of the River Thames. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen, open plan dining/living room, balcony, lobby/study area, parking.

£3.75m; Savills

4. Foundry House, Arsenal Way, SE18

Foundry House Arsenal Way, SE18, London

London: OIEO £650,000

This imposing building dates back to 1856 and was originally constructed as the gatehouse to the Shell Foundry on the Royal Arsenal. Main suite, 1 further bed, shower room, open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, patio area.

OIEO £650,000; Savills

5. Everards Printworks, Broad Street

Everards Printworks, Broad Street, Bristol

Bristol: £262,500

This art nouveau former printworks was built in 1900 and features a decorative Doulton Carrara ware-tile facade by W.J. Neatby. 1 bed, shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, recep.

£262,500; Knight Frank

6. The Granaries, Maldon

The Granaries, Maldon, Essex

Essex: £450,000

This former granary was built in 1850 and is situated on the River Chelmer, with a private tidal marina and its own moorings. Main suite, 1 further suite, kitchen, dining room, recep, 2 balconies.

£450,000; Zoe Napier

7. The Deco Building, Coombe Road

The Deco Building, Coombe Road, Brighton

Brighton: £325,000

The Bernard Oppenheimer Diamond Works was built in 1917, in part to train and employ disabled soldiers in diamond cutting. 1 bed, shower room, recep leading up to a kitchen/dining room, parking.

£325,000; David Maslen

8. The Old Depository, Margate

The Old Depository, Margate, Kent

Kent: £2.25m

Built as a furniture depository towards the end of the 19th century, the building offers in excess of 23,000 sq.ft. of accommodation.

£2.25m; Bright & Bright

9. Rearsby Mill, Ratcliffe on the Wreake

Rearsby Mill, Ratcliffe on the Wreake

Leicestershire: £2m

Built in 1825, this property was, even as late as the 1950s, a working mill producing the famed Rearsby Loaf. This sensitive conversion incorporated some of the original machinery. Main suite, 6 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, 5 receps, outbuildings, gardens, garage.

£2m; Strutt & Parker

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