A former business premises is among 30 Wirral properties set to go under the hammer at auction later this month.

Smith and Sons' online auction will take place next Wednesday (May 15) with viewings underway.

Up for auction are investment and refurbishment opportunities, as well as development land with planning and mixed commercial opportunities.

In a statement, Smith & Sons said: "For those looking to strengthen or start their buy to let investment portfolio, there are some fantastic opportunities."

A number of houses are on offer, requiring improvement and modernisation, including a three bed end terrace on Poulton Road in Wallasey guided at £70,000 - £80,000, as well as two adjoining properties on Bidston Road in Birkenhead guided between £35,000 – £45,000.

The auction includes several semi-detached homes such as St. Andrews Road in Bebington and Whitfield Lane, Heswall, suitable for development and ongoing sale or owner occupation with others in Edinburgh Road and Albion Street in New Brighton.

Willow Cottage in Moreton sits at the end of a private drive, offering huge potential for further development, and is guided at £175,000 – £200,000 whilst a 'substantial' home currently converted into two large apartments within walking distance of West Kirby Marina is guided at £300,000 - £320,000.

Developers are certain to be interested in a large site in Neston comprising two substantial four bedroomed houses together with formal gardens, on which there is planning for three detached homes.

Commercial investments in Claughton Village and Church Road in Tranmere are also said to offer 'high yields' and a large office building in Market Street, Hoylake 'provides potential for a mixed commercial/residential scheme'.

Chris Johnson, auctioneer at Smith and Sons said: "This is strong auction that presents some really interesting and exciting opportunities.

"The scope of lots available means that there is something for everyone here, from first time buyers through to seasoned developers.”

Viewings are now underway. 

For more details on the May 15 auction, click here