THE Citadel Arts Centre building has been placed on the market for £325,000.

The Waterloo Street premises in St Helens town centre has gone up for sale and is listed on the website of estate agents Fisher German.

READ MORE > Staff share heartbreaking pictures of the now empty Citadel

The much-loved venue held its last show on Saturday, June 29 with a farewell gig from Johnny Vegas as it closed its doors after more than 30 years.

The closure of the popular arts centre caused much sadness across the town.

Regeneration leaders will look to attract interest in the theatre.

In an emotional social media post, staff said: "It’s difficult to put into words how it feels as we say goodbye to the Citadel Arts Centre.

"We would like to take the opportunity to thank each and everyone of you have supported this special venue that has meant so much to so many people for over 30 years.

"The important work we do with children, families, disabled and elderly people will continue in the public realm as ‘Citadel Arts’ so please keep in touch and keep your eyes peeled for us popping up in unusual spaces across town.

"But for now, we say farewell to this iconic building and we take so many wonderful memories with us."

The description of the building on the Fisher German website reads: "The Citadel is a unique building in the town centre.

"It is a three-storey building, arranged to form theatre space with standing to the ground floor and circle above.

"In addition, the building boasts a bar, offices, meeting and rehearsal space."

It is described as having the following features:

  • Town Centre Location
  • Unique Building
  • Historic Site
  • Ease of Access with Public and Private Transport
  • Suitable for Alternate Uses - Subject to Planning
  • Well Maintained Building
  • Characterful Features
  • 762.30 Sq M (8,205 Sq Ft)


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