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Area: 21753ft2

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16 - 18 victoria st, nottingham

Unique building. Unique opportunity.

16 – 18 Victoria Street first came to life as the Reform Club in 1913. It was designed as a place for Nottingham's new wealthy middle classes to meet for lunch, to drink and to engage in political discussion. Members even included the industrialist Sir Jesse Boot.

In the late 1960s the building enjoyed a revival when George Akins Sr acquired the freehold and transformed it into the Victoria Club. The Victoria Club quickly gained a reputation as one of the country’s finest private members' clubs, boasting a luxury unseen in any club outside of London before.

The lavishly decorated dining rooms served high end cuisine and fine wines, and members could while away afternoons in the ornate casino or perched by the beautifully chandelier-lit bars. There was a heady atmosphere of glamour and luxury.

For a brief period the club was operated by a major international casino group but the doors were closed in the late 1990s after the gambling license was transferred to another premise. A £1.3m re-fit returned the club to its former glory and was reopened in 2001 as a casino and fine dining restaurant. The property had been painstakingly restored to its original opulence using materials and craftsmanship of the finest quality.

The property now finds itself in need of a new lease of life. It is a Nottingham institution, and one of the city’s finest listed buildings, with a fascinating history and reputation.

The premises comprise of basement, ground and two-and-a-half upper floors with a general footprint of just over 4000sqft. There are two fully fitted, restaurant standard kitchens.

Victoria St hosts a number of leisure operations & retailers - including Lacoste, White Stuff, French Connection and award winning deli Delilah’s, and is a stone’s throw from the prime fashion concentration on Bridlesmith Gate.

16-18 Victoria St lends itself to an upmarket and aspirational brand operation be it retail, bar, restaurant or leisure.