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Lot 30A

Showroom - Commercial Property 

'Jack The Ripper' Museum

12 Cable Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 8JG

Unsold, please refer to Auctioneer

A Well Located Unique Six Storey Mid Terrace Building Currently used as the 'Jack the Ripper' Museum Offered with Vacant Possession. Potential for Re-Development (Subject to Obtaining all Relevant Consents).


The property comprises a mid terrace building with D1 use arranged over lower ground, ground and four upper floors. Currently the property is a museum but prior to that it comprised a shop with residential upper parts. The property benefits from lift access to all floors.




The property is situated in the East London area of Whitechapel fronting Cable Street (B176). The open spaces of Swedenborg Gardens are within easy reach. Transport links are provided by Tower Hill underground station (Circle and District lines) and Shadwell rail station.


Lower Ground Floor
Exhibition Room 1

Ground Floor

First Floor
Exhibition Room 2

Second Floor
Exhibition Room 3

Third Floor
Exhibition Room 4

Fourth Floor
Exhibition Room 5


Tower Hamlets Borough Council granted the following planning permission (ref: PA/14/02024/A1) on 1st Oct 2014:
'Change of use of vacant shop and residential accommodation above to D1 space for a museum.'


The museum artefacts are not included in the sale but may be available to purchase separately.

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