The site is formed of several different portions of the Western Heights area, including the Western Outworks to the western side of the site, the Citadel (Western Form) in the centre of the site and a small area of the Fortress Interior to the east of the Gatehouse.
There are a number of buildings on site including a striking 1861 Grade II listed administration building which extends to 39,048 sq ft. The other ancillary buildings at the Property comprise a range of prison cell accommodation blocks and related maintenance, administration and support buildings.
Additionally, within the site is a sports pitch and evidence of fortifications remain very clear with a number of assets of historic interest, including the dry moat surrounding the prison, a well house, casemates, hutted barracks, water tanks and gated entrance into the site.
Description The Property comprises a vacant irregular shaped brownfield parcel of land extending to 6.32 acres (2.56 hectares). The majority of the Property is spread over two level areas of ground which take into account the west to east sloping topography of the immediate area. There are three existing buildings on site which total approximately 52,500 sq ft. The buildings have been damaged in places so are in poor to fair condition. Surrounding the buildings and large areas of hardstanding, which are currently overgrown and include strands of Japanese Knotweed.
We understand previous uses of site include a workhouse, a car distribution centre and a brickworks. Surveys of the Property have revealed it is registered as a licensed inactive landfill site with made up ground and traces of contamination and so remediation and foundation design would need to take this into account. The Property is not located in an area of flood risk.
Planning The Property benefits from outline planning permission for erection of up to 220 dwellings including vehicular access and associated works (ref DOV/12/0011) which is dated 12th December 2014.
Land at Barwick Road
Type: General Industrial, Land, Mixed Use, Industrial, Commercial Land, Other Property Types & Opportunities
Land at Barwick Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 0TJGBDover, DoverKentCT17 0LH38, Barwick Road