Freehold Retail Investment
Highcliffe is a prosperous coastal town located just to the east of Christchurch and close to the New Forest National Park. The subject property is located in a visible position fronting Lymington Road which is the main retail thoroughfare in the town. Highcliffe features a good mix of quality independent occupiers as well as national retailers such as Tesco Express and The Co-operative Food.
Industrial Premises with Secure Yard
The premises are on Allens Lane Industrial Estate in Hamworthy which is approximately 2 miles to the west of Poole Town Centre. Allens Lane has access from the A350 Blandford Road which connects with the A35 dual carriageway approx 2 miles to the north at Upton. The Port of Poole is approximately 1 mile distant.
The premises are constructed by means of steel frame with brick and part clad elevations under a modern steel profile insulated roof incorporating roof lights. We are advised the roof was replaced approximately 5 years ago. The property is configured to provide offices, WC and shower within the front single story construction, with industrial accommodation to the rear. The property has been extended with additional steel frame construction, under a mono-pitch roof. The industrial areas of the property feature modern florescent strip lighting. A small storage mezzanine has been installed at the rear of the main warehouse. Additional storage is provided above the WC and Kitchen also within the main warehouse. A yard is enclosed by palisade fence.
The property has the following specification:Secure Yard Large electric roller shutter approx. (w 8.3m x h 4.2m) WC’s Shower Four offices Perimeter electrics – three phase supply Concrete floors Modern insulated roof 13 marked parking bays
Development Opportunity with Outline Planning Permission.
The site is located approximately 800m south of the village centre of Westward ho! And is bound by residential land to the east and agricultural land to the south. The site is within close proximity to the A386 and A39 offering good connections to nearby shops, services, and employment centres of Bideford (3.5 miles) and Barnstaple (10 miles). The leisure and retail opportunities offered by Atlantic Village are only a short drive away and the beach is within walking distance.
The site is approximately 15.88 acres (6.43 hectares) (gross) and is predominantly greenfield and used for agricultural purposes save for two dwellings which are to be demolished. Westward Ho! Has a population of 2,112 (2011 census) and possesses a good range of local shops and associated facilities, with both primary and secondary schooling within close proximity in nearby Northam and Bideford respectively. The proposed development has been designed to incorporate a range of properties with a potential density of up to 34 dwellings per hectare.
The site has outline planning permission for up to 145 dwellings, with associated public open space, play areas, landscaping and access from Cornborough Road following demolition of 2 existing dwellings. A revised planning application was submitted in September 2017 and is awaiting a decision. The proposals include 145 dwellings with associated public open space, children's play areas surface water flood mitigation, landscaping and access from Cornborough Road following demolition of two existing dwellings. The data room contains all planning application documents and will include the decision notice once issued.
A viability assessment to support the revised planning application has resulted in a reduced affordable housing provision of 25%.
The property is the former site of an agricultural machinery merchant. A number of warehouses and industrial buildings exist.
Honiton is located 22 miles North East of Exeter. The town benefits from good road communications, with access to the North, East and West via the A30, A35, A373 and A375. The motorway can be reached at Junction 29 from the dual carriageway along the A30 to Exeter (12 miles). The property is situated in the town centre with principle access from the High Street via West End and local access from King Sturge.
There is both local and national planning policy support for the redevelopment of the site for alternative uses. The site presents an opportunity of a variety of users, subject to planning, including residential, mixed use and commercial. Any proposal for the re-development of the site should take full advantage of its town centre to maximise development potential. There are a number of development constraints which may require further investigation: these include: Flood Risk Ground Conditions Access/Highways Heritage considerations
The site is being sold through informal tender. Either unconditional or subject to planning proposals are sought.
Former Golf Course with Development Potential
Located on the south west edge of the market town in Mid Devon, Cullompton is 6 miles south of Tiverton and approximately 15 miles north of Exeter. The site is well connected approximately 1.5 miles from Junction 28 of the M5 motorway. Cullompton has a population of 8,499 (2011 census) and the surrounding area is predominantly residential with a good amenity and within walking distance to the town centre.
The site extends to approx. 45.46 acres (18.40 hectares) and consists of former agricultural land, most recently used as a golf course and associated clubhouse and driving range. The remainder of the site is generally vacant, though some of the land is used for foot golf and a gym and hairdresser within the amenity building. The Padbrook Park Hotel continues to operate and is available to purchase by separate negotiation. The site generally slopes down from Padbrook Hill to the northern boundary (clubhouse). The site is currently accessed from Cullompton Hill. Consideration will be given to disposal of the site as a whole or in parts.
Residential Development Opportunity (With Planning Permission)
Batheaston is located approximately 2 miles to the north east of Bath and 16 miles to the east of Bristol. The village has a population of 2,735 (2011 Census) and is well connected to Bath via London Road with direct access to the A4 and A46 which leads to the M4 motorway 10 miles to the north. Batheaston does not have a direct rail connection, however Bath Spa Railway Station provides a direct link to London in just 1 hour 30 minutes.
The site benefits from full planning consent for the construction of 5 dwellings with access and associated works following demolition of the existing dwelling under Ref:18/00179/FUL which was granted in August 2018.
Residential Development Opportunity (With Planning Permission)
Miland House is situated within a highly sustainable town centre location on Rock Road, Keynsham. Keynsham is an affluent market town located approximately 3 miles east of Bristol town centre and 7 miles west of Bath. The town benefits from strong public transport links being served by both the A4 and A4174 (Avon Ring Road) providing direct access east of Bristol and west of Bath in under 20 minutes. Keynsham is a popular commuter town and has a resident population of circa 16,000 with a wider catchment of 840,000. The town has recently undergone a significant regeneration programme to enhance local employment and economic growth including; regeneration of Keynsham Town Hall and library, 118,000 sq ft of new build mixed use, refurbished multi storey car park and a new public square.
The site extends to approximately 0.294 acres (0.119 ha) on a level site. The property currently comprises a two storey office building of concrete construction and a separate, detached two storey residential property along with a parking area which is accessed directly from Ashton Way to the east of the office building. The site is bounded to the north by the publicly accessible Ashton Way Car Park, to the east by Ashton Way, to the west by Mayfield Road and to the south by Rock Road. The site is easily reached via public transport with a bus stop close by on Ashton Way and on the High Street. Keynsham Railway Station is a short walk from the property.
The site benefits from an outline planning consent granted 15th December 2016 for the erection of a building comprising a convenience store, 15 no. flats, and 1 no. maisonette following demolition of the existing office building and detached dwelling house (Ref: 16/03306/OUT). The planning consent does not include any requirement for affordable housing. The proposed development is designed as a part three, part two storey mixed-use scheme arranged as convenience store (Use Class A1) at ground floor with 15 no. flats and 1 no. maisonette over first and second floors (Use Class C3). The residential element benefits from 4 no. allocated parking spaces and cycle storage to the south west of the new building and accessed from Mayfields Road. Copies of the planning permission, schedule of accommodation, associated documents and technical reports are available in the Information Pack. A secure cycle storage area for 16 no. bicycles is accessible via a public footpath which runs from Rock Road and along the main building’s western elevation.