ADDRESSQueen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oakfield Way, East Grinstead, RH19 3DZ
TYPELand, Residential, Commercial Land
TENUREDevelopment Opportunity, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON12th September 2019
The site currently comprises a mixture of wooded area, open areas, tracks and a pond equating to 4.656 acres (1.884 hectares). It is accessed via Oakfield Way, a quiet residential road comprised predominantly of modern semi-detached houses with garaging at the end of the road. There is housing immediately to the west of the Property, with the hospital premises to the east and a protected woodland to the north. There are some TPOs on site, further information is provided on the data site.
The Property has been allocated for housing under policy EG8 Stonequarry Woods. Currently, there is no planning permission in place, however positive preapplication advice has resulted in a plan to develop 17 new houses and 23 apartments. Improvements to the pond and play area were specified, along with further protection for the green link to the north. The provision of 40% affordable housing has been referenced. Policies protecting the hospital and woodland to the north are also in place. We consider that residential use is the most likely development scenario and that there is potential for retirement and care uses too.
Topographical and site plans are available. The Property comprises surplus land owned by the neighbouring hospital. Queen Victoria Hospital plans to reinvest the sale proceeds back into the hospital estate. The hospital specialises in reconstructive surgery and burns care.
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oakfield Way, East Grinstead, RH19 3DZGBMid Sussex, East GrinsteadSussexRH19 3DZHoltye Road