Development Opportunity - Former Public Toilet Block, Barry
VAT will be payable on the purchase price.
Barry is a coastal town approximately 14km (9 miles) southwest of Cardiff. Nell's Point occupies an elevated position to the east of Barry Island Pleasure Park which is a seasonal seaside attraction, popular with holiday makers. Within the immediate area are many of the traditional entertainments and facilities usually associated with typical British seaside resort including amusement arcades, pubs, restaurants, cafes and take away outlets. Barry Island Train Station is within walking distance of Nell's Point and provides a regular direct service to Cardiff City Centre and Bridgend Town Centre.
The property is a vacant Grade II listed former public convenience, constructed circa 1923 as part of the development of Barry Island as a seaside resort. It was closed to the public in 1995. Single story and rectangular in design with a neo classical façade, flat roof terrace and under-croft storage and set on approximately 0.17 hectares (0.4 acres). Construction is concrete and steel with brick panels and accommodation comprises approximately 419 sq m (4,510 sq ft) excluding the under-croft and terrace.
The site is being offered to the market with the aim of securing a redevelopment with a use or mix of uses that will complement the Barry Island tourism and leisure offer, e.g. Food and Drink (A3) uses, an element of Ancillary Retail uses (A1), Hotel (C1) or Assembly and Leisure uses (D2). The Council will consider proposals that include some supporting elements of residential development provided it is necessary to make the scheme viable and deliverable and preferably to include rented holiday accommodation alongside any private apartment proposals.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by way of an informal tender on the basis of the terms and conditions set out in the strategic development brief. Tenders are to be submitted in the manner prescribed within the brief and delivered to the Head of Legal Services, The Vale of Glamorgan Council, Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4RU in an official tender envelope by 12 Noon on Friday 11 August 2017. A copy of the strategic development brief, tender form and official envelope will be made available to prospective purchasers on request.
Potential purchasers should be aware that the property is in a dilapidated condition and requires significant renovation. Please refer to the Strategic Development Brief for further details.
The purchaser will be required to pay the Council's reasonable legal and surveyor's fees up to a maximum of £5,000.
Barry Island (0.3 miles)
Barry (0.7 miles)
Barry Docks (0.7 miles)