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Alex Willis

Former Wesham Park Hospital, Wesham

For sale: POA|95,832 Sq Ft|Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities

Property details

SIZE95,832 Sq Ft
ADDRESSFormer Wesham Park Hospital, Wesham, Preston, PR4 3AL
TYPEOther, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREUnder Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON19th October 2021


Key Points

  • Cleared site extending to circa 0.9 ha (2.2 acres)
  • Resolution to grant Outline Planning Permission for development of up to 51 dwellings
  • Potential for development of other uses (subject to planning)
  • Attractive location between Preston and Blackpool
  • close to Kirkham and Wesham train station and town centres
  • with easy access to the M55 and A583
  • Summary

    Development To Let


    The Property was previously occupied by the former Wesham Park Hospital. It extends to circa 0.9 ha (2.2 acres) in total (as shown edged with a solid red line on the Illustrative Layout Plan below), with the main access to the Property from Derby Road to the south. The remainder of the former Wesham Park Hospital to the east (shown edged with a broken red line on the Illustrative Layout Plan below) has been demolished and cleared, with current proposals to develop a multi GP practice surgery on this land, with an access road along the northern boundary. The Property is located within a predominantly residential area close to a Pharmacy, Post Office, Co-op Food and other local shops located on Station Road to the west, with a circa 2.5 acre park and play area to the east. Immediately to the south of the Property is Oakwood Drive, a recent development of 24 houses by Applethwaite Homes. To the north and west of the Property is another recent development of circa 200 homes by Miller Homes’ on land previously forming part of the former Wesham Park Hospital.


    The Property is located in the town of Wesham, equidistant between Preston to the east and Blackpool to the west, 1 mile south of Junction 3 of the M55. Amenities within Wesham include a Public House, Community Centre, Churches, shops and a Park, with the larger town of Kirkham located immediately to the south. The Property is well connected by a range of modes of transport, with Kirkham and Wesham train station located less than 0.5 miles to the south west, offering frequent train services to Manchester, Manchester Airport, Liverpool, Blackpool and Preston. The M55 and A583 are located less than 1.5 mile to the north and south respectively, providing easy access to Blackpool to the west and Preston and the M6 to the east. The nearest bus stops are located a short walk to the west of the Property on Station Road, with Blackpool Airport circa 8 miles to the west. Wesham and Kirkham benefit from a mix of businesses, retailers, cafés and restaurants, including a range of national, regional and local occupiers, as well as a large Morrisons superstore and Aldi supermarket. Local primary schools rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted include Kirkham and Wesham, Medlar-with-Wesham and Kirkham St Michael’s, with The Willows Catholic Primary School rated ‘Outstanding’. There is also a secondary school (Carr Hill High School) and a private grammar school (Kirkham Grammar School).


    Location: Former Wesham Park Hospital, Wesham, Preston, PR4 3AL

    Kirkham & Wesham (0.1 miles)

    Salwick (2.8 miles)

    Moss Side (3.1 miles)

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