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Alex Willis

Shire Hill Hospital, Old Glossop

For sale: POA|749,232 Sq Ft|Land, Commercial Land

Property details

SIZE749,232 Sq Ft
ADDRESSShire Hill Hospital, Old Glossop, Glossop, SK13 7QP
TYPELand, Commercial Land
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON10th August 2021


Key Points

  • Outline planning application for development of up to 52 dwellings on circa 4.2 acres (1.7 hectares)
  • Total site area circa 17.2 acres (7 hectares)
  • Attractive location between Manchester and Sheffield on the edge of Old Glossop village and the Peak District National Park, less than 1 mile from Glossop town centre and train station
  • Summary

    Freehold Residential Development Opportunity For Sale - Subject to Planning


    The Property comprises the former Shire Hill Hospital, extending to circa 17.2 acres (6.96 hectares) in total, as shown edged red on the Ownership Boundary Plan below. It is located on the edge of a predominantly residential area, including Kilmory Fold immediately to the south of the Property, which originally formed part of Shire Hill Hospital. The developed area of the Property edged red on the Planning Application Plan below extends to circa 4.2 acres (1.7 hectares), with the topography increasing in height from south to north. The vendor has provided floor plans which advise the total Gross Internal Area of the existing buildings is circa 3,655 sq. m. (39,340 sq. ft.). This includes the ‘Ward Block’ to the west and the ‘Admin Block’ to the east, with a number of other ancillary buildings and chimney stacks to the north. The remainder of the developed area of the Property consists of hardstanding used for car parking and vehicular access, as well as landscaping and other green space. The undeveloped area of the Property to the north and west comprises circa 13 acres (5.3 hectares) of agricultural fields. This includes a stone outbuilding located immediately to the north of the developed area of the Property that may have development potential. Primary access to the Property is taken from Bute Street to the south, with a secondary access provided via Blackshaw Clough to the east, which is adopted in part.


    The Property is located on the northern edge of Old Glossop village, adjacent to the Peak District National Park. Old Glossop is an attractive and historic village with a Church and Conservation Area, surrounded by open countryside to the north and east. Glossop train station and town centre are both less than 1 mile to the south, including a mix of retailers, cafés, restaurants and other businesses, with a large Tesco superstore to the west. Taylor Wimpey has recently completed its Laurel View development of 150 homes to the north of Glossop, with sales at Ryedale Homes Glossop Brook development of 55 houses on the southern edge of Glossop town centre currently ongoing. Old Glossop is circa 14 miles east of Manchester city centre and 24 miles west of Sheffield city centre, with Manchester Airport circa 20 miles to the south west. There are frequent train services operating between Glossop and Manchester Piccadilly, with onward connections to other major centres. The A57 is less than a mile to the south, which provides access to the M67, M60 and M62 to the west and Sheffield City Centre and the M1 to the east. .


    Location: Shire Hill Hospital, Old Glossop, Glossop, SK13 7QP

    Glossop (0.6 miles)

    Hadfield (1.4 miles)

    Broadbottom (3.1 miles)

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