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For sale: £2,600,000.00|24,140 Sq Ft|Residential Land, Land, Healthcare, Mixed Use, Other, Residential, Commercial Land, Other Property Types & Opportunities

Property details

FOR SALE£2,600,000.00
SIZE24,140 Sq Ft
ADDRESSDelaware Campus , Delaware Road, Southend-On-Sea, SS3 9NW
TYPEResidential Land, Land, Healthcare, Mixed Use, Other, Residential, Commercial Land, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON26th May 2024


The property comprises the former Thorpedene Library, Nursery, Community Centre, Delaware House (Former 26 bedroom Care Home) and a linked bungalow, all of which are situated on a site of 2.082 acres (0.842 hectares).

The site is situated on the junction of Maplin Way North & Delaware Road in a densely populated area approx. 800m west of Thorpe Bay Broadway, on the immediate outskirts of Southend-on-Sea. Mainline rail services are available at Thorpe Bay (London Fenchurch Street Line) and the local area is also well served by the local bus and road network.

It has not been possible to undertake a full measured survey and the following approximate Gross Internal (GIA) floor areas have are based on information provided by our clients: Library/Community Centre 6,000 sq ft (557.41 sq ms) Nursery/Community Centre 1,600 sq ft (148.64 sq ms) Bungalow 750 sq ft (69.68 sq ms) Delaware House – Grd Floor 8,826 sq ft (819.96 sq ms) 1st Floor 6,964 sq ft (646.97 sq ms) Total 24,140 sq ft (2,242.66 sq ms)


Pre-application advice has been obtained (Ref: 23/01783/PREAPF dated 8th December 2023) for the demolition of the existing buildings and the redevelopment of the site for residential purposes (Use Class C2 or C3). This pre-application concluded that the principle of providing residential dwellings on the site was considered as acceptable.

Business Rates/Council Tax
The Thorpedene Centre appears on the 2023 Rating List as ‘Hall & Premises’ with an adopted rateable value of £3,750. No entry could be found for Delaware House and the bungalow falls within Council Tax Band B.

Energy Performance Certificate
The property had an energy performance rating of D-85 valid until 8th January 2023. The property is in the process of being re-assessed for EPC purposes.

There are a number of contents in the premises which will remain and be the responsibility of the purchaser.

Sale Terms
The property is available for freehold purchase on a fully unconditional basis, subject to a guide price of £2,600,000. Any party interested in submitting a bid must do so in writing – such bids to be received in the offices of Dedman Gray.


Location: Delaware Campus , Delaware Road, Southend-On-Sea, SS3 9NW

Thorpe Bay (0.3 miles)

Shoeburyness (1.2 miles)

Southend Central (2.4 miles)

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