Swindon Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest from developers, investors and occupiers in the Kimmerfields site. • The most significant mixed use development opportunity in central Swindon. • Prominent 20 acre town centre site adjacent to the retail core and central business district. • 5 minute’s walk from Swindon railway station which offers a 45 minute journey time to London Paddington following electrification of the main line in 2018. • Phase one – up to 20,000 sq m of commercial space and 100-200 residential units together with ground floor retail and leisure opportunities. Land will be available for development from Spring 2019. Expressions of interest to be received by 04 June 2018.
The premises is to comprise of a ground floor commercial unit with D1 (non-residential institution) use and residential flats above. Construction is to commence late 2017 and the property will include brickwork elevations, double glazing and a pitched slate roof. Internally the property is to be provided in shell condition with capped services ready for tenant fit out.
The Ridgeway Farm development is now approximately 80% completed and will comprise of 640 homes by 2019 and a primary school.
Local amenities within a mile from the property, include a pharmacy, hairdresser and the Co-Op.
A unique opportunity to purchase a site of approximately 1.35 acres (0.54 hectares) with detailed planning permission for the development of a mixed use scheme comprising a ground floor convenience store, 18 apartments, and 16 town houses with no affordable housing requirement.