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Former Mount Sorrel Hotel, Porthkerry Road, Barry, CF62 7XY

0.8 ac. | £500,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 0.81 acres (0.33 hectares)

Key features

  • 0.808 Acres (0.327 Ha)
  • Potential Residential Development Opportunity
  • Achieved Outline Planning Consent

Full description


The site is located in a highly sustainable location within the coastal settlement of Barry. It is approximately 130m to the north of High Street, which provides a number of local services and facilities such as supermarkets, bars and restaurants. It is also located in close proximity (280m) to Barry Train Station. This provides direct links to Cardiff Central Train Station within 20 minutes. There are additionally bus stops at the top and bottom of neighbouring Windsor Road.

The former Mount Sorrel Hotel is located in Barry on Porthkerry Road with Barry Waterfront located less than 1 mile away. The site is within walking distance of Barry train station, Romilly Primary School, Barry Island and the town's main retail offering


The existing 42 bedroom hotel measures c. 12,917 sq ft (1200 sq m) and is on a site of c. 0.808 acres (0.327 ha). There are c.20 delineated car parking spaces located to the front of the site.
Planning Consent

There is outline planning permission for c.34 flats which are a mix of one and two bedrooms and some of which will be affordable. Information on section 106 and any other likely contributions will be provided in due course.

The existing site is currently used as a hotel which contains 42 bedrooms, a pool, Sauna and gym facilities. There are currently c. 12 allocated car parking spaces located to the front of the building.

The site has been granted outline planning consent for the demolishment and residential development of the brownfield site. It has been outlined that the proposed development will contain:

  • 34 residential units•

  • Units range over 3 / 4 floors•

  • Development includes 16 x 1 bed flats•

  • Development includes 18 x 2 bed flats•

  • Development of c. 20 car parking spaces•

  • Hard and soft landscaping•

  • The proposed development is currently in the process of obtaining full planning consent and will provide for an established need for additional residential accommodation with Barry.

    The Local Planning Authority has also indicated that if Planning Consent is granted the development would be subject to planning obligations, such as S.106 contributions.


    The proposed plans as outlined show that the redevelopment will respect the existing character of the building which currently measures c. 12,917 sq ft (1,200 sq m). The area has also recently been assessed via a parking survey and overflow car parking can be easily contained within the neighbouring streets.

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