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Bridge House, Hythe Quay, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8JB

Guide Price* £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Land in the heart of the historic and popular commuting town of Colchester with fast links by road and rail to central London.
  • The site is centrally located lying less than 1 mile south east of the town centre.
  • The entire site extends to approximately 0.21 hectares ( 0.52 acres).

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Withdrawn Prior to Auction. **For Sale By Public Auction 08 December 2016 at Le Meridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BH commencing at 1pm. To inspect the legal documents for this property go to our website to download the legal pack**

Guide Price - Postponed

Colchester is a historic town dating back to Roman times and is situated off the A12 trunk road about 51 miles northeast of London. It is a commuter town being on Great Eastern Main Line with the journey at peak times to London Liverpool Street taking approximately 54 minutes. Colchester is also conveniently placed for international travel being situated less than 30 miles from London Stansted Airport and 20 miles from the passenger ferry port of Harwich. The site is located less than 1 mile south east of Colchester town centre, close to the River Colne and Hythe railway station. It is situated just north of Hythe Hill ( A134) and can be accessed from Spurgeon Street with a significant frontage on Hythe Quay, opposite New Hythe Bridge.

The site has consent to build 18 residential units consisting of 4 x 1 bedroom units, 12 x 2 bedroom units and 2 x 3 bedroom units together with 3 commercial units. Purchasers are advised there is a 16 foot right of way to Spurgeon St. and an 8 foot right of way to Hythe Hill. The rights of way are marked in blue on the plan in the auction details.

Ground Floor Mews - 2 bed corner duplex, 3 x 1 bed units.
First Floor Hythe Quay Block - 5 x 2 bed units, 1 x 3 bed unit.
Second Floor Hythe Quay Block - 5 x 2 bed units, 1 x 3 bed unit.
Third Floor Hythe Block Quay - Penthouse - 1 x 2 bed unit, 1 x 1 bed unit.
Outside All the units, except those at third floor level, have either a balcony or terrace.
In addition there are 3 commercail units

Permission was granted under Application Number 111224, the decision is dated 2 September 2014 for 18 residential units and 3 commercial units. Under the consent is liability for Section 106 Agreements which total approximately £93,000.


Strictly by appointment with our joint agents Abbotts - Colchester, Tel: 01206 548211

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2016

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