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Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41

Under Offer 2.1 ac. | POA

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 2.1 acres (0.85 hectares)
  • Use class orders: B1 Business, B2 General Industrial and B8 Storage and Distribution

Key features

  • Vacant site development opportunity
  • Excellent location
  • Good main road frontage
  • Good transport links

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location:
The site is located fronting B6057 Sheffield Road, within easy access of Chesterfield Town Centre. The B6057 links into A61 dual carriageway less than half a mile away. The A61 provides access to Sheffield in the North and Junction 29 of the M1 to the South.
Description:
Land for sale 2.11 acres (0.85 ha), former Fire Station site. Vacant site development opportunity (subject to obtaining planning permission). Visit http://www.chesterfield.gov.uk/former-fire-station for further information.
Planning:
Informal planning comments are as follows :
'Potential Uses
The Chesterfield Local Plan consists of the Local Plan Core Strategy (2013)1 and saved allocations and policies from the 2006 Replacement Chesterfield Borough Local Plan.
1 http://www.chesterfield.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/local-development-framework/core-strategy.aspx
2http://www.chesterfield.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning-services/community-infrastructure-levy.aspx
The site is allocated as an existing business and employment area, and is subject to Local Plan Policy CS13. Under this policy, planning applications for the following use classes would be acceptable in principle:
B1(a) office development
B1 (b&c) light industrial
B2 Industrial
B8 warehousing and distribution if they would not have an unacceptable adverse impact as a result of traffic movements

Other commercial uses (such as timber or builder's merchants) which generate employment and would be inappropriate in a town or district centre as a result of scale and servicing needs

Planning applications for other uses will be considered on their merits but will need to provide evidence that the site is not viable or deliverable for the uses listed above.
Retail uses would also be subject to a sequential assessment. For assessment purposes the site is considered 'Edge of Centre' in relation to Whittington Moor District Centre.
Planning Obligations/Community Infrastructure Levy
Chesterfield Borough Council operates a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)2. This site is in the medium charging zone for residential development and subject to a Levy of 50 per square metre of gross internal floorspace. Commercial retail schemes (use class A1) will be subject to a CIL charge of 80 per square metre gross internal floorspace. Exemptions exist for specific scenarios.
Developments costing over 1m will be expected to make provision for public art on site to a value of up to 1% of the development cost under the council's 'Percent for Art Policy' (policy CS18).
Residential development proposals for 15 or more dwellings will be expected to make provision for up to 30% of units on site to be affordable (subject to consideration of viability).

Basis of Disposal:
Chesterfield Borough Council own the freehold of this site. It is registered under Title Number DY465669. A copy of the title is available upon request.
The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession by way of informal tender. Please note the Council has not opted to tax on the site and therefore VAT is not applicable.

Fees:
Please note that 1% of the purchase price will be charged to the Vendor on completion to cover the Council's legal costs incurred in the sale.
The drafting of contracts and the legalities of the transfer will be dealt with by Chesterfield Borough Council's Procurement & Contracts Law Manager.
Offer Procedures:
The property is to be sold by informal tender. Your offer and supporting information should be with us by no later than 12 noon 28th September 2016. Please submit offers marked 'Strictly Private and Confidential' for a fixed and specified sum in writing using the offer form provided to the following address :
F.A.O. Linda Martin
Kier Asset Management
3rd Floor
Town Hall
Rose Hill
Chesterfield
S40 1LP
Offers should not relate to any other offer and should include:
Fixed sum offer
Details of the proposed scheme/use including indicative drawings where applicable. This site is zoned for business and employment use. Details of the end use and its benefits such as job creation etc would be welcome.

Name and address of the purchaser, with a summary of track record
Proof of funds available for the purchase
Any conditions relating to the offer
Proposed timescales
Solicitor's details

Please note that the Chesterfield Borough Council is not covenanted to accept the highest or indeed any offer received.

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