Land for sale

4 - 5 The Towers, Forton Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 3HA

Offers in Region of £600,000
29,838 sq. ft.

Property Description

Key features

  • Potential for up to 24 flats ( subject to planning )
  • Public car park situated within 100 metres
  • Designated Neighbourhood Centre and shopping area
  • The site is now vacant
  • bus routes heading in and out of central Gosport
  • Prominent position on the southern side of the A32

Full description

4-5 The Towers, Forton Road is located in a prominent position island site on the south side
of the A32/Forton Road in Gosport, as identified in red on the plan above.

The locality is primarily residential with a Designated Neighbourhood Centre and shopping
area immediately to the northwest.

The site is now vacant and formerly operated as the Crown Bingo Hall since the late 1960's.
Historically it was a cinema. The property has no onsite parking but is served by bus routes
heading in and out of central Gosport and there are a good range of community facilities
nearby. A public car park is situated within 100 metres to the north.

Current Proposal
The proposal submitted to the Council in September 2020 would provide 24 flats (5no. 1-
bedroom 2-person flats & 19 no. 2-bedroom 4-person flats) within a five-storey building.
Seven flats would be located on each of the 1st & 2nd floors, six flats on the 3rd floor, and
four flats on the 4th floor. 15 no. parking spaces and 69 no. cycle parking spaces are
accommodated which is considered appropriate by the Highway Authority.
The proposal has a GIA of 2772m2 (29,838ft2) and GEA of 3163m2 (34,047ft2).

The site is a good location for residential development and through the work that has been
undertaken to date by the Consultancy Team it has been demonstrated that 24 flats can be
accommodated on the site. The current proposal is entirely in line with local policy and
there may be scope to pursue a greater number of flats.

The site has been promoted through the Local Plan process and the expected allocation in
the draft plan (which is scheduled to be published for consultation in the coming months)
demonstrates that Gosport Borough Council consider the redevelopment of the site for
residential use to be suitable.

The site represents an excellent opportunity and the Consultancy Team are confident that
planning permission can be secured for its redevelopment for flats.

It is understood that the property is not registered for VAT

The Freehold interest is being offered for sale unconditionally with offers sought in the
region of £750,000.

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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Harbour (1.5 mi)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (2.2 mi)
  • Fratton (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Harbour (1.5 mi)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (2.2 mi)
  • Fratton (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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