Land for sale

Bensham Lane, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7

Offers in Excess of £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Possible development potential (subject to planning consent)
  • Freehold backland site of 1463 sqm
  • Residential location
  • Approximately 0.6 miles to Thornton Heath Station

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location: This backland site is located on Bensham Lane on the same side of the road as Ford Close. Bensham Lane connects to the London Road (A235) which in turn connects to the A23 (Brighton Road) at the Thornton Heath Ponds.
The nearest transport hub is West Croydon Station which is approximately 1 mile (1.7 Km) distance. Within Travelcard Zone 5, a London buses hub and Tramlink stop. Trains are provided by Southern and London Overground who operate a frequent service to London Victoria and London Bridge Stations and connections to the National Rail Network.
A second option is Thornton Heath Station which is 0.6 miles (1 Km) distance, managed by Southern and within Travelcard Zone 4 a frequent service operates to London Victoria and London Bridge Stations.

Description: The site is located on the north-west side of Bensham Lane and is accessed between 231 and 233 Bensham Lane. The occupier of 231A has an established right of way over the road access area from Bensham Lane. The freehold of which is owned by the owner of 231C Bensham Lane (the adjacent industrial yard).
The site presently comprises of hard standing with a single storey Victorian workshop, a temporary building and a second recently built single storey building also in use as a workshop and a temporary scaffolding storage structure. The surrounding streets are almost entirely residential and the housing stock consists of terraced houses and low rise blocks of flats.
The site area is approximately 1463 m2 (15.741 sq ft). Prospective purchasers are advised to conduct their own measured site survey to ascertain the precise site size.

Planning: The surrounding area is almost entirely residential. The site may have planning potential for other uses. Prospective purchasers are advised to contact the planning department at the London Borough of Croydon in this regard.

Tenure: Freehold, with full vacant possession

Price: Offers in excess of 1.2 m

VAT: Not applicable

Rateable value (business rates): To be confirmed

Legal costs: Each party to be responsible for their own costs.

Viewing: The shared accessway to the site is open at all times. The actual site is secured by two steel gates and for access beyond the gates is STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT. At all times please be discreet and do not discuss the sale with any employees of the various occupiers of the site.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 February 2018

Nearest stations

  • Thornton Heath (0.5 mi)
  • Selhurst (0.7 mi)
  • West Croydon (1.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Andrew Pennell, London

Unit 1, 8 Greenock Road, London, W3 8DU

020 8012 0367 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Thornton Heath (0.5 mi)
  • Selhurst (0.7 mi)
  • West Croydon (1.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Andrew Pennell, London

Unit 1, 8 Greenock Road, London, W3 8DU

020 8012 0367 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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