Potential Development Site
The Park School, Yeovil, BA20 1DW
- Site extends to approx. 2.35 acres (0.95 ha).
- Various School buildings with areas of open space
- Suitable for a range of uses, subject to planning.
The property is located on the edge of Yeovil Town centre to the north of the Tesco Superstore. The property is a short walk from the town centre, car parks, Hospital and Bus Station. Yeovil is the administrative centre for South Somerset and has a wide variety of local amenities. The town benefits from good transport links with the A303, A30 and A37 in close proximity as well as two mainline railway stations connecting with Bristol, Exeter and London Waterloo.
The site extends to approximately 2.35 acres (0.95 ha) and currently comprises the main School Campus of the Park School. There are a number of existing buildings on the site which are used for primarily educational purposes. These include 19 Kingston which is a period listed building, adjoining former cottages and outbuildings together with some more modern buildings including the main classroom and administrative block fronting The Park. The remaining part of the site is either hard tennis or other play areas together with informal recreation space. There are a number of trees on the eastern boundary which are subject to Tree Preservation Orders and the site is close to the town’s Conservation Area.
The property is currently in educational use but it is considered to be ideally suited for a good quality residential development. Very informal discussions to that effect have taken place with South Somerset District Council and therefore prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries in that regard. It is considered a number of the buildings could be easily redeveloped for residential purposes with the balance being demolished or reconfigured. A preliminary highway report has been obtained which confirms that the existing accesses together with the current trip generation caused by the current use would accommodate up to 60 dwellings. The site, in our opinion, would not accommodate such a dense development and as a consequence any proposed redevelopment would, in our opinion be likely to generate less traffic than the current use.
No services have been checked but it is believed that all mains services are available on the site or close by.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender at a date to be advised. Offers will be accepted on a conditional basis subject to planning approval being obtained or alternatively on an unconditional basis. The School occupation will continue until the end of the Summer term 2018 when vacant possession will be available.
VAT may be chargeable.
Strictly by appointment. The property remains a functioning School and consequently all viewings should be confirmed with the Sole Agents.
For further information, please contact the Sole Agents, Chesters Commercial Ltd:
Telephone: (01935) 415454