LOCATION

The site is located in an established residential area of Cheltenham on a prominent roadside location with vehicular access off the B4632 Prestbury Road. The area benefits from a broad range of facilities within a short walk, including retail, pen space and sporting facilities. The site itself benefits from an existing convenience store.

The site is well connected, benefitting from a number of frequent bus services on Prestbury Road, which connects the immediate area to the town centre and surrounding areas of Cheltenham. The site is also within walking distance from the centre, approximately an 8-minute walk. Cheltenham Spa Railway Station lies some 2 miles to the south west of the site, providing regular services to Gloucester, Cardiff Central, Birmingham and Swindon.

EXISTING PROPERTY

The subject site forms part of the Freehold Title GR413331 and comprises land associated with 116 Prestbury Road, a

convenience store ‘SimplyFresh’ which includes an area used as car parking and a disused, over-grown area immediately to

the rear of the shop. The surrounding area is mixed use, with commercial and residential properties, consisting of

predominantly terraced housing. Site Area – 0.35 Acres (Approx)

PROPOSED SCHEME

The proposed residential scheme comprises 2 no. 2-storey, 3-bedroom semi-detached dwellings and 3 no. 2-bedroom apartments. The consented site extends to approximately 0.35 acres (0.14 ha) and will allow for 18 no. car parking spaces allocated as per the following; 4 no. for the houses, 3 no. for the apartments, 9 no. for the store and 2 no. for additional visitor parking. Externally there is to be a cycle and bin store and two areas of private amenity space. Vehicular accces to the scheme is via Prestbury Road.

PLANNING

The Local Planning Authority is Cheltenham Borough Council. The site benefits from Full Planning permission for

3 no. apartments and 2 no. houses as outlined below:

21/02453/FUL – The construction of 3no. 2-bed flats and 2no. 3-bed dwellings on the land surrounding the existing SimplyFresh store. Approved 27th January 2022

Schedule of Accommodation (approx. GIA):

  • Flat 1 – 2B3P – 61 sq.m. (657 sq.ft.) – GF
  • Flat 2 – 2B3P – 61 sq.m. (657 sq.ft.) – FF
  • Flat 3 – 2B3P – 61 sq.m. (657 sq.ft.) – SF
  • House 1 – 3B5P – 76 sq.m. (818 sq.ft.)
  • House 2 – 3B5P – 76 sq.m. (818 sq.ft.

COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY (CIL)

The subject scheme is subject to a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) payment of £48,037.31 upon commencement of development of the planning permission, 21/02453/FUL.

Right of Light

The Vendor has been notified of a potential Right to Light issue with the proposed scheme.


Services

We understand that mains services are available for connection within the vicinity. Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to services, we have not carried out any tests in this regard.