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Brownfield Derelict Land extending to 14.84 acres (6ha)


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Chippenham is an historic Wiltshire market town situated on the M4 corridor midway between Swindon (21 miles to the east) and Bath and Bristol (13 and 25 miles to the west). The urban population is estimated to be 35,000 and is a regional employment centre to the North Wiltshire region with significant new build housing allocations. The site is located approximately 1 mile south west of Chippenham, immediately adjacent to the Chippenham – Bath railway line. Corsham is situated just over a mile to the west. The main access to the site is from the A350 approximately 1 mile to the east and the A4 is approximately 2 miles to the west. Chippenham has mainline rail access to London Paddington in 1hr 15 mins.

The site extends to approximately 14.84 acres (6ha). The site can be accessed from the north via the A4 and from the south via the A350. From the documents we have reviewed it would appear that the land was formerly used by the MoD and some structures remain from the former use as a MoD sidings. A traveller site is located immediately north east of the site.
An open sided building (former engine shed) extending to approximately 10,724 sq ft (996 sq m) is located on the south western side of the site. A railhead offering potential to connect to the rail network is located on the western boundary of the site.

Prospective purchasers to make their own enquiries concerning utility services to the land. A feasibility study regarding an electricity supply to the site confirmed that there is currently sufficient capacity to accommodate 1500KVA at an estimated cost of £250,000 plus VAT. A plan showing the position of a water connection is available within the information pack.

Please apply to the agents for guide price

Any figures quoted will be exclusive of VAT.

Each party is responsible for their own legal costs.

The site is not covered by any development plan designations or proposals however, it has the benefit of planning consent for a Waste Transfer Station Application Ref No 13/01956/wcm. The land is currently unused derelict brownfield land with potential for a variety of uses. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the local planning authority Wiltshire Council regarding their intended use. Email; devcontrolnorth@wiltshire.gov.uk, tel.: 0300 456 0114.

The land is available for sale Freehold with vacant possession and subject to Rights of Way for Network Rail to gain access to their substation compound.

An information pack containing relevant planning, technical and legal is available. Prospective purchasers should note that the vendor will expect that they have obtained and carefully considered the contents of the information pack prior to submitting their offer.

An overage provision relating to the uplift in value of the land on the grant of planning permission, will be incorporated into the sale contract

The site is offered by way of Private Treaty. Offers can be made on a conditional or unconditional basis. The vendors are not obliged to accept the highest, or any offer. In the event of an offer being subject to planning for development, full details should be provided.

Please apply to the agents for viewing arrangements.

Henry King - 01225 341004 / 07968 494757

Jo Sutton - 01225 703082

Joint sole agents;
Carter Jonas
Alison Williams - 0117 403 9943 ext. 2941 / 07917 041109

Colin Scragg - 01225 747268 ext. 2968 / 07974 399432

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