Prime Development Opportunity Areas B and C, Sketchley ... - Savills

Prime Development Opportunity Areas B and C, Sketchley ... - Savills

Prime Development Opportunity

Areas B and C, Sketchley Brook

Land adj to Sketchley Brook, Burbage, Leicestershire

For Sale on Behalf of Goodman

Area B

Area C

■■Combined gross site area approximately 9.91 hectares (24.49 acres);

■■Freehold, with vacant possession on completion;

■■Outline Planning Permission granted for residential development;

■■Outline Planning Permission for up to 375 dwellings, across the application site.

■■Approximately 0.97km (0.6 miles) from Hinckley Town Centre


Goodman submitted an Outline Planning

Application in 2010 for the redevelopment

of the former Johnsons and Nelson

Burgess sites.

Schedule of Areas

Site area Area A B1 and B8 circa 16.10 ha (39.78 acres)

Area B Housing, North circa 5.27 Ha (13.02 acres)

In 2011 Planning Permission was granted

for a mixed use development scheme

comprising residential, employment (B1

/ B2 / B8), local centre facilities (ranging

from A1 through to A5), D1 uses,

and substantial Green Infrastructure

improvements, including an enhancement

scheme for Rugby Road Park.

Area C

Area D

Area E

Area F

Housing, South circa 4.64 Ha (11.47 acres)

Mixed use, South circa 1.01 Ha (2.50 acres)

Mixed use, North circa 0.42 Ha (1.04 acres)

Office circa 0.38 Ha (0.94 acres)

Area B and Area C are to be sold for

residential redevelopment;

Total No. of


Up to 375 No dwellings under outline planning application



Area B - equates to 5.27 Ha

(13.02 acres) and;


Area C – equates to 4.64 Ha

(11.47 acres).


The character of the surrounding area

comprises residential estates which are

predominantly detached housing and

bungalows to the south east and semidetached

housing to the north.

The site is bounded by the Ashby Canal to

the west and industrial uses to the south

west, including Logix Park (developed by


The site forms part of the established

urban framework of the Hinckley /

Burbage Sub-regional Centre.

Area B

The site is previously developed land but

is now vacant with all its previous buildings

having been demolished.

The affordable housing provision equates

to 13% of the total number of dwellings

across Area B and Area C.100% of this

provision will be allocated to Area B.

Area C

The site lies adjacent to a residential area

to the south east. Access is via Brookfield

Road and there is an existing pedestrian

footpath to the west of this site.


The site is located to the south west

of Hinckley and north of Burbage,

approximately 0.97km (0.6 miles) from

Hinckley Town Centre.

The sites are well located for the strategic

motorway network via M69 Junction 1 as

well as being defined in large measure by

important travel corridors – the A5 Trunk

Road; Leicester-Birmingham railway;

Rugby Road and Ashby Canal.


Hinckley Rail

(0.6 miles, 0.97 km approximately)


Birmingham International Airport

(26 miles, 41.8 km approximately);


East Midlands airport (29 miles, 46.7

km approximately)


The sites are available freehold with vacant


Planning (10/00518/OUT)

The sites lie within the Hinckley and

Bosworth Borough administrative area,

within the wards of Burbage St Catherine’s

& Lash Hill.

The Planning Application was registered

in July 2010, with the Decision Notice

being served in August 2011. The s.106

agreement was engrossed in August 2011.

The current Outline Planning Permission

is for a mixed use and residential scheme.

Further detail includes green infrastructure

enhancements, which will feature:


Strategic green access corridor

between Ashby Canal and Rugby Road



Retention and remodelling of existing



re-open a proportion of Sketchley



Open and play spaces;


Enhanced public rights of way network

with associated physical infrastructure,

access, parking and landscape.

A copy of the Planning Permission and

s.106 agreement are available from the

data room. Access to the data room is

available upon request from Emma Warom

(0121 634 8479 or


Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage

will be available on site. However it

is recommended that prospective

purchasers investigate these matters to

their own satisfaction.

Local Authority

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council

Council Offices

Argents Mead


Leicestershire, LE10 1BZ

Telephone: 01455 251137


Offers are sought for both Area B and Area

C, as a whole. If there is a requirement for

one parcel please indicate this in the offer.


VAT is payable on purchase of the site.


Strictly by appointment with Savills and

Diamond Estates.

Further Information

Further detailed information is available in

the data room via secured website. For

access please contact Emma Warom

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 634 8479 or Email:

S.106 Agreement Summary

Contribution Description / Amount Discharging

Affordable Housing


(75% social rent and 25% shared



Travel Plan TBC Goodman

Mova Contribution £12,600 Goodman

Movement and Connection Fund £250,000 Goodman

Post 16 Education Contribution £366,000 Purchaser

Primary Education Contribution £580,000 Purchaser

Sketchley Brook Corridor (East) N/A Goodman

Sketchley Brook Corridor (West) N/A Goodman

Rugby Road Park N/A Goodman

NEAP TBC Purchaser

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Important Notice

Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property

either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume

no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form

part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for

guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has

all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services,

equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


Emma Warom

Tel: 0121 634 8479


Simon Horan

Tel: 0121 634 8482


Diamond Estates

Adrian Allen

Tel: 01604 709633


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