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Cowdray Centre, Mason Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1BX

SOLD STC | Price on Application
Residential development opportunity. | 13 Acres
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Key Information

  • Joint Agents with Knight Frank - On behalf of BMO Real Estate Partners
  • Cleared Brownfield Development Site together with elements of the former industrial estate
  • Outline Planning Permission for 154 all private dwellings plus 2,517 sq. m of Class B1 and/or D1 floor space
  • Colchester North Station 0.85 miles by road & Colchester High Street 0.8 miles by foot

Residential development opportunity.

The Cowdray Centre extends to approximately 5.3 hectares (13 acres) and comprises a broadly rectangular cleared brownfield development site together with elements of the former industrial estate. The land is generally level and includes areas of hardstanding and road.  The eastern end of the site includes a block of some 27 industrial units and the former works canteen, now converted to offices.  The units are part vacant and part let on short term leases, producing in excess of £150,000 per annum.

The property has the benefit of an outline planning permission (Planning ref 151850 dated 16th August 2016) for the construction of 154 all private tenure dwellings plus 2,517 sq. m. of Class B1 and.or D1 floor space with related access, roads and paths, car parking and servicing, open space and landscaping. A layout plan can be found in the Data Room.

A dedicated website includes a comprehensive Data Room containing a detailed Site Investigation Report, Tenancy Schedule, Services Report and other relevant background site information (for access to the Data Room please email the Joint Agents to obtain an access code).

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