Prime Residential Development Site

Prime Residential Development Site.

• Site area of approximately 0.22 acres (0.09 ha).

• Detailed planning permission for 24 private residential apartments.

• Situated approximately 100 metres from Chelmsford Train Station.

• For sale by Informal Tender.

• Offers sought by 26th April 2019.


The site is situated within the City of Chelmsford, the county town of Essex. Chelmsford is located in the London commuter belt, approximately 32 miles (51 km) northeast of London, and approximately 22 miles (35 km) south from Colchester. The City lies in close proximity to the A12 dual carriageway which link to the M25, London and East Anglia. The City benefits from a regular train service to London Liverpool Street with a commuting time of approximately 35 minutes.

Chelmsford benefits from a wide range of services and amenities including the recently opened Bond St, retail and leisure hub. The City is also a university town and supports both Anglia Ruskin University and Writtle University College along with a number of secondary and primary schools. Railway Square is located in central Chelmsford with the railway station and main town centre located within a few minutes’ walk.


The site measures approximately 0.22 acres (0.09 ha) and currently comprises a three storey and a single storey building last used for office use.

The site is bound to the south by the Railway Square pay and display short stay car park and to the north by a large private car park. The rear of properties that front Broomfield Road (Numbers 18 – 34) are situated to the west of the site. Vehicular access is gained via the south of the site from Railway Street.


The site is situated within the local authority of Chelmsford City Council and benefits from planning permission (ref: 18/01544/FUL) dated 28th February 2019, for “Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment to provide 24no. dwellings and associated undercroft car parking, cycle parking, landscaping and access on land at Railway Square”.

It should be noted that the site does not require any affordable housing provision. A Unilateral Undertaking requires £2,400 due on commencement for habitat mitigation measures. The site will also require a CIL payment of £247,184.87.


Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant service providers.


The site is to be sold freehold, with vacant possession on completion.


Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale or any part or right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT and as such, the tax shall be payable by the purchaser.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way

The land is offered subject to, and with the benefit or burden of all existing rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether or not specifically referred to in these particulars.

Method of Sale

Strutt & Parker have instructions to place the property on the market with a view to selling it at the best consideration which can be achieved as a result of the marketing campaign.

The vendors do not undertake to accept the highest or indeed any offer. Offers are sought on an “Unconditional” basis.

Informal tenders should be sent to james. and received by no later than 12 noon on Friday 26th April 2019.

Data Room

Access to a Data Room containing all relevant sales particulars and a full suite of technical reports prepared as part of the planning application, is available upon request.


Viewings should be arranged by prior appointment with the selling agents. Potential purchasers should note that Strutt & Parker, take no responsibility for any injury or accident at the property. Viewers and visitors of this property do so at their own risk.


For more information please contact:

James Marner

Direct Line: +44 (0) 1245 254649


Matt Davies

Direct Line: +44 (0) 1245 254687


This property has 0.22 acres of land.

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Ref: CMR190004

Railway Square Chelmsford Essex CM1

Price On Application

Ref: CMR190004

Railway Square Chelmsford Essex CM1

Price On Application