LOCATION: The site is situated at the southern end of Tonbridge adjacent to the West Kent College. Tonbridge town centre is a half a mile distant and the site immediately adjoins residential properties to the north, east and south. Tonbridge station is one-third of a mile distant.

DESCRIPTION: The site extends to a total of .68 hectares (1.68.acres) and is approached from a private roadway off Brook Street. As well as serving West Kent College this road also serves the recently constructed residential development by Bellway that lies immediately to the north east of the site. There are two modular constructed educational buildings. The Oaks Building comprises a three storey building extending to approximately 736m2 GEA and becoming surplus to the College’s requirements. The day nursery building is currently occupied, but will be vacant with cleared site by completion.

SERVICES: It is our understanding that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are available. However, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that services are adequate for the property.

VIEWING: There will be set viewing times during November. Please contact our Paddock Wood office (01892) 832325 for details. Prospective purchasers should be aware that inspections are made entirely at their own risk and no liability is accepted by the Vendor or their Agents. LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4LZ. Telephone (01732) 844522 www.tmbc.gov.uk.

PLANNING: The site is located within the built up confines of Tonbridge with the area surrounding the site being predominantly residential. Pre planning application advice has been obtained from the Council which confirms that the principle of residential development would be acceptable. A copy of the Council’s letter and a planning report produced by DHA Planning is on our website together with other information. It should be noted that there is an extant planning permission for further educational development.

ACCESS: Access will be over the existing road that serves the College and Dame Kelly Homes Way.

TENURE AND POSSESSION: The property is freehold and vacant possession will be available on completion.

METHOD OF SALE: Best offers are invited for the freehold. All offers are to be submitted to Lambert & Foster in writing or by email to peter.hodges@lambertandfoster.co.uk by 12 noon on Wednesday 13th December 2017.

OVERAGE: As there is potential for residential development subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents, the Seller is prepared to consider offers with or without an overage clause. In making your offer you are asked to put forward your proposals as to what these might be, the level of overage and over what period of time. You are also asked to provide indicative plans of the proposed development.

VAT: VAT is payable on the purchase price.

PARTICULARS, PLANS AND SCHEDULES: The particulars and acreages stated therein, together with the plans are believed but not guaranteed to be correct. They are given by the Agents to assist viewers but are specifically excluded from any contract and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the information contained therein.

DATE OF INFORMATION: Particulars prepared October 2017.

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Lambert & Foster themselves and the vendors and/or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that:

  • The particulars are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute part of an offer or contract.
  • All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for the use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or presentations of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. If there are any points which are of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the information, particularly if you are travelling some distance to view the property.
  • In accordance with the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991, we must advise that we have not tested any of the main services, various electrical or gas applicances and fixtures which may be referred to in these sales particulars. Any prospective purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves that such are in working order.
  • No person in the employment of the Agents has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.