Vernon Lodge, 654 Kenton Lane, Harrow | Property for sale | Savills
0.90 Ac(0.36 Ha)
Excess of £2,000,000

Vernon Lodge654 Kenton Lane, Harrow

  • Sole agency
  • Freehold

Key features

  • A development opportunity in the London Borough of Harrow
  • The site is approximately 0.35 hectares (0.9 acres)
  • Occupied by a part single, part two storey building, originally a care home
  • The building extends to 17,346 sqft GIA
  • Comprises 35 bedrooms and various ancillary spaces
  • Potential for redevelopment to a variety of uses including residential
  • For sale freehold with vacant possession


About this property

  • The Property sits on the corner of Kenton Lane and Mountside and extends to approximately 0.35 hectares (0.9 acres). The Property comprises a part single, part two storey building known as Vernon Lodge. The building extends to 17,346 sqft GIA. The Property was formerly in use as a homeless shelter/hostel comprising 35 bedrooms providing 93 bed spaces. It has been vacant since 2019 and is in poor condition. The property was originally built as an elderly persons home in the 1960s.

Local information

  • The main vehicular and pedestrian access is from Mountside to the north
  • into the inner courtyard. The site is bound by Mountside to the north,
  • Kenton Lane to the west, low rise residential dwellings and allotments to
  • the south and east. The entrance to the allotments runs parallel to the
  • eastern boundary providing direct vehicular and pedestrian access via a
  • track off Mountside.
  • The site is located between Harrow Weald and Belmont, opposite a
  • parade of shops and the ‘Duck in the Pond’ pub within the London Borough of Harrow. Harrow Weald High Road is situated approximately 1 km (0.6 miles) to the west of the site and offers a number of restaurants, shops and cafes. Local convenience stores are located here and include Waitrose and Lidl supermarkets.

Additional information

  • The site falls within the jurisdiction of the London Borough of Harrow. The property is not listed and is not within a Conservation Area. The property is currently vacant and its most recent use was as a homeless shelter/hostel (sui generis). A planning application was submitted in 2018 for 150 units for temporary housing in buildings up to four storeys extending to 62,495 sqft GIA. The application was subsequently withdrawn. London Borough of Harrow planning officers have prepared a planning note, which can be found in the online dataroom.