Savills | Acacia Lodge, Rookery Road, Staines-upon-thames | Property for sale
0.38 Ac(0.15 Ha)
Price on application

Acacia LodgeRookery Road, Staines-upon-thames

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Key features

  • Former nursing home with planning permission for new-build apartment block;
  • Proposed development comprises 14 private tenure apartments;
  • Apartments include 4 x 1 bedroom, 9 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 3 bedroom dwellings;
  • Proposed accommodation extends to 958.3 sq m (10,314 sq ft) GIA in total;
  • Located approximately 2.1 km (1.3 miles) south east of Staines town centre;
  • Located approximately 0.97 km (0.6 miles) south east of Staines railway station;
  • The site area extends to approximately 0.15 hectares (0.38 acres);
  • Freehold for sale with vacant possession;
  • Offers invited on an unconditional basis.

New-build residential development opportunity in Staines-Upon-Thames, comprising a former nursing home with planning permission for new-build apartment block.

About this property

  • The site comprises a former nursing home and associated grounds. The existing building extends to approximately 9,571 sq ft (889.24 sq m) GIA. The rear grounds include a residential style garden and an area of hard standing currently used for car parking. The front grounds include an area of hard standing used for further off-street car parking. The building is set within a site area of approximately 0.15 hectares (0.38 acres). An existing driveway runs parallel with the northern boundary of the site and provides vehicular and pedestrian access to the rear car parking area. The site is situated on Rookery Road, an attractive tree lined residential street, which is located approximately 2.1 km (1.3 miles) south east of the town centre. Staines railway station is located approximately 0.97 km (0.6 miles) north west of the site. The immediate surrounding area is predominantly occupied by residential houses set within generous plots.

Local information

  • Staines-Upon-Thames (Staines) is a vibrant market town on the banks of the River Thames in Surrey, and is located approximately 36.7 km (22.8 miles) west of Central London. Staines town centre benefits from a range of local amenities and facilities, including a selection of independent and chain shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The town centre also provides a Vue Cinema and two shopping centres, including the Two Rivers and Elmsleigh shopping centre. Supermarkets include Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Lidl and Marks and Spencer.
  • Leisure facilities in Staines include Pure Gym and Spelthorne Leisure Centre. Further afield are the open green spaces of Colne Valley Park, Bedfont Lakes Park and Windsor Great Park, whilst riverside walks can be enjoyed along the banks of the River Thames. Education needs are provided for by a variety of local schools including the Matthew Arnold School, Staines Preparatory School, Buckland Primary School, Riverbridge Primary School and Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School.
  • The Causeway is a major employment centre, which is situated approximately 0.8 km (0.5 miles) south west of the town centre, along the banks of the River Thames.

Additional information

  • The site falls within the jurisdiction of Spelthorne Borough Council. Planning permission was granted on 5th February 2021 for ‘The demolition of existing building and development of 14 apartments including refuse storage, cycle storage, associated car parking and landscaping’ (ref: 20/01312/FUL).
  • Spelthorne Borough Council adopted their Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charging schedule on 18th December 2014, which came into effect from 1st April 2015. The proposed development will be liable for a CIL payment of £45,406.80. A copy of the CIL liability notice is available within our online drop box.
  • The proposed development comprises a three storey apartment block with communal gardens at the rear. Car parking comprising of 19 spaces will be provided at the rear of the apartment block along with storage for 15 bicycles. We summarise the proposed accommodation below and provide copies of the approved plans within our online Drop Box.