Eel Pie Island Slipways, Twickenham | Property for sale | Savills
Excess of £3,500,000

Eel Pie Island SlipwaysTwickenham

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Key features

  • Freehold site with mooring rights on the infamous Eel Pie Island.
  • Located approximately 600m to the south of Twickenham Station.

A commercial or mixed use riverside development opportunity.

About this property

  • The broadly rectangular site extends approximately 0.15 hectares (0.37 acres) and comprises a two storey office and workshop building with an adjoining covered slipway. In total, the office and workshop accommodation extents to approximate 533 sqm (5,741 sq ft) GIA, whilst the covered slipway occupies a footprint of approximately 670 sqm (7,212 sqft) GIA. Currently comprising a two storey commercial building of approximately 533 sqm (5,741 sq ft) GIA and a covered slipway of 670 sqm (7,212 sq ft) GIA. Located approximately 600m to the south of Twickenham Station. Potential for a number of asset management and redevelopment options, subject to planning consent. Sold with the benefit of existing occupational licenses that currently generate £52,800 pa. Offers in excess of £3.5m, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.

Local information

  • Eel Pie Island Slipways is located on Eel Pie Island in the southwest London suburb of Twickenham, which itself forms part of the London Borough of Richmond. The island lies in the River Thames, to the south of Twickenham town centre and is accessed by foot via a footbridge on the northern side of the island, or otherwise by boat.
  • Eel Pie Island boasts a unique history after becoming famous in the 1950s for its noisy jazz club at the Eel Pie Island Hotel, which hosted a number of famous musicians including The Who and The Rolling Stones. Today, the island is home to about around 120 residents in about 50 dwellings and a number of boatyards, as well as some other small businesses and artists’ studios. It has nature reserves at both ends, protected from public access.

Additional information

  • Twickenham main line station is located approximately 600m to the north of the site and provides excellent connectivity to both London and the wider UK with regular services to London Waterloo in just 24 minutes and Reading in one hour. It is also conveniently located for the M3, M4 and M25 motorways and Heathrow Airport is within a 20 minute driving distance*.
  • Twickenham town centre offers a wide range of retail and leisure amenities, whilst the wider area benefits from numerous public open spaces and sports playing grounds and several Ofsted “Outstanding” Schools.