Savills | The Old Workhouse, Dene Avenue, Hexham | Properties for sale
1.76 Ac(0.71 Ha)
Price on application

The Old WorkhouseDene Avenue, Hexham


    Key features

    • Sought after Tyne Valley location with good transport links.
    • Detailed Planning Permission for 34 two and three bed apartments.
    • Bids due by noon Wednesday 18th March 2020.

    Excellent Residential Development and Conversion Opportunity

    About this property

    • The site extends to approximately 1.76 acres and accommodates a series of buildings which command a key position on Dene Avenue and mark the entrance to the town centre from the east. It is surrounded by residential dwellings to the north, NHS and commercial buildings to the south and west with a 43 unit McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living scheme due to be delivered on the adjacent site to the east. Access will be taken from Dene Avenue to the south with an internal estate road leading to the landscaped central courtyard area where a series of car parking spaces and attractive outdoor areas for residents will be located. The scheme will also include visitor parking as well as cycle stores. The site provides prospective residents with the opportunity to live in an attractive, well served and affluent sought after Tyne Valley location, whilst being within convenient distance to Newcastle along with the surrounding Northumberland countryside.

    Local information

    • The site is located to the centre of the attractive market town of Hexham
    • and occupies a prominent position to the south of Dene Avenue. Hexham
    • is situated within the popular Tyne Valley area and is located 22 miles
    • west of Newcastle and 39 miles east of Carlisle. The River Tyne forms a natural boundary to the north with unspoiled countryside and forest surrounding the town to east, west and south.
    • Road access is principally via the A69 to the north which provides direct
    • access to Newcastle to the east and Carlisle to the west, along with other nearby Tyne Valley settlements including Corbridge, Wylam and Haydon Bridge. The town is also served by Hexham Station along with regular public transport links.
    • Hexham accommodates a range of national and local retailers along with
    • a good leisure offer. Tynedale Golf Club is located to the west of the town
    • with the popular Hexham Racecourse located to the south.