FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER: Due to D & G Short relocating, this unique development opportunity has arisen. There is Planning Permission in place for the conversion of the existing building to two residential dwellings plus the construction of two detached dormer bungalows to the rear. The site is conveniently situated for local amenities with the mainline rail station within just 0.2 miles. TENDER CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 8th October at 12.00 Noon.
Situated in Central Bedfordshire, the small town of Flitwick was mentioned in the Domesday Book as ‘a hamlet on the River Flitt’ and now has a population of 13,400. Commuters are drawn to the area for the convenient transport links, there are direct trains from Flitwick’s rail station to London St Pancras in approx. 40 mins and junction 12 of the M1 motorway is within 4 miles. Amenities include a Tesco supermarket, Barclays bank, post office, Co-op and many smaller shops as well as an open air market every Friday.
There are three primary schools and a middle school within the town itself whilst Redborne Upper School (with an Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’) is situated on the Ampthill/Flitwick borders. There is a modern leisure centre with swimming pool, library, skate park, four public houses, Chinese and Indian restaurants, cafés and take-away’s. Flitwick is broadly equidistant between the larger towns of Bedford and Luton (each approx. 10 miles) and the city of Milton Keynes with it’s theatre district, modern shopping centre and leisure complex is within 14 miles.
Points of interest in the town include Flitwick Moor nature reserve (a site of special scientific interest), the Grade I listed Church of St Peter & St Paul, Flitwick Manor (currently run as an hotel) and The Mount, the former site of a timber motte-and-bailey castle. There are proposals for the redevelopment of the town centre which is sure to make Flitwick an even more desirable place to live.
This site is for sale by Informal Tender with a closing date of Tuesday 8th October at 12.00 Noon. All bids must be received by this date at: Country Properties, 3 Russell Centre, Coniston Road, Flitwick, Bedford, MK45 1QY within a sealed envelope marked '19 Station Road'.
Planning Reference: CB/19/01627/FULL