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Re-Development Opportunity/ Storage/ Yard, Blakewell Road, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland



  • Offers Invited


Key features:
  • Re-development Site/ Yard
  • Well established residential area
  • Views of the Royal Tweed Bridge, Old Bridge and Tweed Estuary
  • Close proximity to Berwick Town Centre.
  • Potential for Residential Development
  • Would suit range of Yard and storage uses
  • 0.111 ha (0.275 acres)
  • All Enquiries Invited.

Main Description
A Re-development Site/ Yard situated in a well established residential area with views of the Royal Tweed Bridge, Old Bridge and Tweed Estuary within close proximity to Berwick Town Centre.

Potential for Residential Development or a Range of Yard and storage uses. 0.111 ha (0.275 acres)

All Enquiries Invited.

Offers Invited.
Ref. BF4709-005

General Information
A re-development site situated in a well established and popular residential area to the North of Tweedmouth with views out to the Royal Tweed Bridge, the Old Bridge and the Tweed Estuary.

Berwick-upon-Tweed with a population of 12,043 according to the 2011 census is an historic town to the north of Northumberland. It is situated approximately equi-distant between Edinburgh to the north and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to the south (65 miles each way). The town is served by both the A1 trunk road and the main line east coast railway network providing regular access to Edinburgh and Newcastle-upon-Tweed (approximately 45 minutes) and London (approximately 3 and a half hours).

Modern Berwick-upon-Tweed is an attractive coastal town. Although, not a large town, Berwick-upon-Tweed is regarded as a principal market town serving north Northumberland and the eastern Scottish Borders.

The town effectively serves a catchment of around 42,000 with a wide range of retail, leisure and banking services. It also has a significant tourism sector with the population reported to effectively double during summer months.

A well positioned site extending to approximately 0.111 ha (0.275 acres) or thereby.

The buildings are arranged around a central yard with brick perimeter wall along the front boundary.

The storage buildings comprises:

Two Bay garage/ workshop (11.75 m x 11.0m) of brick and stone construction under mono-pitch roof clad in corrugated fibre cement sheeting.

Lofted store (11.0m x 4.8 m) of render faced stone construction under pitched pantile roof.

Lean-to store of brick construction under fibre cement roof.

Store (15.0m x 10.65 m) of brick construction under mono-pitch roof clad in fibre cement.

Small lean-to store (2.3 m x 1.6m)

Two storey store (12.5 m x 4.9 m) of traditional stone and slate construction.

Office and WC of rendered brick construction under roof clad in fibre cement.

* Please note the buildings are in modest condition. If to be retained a programme of maintenance and upgrading works will be required.

The site has been measure from an OS based mapping system to an area of 0.111 ha (0.275 acres).

Approximate measurements for each building are provided above.

E &oe Measurements taken using laser measure.

Mains electricity and water. Mains Gas Understood to be available within this part of Tweedmouth but not currently connected.

Purchaser are advised to make servicing enquiries in relation to any re-development proposals in consultation with the relevant services providers.

Ground conditions
The purchaser/developer will be responsible for any necessary assessment of ground conditions and will need to satisfy themselves that development can take place safely.

Rateable Value
7,500 effective from 01-Apr-2017

Small Business Rates Relief is available to non-domestic property in England with a Rateable Value of 15,000 or less. Subject to application and eligibility 100% rates relief is understood to be available to non-domestic property with a Rateable Value of 12,000 or less.

Rental on application

Lease Terms - Available on new full repairing and insuring lease. Lease terms by negotiation. A flexible in-house lease agreement may be available subject to status and agreement between the parties.

Legal Costs - Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in relation to this transaction. In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any land and buildings transaction tax, registration dues and VAT incurred thereon, where applicable.

Energy Performance Certificate
Not Applicable.


Offers should include: The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; source of funds; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for exchange of contracts, completion and payment.

A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

By mutual agreement

Value Added Tax
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

By appointment with the sole agents.

Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street

Tel. 01896 751300
Fax. 01896 758883

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