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Forth Park Hospital, Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY2 5RA

10 bedroom plot for sale

Property Details

LOCATION

Kirkcaldy is a seaside Town known for its diverse range of shopping and cultural facilities. It is home to a Museum, an Art Gallery as well as the renowned Adam Smith Theatre. The train station, with frequent services both North and South, brings the historic capital Edinburgh and the thriving city of Dundee within easy commuting distance, whilst there is easy access to the motorway network and Edinburgh Airport.

Kirkcaldy also offers a good selection of shopping, recreational facilities and amenities including a theatre, museum and library, nursery, primary, secondary and further education facilities. There are rail and bus stations; the railway station only 0.5 miles from the site, is situated on the main east coast Aberdeen to London line.

DESCRIPTION

Following a review by NHS Fife, the remaining grounds and buildings at Forth Park Hospital were declared surplus in 2012.
Forth park Hospital site is located to the North West of Kirkcaldy town centre and is bound by residential property on all sides. The property is vacant however the existing buildings still remain including the B Listed mansion House building and separate B Listed Stable Block.

The site was previously marketed with the benefit of Planning permission in principle subject to a Section 75 agreement for 69 units. The planning reference for this application is 10/02309/PPP. This permission has now lapsed.

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING

The site has potential for a number of uses including residential and the majority of the site is currently identified as white land within the Mid Fife Area Local Plan. Forth Park Hospital is situated within the town boundary of Kirkcaldy under the control of Fife Council.

EMA Architects have been consulted with regards to a potential massing plan for the site in its entirety and a copy of this is available to parties that register their interest. The plan provides a potential capacity of approximately 84 residential units comprising a mix of terrace and detached housing.
Further architectural advice can be sought directly from EMA Architects

Ewan McIntyre
EMA Architects
42 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh
EH2 4HQ

Tel: 0131 247 1450

Further planning information can be obtained from Fife Council Planning Department at:

Fife Council
Enterprise, Planning and Protective Services
Kingdom House
Glenrothes
KY7 5LY

Tel: 03451 55 11 22

SERVICES

Forth Park Hospital is serviced by Mains Water, Mains Electricity, Mains Gas and Telephone. Drainage is to the mains sewer.

OUTGOINGS

Rateable Value as at 30th April 2012 is assessed as follows:
Hospital £51,500

TECHNICAL PACK

A technical pack is available and will be provided to parties who register their interest with the selling agents. Information includes - Title Reports, Title Plans, Massing Plan, Bat Surveys, Demolition Quotes, Planning Documents and Asbestos Reports

BIDDING PROCESS

Ballantynes will administer the sale of the Forth Park Hospital on behalf of NHS Fife and all enquiries should be made to Ballantynes in the first instance. The heritable Interest (freehold) is offered for sale as a whole with vacant possession.

Parties should register their interest in order to be kept advised of any Closing date being set. Please note that agents acting on behalf of potential bidders must advise Ballantynes for whom they are acting.

Bidders should note the following information will be required
*Bidding Parties Name
*Headline price and method of payment
*Development layout - identifying potential numbers, layouts and proposed house/flat types.
*Details of proposed scheme including development coverage
*Clawback and overage provisions
*Conditions of purchase
*Timetable of purchase
*Evidence of Board approval
*Legal representative details.

Please note that NHS Fife seek clean offers and a greater weighting will be given to clean offers.

Offers in Scottish Legal format should be submitted to NHS Fife, Estates Department, Queen Margaret Hospital, Whitefield Road, Dunfermline, KY12 0SU in the envelope provided, and sealed. Two copies of the offer and supporting documentation should be provided.

The owner reserves the right to sell the property without any reference to any other party.

Interviews may be held after the closing date. The client shall not be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

VIEWING

Viewing is available by appointment - Please contact the sole agent Ballantynes to arrange a site visit.

CONTACT

Rory Ballantyne FRICS
Director

Ballantynes
30 Stafford Street
EDINBURGH
EH3 7BD

Tel: 0131 459 2222
rory@ballantynes.uk.com


This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

 

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