30 Stafford Street Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 629 0228
Little Cairnie Hospital, Forfar Road, Arbroath
(Plot, 10 bedrooms)
POA £0
CLOSING DATE: 11am Friday 27th May 2016


Arbroath is a historic town situated on the north-east coast just 15 miles from Dundee. The town provides a wide variety of business, social and recreational facilities, with excellent rail, road and bus links. The town is also an ideal base for the commuter, located 15 miles from Dundee. The town benefits from a wide range of shopping facilities including a Tesco Superstore.

Arbroath has a train station which provides regular services to both the north and south. The A92 dual carriageway from Arbroath provides quick access to Dundee. Both Dundee and Aberdeen are within easy driving distance and provide all the facilities expected of major cities. Dundee airport provides services to London Stansted, whilst Aberdeen has a good range of domestic and European flights.

There are a number of primary schools located in Arbroath and one secondary school. Arbroath has two golf courses and the Open Championship Course at Carnoustie is only 6 miles to the south.


Following a review by NHS Tayside, the remaining grounds and buildings at Little Cairnie Hospital together with some additional ground to the rear of the hospital site have been declared surplus and are thus being offered for sale.

Little Cairnie Hospital site is a mainly rectangular shaped site extending to approximately 2.2 hectares (5.43 acres). The site was declared surplus in 2015 and is mainly flat with a number of existing buildings left on site. NHS Tayside is currently engaging with contractors to demolish the existing buildings and the site will be provided as a cleared site with vacant possession. The site is located just off the Forfar road on the western edge of the town. The Arbroath Western cemetery is located to the south of the property, with the Hercules Den Burn to the West and the proposed cemetery extension to the north. An established residential neighbourhood lies to the east of the site.

Please note that Little Cairnie Hospital Lodge is under private
ownership and is not included as part of the sale.


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 Angus Area Local Plan. Little Cairnie Hospital is situated within the town boundary of Arbroath under the control of Angus Council.

To the rear of the site sits an area of ground already identified in the currently local plan as an Opportunity Site. Described in the local plan as - Little Cairnie 0.3 ha of land to the rear of Little Cairnie Hospital - provides an opportunity for residential development of around 6 dwellings or other uses compatible with the surrounding area. The local plan states that the following information would be required when dealing with the opportunity site - improvements to the existing access from Forfar Road will be required. Proposals should also provide supporting information including a Drainage Impact Assessment.

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 43 residential units.


A technical pack is available and will be provided to parties who register their interest with the selling agents. Information includes - copy Land Certificate, Massing Plan, Asbestos Reports, and Demolition information (subject to availability).


Ballantynes will administer the sale of the Little Cairnie Hospital on behalf of NHS Tayside and all enquiries should be made to Ballantynes in the first instance. The heritable Interest 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 ad 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.

Detailed Heads of Terms should be submitted to NHS Tayside, Level 10, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY 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.
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.