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Former South Staffordshire College Premises, The Green, Cannock

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF OFFERS NOW REVISED TO CLOSE OF PLAY FRIDAY 29TH JUNE.

FOR SALE Of interest to owner occupiers, investors or developers

The College premises are located in the centre of Cannock, approximately 16 miles north west of Birmingham.

Cannock sits on junction of the M6 Toll and M6 motorways offering excellent accessibility. It is also situated on the southern edge of Cannock Chase – an area of Outstanding natural Beauty and former Royal Forest, extending to 26 square miles.  The town population (2011 Census) is approximately 30,000 with a population of c. 100,000 in the District.

The town is situated 9 miles west of Lichfield and a similar distance south-east of Stafford.

The M6 Toll Junction T7 is less than a mile from the property and the M6 (J11) is 2 miles distant.

Site

The site on which the College buildings stand is located on The Green at the northern end of Cannock’s central core.

The site extends to 0.57ha (1.41 acres) and comprises the main college building (originally constructed in 1928) along with The Manse (a 19th Century former detached residence now used as offices), and two modern single storey buildings previously used as a restaurant and a children’s nursery.

Buildings

The original college building was constructed in 1928 and comprises a 3 storey brick and flat roofed building with frontage to Stafford Road, and two wings running at right angles behind the frontage.

In 1934, an exam hall was constructed to the rear to complete the “square”.

In 2010 two single storey buildings were constructed to the rear of the site which have, until recently, been occupied as a children’s nursery and a restaurant.

In 2012 extensive upgrading and refurbishment works were undertaken including the creation of a glass atrium to cover in the central courtyard, installation of new teaching areas, main entrance and staircases, overhaul of teaching and administration areas and services.

The Manse is a former detached period residence within the boundaries of the site, and most recently used as offices.

Externally there is vehicular and pedestrian access of both Stafford Road and High Green leading to tarmacadam/gravel parking areas.

External

Part of the site off Stafford Road is gravelled and the remainder is mainly tarmacadam. As currently laid out, there is car parking for c.65 cars.  Demolition and clearance of the former nursery and restaurant buildings would provide for another 30 car parking spaces approximately.

sq.m. sq.ft.
Main Building
Cellar      53.0      570
Ground Floor 1,351.7 14,545
First Floor 1,213.3 13,058
Second Floor    867.4   9,386
The Manse
Ground Floor      44.3      476
First Floor      52.0      560
Former Nursery
Ground Floor    160.6   1,728
Former Restaurant
Ground Floor    151.4   1,627
Total Net Internal Floor Area 3,893.7 41,000
The Gross Internal Floor Area is approx. 5,133.0 55,253

Services

All usual mains services are connected to the site.

Heating to the main building is partly by means of gas fired boilers serving radiators, although several areas have overhead ducted heating and/or air conditioning units.

The former nursery and restaurant have electric heating.

The Manse has night storage heating installed.

Planning

The whole site is in a Conservation Area. The Manse is a Grade II Listed building.

Interested parties are directed towards Policy CP11 of the Cannock Chase Local Plan Part 1, which sets down key expectations in terms of the use of town centre buildings.

Indications from the Local Authority are that uses including retail, leisure, offices, community use and partly residential would be considered on their merits.

Total demolition and redevelopment would not be supported by the Local Authority.

Interested parties should also note that the Mill Green area (south east of Cannock town centre) now has Planning Consent for a 300,000 sq.ft. Outlet Centre on a 21 acre site, comprising 130-135 units. Construction is expected to start on site in 2018 with full completion by 2020.

Tenure

Offers are invited for the freehold of the entire site with vacant possession.

Price

Offers are invited.

Energy Performance Certificate

The Green (original build) Band E (124)
The Green (refurbished) Band C (60)
The Manse Band E (120)
Nursery Band B (48)
Restaurant Band D (90)
Restaurant Band D (90)

Viewings

By appointment with the sole agents.

 

Kingston

30 Bore Street • Lichfield • Staffordshire • WS13 6PQ

t: 01543 414300 • f: 01543 268096 • e:enquiries@kingstoncpc.co.uk

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Kingston CPC for themselves, for any joint agents and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they give notice that:

  • the particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lesses and do not constitute, nor constitute part of an offer or contract.
  • all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occuption, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  • no person in the employment of Kingston CPC or any joint agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
  • all rentals and prices are quoted exclusive of VAT.
Former South Staffordshire College Premises, The Green, Cannock

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Former South Staffordshire College Premises,
The Green,
Cannock,
WS11 1UE

FOR SALE - 5,133 sq.m. (55,253 sq.ft.) on a 1.41 acre site

Kingston

30 Bore Street • Lichfield • Staffordshire • WS13 6PQ

t: 01543 414300 • f: 01543 268096 • e:enquiries@kingstoncpc.co.uk

Kingston CPC Limited (trading as Kingston Commercial Property Consultants) conditions under which particulars are issued.

Kingston CPC for themselves, for any joint agents and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they give notice that:

  • the particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lesses and do not constitute, nor constitute part of an offer or contract.
  • all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occuption, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  • no person in the employment of Kingston CPC or any joint agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
  • all rentals and prices are quoted exclusive of VAT.
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