Huddersfield, HD1 4DL
|Size||8,116 to 158,144 sq ft|
|Business Rates||Upon Enquiry|
|Energy Performance Rating||This property has been set as EPC exempt.
Reason: Currently being constructed or undergoing major refurbishment
Former Kirklees College and Huddersfield General Infirmary site.
Prime 6.1 acre mixed-use development site on the edge of Huddersfield Town Centre.
Hybrid planning approval (2018/62/92647/W) secured on 03/08/2022 + Listed Building consent (2018/65/92687/W) also secured 03/08/2022.
Full planning: 21,500 ft2 food store, and conversion of Listed Building and its wings to create 32 apartments and 10,785 ft2 of offices.
Outline planning: up to 197 new build apartments or offices, with a total development capacity of 131,512 ft2 (GEA) with parameter plans.
Landowner commenced 9 month demolition and enabling works contract November 2022, to create serviced development plots.
A sale of c.3 acres is contracted with Lidl who are expected to be on site in summer 2023 with a possible store opening around end 2023.
The two plots are available either separately or together:
Plot 1 - Full planning permission for restoration and conversion of Listed building and its wings to create 32 residential apartments and 10,785 ft2 of offices. The office space would be suitable for a range of uses but also potential exists to revise the planning to achieve 47 apartments (subject to planning). A sizeable package of urgent repair works to this phase will be undertaken as part of the enabling works contract.
Plot 2 - c.1.73 acre site with outline planning permission for up to 197 residential apartments or offices will be sold as a cleared development site, with the developer needing to deliver access from Portland Street.
0% affordable housing and no S.106 obligations associated with either full / outline permission and the benefit would be passed to the successful purchaser.
Opportunity to explore Brownfield Housing Fund grant. A previous application was made and in principle grant approved by WYCA. The site has since been put onto the reserve list because a grant approval cannot be traded and a new application by the developer is needed.
The accommodation comprises the following areas:
|Name||Building Type||sq ft||sq m||Availability|
|Building - 1||Office||10,785||1,001.96||Under Offer|
|Building - 2||Residential||11,782||1,094.58||Under Offer|
|Building - 3||Residential||8,116||754||Under Offer|
|Building - 4 - Outline Planning Consent||Residential||23,434||2,177.09||Under Offer|
|Building - 5 - Outline Planning Consent||Residential||104,027||9,664.42||Under Offer|
Huddersfield is the principal town of Kirklees, West Yorkshire and is ideally located between the Leeds City Region, Greater Manchester and Sheffield.
The site is located in a highly prominent gateway position at the entrance to the Town Centre and on the West side of the A62 ring road at its major junction with the A640, A62 and New North Road.
Huddersfield is supported by a strong road and rail network:
Road - Junctions 24 & 25 of the M62 are within a 10 minute drive of the site.
Rail - Huddersfield Station is within a 7 minute walk of the site and provides direct rail services to Leeds (in 19 mins), Manchester (in 35 mins) and Sheffield (in 1 hour 16 mins).