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Land for sale in Chatham

The Site of the Former Upper Bell Inn, Chatham Road, Chatham, Kent
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Clive Emson Auctioneers
A vacant site extending to over half an acre formerly occupied by the Upper Bell Public House, standing on an elevated site and located on the southern fringes of the residential area known as Blue Bell Hill.

Planning Permission has been granted for redevelopment of the site for seven new dwellings.

Planning Permission has been granted by Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, under ref: TM/21/01851/FL, dated 8th February 2022, for development of the site with seven new dwellings comprising five detached and two semi-detached houses, subject to conditions. A copy of the Planning Consent is available to download from Tonbridge & Malling Borough Councils website,

Proposed Accommodation
Each of the proposed houses will provide accommodation over three floors.

Detached Houses (Plots 3 to 7)
Ground Floor
Entrance hall, living room, kitchen/dining room, cloakroom with W.C. and integral garage.
First Floor
Main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, bedrooms two and three, family bathroom and utility room (Plots 3 and 4).
Second Floor
Bedroom four, bathroom and study (Plots 3 and 4) or utility room (Plots 5, 6 and 7).

Semi-Detached Houses (Plots 1 and 2)
Ground Floor
Entrance hall, living room, kitchen/dining room, downstairs cloakroom and bicycle store.
First Floor
Landing, bedroom two with en-suite shower room, bedrooms three and four and utility room.
Second Floor
Main bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Site Measurements
The site area is 0.23 hectares (0.57 acres).

Auctioneers Note
The extent of the land covered by the Planning Permission extends over the land shaded blue on the plan. Further information is contained in the legal pack.

Freehold with Vacant Possession

All lots are sold subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale (unless varied by the Sellers Solicitors), together with the Addendum, which will be available on the Auction Day.

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Price Information
*Guides are provided as an indication of each Seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures at which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to Auction. Unless stated otherwise, each Lot will be offered subject to a reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the Lot during the Auction). We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide. Please check our website regularly at, or contact us on 01622 608400, in order to stay fully informed with the up-to-date information.

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