DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY/ INDUSTRIAL, Whinfield Mill, Station Haugh, SELKIRK, Scottish Borders, TD7 5DT

For Sale  £150,000


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Price £150,000
City
Status New
Size (Acres) 3.20
Beds
Bathroom
Garden
Parking Spaces
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Galashiels Office
01896 751300

A former mill complex with associated expansion ground occupying a level regular shaped site of approximately 1.293 ha (3.20 acres) within the Riverside Business Park in Selkirk.

The land is zoned for Business and Industrial uses supporting uses within Class 4 (offices), Class 5 (General Industrial) and Class 6 (Storage and Distribution) as defined within the Town and Country (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997.  We would also consider scope for a range of sui-generis (site specific) uses, trade counter use and perhaps retail warehouse use subject to planning.

Available with vacant possession.

Price on Application – all enquiries invited

Ref. E81

General Information
Whinfield Mill lies adjacent to Whinfield Road and Riverside Road within the border town of Selkirk, some 42 miles south of Edinburgh.  It is situated towards the southern end of the towns Riverside industrial area where the majority of properties are used for production or storage.  The area lies adjacent to Ettrick Water.

Selkirk has a population of approximately 6,000 and is conveniently situated within the centre of the Scottish Borders with good road links to the main towns in the area and the national roads network via the A7 arterial route.

The town in located approximately 5 miles to the south of Galashiels, 11 miles to the north of Hawick, the two largest population bases within the Borders with populations of around 14,000 and 16,000 respectively.

The riverside area of Selkirk is now considered one of the regions principal commercial centres. It has recently benefitted from significant investment both private and public sector including Scottish Enterprise’s landmark refurbishment of Ettrick Riverside into a modern business facility and nearby projects at Tweed Mills, Riverside Mills, Portland Buildings and Gibson Buildings at Ettrick Park.

Beyond the riverside industrial area, Selkirk is predominantly residential with the usual retail and local amenities.

Description
A relatively level regular shaped site extending to approximately 1.293 ha (3.20 acres) services with access from Riverside Road to the rear and Whinfield Road to the front.

The traditional mill buildings and associated yard areas occupy the western end of the site. There is an undeveloped greenfield site of approximately 0.622 ha (1.54 acres) to the western end.

The mill complex comprises a mix of single and two storey sections with north lighting, including later additions predominantly over single storey.  The original mill is believed to date approximately 1900 and originates as a typical spinning mill.

Accommodation
Internally the buildings are divided into separate sections/apartments which included the former white wool and coloured wool areas, blending department, shading area, spinning, storage, toilets, staff room and offices.

The principal building is formed in stone and brick with north light roofs supported on lightweight steel trusses clad in a mixture of slate and asbestos tile.  Internally, floors are a combination of concrete and timber, walls are plastered and painted.

Areas
The accommodation extends to a gross internal area of approximately 3,550 sq m (38,245 sq ft) with varying eaves height ranging from 3 m (10 ft) to 4.5 m (15 ft).

We have assessed the overall site area from an OS based mapping system to approximately 1.293 ha (3.20 acres) or thereby. The paddock to the east extends to approximately 0.622 ha (1.54 acres) or there by.

Services
Mains water, electricity, gas, foul and surface water drainage connections are assumed to be available adjacent or close to the site.

Tenure
Presumed Absolute Ownership

Rateable Value
The property is currently assessed to a Rateable Value of £54,500 effective from 01-Apr-17.

Energy Performance Certificate
The property is being treated as a re-development opportunity. Accordingly, no Energy performance Certificate is currently available.

Planning Status
Planning Policy for this area is detailed within the Scottish Borders Local Development Plan 2016.

This area of Selkirk is zoned within the Local Development Plan for Business and Industrial uses supporting uses within Class 4 (offices), Class 5 (General Industrial) and Class 6 (Storage and Distribution) as defined within the Town and Country (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997.  We would also consider scope for a range of sui-generis (site specific) uses, trade counter use and perhaps retail warehouse use subject to planning.
Ground conditions
The purchaser/ developer will be responsible for any ground condition surveys.

Value Added Tax
Unless otherwise stated the prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.  Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

Viewings
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels
TD1 1DP

Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
Email: [email protected]

Offers
A closing date may be set for offers.  Please note that only those parties who formally notify us of their interest will be informed of a closing date.  Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible.  The seller reserves the right to sell privately and is not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

Entry
On the conclusion of legal missives.

A former mill complex with associated expansion ground occupying a level regular shaped site of approximately 1.293 ha (3.20 acres) within the Riverside Business Park in Selkirk.

The land is zoned for Business and Industrial uses.

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