Forester House, Becket Street, Derby, DE1 1NW

Forester House, Becket Street, Derby, DE1 1NW



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Property Features

  • Investment Opportunity
  • Planning Permission for 111 bedroom hotel
  • Within close proximity to 'Becketwell' regeneration area
  • Pre-existing planning for 59 apartments
  • Circa 43,000 sq ft

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The property comprises a Freehold former office block extending to approximately 43,000 sq ft over five storeys with existing planning consent for a 111-bedroom hotel and previous prior approval for 59 apartments. The total area of the site is 0.45 acres. The property sits within close proximity to the Becketwell regeneration scheme.

The following applications are available to view on Derbyshire County Councils planning portal;

• 19/01684/FUL- Change of use of Forester House (formerly Job Centre Plus) building from Offices (Use Class B1) to Hotel (Use Class C1) and Restaurant (Use Class A3) and external alterations to windows and cladding. Granted in July 2018.

• 01/18/00163 (PRIOR APPROVAL) - Change Of Use From Offices (Use Class B1) To 59 Apartments (Use Class C3). Granted in March 2020.

Situated on Becket Street in the city of Derby, the property sits approximately half a mile to the west of the city centre’s retail core. Derby is the major city within Derbyshire, and a commercial hub of the East Midlands. The cities of Nottingham and Birmingham are situated 15 miles and 45 miles from Derby respectively. The A52, running east, out of Derby city centre, provides access to the M1 and the wider national motorway network.

Interested parties are advised to confirm the RV with the local authority.

The property is available for sale at offers in the region of £2,000,000.

If applicable, VAT will be charged at the standard rate.

We understand the property benefits from a EPC rating of 87 D.

Please see documents below for the marketing particulars and proposed site plans and visuals.

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