**closing date - no later than 12 noon Thursday 26th September 2019** Location
This former, B listed, schoolhouse is situated in the Crosshill area of the city approximately 2.5 miles from the city centre within a predominantly residential area. The site is bound by Holyrood Secondary School to the south and east with 4 storey tenemental flats to the west. The property is ideally positioned on Dixon Road to take advantage of a wide range of local amenities and excellent transport links including Crosshill train station which is 0.2 miles away. Site description
The subject property is a two storey brick built former schoolhouse with a slated roof. The internal accommodation includes four apartments, kitchen and bathroom. This detached property is accessed from Dixon Road and is located within a plot with limited garden space. Condition
The property is in a poor condition and will require extensive general maintenance and upgrading works both internally and externally. The building is not safe to enter as a result ofextensive dry rot throughout the rooms and stairway, together with the build up of pigeon guano meaning that only external viewings can be undertaken. Planning
The City Development Plan does not identify land use zones to direct particular types of development. Instead, Policy CDP1 Placemaking encourages development to be informed by a place based approach, which means new development should be responsive to its context and seek to build upon the benefits of proximity. It is critical that new development is compatible with existing and future uses. The council is seeking interest from a restorative purchaser to return the Category B Listed Building to a dwelling house. The following adopted City Development Plan policies of particular relevance to this development opportunity include:- cdp 1 – The Placemaking Principle and cdp 2 – Sustainable Spatial Strategy Supplementary Planning Guidance SG1 Placemaking - cdp 9 – Historic Environment Supplementary Planning Guidance SG9 Historic Environment - cdp 11 – Sustainable Transport Supplementary Planning Guidance SG11 Sustainable Transport -
All policies require to be read in conjunction with the relevant supplementary guidance which outlines the detailed requirements of the planning authority. Further information on the City Development Plan can be found on the Glasgow City Council Website - Price
At this stage, expressions of interest are being sought. Interested parties should initially contact David Armstrong at the telephone number shown below. This is only likely to attract cash buyers as no home report will be provided given this is a refurbishment opportunity. Services
It is understood that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are available to the site. We have not carried out testing to the services and it will be the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that they are available and adequate for any proposed development of the site. Title
Title to the property is held by Glasgow City Council. The property is to be sold with the benefit of any rights of way, servitudes or restrictions. The subject property is highlighted and outlined red in the plan shown below. Council tax
Council Tax – Band D VAT/legal costs
The purchaser shall be responsible for the payment of all VAT and LBTT incurred in connection with this transaction. Each party will be responsible for bearing their own legal costs. Further information
Parties wishing to express an interest in the subjects: Email: Or by phone closing date It is anticipated that interested parties will initially contact City Property and thereafter further discussions will be arranged with a view to seeking additional information as to how each party will progress the works, given current condition. Once satisfactory information is received from each party a closing date will be set and parties invited to submit written offers by this date. A guidance note will be issued when a closing date has been set. Whilst City Property will endeavour to advise all parties who have registered their interest of the closing date, it is the responsibility of interested parties to ensure they are aware of the closing date. As such bidders are strongly advised to check to ensure that they are aware of the closing date and request information for Submitting Parties Guidance.
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