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This area of development land is located on the outskirts of the Georgian market town of Wisbech. Locally known as the Capital of the Fens, Wisbech has a population of around 20,500 and is a market town of great character and historical importance

Wisbech lies approximately 20 miles from Peterborough, 39 miles from Cambridge and 55 miles Norwich. The A47 Trunk road between Norwich and Leicester passes around the southern and eastern side of Wisbech. The land available for purchase is located at the junction of the A47 and Cromwell Road meaning it is highly visible to passing traffic. This is the main entry route into the town from the South and is close to significant retail and industrial developments

The land extends to approximately 3.4 Ha (8.5 acres) and is available as a whole.
The site has been granted permission for a range of uses including Roadside Services, Petrol Filling Station, Pub, Hotel, Convenience Store, Gym, Offices and other uses under A1, A3, A5, B1, B2, B8, C1 as laid out on the block plan overleaf

The site will be accessed from a new junction on Cromwell Road and is highly visible from the A47

The site is located close to a major industrial and retail area of Wisbech. Cromwell Road hosts major brands such as Tesco and Lidl, Prezzo, McDonalds, Screwfix, Wickes, Halfords, Currys, Dunelm and others

Mains water, electricity and gas are understood to be available for connection. Drainage will be by way of a new treatment plant. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries of the relevant authorities

The land is available For Sale as a whole by Private Treaty

Should a sale become chargeable for the purposes of VAT, such tax shall be payable by the purchaser/s in addition to the contract price.

The site benefits from the following Planning Permissions granted by Fenland District Council:
Ref: F/YR11/0475/EXTIME granted on 29th November 2013
Reserved matters Ref: F/YR16/0798/RM granted on 13th July 2018
Variation of conditions Ref: F/YR16/0996/F granted on 13th July 2018

The permission granted allows a Mixed-Use Development including Roadside Services, Petrol Filling Station, Pub, Hotel, Convenience Store, Gym, Offices and other uses under A1, A3, A5, B1, B2, B8, C1

The Section 106 agreement agreed as part of the above application requires payment of £88,750 index linked from the date of the agreement (31st March 2008) for the provision of bus, community transport and cycle links.

Occupation of the site is subject to access works as specified on the attached highways plan. Plans have been agreed with the Highways Authority to form the basis of a S.278 agreement for the access.

Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agent Maxey Grounds & Co

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