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Land on Upper Stanhope Street

Location

The development site is situated within the Princes Park ward, approximately 1 mile from the city centre. This site is only a 2 minute walk to Upper Parliament Street which provides all main amenities, retail and good public transport links, it is in a prime location for residents and city centre workers.

Description

The Council is seeking submissions from both individuals and organisations interested in small scale proposals for this site. In particular it wished to explore approaches from:

  • Individuals/Communities/Organisations/Small Builders interested in a single site development
  • Submissions that provide innovative construction methods.
  • Proposals from small builders looking for small sites within Liverpool to develop.

Further consents / approvals (stopping up of footpaths, loss of open space) may be required in respect of individual sites and the Council will work with the successful bidder(s) to secure all necessary permissions.

Formal written offers are sought from interested parties who are required to provide the following information;

  • Full details of the individual/company
  • Written details of your proposal/project plan for the site including outline plans illustrating the layout and design of the scheme & method statement;
  • Details of your financial arrangements to deliver the proposal;
  • Financial offer for the site; including confirmation to pay Liverpool City Council professional fees
  • Evidence of experience of delivering similar schemes.

1) The Council is not bound to accept the lowest or any offer made;

2) The Council reserves the right to shortlist the submitted offers pending future negotiation;

3) The successful party may be expected to enter into an option agreement with the Council whilst planning permission for the site is obtained;

4) The site will ultimately be disposed of via a Conditional contract.

5) Submissions should be made by email ONLY to the email address below:

developerenquiries@liverpool.gov.uk

Expressions of interest must be recived no later than Friday 25th September.

Site Area

The site is approximately 0.1710 acres and therefore would be suitable for a single development. Measurements and areas stated above may be approximate and purchasers should make their own accurate measurements. Purchasers should seek specialist advice regarding surveys and valuation advice.

Tenure

The City Council owns the freehold to the site and it is the intention of the Council to dispose of on the basis of a 125 year lease conditional on the purchaser obtaining full planning consent. (Details to be agreed with the Council)

Fees

The purchaser will be required to pay the Council's professional fees upon completion of the transaction.

Planning

Liverpool Planning Services have indicated that residential and commercial use would suit the site. Bearing in mind the proximity of adjacent residential properties any proposals would have to demonstrate a design quality that complements the character, scale and street pattern surrounding that particular site.

Submitters should also make themselves aware of relevant planning policy relating to new development including advice on the following link:-

www.liverpool.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/guidance-and-policies/advice-notes/

The Planning Authority provide a pre-application service, details of which are on the attached link below. Any planning enquiries should be made through this process - www.liverpool.gov.uk/business/planning-and-building-control/preparing-an-application/our-pre-application-service