The sale is to be by way of informal tender and private treaty.
There is a strong preference for unconditional offers.
Bidders are encouraged to include provision for onward sales clawback and planning overage in their offers.
The property has an established use as a fire station and is locally listed. That use is sui generis and therefore any change of use will require planning consent.
In July 2014, LB Merton adopted the 'Mitcham sites and policies plan'. The fire station is allocated as follows:-
"A mix of uses which could include any of the following: community uses (D1 Use Class), community uses such as a cinema, gallery, theatre (D2 Use Class), residential (C3 Use Class), restaurant, café (A3 Use Class), office (A2 or B1 Use Class), drinking establishment (A4 Use Class) or non-food retail (A1 Use Class)."
The adjoining property has planning consent for a new 2/3 storey building which will provide 10 new homes. Construction of the development is currently underway.
Suitable for a range of alternative uses, including residential (Subject to Planning)
The property is NOT elected for the payment of VAT