retail out of town
Ref 8113

241 Loughborough Road

LE4 5PN Leicester

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Size601,128 ft² / 55,845 m²


the site comprises a cleared development site, which is irregular in shape and gently slopes from west to east. Extends ca. 5.3ha.


The site comprises a cleared development site, which is irregular in shape and gently slopes from west to east. It extends to approximately 5.3 hectares (13.08 acres). We understand that the net area extends to the region of 2.43 hectares (6.46 acres).


The Property lies within the jurisdiction of Leicester City Council, who are currently working on a new Local Plan. The plan will replace the 2006 Local Plan and the 2014 Core Strategy.
The site has the benefit of a detailed planning consent (Reference 20071480) for 93 apartments (12 of which were affordable) and 68 three, four, five and six bed houses (17 of which were affordable). An extension of time in connection to this application was granted in May 2014 (Ref 20131484), subject to a S106 agreement. The extension of time will expire in May 2017. The respective applications can be view on the Leicester City Council Planning Database;
Due to the size and location we understand the site may have scope for alternative use subject to necessary planning consent. Interested parties with planning enquiries should contact the Planning Team at Leicester City Council.
T: 0116 454 3031

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Location and Transport

The property is located off Loughborough Road (A6030) 2 miles north of Leicester city centre in an area of mixed residential and commercial uses.

Leicester is centrally located within the UK and has excellent access onto the M1 motorway. The site is located 0.3 miles from the A563 outer ring road, providing access to junctions 21 (7.0 miles), 21a (5.5 miles) and 22 (8.5 miles). Junction 21 of the M1 also forms the intersection of the M69 motorway.

The property surrounds the existing Bestway Cash & Carry and is bounded to the north by the River Soar, the east by open land, the south by Bath Street, residential properties and a Lidl supermarket. The main access to the site will be from Loughborough Road with a further proposed access from Bath Street.

Located within the district of Belgrave, nearby occupiers include Bestway Cash & Carry, Lidl, Jelson Homes and Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre.


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  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract;
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers, tenants or third parties should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but satisfy themselves that they are correct by inspection or otherwise;
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