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Prominent Residential Development Opportunity, Municipal Buildings Site, West Bridge Street, Falkirk, FK1 5RS

9 acres / Other / Residential

For Sale

Available - Last updated: 15 April 2024

CLOSINGS DATE 12PM WEDNESDAY 5TH JUNE 2024

The development site comprises an area of 3.65 Hectares (9 acres) to the west of Falkirk Town Centre. Following the demolition programme, the site will be sold as a cleared site. It is worth noting that the topography of the site slopes downwards from east to west.

There is also a small culvert on the edge of the site which, depending on the proposed development scheme, may require to be repositioned.

Location

The town of Falkirk is located within the Central Belt of Scotland. Falkirk lies within Forth Valley and is 23.5 miles northwest of Edinburgh and 20.5 miles northeast of Glasgow.

The town is within the Falkirk Council administrative catchment and borders several other local authorities including Stirling Council, West Lothian Council and North Lanarkshire Council.

Falkirk is a thriving town with an estimated population of 35,600. New development and urban regeneration projects have seen the area’s population grow by c.2.2% over the last 10 years. As a result, education, health, shopping, leisure, and recreational facilities have developed to support the growing population.

The town is well provided for in terms of retail facilities, with Central Retail Park, and Howgate Shopping Centre offering strong tenant line-ups which attract locals and visitors to the town.

For leisure and recreational facilities there is the cinema, a selection of gyms, as well as the many parks to enjoy. Forth Valley College, which has over 11,000 students, on the edge of the town centre.

The town of Falkirk and its wider vicinity have several world class visitor attractions and offer a diverse and exciting experience for visitors and residents alike. There are approximately over 850,000 visitors to the area annually. Notable attractions include the Kelpies, the world’s largest equine sculptures, and the iconic feat of engineering, the Falkirk Wheel. Other attractions include the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway Museum along with two distilleries, Rosebank distillery and Falkirk distillery.

Accommodation

Site - 3.65 hectares (9 acres)

Terms

OFFERS

Offers should be submitted to:

Team 4
Customer & Business Support
Falkirk Council
Suite B
Falkirk Stadium
Falkirk
FK2 9EE

Formal offers to purchase the heritable interest must be in Scottish Legal Form.

An ADDRESS LABEL must be affixed to the offer envelope (if no address label is enclosed, please contact us and we will supply one). A closing date will be advised to all interested parties in due course.

Falkirk Council do not accept offers by email and will not accept late offers under any circumstances.

Offers must be submitted by the closing date.

For the Council to fully assess and evaluate offers, bids must include:

(A) Gross price
(B) Proposed timescale for acquisition/ development
(C) Conditions of purchase
(D) Confirmation of funding
(E) Proposed layout drawing and schematics, providing full and details of intended use
(F) Schedule of abnormal cost
(G) Schedule of Section 75 contributions (if necessary)
(H) Net price
(I) Guaranteed minimum price if different from net price

FEES - The purchaser is required to pay Falkirk Council’s reasonable legal costs in relation to this transaction, together with £200 + VAT to produce a title plan deed for registration purposes, together with any LBTT and land registration fees due where applicable.

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION - Prospective purchasers should note that under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, the Council may in certain circumstances require to provide copies of offers received to any enquirer.

Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Offers Invited For Sale Freehold NA NA

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Deborah Bruce

Falkirk Council

01324 910197



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