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For Sale: Residential Development Opportunity

31 Dobson Road & Land Adjoining,, Crawley, RH11 7UH

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The property is situated on the eastern side of Dobson Road just off Martyrs Avenue close to London Road (A23). Local shops, schools and other amenities are available within the neighbourhood of Langley Green and Crawley town centre is approximately 1 mile to the south. The area is well served by local bus routes and Gatwick Airport is approximately 2 miles to the north.


  • Excellent Residential Development opportunity
  • Site area approximately 0.236 acres
  • Close to Manor Royal Business District
  • Offers invited

A detached 3 bedroom house within a generous plot plus an adjoining area of amenity land extending in total to approximately 0.236 acres, offering scope for residential development, subject to all necessary consents. The site is situated in a popular residential neighbourhood to the north of Crawley town centre and just to the west of Gatwick Road and the Manor Royal Business District.


Residential Development Site (STPC)


The site currently comprises a detached two storey 3 bedroom house, understood to have been built in the 1980's set in its own grounds, together with an adjacent rectangular area of amenity land which combined extend to approximately 10,284 sq ft (0.236 acres). The amenity land is currently overgrown and contains five protected Lime trees to the north of the site and one protected Oak tree to the west. Within the centre of the site one of the two trees shown as being protected (T2) under TPO Ref: 16.5.32 is no longer protected. See attached TPO Plan.

Click here to download TPO plan

Click here to download Promap Extract

Click here to download Aerial View


Freehold interest in the site as a whole is for sale with vacant possession or subject to the current premises (as required), upon completion.


The property is currently let on various assured shorthold tenancies producing a total income of £2,520 per calendar month.


All main services are understood to be available however perspective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries of the relevant utilities to satisfy themselves of the availablity and adequacy of services or any proposed development.


Pre-application advice has been sought from the Economic and Environmental Services Department of Crawley Borough Council on a proposal to construct a two storey block of flats with roof accommodation to provide 5 x two bedroom flats, following the demolition of the existing dwelling. The proposal would also include the provision of 8 car parking spaces.

See attached Advice Letter dated 7 November 2017 for further information.

Click here to download Advice Letter - 7 November 2017

Click here to download associated plans & elevations (Dwgs 1, 2 & 3)


Offers are invited on a subject to contract only basis. However consideration will also be given to offers made on a subject to planning basis.

NB The vendor is also willing to consider joint venture proposals to develop the site. Further details on application.

Residential Development Site (STPC) £POA


We understand that the property is not elected for VAT and therefore VAT will not be payable on the purchase price.

Legal Fees

Each party to be responsible for their own costs incurred.

Viewing Arrangements

For access to the site and further information please contact sole Agent Graves Jenkins


David Bessant MRICS
[email protected]

These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form any part of any contract. You should be aware that the Code of Practice on Commercial Leases in England and Wales strongly recommends you seek professional advice from a qualified surveyor, solicitor or licensed conveyancer before agreeing or signing a business tenancy agreement.