Lot 112


Former Gooch & Housego Premises, Cornhill, Market Place, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AH
Former Gooch & Housego Premises, Cornhill, Market Place, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AH
Withdrawn Prior

A substantial character town centre re-development opportunity comprising a range of two, three and four storey buildings around a central yard.

Planning consent was granted but which has now lapsed for partial demolition and conversion into fourteen residential units plus three commercial ones.

The scheme had two points of access and would enjoy immediate proximity to the shopping facilities and amenities of the centre of Ilminster.

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Local Planning Authority

South Somerset District Council. Tel: 01935 462462. Website: southsomerset.gov.uk.


The seventeen previously approved units comprise:-
Two x one bedroom apartments.
Two x two bedroom apartments.
Two x one bedroom houses.
Six x two bedroom houses.
Two x three bedroom houses.
Two x shops/offices.
One x office.
The scheme showed six parking spaces and four of the residential units with garden areas.

Planning Permission was granted by South Somerset Council, under ref: 14/01680/FUL, dated 23rd April 2015 and Ref: 14/01681/LBC dated 22nd July 2014, respectively for the proposed mixed use development of 14 residential units and three commercial units incorporating some demolition and internal parking, subject to conditions.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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