Fully Serviced Commercial Employment Land (with Enterprise Zone Status Benefits) FOR SALE at Dorset Innovation Park, Wool
Developing an advanced engineering cluster of excellence for South West England
Dorset Innovation Park is strategically located in South Dorset, approximately 17 miles west of Poole. The site sits within a cluster of settlements including Wool, Dorchester, Weymouth and Wareham.
The site has links to national road networks via the A31, approximately 9 miles to the north leading onto the M27. The site is accessed via the A352.
Wool train station, which has links between London and Weymouth, is approximately 1.5 miles from the site.
Bournemouth International Airport is approximately 26 miles away and the port of Poole is approximately 17 miles away.
Significant investment in the whole site by Purbeck District Council, Dorset County Council and Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is providing a new opportunity for businesses with the local area.
Dorset Innovation Park is a 50 hectare (123 acres) brownfield site offering strategic employment development opportunities within a campus setting.
The site is mainly level and incorporates existing infrastructure including roadways and provision of services.
The site offers opportunities to acquire parcels of land for development for employment use.
Dorset Enterprise Zone
The Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone vision is themed upon developing a site for advanced engineering and manufacturing businesses. The target sectors for the Enterprise Zone include:
Further details regarding occupancy at the Enterprise Zone are available at www.dorsetinnovationpark.co.uk
Potential business rates concessions are available within the Enterprise Zone subject to qualification.
Additional information on the Enterprise Zone is available at www.dorsetlep.co.uk/dorset-innovation-park
Dorset Innovation Park aims to create 2,000 new jobs and dozens of new businesses for Dorset over the next 25 years. Dorset Innovation Park is already home to world leaders in marine, defence and advanced engineering.
Dorset Innovation Park is allocated as a strategic employment site.
The Vendor is prepared to enter into sale contracts which are conditional upon the buyer obtaining planning consent for it proposed use.
Local Development Order
Plans are in place to produce a Local Development Order (LDO), which will clarify the parameters for development and simplify the process of obtaining planning consent for development.
The LDO can be expected to enable development approval within a reduced timescale.
Serviced land is being offered for employment development in parcels of 0.2 hectares (0.5 acres) upwards.
In view of the site area available, significantly larger requirements can be accommodated.
Proposals for development will need to comply with the Business Occupation Policy for the site. Further details can be provided on request.
Land is offered for sale on a long leasehold basis (999 years).
Buyers will be required to join in with existing estate management arrangements.
A service charge will be payable for the provision of common estate services including security.
Dorset Innovation Park is a secure site with gatehouse security at the main entrance. Access is available on a 24 hour basis.
Businesses that occupy new properties within the Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone may be eligible for discretionary relief. The criteria for Business Rates Relief is set out in the Business Rates Relief Policy, which can be provided on request.
Ultra-fast broadband will be accessible.
On application to the Agents.
- Tenure: Freehold