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Lower Ashley Road St. Agnes, Bristol Offers in the Region Of £1,800,000

  • Re-available from the 8th May 2017
  • Single storey office building & car park with planning for demolition and creation of:
  • 4 storey building with 60 student beds + cirac 2000 sqft of office space
  • 8 x 6 bed flats
  • 12 x studio flats
  • 2 x office units
  • Close to M32 & City centre
  • 1.5 miles to new Bristol Uni Temple Quarter Campus
  • 1.4 miles to main Bristol Uni Campus
  • 0.7 miles to nearest UWE bus stop

This is a substantial development opportunity with outline planning for 60 student beds spaces and circa 2,000 sqft of commercial space situated approx 1.5 miles from the new Bristol University Temple Quarter Campus

Lower Ashley Road St. Agnes
Bristol BS2 9PZ
County: City of Bristol
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MB000179


The property is situated in a prominent position on Lower Ashley Road between Gordon Road & Conduit Road. It benefits from close proximity to Junction 3 of the M32 putting the city centre within easy reach. Eastville shopping centre is close to hand together with the popular St Marks Road and Stokes Croft. There are good public transport links near by with local train stations in Montpelier and Stapleton Road.


Bristol University announced in November 2016 that they will be building a new "Temple Quarter Campus" next to Bristol Temple Meads train station, approximately 1.5 miles from the site and is planned to be opened for the 2021/22 academic year. The main Bristol campus is approx. 1.4 miles away making this an ideal location to cover bother campuses. The main UWE Frenchay campus has a regular bus service from nearby Bond Street (0.7 miles approx.)


This is an opportunity to redevelopment a site of a approximately 0.25 acres. On site at the moment is a single storey office building dating from the 1980's and car parking. Planning permission has been passed for the demolition of the existing building and the erection of a 4 storey building providing student accommodation and office space.


Application 15/05530/P provides Outline Planning Permission for the proposed removal of the existing single storey office building and provision of a four storey mixed used development, comprising office areas to the ground floor and student accommodation above. The full planning file can be viewed at

Planning History

The site has been subject to a previous successful application for residential development on a similar scale. Approved as an outline application in 2007. The previous application contained 24No. flats, office accommodation to the ground floor and an underground parking facility. Refer to application ref: 06/04740/P

Proposed accommodation

The proposed accommodation details 8 x 6 bedroom flats and 12 studio flats with ground floor office space

Ground Floor Proposed Accommodation

The ground floor consists of: Office unit 1: 88 sqm Office Unit 2: 95 sqm 2 x 6 ensuite bedroom flats Office Laundry room Bin Store

First Floor Proposed Accomdation

3 x 6 ensuite bedroom flats

Second Floor Proposed Accommodation

3 x 6 ensuite bedroom flats

Third Floor Proposed Accommodation

12 x self contained studio flats

Potential Commercial Rents

The commercial units are likely to rent for between £12 - £15 per sqft, giving a total annual rent of circa £25,000 - £30,000. They may be scope for going back into planning for a change of use to residential. For further advice on commercial rents we recommend you contact Nigel K Hicks & Co on 0117 961 0099

Potential Residential Rents

The 6 bedroom flats are likely to rent for between £450 - £500 PCM plus bills, giving a total annual rent of £259,200 - £288,000. The studio flats are likely to rent for circa £600 PCM plus bills, giving a total annual rent of £86,400. For advice on student letting we recommend you contact Purple Frog on 0117 370 3330.

Total Predicted Annual Rent

The total predicted annual rent is in the region of £370,600 - £404,400




The property is currently being let on an ad-hoc basis, however, will be sold with vacant possession.

Lower Ashley Road St. Agnes
Bristol BS2 9PZ
County: City of Bristol
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MB000179
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