Land for sale in Cumberland Road, Preston, Brighton BN1

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Property description

A rare opportunity to purchase A (D1) Church Building with many beautiful features.

Planning Permission granted for Conversion into 6 Apartments

Consent for 1 x Three Bedroom Flat, 3 x Two Bedroom Flats and 2 x one Bedroom Duplex Flats

The Proposed Flats will have an approximate gross Internal Floor area of 5,920 ft(sq)/ 550m(sq)

The Building

The church is currently vacant and there is planning consent for conversion to six apartments across two stores (plus mezzanine level).

There is scope to enhance the existing permission, subject to obtaining planning consent, further details upon application.

The seller seeks an average provision in the sales contract, should planning consent be granted for additional units.

The Church

Built in 1877-1888 by local architect J. G. Gibbins, this Gothic- style church is set back from the road and bounded by a low floor flint wall. It features a pointed-arch stone window above.


The property has been granted Planning Permission under application BH2020/01235 for the provision of Change of use from church (D1) to 1no three bedroom flat, 3 no two bedroom flats and 2no one bedroom flats (C3), with associated alterations including installation of roof lights to North and South elevations. There is a Section 106 requirement for an affordable housing contribution of £182,250. Further details upon application.


Clermont Terrace is close to Preston Park offering convenient access to Preston Park Mainline Railway Station and the London Road (A23). Local facilities include Sainsbury's store and independent traders as well as a number of local pubs and eateries in nearby London Road. Local schools including Balfour and Varndean and bus services to Brighton City Centre and the seafront are all within easy reach.

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