Unit 1 comprising the ground ﬂoor of the original bank has planning permission for Class A3 (restaurant and café)/A5 (hot takeaway food) usage with ﬂoor area of approximately 132.76 sq m (1,429 sq ft).
Unit 2 comprises the new glass box extension overlooking the River Pont which also has Class A3 / A5
The first ﬂoor, with independent access from Darras Road, has planning permission for a spacious 3 bedroom apartment over two ﬂoors. The upper ﬂoors can also be retained as office accommodation if desired.
Alternatively, the whole building, including all three sections can be occupied by a single tenant.
The property is situated in the village of Ponteland which lies approximately 10 miles north west of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Ponteland has excellent transport links, with Newcastle International Airport located 1.5 miles to the east and the A1 which is 4 miles to the east via the Woolsington bypass dual carriage (A696). Ponteland and neighbouring Darras Hall estate together form one of the wealthiest commuter areas of Newcastle upon Tyne. In the centre of Ponteland there is a good range of local amenities including Waitrose and Sainsbury’s supermarkets, high street banks as well as several bars, restaurants and other retail and leisure outlets. It is an attractive and vibrant location. The property is situated in a very prominent corner position at the intersection of Darras Road and West Road, both of which are busy principal routes through Darras Hall estate and Ponteland.
On 1 May 2019 planning permission was granted for the conversion and change of use of the ground ﬂoor from Class A2
to Class A3/A5 with the addition of a new extension to the rear of the property as well a residential apartment to the frst ﬂoor/second ﬂoor levels with designated parking. Application Number 18/03957/FUL The approved plans for this development are available on request to all interested parties.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The property is undergoing redevelopment / refurbishment and a new EPC will be commissioned upon completion.
All enquiries are encouraged both on a leasehold or freehold basis.
Each party is to be responsible for their own costs incurred in the transaction.
ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
In accordance with anti-money laundering regulations, two forms of identification and confirmation of the source of funding will be required from the successful purchaser.