Land - For sale - Sports And Tennis Centre - Scarborough
- Site area of 5.28 acres (2.14ha)
- Prominent position adjacent to A615
- Opportunity to refurbish existing pavillion building
- Suitable for a variety of uses (Subject to Planning)
- Forms part of the enabling works for the new Scarborough Leisure Village
The site extends to circa 5.28 acres (2.14 hectares) and is currently owned and operated by Scarborough Borough Council as the Scarborough Sports and Tennis Centre. These facilities will be closed and the site release with vacant possession when the proposed new Scarborough Leisure Village is completed (expected May 2017).
The surrounding area is predominantly residential – either large detached dwellings or newer apartment buildings. There is access to the beach within 500m of the site. South Cliff Golf Course is also in close proximity to the south of the site.
Scarborough, on the North Yorkshire coast, has a Borough population of 104,695 and remains a popular year round resort. It is 57 miles north east of Leeds, 41 miles east of York and 68 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne. The main road access is via the A64 or A170. Direct train services (Trans Pennine Express) run from Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield.
The site is located approximately 1.5km to the south of the town centre within the affluent Weaponness area. It lies adjacent to Filey Road (A615), an arterial route to the centre of Scarborough to the north and Bridlington and Filey to the south.
The Filey Road site is in a well regarded residential area below Oliver’s Mount close to South Cliff. The former football club site fronts Seamer Road (A64) the main arterial route into the town and is close to existing retail (Seamer Road Retail Park) and commercial premises as well as the Hinderwell Community Primary School.
On site buildings include 1970’s brick built sports barns, a ‘Colonial’ style tennis pavilion (Grade II Listed) and the “C” shaped tennis grandstand. The grounds contain 9 grass and tarmac tennis courts and a car park. There are mature trees on the boundaries, some protected by Tree Preservation Orders. The Listed Pavilion has a gross internal area in the order of 6,523 sq. ft. (606 m²).
Part of enabling works for the new Scarborough Leisure Village
Prominent position in well-regarded area