Bridge Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire


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An excellent residential/investment development opportunity with fine views over White Cart Water and Paisley Abbey.

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Property Description

20/22 Bridge Street is located in the heart of Paisley and with very pleasant views across White Cart Water to Paisley Abbey.

The site extends to about 0.323 acres (0.131ha)

Walking distance to Paisley Town centre and Paisley Gilmour St train station, convenient to airport and M8.

Lapsed consent for the demolition of the existing structures and erection of 28 flats. Site area about 0.323 acres.

Since this planning application there has been considerable residential development around the Abbey and it may be possible to add additional units.

Description
20/22 Bridge Street is located in a mature central address of Paisley; the site extends to about 0.323 acres. Presently on the site is a long since used former nightclub, a 1.5 storey structure in need of demolition.

At one time detailed planning permission had been granted (now lapsed) for the demolition of the existing structure and consent granted for the
development of 28 flats with underground car parking. Today, inbound developers will have their own design and style ideas of what they may prefer to develop, accordingly given the consent has lapsed a new planning application will be required.

Situation
20/22 Bridge Street is about 400 metres from the centre of Paisley and about 9 miles from Glasgow city centre.

The town of Paisley is renowned for its textile heritage and the historic Paisley Abbey. It is a thriving centre for the county of Renfrewshire and the town made a well-publicised but sadly unsuccessful bid to become the UK City of
Culture in 2021, nevertheless the exposure has and will assist with plans to use culture and heritage to help with regeneration in Paisley.

20/22 Bridge Street is just about 400 metres to the south of Paisley Cross and remains within easy walking distance of the retail districts of the town, Paisley Gilmour Street mainline railway station and the Campus of the University of the West of Scotland.

The site bounds Bridge Street and the pedestrianised walkway extension of Forbes Place and from where there are mown lawns with flowering cherry trees all overlooking the feature of the White Cart Water which flows through the centre of the town before it reaches the Clyde at Renfrew. Beyond the river are the manicured parkland gardens of Paisley Abbey and then the Abbey its historic architecture proudly dominating the local area.

Paisley town centre is only a short distance away, as is Canal Street and Gilmour Street railway stations, providing quick and easy access to Glasgow city centre. Paisley town centre, Piazza shopping mall and the Paisley centre are all within easy reach and offer a wide array of local and national facilities.

The district is well served by supermarkets with most of the leading brands servicing Paisley.
Paisley has excellent primary and secondary schooling as well as being the home of the University of the West of Scotland.

Travel links are wide and varied, with frequent local bus and train services, and good road networks providing fast motor car access to Glasgow and beyond via the M8. The Erskine Bridge, some 8 miles away, gives access via the A83 to Loch Lomond, The Trossachs and the north. Glasgow city centre is only 8.9 miles away and, as with most major cities, benefits from a thriving retail sector and a full range of professional and leisure services. Glasgow International Airport, a convenient 3.6 miles to the north, offers a steadily increasing number of domestic, European and long-haul destinations.

In Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Paisley is no exception, Ralston and Barshaw Park golf courses being the main Paisley parkland
courses, while further afield in Ayrshire there are the internationally renowned golf courses of Turnberry, Royal Troon and Prestwick.

Paisley has the Lagoon indoor water centre and nearby is the Braehead Soar leisure centre with its cinema, indoor skiing, boarding, bowling and climbing wall, all situated at the Braehead retail village. The David Lloyd tennis, fitness
and conditioning centre is less than 2.6 miles from the property.

The Braehead and Silverburn retail and leisure centres are within easy reach and there one can find a tremendous range of high street multiples together with M&S and Sainsbury anchor stores.

Local Authorities
Renfrewshire House, Cotton St, Paisley PA1 1UJ Telephone number 0300 300 0300.

Services
It is understood that the site is served by main services.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880

Important Notice
Robb Residential and the seller, consider the buildings at 20/22 Bridge Street to be dangerous structures, including its environs and boundary walls. Any person entering the site does so entirely at their own risk.

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers will probably be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Overseas Purchasers
Any offer by a purchaser(s) who is resident out with the United Kingdom must be accompanied by a guarantee from a bank that is acceptable to the seller.

Travel Directions
From Paisley town centre proceed in a southerly direction on St Mirren St which becomes Causeyside Street, turn left onto Orchard St. Proceed to the end of Orchard St and merge onto Bridge St, Numbers 20/22 are located on
the left hand side immediately before the Bridge across the White Cart Water.