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Lot 78

Residential Development - Commercial Property 

Roof Space and Land to the Rear of Portman House

16-20 Victoria Road, Romford, Havering, RM1 2JH

Unsold, please refer to Auctioneer

A Substantial Residential Development Site Offered with Planning Permission to Create Five Self-Contained Flats (4 x One Bed, 1 x Two Bed) on the Roof Spaces and an Additional 2 x Three Bedroom Semi-Detached Mews Houses to the Land at the Rear. Further Potential for Redevelopment of the remaining Roof Space (Subject to Obtaining all Relevant Consents).


The site comprises the roof space area above a semi-detached block of flats arranged over ground and four upper floors and an adjoining parcel of vacant land to the rear.


The Land to the rear is held on a Freehold Title
The Roofspace is held on a 999 Year Leasehold Title


The property is situated in the residential area of Romford close to local shops and amenities. The open spaces of Hylands Park and Lodge Farm Park are also nearby. Transport links are provided by Romford rail station and the A12 is easily accessible.


Havering Borough Council granted the following planning permission (ref: P1366.15) by appeal on April 2016: 'Single Storey extension at second floor level to the rear part of the building and single storey extension at fourth floor level to the front part of the building to provide 5 No residential units (4No 1 bed units and 1No 2 bed unit).

Further planning was granted for the land to the rear with the following planning permission (ref: P1081.15) on February 2016: 'Erection of 2 no. three-bedroom mews houses.'


Please note the material start has commenced to ensure planning is maintained but there are no building control documents in place yet. Please refer to the legal pack for more information.

Proposed Accommodation

Property Floor Proposed Accommodation
Land to the Rear of 16-20 Victoria Road
(2 x 112 sq m Three Bedroom Mews Houses)
2x Open Plan Reception/Kitchen, WC
2x Two Bedrooms, Bathroom
2x Bedroom
Roof Space Above 16-20 Victoria Road
(5 x Self-Contained Flats)
3x Open Plan Reception/Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathrooms (55 sq m)
1x Open Plan Reception/Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathrooms (50 sq m)
1x Open Plan Reception/Kitchen, Two Bedrooms and Bathrooms (70 sq m)

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