Former Gardeners Arms, 48 Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, RG4 8NA

Guide Price £1,000,000


Ref: CAL120
Type: Development Sites
Availability: For Sale
Tenure: Freehold
Floor Area: 8,211 Sq Ft
Site Area: 0.803 Acres


- New Build
- Planning Permission
- Conservation Area
- Desirable Location
A rarely available development site within the desirable Surley Row Conservation Area. Currently occupied by the former Gardeners Arms Public House, the site will benefit from planning permission for 7 new dwellings (2 x 2 bedroom, 2 x 3 bedroom and 3 x 4 bedroom), each with off street parking and large private gardens. Close to Caversham and Emmer Green, the site is approximately 1.6 miles north of Reading City Centre and near a number of well respected schools.


Planning consent (ref: 190040 Reading Borough Council) will be granted imminently following the completion of a s106 agreement. The planning permission would permit a development of 7 dwellings; 2 x 2 bedroom units, 2 x 3 bedroom units and 3 x 4 bedroom units, following the demolition of the existing building.

Schedule of Accommodation

Plot 1 - 81.4sqm / 905sqf (GIA). 2 Bedrooms.

Plot 2 - 81.4sqm / 905sqf (GIA). 2 Bedrooms.

Plot 3 - 127.2sqm / 1369sqf (GIA). 4 Bedrooms.

Plot 4 - 143sqm / 1539sqf (GIA). 4 Bedrooms.

Plot 5 - 90.8sqm / 977sqf (GIA). 3 Bedrooms.

Plot 6 - 90.8sqm / 977sqf (GIA). 3 Bedrooms.

Plot 7 - 143sqm / 1539sqf (GIA). 4 Bedrooms.

TOTAL 757.6sqm / 8211sqf (GIA)

Financial Contributions

The s106 agreement requires the developer to make a contribution off £302,500 towards affordable housing. The development is subject to the Community Infrastructure Levy which is estimated to be £39,089.


We believe that all main services are located in the vicinity of the site; however prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries with the appropriate service providers.


The site lies to the north east of Surley Row in a predominantly residential and suburban area. The site measures approximately 0.325 hectares and comprises the former Gardeners Arms public house, a two-storey mock-Tudor gothic building. Surley Row is situated between Emmer Green to the north and Caversham to the south and is approximately 1.6 miles from the Reading city centre.

Information Pack

A planning information pack which includes supporting surveys, detailed planning drawings and decision notice is available upon request. The pack can be sent via email free of charge.


Freehold. The site is offered with vacant possession upon legal completion.

Legal Cost

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.


VAT will be applicable at the prevailing rate.

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