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Expresso Property Buys Prime Residential Site in Sheffield

Expresso Property (Fulwood) Ltd has bought the Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust’s site at Old Fulwood Road, Sheffield. The site comes with existing planning consent for over 160 new homes, which will be a mix of townhouses, apartments and detached homes.

This prime site is set in a south facing, mature parkland setting of some 5.34 acres with views over fields to the Peak District beyond.

Only ten minutes from the City Centre, Fulwood offers easy access to the Peak District via the Mayfield Valley or Manchester Road. S10 district enjoys excellent local services which include The Royal Hallamshire, BMI Thornbury and Claremont hospitals, the University of Sheffield, a range of highly successful schools, numerous parks and a range of coffee shops restaurants, pubs and other key amenities.

With the benefit of an existing outline planning consent for over 160 units, Expresso have acquired the site subject to Reserved Matters approval and will shortly be submitting their revised masterplan for an aspirational development of apartments, town houses and detached homes – all to a high quality design and specification.

Expresso plan to ensure the mature landscaping is a highlight of their development, whilst maintaining existing public footpaths.

Nick Robinson of Expresso Property said: “We are delighted to have acquired this tremendous site that provides an exciting opportunity for us to develop market leading new homes in the very popular district of Sheffield S10. Our designs which will include apartments, town houses and detached homes that will make the most of this unprecedented setting. We want to thank Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust who as you would expect having tended so carefully for the mature grounds during their tenure. This acquisition forms part of our expanded residential pipeline in and around the Yorkshire region.”

Commercial Property Real Estates and Capsticks acted for the vendor with Gunnercooke acting for the purchaser with Savills and Redbrik providing property advice.