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Cinderford - 9 Church Road, GL14 2ED

Development Opportunities Forest of Dean For sale 219.48 m2 (2362ft2)

Former Class C2 (Residential Institution) property with planning permission for conversion to Class C3 (Dwelling House) use.

The property comprises a three storey (including basement), detached residential building built in the early twentieth century, with rear two storey extensions, a tarmac surfaced side driveway with access off Meendhurst Road and side access with a rear courtyard style garden with walled boundaries.

The property is of rendered masonry construction with a pitched slate tiled roof and has double glazed uPVC windows and external doors throughout. 

It has been converted to provide 7 self-contained 1 bed flats and comprises ground floor porch, entrance hallway off which are located a large living room, a kitchen, three bedrooms and a WC. Stairs lead from the entrance hallway up to the first-floor landing off which are located a further five bedrooms, a bathroom and a WC. Stairs also lead down from the entrance hallway to a basement / lower ground floor boiler room and porch area. A separate entrance or stairs from the entrance hallway provide access to a basement / lower ground floor flat divided to provide a main living room, kitchen, WC/shower room and bedroom. 

The accommodation has carpet or vinyl floor coverings, emulsioned wallpaper walls and ceiling with pendant light fittings and wall mounted electric points. Heating is provided via wall mounted radiators served by gas fired central heating boilers. The kitchens, WC and bathrooms all have appropriately fitted units and the bedrooms each has a wash hand basin.

The property has an EPC Rating of E-48. It is valid until 2030.

Address and Location

Address :

9 Church Road
Forest of Dean
Forest of Dean
GL14 2ED

Cinderford is a small town located in the Forest of Dean 14 miles from Gloucester, where access is available to the M5 at Junction 11, and Ross on Wye is 5 miles to the west.  The property is located within a popular residential area in Cinderford on the west side of Church Road at its junction with Meendhurst Road, approximately ½ mile south from the central shopping area of Cinderford at High Street.


The flats are listed within Band C for Council Tax purposes.


(Approximate Gross Internal Area)

Boiler Room  13.91 sq m  (150 sq ft)
Basement Porch    2.87 sq m    (31 sq ft)
Sub Total  16.78 sq m  (181 sq ft)
Basement Flat    
Main room  15.03 sq m  (162 sq ft)
Kitchen/Stairs   8.24 sq m   (89 sq ft)
WC/Walk in Shower   2.00 sq m   (22 sq ft)
Lobby   2.28 sq m   (25 sq ft)
Bedroom  11.03 sq m (119 sq ft)
Sub Total 38.58 sq m (417 sq ft)
Ground Floor    
WC     3.21 sq m     (35 sq ft)
Bedroom     9.69 sq m   (104 sq ft)
Rear Room   11.12 sq m   (120 sq ft)
Kitchen   15.67 sq m   (169 sq ft)
Corridor     7.66 sq m     (82 sq ft)
Porch     3.10 sq m     (33 sq ft)
Sub Total   79.63 sq m  (857 sq ft)
First Floor    
Bedroom 1    9.92 sq m  (107 sq ft)
Bedroom 2  11.30 sq m  (122 sq ft)
Bedroom 3  10.54 sq m  (113 sq ft)
Bedroom 4  12.80 sq m  (138 sq ft)
Bedroom 5  16.48 sq m  (177 sq ft)
Bathroom    5.96 sq m    (64 sq ft)
WC    1.58 sq m    (17 sq ft)
Landing  15.91 sq m  (171 sq ft)
Sub Total 84.49 sq m (909 sq ft)

The site area, as estimated from Promap Digital Mapping, is 0.033 hectares (0.082acres).


Consent has been obtained for a ‘Change of use of existing building from Class C2 (Residential Institutions) to Class C3 (Dwelling Houses)’. Planning Ref No. P0466/23/FUL.



The property is offered freehold with vacant possession.


Under the Finance Acts 1989 and 1997, VAT may be levied on the sale price. We recommend that the prospective purchasers establish the implications before entering into any agreement.


Legal Costs

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.

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  1. these particulars are a general outline only, for the guidance of prospective purchasers or tenants, and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract;
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