Former Thanet Fire Station Site To Be Auctioned – The Isle Of Thanet News

Site of the old fire station in Thanet

The former site of the Westwood fire station is to be auctioned off.

The land covers 1.69 acres (0.68 hectares) and is located at 477 Margate Road. Auctioneers say that now that the buildings have been cleared, it is possible the site could be developed as long as all the necessary consents are obtained.

The lot is one of 162 put up for sale by Clive Emson, the land and property auctioneers, ahead of its next sale.

It will be offered with an indicative price of £800,000 to £810,000.

Auctioneer John Stockey said: “This important site also includes a telecommunications mast.

“With its favorable location and potential, we anticipate a lot of interest from builders and developers.”

It is understood that a proposal from Kent County Council Highways exists for the possibility of a new relief road crossing the site, which will require an area of ​​land to be purchased by the Highways Authority. The proposal was not previously adopted as a definitive scheme to be completed.

Following the demolition of the old buildings, a 4,532 liter underground diesel fuel tank remains on the site which has been decommissioned and filled with foam.

Thanet Fire Station began its process of closure in 2011 when crew members moved to Margate and Ramsgate.

Clive Emson Auctioneers organizes auctions eight times a year. He offers specialist advice for auction purposes in Essex, London, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the West Country.

The last sale will take place on Wednesday, September 21.