1 Southview Close, Crowborough

Crowborough, Kent

Site Description

The site  extending to approx. 0.4 H/A (1 acre) is slightly irregular in shape and includes the road within the Title.

Currently the site which has a large frontage to Southview Close is occupied late 1970s purpose built resources facility of approx. 12,000 sq.ft (GIA) which includes care home, day centre & offices.  There is a lift to the 1st floor.

The building having a central courtyard is two storey in height, built of brick under a double interlocking tiled roof.

There are currently some 20 car parking spaces with an unkept garden/open space area.


The site is situated in a pleasant mainly residential area with Crowborough memorial hospital opposite, which caters for minor  injuries, intermediate care and is some 0.7 miles from the town centre.

Crowborough is a thriving town being the largest in East Sussex and situated on the Kent border with Tunbridge Wells being approx. 7 miles distant.

The High Street provides a multitude of shops, restaurants, cafes with a good range of supermarkets on the outskirts.

The town has a wide range of schools & nurseries for all ages, with many sporting facilities including leisure centre, tennis and squash courts, Crowborough Beacon golf club, rugby & football clubs.

The famous Ashdown Forest covering an area of approx. 10 sq. miles and  in an area of  outstanding natural beauty is within a few minutes drive.

The closest railway station is approx. 2 miles, situated at Jarvis Brook, which provides trains to London Bridge & coastal towns.


The existing building covers user classes C2 & B1, but as the site is within a predominantly residential area it is considered it may be suitable for residential development subject to any necessary planning consents that maybe required.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local planning authority :-

Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX. Tel 01323 443322


The site may be viewed externally at any reasonable time during daylight hours but internal viewings will be strictly by prior telephone appointment only on Wednesday 9th November and Thursday 17th November. 

The property is not being used for active service, and is being occupied by guardians.



Contact : Peter Randall