1 & 2 Hawkwell Business Centre, Maidstone Road,, Pembury

1 & 2 Hawkwell Business Centre, Maidstone Road,
Location Pembury
Floor Area NIA Approx. 1,437 sq ft [133.5 sq m]
Tenure Freehold
Description Guide Price 385,000
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Royal Tunbridge Wells is an affluent and historic spa town situated approximately 35 miles south east of central London. The Borough has a resident population of approximately 100,000.

The town is situated on the A26 which links via the A21 dual carriageway with Junction 5 of the M25 Motorway and has a frequent train service to Charing Cross and Cannon Street.

The property is located on the outskirts of Pembury village approximately 5 miles north east of Royal Tunbridge Wells and 5 miles south east of Tonbridge.

The property is situated on the southern side of the (A228) Maidstone Road approximately 2 miles from the A21.


The property forms part of a small business park and comprises two single storey detached buildings with car parking and gardens.   The property was most recently used as a Pupil Referral Unit (subject to conditions).  Our client has secured planning consent for Change of Use to residential (Class C3) - refer Planning Application 19/00127/FULL. 


Unit 1

Ground floor:

Reception, 4 rooms, kitchen and 2 WC’s

NIA approx. 1,201ft2 [111.5m2]

Car parking and gardens

Unit 2

Ground Floor:

Entrance hall, 1 room, teapoint and WC

NIA approx. 236ft² [21.9m²]


Freehold with vacant possession.

The adjacent house, Little Hawkwell, benefits from a right of way under a Deed of Grant dated 11 January 1993 whereby the space between the Units 1 & 2 can be used as a turning point for vehicles. The owner of 1 Dairy Cottages also claims a right of way between Units 1 & 2 for deliveries and refuse collection.

In terms of vehicular access to Units 1 & 2, the planning consent dated 23 April 2019 (change of use from office use class C3 to residential use class C3) requires a new agreement on highways to be reached with the Highways Authority. By way of background, Units 1 & 2 originally benefitted from direct access to the main highway however this was changed in 1991 to the rear access when the use was changed from residential to office.




We are advised by our client that VAT will not be applicable.


Enquiries of the VOA website indicate that the property is described as ‘Offices and Premises’ and has a Rateable Value of £18,000.  The Standard UBR for 2019 / 2020 is 50.4 pence in the £.

Interested parties are strongly advised to make their own enquiries of the local Rating Authority to verify this information.


Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs.

We are advised by our client that VAT will not be applicable.

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For more information on this property, please contact:

Darrell Barber
Bracketts Tunbridge Wells office

Phone (01892) 559507