Property for sale or rent

Community Asset Transfer

Rye Creative Centre, New Road, Rye, TN31 7LS

Since the original school relocated from the site in 2007/8, the buildings have been used to develop a Creative Arts centre, now housing over 30 local artists.


The County Council are now seeking expressions of interest from organisations experienced in managing properties of a similar nature and able to widen the breadth of activities across creative businesses, artists and residents.

Further details can be found in the attached:

Rye Creative Centre overview

Rye Creative Centre prospectus

Any party interested in pursuing this opportunity should, in the first instance and no later than midday on 31st January 2019 confirm their interest in the opportunity by providing the following information via email to property.estates@eastsussex.gov.uk

Properties for rent

Ice Cream Licence – Hellingly Station Car Park

An ice cream licence has become available adjacent to the popular Cuckoo Trail, which attracts walkers, cyclists and horse riders all year round.

Rent – offers in excess of £1,000 per annum

Other costs – Licensee to be responsible for third party insurance & ESCC’s fees

Designated hours:

1st April – 31st October

08:00 – 20:00

1st November – 31st March

08:00 – 17:00

For more information on terms please contact Sophie Mantle:

Email: Sophie.mantle@eastsussex.gov.uk

Telephone: 01273 336 843

Underground Theatre, Grove Road, Eastbourne

Rent: TBA
Term: 5 Years
Other: Tenant to be responsible for business rates and utilities
A unique theatre venue with capacity for up to 200 (150 seated) located in the heart of Eastbourne’s town centre. The property is well served by public transport and within a few minutes’ walk from Eastbourne Railway Station.

The property is arranged over a lower ground floor, with a Net Internal Area (NIA) of 399.6 square metres (4,300 square feet), comprising:
- Lobby
- Bar/Lounge area
- Auditorium
- Stage
- Dressing Rooms

East Sussex County Council are looking for a theatre group to rent the Underground Theatre in Eastbourne Library. As part of our new Libraries Strategy, ESCC are keen to enhance the role of libraries as cultural spaces within our communities and are seeking to let the theatre, located in the basement of Eastbourne Library, to a group who will work with the local community to run a programme of cultural events. Only ‘constituted groups’ may apply and it is necessary to provide your policies for: information governance, security, data protection (GDPR), equality and diversity, health and safety and safeguarding. While the rent will be discussed upon enquiry, ESCC are open to proposals which demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering high quality events for local residents of all ages, and so any application will be assessed in terms of the quality, experience and security the group can offer. Therefore, we are keen that you demonstrate your suitability and experience in running a theatre or similar activity. The initial term will be for five years, with a break clause at the end of the second year. The closing date for applications is 17th August 2018.

For further information and details please contact Rhona Drever:
Telephone: 01273 481329
Email: rhona.drever@eastsussex.gov.uk

Sackville House, Office Space, Brooks Close, Lewes, BN7 2FZ

Rent: £15 sq/ft p.a.

Service charge: £8 sq/ft p.a. (estimate)

Other: Tenant also to be responsible for business rates (to be assessed)

ESCC has various office space available in excess of 3,000 sq ft. Included within the rent is use of bookable meeting space, the car park (allocated spaces), front of house services and cleaning costs. The Council has opted to tax for this property so figures shown are exclusive of VAT

Terms to be negotiated but it is anticipated that the tenant will take a 5 year lease.

For further information or a viewing please see Oakleys website or contact Steven Harvey:

Telephone: 01273 645772

Email: steven@oakleyproperty.com

Properties for sale

Land at Holmarsh Bridge, Hailsham Road, Hailsham

An attractive parcel of agricultural land of about 3.5 acres suitable for grazing and cropping conveniently located on the edge of Hailsham with good road access.

For further information please visit the Samuel & Sons website or contact the office.

Telephone: 01435 810077.

8 Malling Hill, Lewes, BN7 2RL

A three bedroom semi-detached house with no onward chain is available for offers in excess of £340,000

For further information please visit the Rightmove website or contact the Fox & Sons office.

Telephone: 01273 839038.

Land Between Moor Lane & the A28, Westfield

A land parcel of approx. 0.68 ha (1.7 acres). The majority of the site is currently used as garden/amenity land and held under a formal license agreement with a local resident and the remaining part being scrubland.

For further information please visit the RPC Land and New Homes website.

Telephone: 01732 363633.

Land at the Former Moorhurst Care Home, Main Road, Westfield, TN35 4SL

This brownfield site is rectangular in shape extending to approximately 0.88 hectares (2.2 acres) and has a direct frontage to the Main Road (the A28) with a single access in the far eastern corner.

For further information please visit the RPC Land and New Homes website.

Telephone: 01732 363633.

Land off Queensway, St Leonards on Sea, TN37

A predominantly rectangular parcel of amenity land extending to about 0.37 acres bordering many residential properties on the north side of Beauport Home Farm Close. In a desirable residential location, just off The Queensway on the edge of St Leonards-on-Sea in close proximity to Hastings town centre and amenities.

For further information please visit the Samuel & Son website or contact the Horam office.

Telephone: 01435 810077.

Land at Winchelsea Road, Rye, TN31 7EL

The opportunity to acquire a parcel of land with a block of three open fronted garages.

Situated in a prime location on the A259 on the outskirts of the Ancient Cinque Port Town of Rye.

The land is considered suitable for a variety of purposes, subject to necessary consents and will be subject to an overage agreement, terms to be agreed on receipt of an offer.

For further information please visit the Rush Witt & Wilson website or contact the Rye office.

Telephone: 01797 224000.

42 London Road, Hailsham, BN27 3BU

A 1.07 acre site with roadside frontage and existing buildings of approx 1,153 sq m (12,409 sq ft) in an established and pleasant residential area. Suit various uses / redevelopment subject to planning.

Site details

Offers are to be submitted by noon 14 September 2018

For further information and details please view the Flude Commercial website and or contact Alex Roberts:

Telephone: 01273 740 386

Email: a.roberts@flude.com

Pells Primary School, Landport Road, Lewes, BN7 2SU

A rare opportunity to acquire a freehold former school on a site of 0.85ha with potential. For more information please visit the TeamProp website or contact:

Clifford Dann:

Mike Hudson: Tel: 01273 407921

E-mail: mhudson@clifforddann.co.uk

Giles Maude: Tel: 01273 407470

E-mail: gmaude@clifforddann.co.uk

130 Bexhill Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9BY

A roadside development opportunity located in an area well served by public transport with West St Leonards Railway Station a few minutes’ walk to the east of the site.

The site comprises a predominantly flat and rectangular shaped plot. There is a single storey T shaped building to the centre of the site with hard standing car park immediately to the east. There are 3 existing vehicle access points, one to the north east corner of the site from Filsham Road and two in the southern boundary from Bexhill Road.

For further information and details about the informal tender form please view the Flude Commercial website and download the property brochure or contact Alex Roberts:

Telephone: 01273 740 386

Email: a.roberts@flude.com