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The property is well located for both the Bury Side Gallops and the Racecourse Side Gallops, these are well accessed via the extensive network of horse walks spanning the town.


The original Holland House Stables was formerly known as Lansdowne House, owned by Jack Watts in 1920 before changing hands in 1957 to Basil Foster and renamed in honour of chaser ''Joe Holland' who provided Foster his first success after commencing training in 1955 at Enfield.

The property suffered fire damage and was eventually demolished providing a level site with road access from Rowley Drive and immediately adjacent to the Rows horse walk linking Racecourse Side and Bury Side Training Grounds.


The property is near to the town centre and within close proximity to the Rowley Mile Racecourse and July Course beyond, together with Tattersalls Sales Complex. Newmarket is world famous as the headquarters of British horseracing with around three thousand horses trained in and close to the town. It is also home to many racing institutions including the National Stud, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls and The Jockey Club, with some of the finest racing in the world

staged at both racecourses. The town provides a good range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club; Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds offer further amenities.

There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11). There is a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines in to London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour.


The current owner obtained full planning permission (Ref: F/2012/0671/FUL) for redevelopment to create a 60-box yard with a head lads cottage, staff accommodation and hospitality facilities. Further details of the previous application are available from the selling agents or via the West Suffolk Council planning portal.

The permission has now expired although the planning authority are likely to look favourably on are-application for either the existing scheme, or a new racing related proposal.

The property is well located for the town centre and within close proximity to an area for which major re-development proposals are being submitted; ''Fitzroy Park' will include 123 new homes, offices, petrol station and convenience store together with the refurbishment of the historic Queensbury Lodge Stables adjacent to the High Street.


Overage Provision: The property is offered for sale subject to an Overage Agreement effective for a period of 25 years from the date of completion payable on the implementation of planning or disposal subject to planning permission for any non-racing or equine related use. The amount payable would be 50% of the increase in value from the current use value net of costs. The terms of the Agreement may be negotiable subject to purchase price.

Services: Mains services were formerly connected to the site before the site was cleared and connection would be available nearby. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on these matters.

Tenure: The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority: West Suffolk Council Tel: 01638 719000

Viewing: Only by appointment with joint sole agents:

Bryant Land & Property - Tel: 01223 842675

Windsor Clive International - Tel: 01672 521155

Postcode: CB8 0NJ


Windsor Clive International and Bryant Land and Property give notice to anyone who may read these Particulars as follows:

1. These particulars are for guidance only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute part of an offer or contract.

2. Any description or information given should not be relied on as a statement or representation of fact or that the property or its services are in good condition. Neither Windsor Clive International, Bryant Land and Property nor any of their employees have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

3. Any reference to alteration to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. These matters must be verified by any intending purchaser.

4. The plan included with these particulars is for identification purposes only and is based on the Ordnance Survey. Where revisions have been made by the Agents a full land survey has not been carried out, consequently where enclosures have been divided or altered, the position of the new boundaries together with the plotting of any new or altered building and any other information, whilst believed to be basically correct, are indicative only.

Windsor Clive International - Specialist firm of chartered surveyors

+44 (0) 1672 521155