Sector specialists Colliers International have been appointed by the Bristol Diocesan Board of Finance and School Trustees to sell the Victorian site – which closed in 2010 when the school was relocated and consolidated into a new state of the art facility.

A detailed planning application for the partial demolition and conversion of the site to provide eight new 2 – 3 bed homes has been submitted to Wiltshire County Council.

Ben Meynell, a Surveyor with Colliers International’s Development Consulting team, “The former school is a distinctive Victorian building occupying the central part of the 0.62 acre site and will help to retain the character of the village whilst helping to bridge the gap between old and new.’’

With good access to junction 16 of the M4 the site is conveniently located near a number of pubs, restaurants and shops.

The site is bounded on the western edge by a large stone wall running parallel with College Road. The main school building is mostly single storey with double height windows. However there is an additional floor consisting of a few rooms above the main entrance hall.

The planning application for eight new homes will provide a mixture of two and three bedroom units is currently pending a decision by Wiltshire County Council.

The sale is by private treaty with offers invited on an informal tender basis for the freehold interest. Offers should set out any proposed conditions, the identity of the purchaser, financing agreements and timescales.
Offers invited by Wednesday 7th May 2014.