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Steam Mills, Whimsey Industrial Estate, Cinderford


The site is accessed directly off Forest Vale Road and extends to approximately 6.5 acres (2.63 hectares). It has a long history of commercial use having been used as a brickworks since 1926.

There are currently a range of buildings on the site which broadly comprises:

A range of older storage/workshop buildings, the largest of which currently houses two substantial brick-built kilns.

An uninsulated and open sided steel framed 'barn' type building.

A two-storey office block of rendered brickwork to the elevations under a pitched slate roof. Internally the accommodation has been divided to provide a number of individual offices, W.C. and kitchen.

Externally the site benefits from a 150m long frontage directly onto Forest Vale Road. There is substantial concrete surfaced hard standing areas. To the front of the site there is approximately 2.5 acres of undeveloped land.

Location details:

Cinderford is located on the Eastern Fringe of the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire and is one of the main market towns within the area. The site is located on Forest Vale Road within Forest Vale Industrial

Estate to the North of Cinderford Town centre.

Forest Vale Industrial Estate is the primary Industrial location in Cinderford and is home to both local and national companies. Other occupiers within the area include Rothdean, Dezac, Winners Garage, Foyle Food Group and CKS Group.


The buildings have the following approximate floor areas measured on a gross internal floor area basis:

4892.23 sq m (52, 659 sq ft)


Mains water, drainage and three phase electricity supply are connected to the property.

NOTE: None of the services have been tested by Kurt Wyman Surveyors.


The site is currently assessed as: BRICKWORKS & PREMISES, with a rateable value of £71,500.


The site has a long history of commercial/industrial use having been used as brickworks since 1926.

Within the Forest of Dean District Council latest draft of the Local Plan (Core Strategy), the site is zoned for 'intensification of employment generating uses where support will be given to B1,B2, and B8 uses and other activities compatible with these types of uses.'

The site may be suitable for a range of uses and we would recommend interested parties make their own enquiries with the local planning authority with regard their proposed use.


Offers are invited for the freehold interest with vacant possession upon completion.


All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT.

Legal Costs:

Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs involved in the transaction.


Kurt Wyman Surveyors

01452 380064

Kurt Wyman -

Sam Williams -

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