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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in May 2018
Lot 20


Substantial Development Site Providing a Range of Opportunities, with some Woodland – In Total Circa 25 Acres.


Glenrothes is one of Fife’s principal towns, located centrally within the region with a population of some 50,000. It is the administrative centre for Fife, is a recognised industrial nucleus and enjoys both good road and rail communications. Edinburgh lies some 33 miles to the south and Perth is 22 miles to the east. Southfield Industrial Estate stands on the southern outskirts of Glenrothes, to the west of the strategic A92 trunk road which links Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Dundee.


Heading north on the A92, at the Bankhead Roundabout, Take the B921 (Kinglassie Rd) and head west. Go straight on at the Stenton Roundabout and at the Southfield Roundabout take the first exit south onto Whitworth Road. Go straight ahead at the Whitworth Roundabout and follow the road south and east as it bears to the left. Pass the Spectrogon Building and the subjects of sale are on both the right and left sides of the road, as well as straight ahead, with the majority of the land lying to the north and east of the building occupied by Utility ROV Services Ltd.


The property comprises a substantial development site, which is predominately level, down to grass and landscaped areas, as well as including an area of woodland. Some estate roadway has been laid in and hammerhead access points created.

The property offers a number of development options ranging from sites for both smaller scale pavilion style units to larger bespoke business premises. We estimate that the nett developable area is in the region of 18/19 acres.

Total Site Area

10.26 Ha (25.35 Acres) approx


The property is zoned for employment uses (Classes 4, 5 and 6) within the FIFEplan which was adopted in 2017. Interested parties should make their own enquires to Planning and Building Standards, Fife Council on 03451 55 11 22. Email: development.


The subjects of sale include two areas, each 25 sq.m., which are let to SP Distribution PLC for the sites of a substation and switch station at a rent is £1 p.a. for each site. One lease is for 60 years till 2061 and the other is for 175 years, from 2015.


Owner vacant possession, with the exception of the two very small areas let to SP Distribution PLC. At the time of our inspection, there was evidence of encroachment onto part of the subjects of sale by an adjoining occupier. This encroachment is unauthorised by the Seller, who has no knowledge of any permissions/ agreements permitting the said encroachment.


At any time. Interested parties wishing to view the eastmost part of the site, should report their presence to Utilities ROV Services’s reception. They should also be aware that there are areas of deep water immediately to east of the site.

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