25 River Road, Littlehampton

25 River Road,
Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5BZ

For Sale | To Let
Industrial/Logistics, Investment, Land, Leisure

Offers in excess of £275,000
£18,000 pa

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Former Town Centre Vehicle Workshop with Residential Planning Consent


Littlehampton lies beneath the beautiful South Downs on the coast and is a town in West Sussex with a population of in excess of 26,000 and a catchment area of 150,000. The town has two award winning beaches, the beautiful River Arun and the large seafront which makes the town a popular destination for individuals, families and couples. The site is situated on the east side of Littlehampton and is accessed via both Terminus Place and River Road is within walking distance of both Littlehampton town centre and the mainline railway station. Littlehampton is situated approx 9 miles west of the seaside town of Worthing and approx 7.5 miles east of the tourist town of Bognor Regis.


A rare opportunity to purchase or lease a former vehicle workshop in the heart of Littlehampton which also benefits from planning permission to demolish the existing building and build two new buildings comprising of 4x residential flats. The property is accessed via both River Road and Terminus Place. Current benefits include concrete flooring, 3 phase electricity, strip lighting and gas fired heating. There is potential to re-configure and refurbish the existing building for continued commercial use if required. This rare opportunity is likely to attract owner occupiers, investors and developers and viewing is highly recommended.


Name/FloorSq FtSq MRentPriceAvailability
Ground Warehouse2,600241.55On ApplicationOn ApplicationAvailable


Freehold with full vacant possession upon completion. Alternatively, the property is available by way of a new FR&I Lease with terms to be negotiated and agreed.


Planning was granted under appeal in September 2022 under reference number LU/205/22/PL for the demolition of existing car garage (B2) and the erection of 2x residential buildings comprising 4x flats (C3) with associated works. Full plans and drawings are available to applicants upon request.

Business Rates

According to the VOA (Valuation Office Agency) the property has a current rateable value of £14,500. Interested parties are asked to make their own enquiries with Arun District Council to confirm if any rates relief or exemptions are applicable to their business.


  • Planning Granted For 4 Residential Flats (2x 1 Bedroom & 2x 2 Bedroom)
  • Situated Close To Littlehampton Town Centre, Harbour & Railway Station
  • Could Be Occupied For Commercial Use - Subject To Extensive Refurbishment
  • Available For Quick Occupation
  • Suit Owner Occupiers / Investors / Developers
  • Vacant Possession Provided