Council purchases Benwell House in Sunbury

Spelthorne Council purchases Benwell House in Sunbury-on-Thames

Spelthorne Borough Council has announced the purchase of Benwell House in Sunbury-on-Thames.

The Council purchased the office block on Green Street in Sunbury for £9m and plans to convert the building into residential properties.

The 25,587 sq. ft. building is set within two acres of landscaped grounds, with easy access to the M3 and A316 and within walking distance of Sunbury train station. The conversion is expected to start in spring 2018.

The Leader of Spelthorne Council, Cllr Ian Harvey, said: "We have been looking for opportunities to provide additional housing in the Borough and I'm pleased to say that Benwell House is an excellent property which we believe can be transformed into very attractive homes for local people."