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ME14 5FT Kent
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The site comprising former agricultural land is located at grid reference TQ783570 and sits on the northern edge of Maidstone, south east to Junction 7 of the M20 motorway.
The site covers various spot heights circa 60-70m Above Ordnance Datum (AOD) and is topographically sloped - relative to its rural aspect.
The first phase of the Kent Medical Campus comprised a 15,000 sq m private hospital, built and operated by the Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery.
Maidstone Borough Council granted Outline Planning Consent (application ref. MA/13/1163) on 23.04.2014 for approximately 100,000 sq m of floorspace (see section ‘The Opportunity’).
Maidstone is the largest town in Kent, listed on Britain’s 20 biggest towns by population.
The town acts as the county’s main administrative centre and has a total estimated population of 113,127, recording population growth of 11.7% between 2001 and 2011, comparing favourably to a 10.1% growth rate in Kent and a 6.9% national average population growth rate.
Kent Medical Campus is located strategically adjacent to junction 7 of the M20 motorway, providing ready access to London to the east and continental Europe to the west .
The site is considered a strategic development location by Maidstone Borough Council and the South Eastern Local Enterprise Partnership and has been identified for future development to significantly enhance the regional health and life sciences economy in the context of providing modern services within the categories of medical, health / social / rehabilitative care, research and development and allied health services - technology / diagnostic / devices / aids and appliances.
Phase 1 of the development consists of the recently opened Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery (“KIMS”).
KIMS is a modern, state of the art, private hospital that currently offers: 72 inpatient beds; 20 day care beds; 5 integrated operating theatres; 2 endoscopy suites; comprehensive diagnostic and imaging suite; research grade MRI and CT modalities; cardiology diagnostic and imaging facilities; services suites for over 60 consultants and ancillary consultation / examination and outpatient facilities.
The site benefits from excellent road, rail and transport links, in a local and regional context.
- Strategic location - junction 7 of M20
- Doorstep of London and gateway to Europe
- 1 million sq ft on a 30+ acre campus setting
- High end single integrity development
- Phase 1 comprises a 15,000 sq m /92 bed private hospital, that commenced trade in early 2014
- Significant opportunities within A1 / B1 / C2 / D1 use classes
- Combined local market of nearly 20 million people (London and the South East)
- Fully serviced sites including public transport shuttle to town centre
- Development plots / turn-key opportunities for sale / to let