Fully Funded

High Street, Barwell, Leicestershire, LE9 8DR - Phase 1

Please note, for this project, pledges will be limited to a maximum of £0 until 10.05am. After 10.05am, you can create pledges larger than £0 or increase the size of your pre-existing pledge. This is subject to the project amount remaining which needs to be raised.

loan amount


interest paid*


funds pledged


number of investors


% of target pledged

Fully Funded

project type

Commercial to Residential Conversion

loan term

up to 12 months


1st charge

project phasing

1 of 2

total loan facility


floor area

6275 sq.ft.

rics valuation


cost of work


est. sales value (gdv)**


initial loan to value


loan to gdv


owed at exit to gdv***


strategy & vision


This raise will be the 1st of 2 raises totaling £605,000 to provide funding towards the conversion costs of a part let part vacant property in Barwell Leicestershire.

The property is a 2 storey detached building and comprises 2 let self-contained commercial units and a residential 2 bedroom flat together with a vacant former snooker hall. The property is located fronting onto High Street, Barwell a village in Leicestershire with a population of 9,022 (2011 census). Full planning permission has been granted by the Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council (co.ref.no. 18/00354/FUL) for a change of use of first floor and part of the ground floor from snooker hall to form 8 residential apartments. A JCT contract has also been signed with Hallam Read Construction Ltd, the main contractors who have agreed an estimated works programme of 26 weeks.

The RICS valuation of the property in its existing condition with the benefit of planning is £347,500. The RICS estimate of the completed development (GDV) is £967,500. CrowdProperty has agreed to lend the borrower £605,000 over a period of 12 months in 2 separate raises. The initial raise is £405,000.


Barwell is located within the district of Hinckley and Bosworth between Leicester and Coventry, 12 miles and 21 miles away respectively. The village is linked to Hinckley and Leicester via the A47 and Coventry via the M69. The village is served by the Hinckley railway station with services to Leicester and Birmingham.

The property is situated close to the centre of Barwell within a predominantly residential area. The two storey detached building is constructed of traditional solid brickwork elevations beneath pitched slated roofs. The let areas comprise an Indian restaurant generating £12,000 per annum and a separate motorcycle premises generating £5,000 per annum. The first floor comprises of an existing 2 bedroom flat which is also let for £5,400 per annum. The remainder of the property comprises a former snooker hall which will be converted into 8 self contained 1 and 2 bedroom flats.

Local amenities include:

- Hinckley Train Station – 3.6 miles
- Barwell Village Hall – 0.1 miles
- J21 M1 19 miles
- J2 M69 5 miles


Total site area: 0.144 Acres
Total GIA floor area of building: 6,275 sq. ft
Total GIA of proposed 8 residential apartments: 4612.3 sq. ft (428.5 sq. m)

The 8 new residential apartments will be laid out as follows:

Ground floor: Flats 1 and 2 ( 2 x 1 bed)
First Floor: Flats 3 - 8 (3 x 2 bed and 3 x 1 bed)
The existing flat 9 will not to be refurbished as it is separately let

exit strategy

On completion of the conversion works the borrower will rent out the individual rooms, refinance and hold.

indicated return for your pledge



min. loan (6 months)



12 month loan



CrowdProperty Comments

This project offers an opportunity to convert the vacant accommodation of a part commercial, part residential property. The proposed conversion of the former snooker hall to 8 new residential apartments will complete a development that will have 11 separate rented parts. The Borrower has built an experienced team to deliver the project with a JCT contract in place with Hallam Read Construction.




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**Estimated Sales Value is more formally referred to as GDV - Gross Development Value
***Owed at exit to GDV is calculated as the total capital + any planned loan interest against the RICS GDV for the project. These figures do include subsequences on projects funding development costs during the course of the project.

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