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Key features

  • An Important Residential
  • Development Site
  • Main Site Area 1.04 Acres
  • Splendid Rural Location
  • Outline Planning
  • For 7 Individual Units
  • Detailed Planning
  • Sale By Private Treaty

Full description

Outline Planning Permission for exclusive development of 7 individual residential units in a splendid rural location
Area of Development Site 1.04 ACRES

Sale Particulars Of

Residential Development Site at Greaves Lane East, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 7AT
Total Site Area 1.04 Acres with OPP for 7 non-affordable Dwellings

Affordable requirement to be satisfied on another site with legal undertaking to be provided by the vendor in the sales contract to deliver upon completion of sale


The site was previously used for the parking and maintenance of coaches but due to cessation of the business the local planning authority agreed that development of the site for 7 detached residential units was appropriate and acceptable.
In accordance with National Policy regarding the provision of affordable housing when permission for development for a new site is granted, the site at nearby Chorlton Lane, Malpas was accepted by the council as an appropriate location. Detailed Planning Permission was granted for the erection of two affordable units under reference X/10/12085/FUL on 22nd March 2011.
Due to the approved permission(s) (granted by Cheshire West and Chester Council) the site provides an opportunity for discerning purchasers to acquire a prime site in a prestigious rural location. It will enable a small and select development to be undertaken in an area noted for its residential appeal in any open rural location. Easy access to all major centres of the North West including the National Motorway Network and main line rail services are available within easy travelling distance.


Attached to these particulars of sale are the following documents.
1.Outline Planning Permission for the demolition of existing buildings and construction of 7 number dwellings under Application Number X/10/11228/OUT granted on 22nd March 2011 - at Raycroft Lane
2.Copy of Detailed Planning Permission granted for the erection of 2 affordable dwellings on land adjacent to 1 Chorlton Cottages, Chorlton Lane, Chorlton, Malpas under application number X/10/12085/FUL dated 22nd March 2011.
3.Also attached are the plans approved by Cheshire West and Chester Council relating to the above application and other site and location plans


Offers are invited for the site extending to 1.04 acres with the benefit of outline planning consent (X/10/11228/OUT) for the construction of 7 detached houses subject to affordable units which will be undertaken and provided by the vendor in accordance with the planning consent requirements, without commitment, financial or physically to the provision of the affordable dwellings.

Access Roadway

Reference to the layout drawing and the site plan will indicate that the access roadway to the site will in part be over land retained by the vendor. The sale contract will provide full rights of access to the development site over this area of land which work shall be undertaken by the purchaser (developer). It will be noted that part of this roadway will require partial demolition of an existing building and this will require discussion and agreement with the vendor as to how this is dealt with. Such proposal as may be agreed can be incorporated in any offer submitted.

Additional Information


The following approximate distances:-
Threapwood - 1 mile
Amenities include Post Office and village store.
Malpas - 4 miles -
Amenities include Primary and Secondary School. All local shops and pharmacy, Doctors surgery. Regular Bus service to Whitchurch and Chester.
Wrexham 9 miles, Chester 16 miles.
Easy access to main line rail at Crewe and easy access to National Motorway network.

Local Authority

Cheshire West and Chester Council, Planning Service, Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winsford, CW7 1AH. Tel : 0300 123 8 123
Scottish Power Manweb, Customer Service (Electricity), Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington,
WA4 6QD. Tel: 08457 292 292.
United Utilities, Dawson House, Liverpool Road, Great Sankey, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 3LW. Tel : 08457 46 2200.


By prior appointment with the agents' Tarporley office (Tel : 01829 731300) or Whitchurch Office (Tel : 01948 662281)
Further information and discussion over issues regarding Outline Planning Approval please contact Mr M.E. Lewis at Wright Manley Whitchurch Office on 01948 662281.

Easements And Wayleaves

The land is sold subject to all existing electricity and other easements and rights of way, whether specified or otherwise.
The vendor will grant the right to the purchaser to provide a sewage treatment plant to serve the development and the existing house (Rose Cottage) on retained land and also to provide any outfall drain on retained land.
The sale plan indicates the approximate position of a public footpath crossing the site.

O.S. Sheet Areas

The sale plan is based upon the modern Ordnance Survey Sheets with the sanction of the Controller of H.M.S.O. The purchaser shall raise no objection or query in respect of any variation between the physical boundary on site and the OS Sheet Plan.

Town & Country Planning Act

The land, notwithstanding any description contained within these Particulars of sale, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme or Agreement, Resolution or Notice, which may or may not come to be in force and also subject to any statutory Provision or bye law, without obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.

Sale Particulars

The sales particulars have been prepared for the convenience of prospective purchasers, and whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, their accuracy is not guaranteed nor in any circumstances will they give grounds for an action in law.


We understand the tenure of the land to be freehold.

Location Plan

Site Plan

Messers Wright Manley for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property,whose agents they are, give notice that;
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for the use and occupation,and other details are given in good faith and are beleived to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of Messers. Wright Manley has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 October 2011

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