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Alveston Hill, Alveston, Bristol

7 ac. | £200,000

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  • 7 acres (2.8 hectares)

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Opportunity to purchase a parcel of agricultural land measuring approximately 7 acres, situated on the outskirts of the village of Alveston in South Gloucestershire. The site offers potential for the erection of a crematorium and long term residential potential, both subject to obtaining all the necessary planning consents. The site benefits from panoramic views across the Severn Estuary.

Description - Parcel of agricultural land (approx. 7 acres) with road frontage onto Alveston Hill. We understand that the land is currently designated as Green Belt by the Local Authority although we are informed that the land previously benefited from consent for a burial ground. Following the submission of a pre-application enquiry, our client has obtained feedback relating to the erection of a new crematorium (full details available upon request).

Location - The site is situated on the outskirts of the village of Alveston just off the A38 and approximately 13 miles North of Bristol. Whilst heading North on the A38, turn left onto Alveston Hill (B4061) and proceed past the 'Ship Inn'. After 200 metres, the site can be found on your left hand side.

Planning History -

1. Application No - P97/1436.

Description Of Development - Change of use of land from agriculture to cemetery.

Decision Date - 30th June 1997.

2. Application No - PT00/0212/RVC.

Description Of Development - Continued use of land as cemetery in accordance with planning permission P97/1436, but without compliance with condition 02.

Decision Date - 29th April 2000.

Overage Agreement - We understand the site is subject to an overage agreement of 35% of any uplift in value as a result of a successful planning application for a period of 25 years ending19th November 2039.

Planning Consultants Feedback - Our clients planning consultant has provided the following feedback:

The site is located in the Green Belt which is a planning designation meant to control development.

However, the Council have commented positively at a formal pre-application meeting on the potential use of the site for a new crematorium, subject to very special circumstances. Issues relating to the need and lack of alternatives have been presented as part of this enquiry.

Part of the site also has an extant planning permission for a cemetery which can be implemented at any time.

(Full details of the pre-application enquiry available upon request).

Notes - We understand there is a public footpath around the north edge of the site which is included in the title.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of this property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor.
These particaulrs including all measurements, plans, dimensions and photographs are provided for guidance purposes only and any intending purchaser or lessee should make their own enquiries.


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