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Former Fernhill Colliery Site, Blaenrhondda, CF42

Sold STC £150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • To Be Auctioned On The 14th December 2016
  • Guide Price 150,000+
  • Site 83.3 Hectares (206 acres)
  • Freehold Title - WA379769

Full description

The site is situated in the Rhondda Valley, approximately 25 miles north west of Cardiff and 3 miles from the A465 Heads Of The Valleys road.

The site, comprising approximately 83.3 hectares (206 acres), has been the subject of of remediation and re-profiling, which have been partially reworked.


The site comprises the valley floor east and north of Blaenrhondda together with the sloping valley sides. Approximately 20.2 hectares (50 acres) which were previously occupied by colliery buildings, workshops and residential properties, have been cleared and identified within the Local Development Plan (2011-26) as being suitable for medium and low density development.

To the western boundary of the central area there is a small compound retained by British Coal and held under a Ground Lease and occupied by a third party. There has been a claim for rights of possession relating to land in the immediate vicinity of this compound.

There is the benefit of a telecoms mast at the Old Pump Station, Rhigos Road, Blaenrhondda. The lease to One 2 One Personal Communications Limited is dated 3 July 2000 and runs for a term of 20 years with an initial rent of £2,400 per annum, The rent is reviewed every three years, indexed to RPI.


Policy CS3 of the RCT Local Development Plan (2011-2026), identifies 8 strategic sites which are allocated for a mixture of residential, retail and recreational purposes.

Policy NSA5 allocates the subject site for the construction of 350 – 400 dwellings, a retail centre and informal recreation, subject to a reclamation plan. This scheme would be accessed via a new road from the A4061. We recommend that interested parties make their own enquiries to the local authority.


This property is being marketed for sale on behalf of Joint Law of Property Act Receivers and therefore no warranties or guarantees in any respect, including VAT, can be given. The information provided herein has been provided by the Joint Law of Property Act Receivers to the best of their knowledge but the purchaser must rely solely upon their own enquiries. The Joint Law of Property Act Receivers are not bound to accept the highest or any offer and are acting in respect of this sale as agent for the borrower and without personal liability.

*The plan is for identification purposes only and buyers should refer to Land Registry Title WA379769

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 October 2016

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