Residential Development for sale

Lady Crosse Drive, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

POA

Property Description

Key features

  • 3.2 acres (1.2 Ha) of land for residential development
  • Outline planning permission for up to 12 dwellings
  • Attractive and popular location with excellent links to community facilities, transport network and employment centres

Full description

DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION

The land extends to 3 acres or thereabouts ("the Land") and is located off Lady Crosse Drive, Whittle le Woods. It is shown edged red on the enclosed plan.

Whittle le Woods is an extremely popular residential location situated approximately 2 miles to the north of Chorley town centre. There are two well regarded Primary Schools within close proximity to the Land (at Wheelton and Whittle le Woods), along with a variety community facilities.

The employment centres of Buckshaw Village and Walton Summit are within easy reach, whilst the Land provides excellent access to Junction 8 of the M61.

The Land comprises a single field which was formerly in agricultural use. To the west is established residential development, whilst to the south is the recently developed Lucas Lane site.

The Land is controlled by two legally distinct parties who are acting cooperatively to achieve a sale of the Land in its entirety (“the Vendors”).


PLANNING

Outline planning permission was granted by Chorley BC on 12th September October 2018 (17/00377/OUTMAJ) for;

“Outline application for up to 12 dwellings (with all matters reserved save for access)”

A copy of the decision notice is available on request.


S106/CIL

A S106 Agreement has been entered into between the Vendors and the Council.

The sum of the contributions payable is £22,656 and shall be made within 30 days of the commencement of development on the Land.

The anticipated residential development will be the subject of CIL, but the extent of the liability will be determined by the preferred purchaser’s proposed development. Offers should make allowance for CIL and provide the relevant detail.


LAYOUT

A sketch layout informed the outline planning application and is available on request. However, all matters of appearance, layout, scale and landscaping are reserved for a future application.

TENURE

The Land is freehold. Vacant possession will be provided on completion.

The Land is subject to an easement in favour of United Utilities but this should not restrict development.


TECHNICAL & TITLE INFORMATION

The following technical and legal title information will be available from the Agents on written request:

• Site / Location Plan
• Topographical Survey
• Flood Risk Assessment & Drainage Strategy Report
• Ecological Survey Report
• Planning Permission
• S106 Agreement
• Tree Surveys
• Access design
• Planning, Design and Access Statements
• Legal Title Information


ACCESS AND SERVICES

The Land will be accessed directly from Lady Crosse Drive, which is an adopted public highway. The planning permission includes the principle of forming an appropriate access.

It is understood that mains services are available within Lady Crosse Drive however bidders will need to make their own enquiries as to their suitability and capacity.


ECOLOGY

An ecology survey of the site has been procured by the Vendors.

Whilst there are no significant issues affecting development, small scale improvements to on-site habitat are anticipated.


GROUND INVESTIGATIONS

The Land has been used historically for agricultural purposes.


DRAINAGE

A Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Strategy has been compiled on behalf of the Vendors.

The watercourse to the north west boundary of the Land provides an appropriate point of discharge, whilst the report details opportunities to provide the necessary on-site attenuation.


OVERAGES

The Vendors will require overages in relation to sales prices and total development footprint. Full details will be the subject of further negotiation.


FEES

Offers should include provision for the Agent’s charges of 1.5% plus VAT of the agreed sales price. The purchaser will also be expected to meet the Vendors’ reasonably incurred legal fees.


VIEWING

Access to view the Land is strictly by prior arrangement with the Agent.


SALES PROCEDURE

Offers should take full account of the technical documentation and include:

- Proposed layout plans
- Details of the anticipated accommodation schedule
- Details of any abnormal costs provided for within any offer

Offers should be made in writing to the Agent by 11AM on 7th December 2018

Preference will be given to offers that are conditional on Title and Contract only.

Following receipt of initial offers, the Vendors envisage the selection of a shortlist of potential purchasers for further discussions, prior to selecting a preferred developer.

The total purchase price is to be payable on completion.

To register an interest, and in respect of any queries or request further information, please contact the Agent:
David Bailey, Lea Hough & Co, 8 Eaton Avenue, Matrix Office Park, Buckshaw Village, PR7 7NA 01772 458866 david.bailey@leahough.co.uk
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Lea Hough & Co for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that:

(a) All descriptions, plans, dimensions, references to condition or suitability for use, necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them;
(b) Any electrical or other appliances on the property have not been tested, nor have the drains, heating, plumbing or electrical installations. All intending purchasers are recommended to carry out their own investigations before contract;
(c) No person in the employment of either Lea Hough & Co LLP has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.
(d) These particulars are produced in good faith and set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute an offer or contract nor any part thereof.


Subject to Contract


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Nearest stations

  • Buckshaw Parkway Station (1.3 mi)
  • Euxton Balshaw Lane (1.9 mi)
  • Chorley (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lea, Hough & Co, Blackburn

Oakshaw House, 2 Capricorn Park, Blakewater Road, Blackburn, BB1 5QR

01254 494045 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Buckshaw Parkway Station (1.3 mi)
  • Euxton Balshaw Lane (1.9 mi)
  • Chorley (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lea, Hough & Co, Blackburn

Oakshaw House, 2 Capricorn Park, Blakewater Road, Blackburn, BB1 5QR

01254 494045 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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