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Houghton Lane, YO43


East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Beverley
Land to lease

Lease details

Lease type:
Long term

Key features

  • Grass paddock extending to 2.02 acres (0.82 Ha)
  • Ideally suited for reversion to agricultural use
  • Located on the western edge of Sancton village.
  • Access is available via a track running from Houghton Lane
  • A licence is available for a term certain of one year, and then from year to year.
  • Closing Date 12 Noon 1st September 2021

Property description

The property is located on the western edge of Sancton village. Access is available via a track running from Houghton Lane.
A new licence is available for a term certain of one year, and
then from year to year until either party provides the other
with three months written notice.
Licence fee
To pay the Licence fee in annually in advance.
The Licence fee will be reviewed annually in line with the retail
price index.
To pay all rates, taxes, charges, insurance assessments, duties
and any other outgoing whatsoever.
No warranty is given or implied as to the condition or suitability
of the Property.
The Council reserves the right to levy VAT on this transaction.
The Licensee will be required to make a contribution of £350
towards the Council's costs in granting the licence.
There are no services to this field.
Viewing is permitted at any reasonable daylight hour, with a set
of these particulars in hand.
Permitted Use
To mow or graze and use the said land in a good and husband like
manner and not take any produce other than grass off the land.
To stock the land with the licensee's own livestock only. The
licensee will not overgraze the land and will be permitted to
keep of a maximum of 2 horses on the site at any time.
Not to make any alterations or improvements on the said
land other than in compliance with the terms of this licence.
Not to permit trespass on the land.
The licensee takes the property as seen and will return it in no
worse a condition than at the start of the agreement. A record
of condition will be prepared by the landlord and agreed with the
licensee prior to commencement of the term.
The licensee will be responsible for a contribution towards
the reasonable cost of maintaining the access track shown
coloured brown on the plan, such contribution to be
apportioned according to user.
To clear and keep the said land clean and free from Spear Thistle,
Creeping or Field Thistle, Curled Dock, Broad-leaved Dock,
Japanese Knot Weed and Ragwort and other injurious weeds,
disease and vermin.
To keep the existing gates, fences and ditches in good order. The
Licensee shall be responsible for ensuring that all boundaries are
adequately stock proof; any additional fencing that is required will
be erected at the cost of the licensee.
Not to erect or construct any permanent buildings on the
land, or to use the land for the storage of trailers or caravans
etc. The Licensee is required to seek written approval of the
Council for any temporary building that may be required.
The Licensee will indemnify the Council against any claim, action,
breach or demand whatsoever arising out of his occupation of
the land or a breach of any of the covenants in this agreement.
The Licensee undertakes to ensure that he or his agents or
any person attending or for the time being in charge of the
livestock present on the said land will comply with The Welfare
of Livestock Regulations 1990 or any statutory modification or
re-enactment thereof for the time being in force.
Not to do or cause or permit to be done any act or thing
on or near the land which may be or become a nuisance or
inconvenience or cause damage or annoyance to the Council or
owners or occupiers of adjacent land or members of the public.
Not to assign, underlet, share or part with possession of the
said land or any part thereof.
Either party may terminate the licence at any time by giving
three months written notice.
The Council will not pay any compensation on termination of
the licence.
The Council holds the freehold title to the land and invites bids
for the licence of the grazing land.
The Council do not hold Basic Payment Scheme entitlements
for the land.
The Council reserves the right to impose by negotiation
further restrictive covenants depending on the nature of any
bid under consideration.
The Council may wish to shortlist bidders or enter into further
negotiations prior to the completion of any transaction or to
The Council does not undertake to accept the highest or any
bid in respect of the land and shall not be liable for the bidder's
costs in submitting a bid.
The canvassing of any member or officer of the Council for the
acceptance of any bid will disqualify the bidder by or on whose
behalf the canvassing is carried out.
All offers should be made in writing and submitted for the
attention of Anna Fountain, Valuation and Estates Service,
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA.


Houghton Lane, YO43

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Broomfleet Station7.1 miles

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