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Ramsgreave Drive, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1

Lea, Hough & Co, Blackburn
Residential Development

Key features

  • Freehold Development Site
  • Site area circa 3.98 gross acres (1.61ha)
  • Attractive and popular semi-rural residential location in North Blackburn
  • Excellent links to local amenities and employment centres
  • Easy access to main roads and motorway (M6, M61 & M65)
  • Allocated for housing with the Blackburn with Darwen Local Plan
  • Offers are sought by Friday 9th October 2020

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within the popular North Blackburn residential area, the site is ideally located adjacent to the A6119 and has easy road access to the M6, M61 & M65 motorway network.

Blackburn Town Centre is a 10 minute drive away which offers varied retail, employment and leisure opportunities.

Lammack Primary School and Pleckgate High School are within 2 miles of the site and Ramsgreave and Wilsphire train station is a 15 minute walk away.

The site area extends to circa 3.98 gross acres (1.61 Ha). The site is generally level with the eastern part of the site falling gently towards the north east. Situated to the south and east of the site are long established properties characterised by bungalows and dormer bungalows. To the north is open countryside and to the west is a track which serves Kay Fold Farm and beyond the track to the west is Blackburn Rugby Club's training ground.

Access will be through 60 Ramsgreave Drive as shown on the attached plans.
The site has historically been used for agricultural purposes.

There is a watercourse on the northern boundary and the requisite stand-off distances may be required, bidders to make their own enquiries. There is a footpath on the northern boundary of the site which turns north-south at the eastern end of the site, again bidders will need to make their own enquiries.

The site forms part of the North Blackburn Development Site which is a large housing allocation within the Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Local Plan Part 2, adopted December 2015. The North Blackburn Masterplan was submitted in February 2017 and is an approved document.
The site does not currently have outline or detailed planning consent.

Access and Services
Access to the site will be from 60 Ramsgreave Drive as per the attached plans.
Mains services are understood to be available at or close to the boundary. Bidders should make their own enquiries as to their suitability and capacity.

Information Pack
The following information is available from the Agents, upon request: -
* Title Plan
* Red edge OS plan
* Topographical survey in PDF and DWG format
* North Blackburn Masterplan
* PROW map

Method of Sale

Offers are invited by 12noon on Friday 9th October 2020.

Gross offers are required for the site with the following S.106 Contributions to be accounted for in the offer:
Highways Contribution £2,034 per plot
Education Contribution £3,152 per plot
An affordable housing contribution may be required, subject to a viability assessment. No allowance to made in the offer.

Please include the following with any bid:

* Layout
* Accommodation schedule
* Gross Development Value

Offers are to be submitted by email and addressed to:

Richard Prest, Lea Hough & Co LLP, Oakshaw House, 2 Capricorn Park, Blakewater Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5QR

Please direct any enquiries to richard. or phillip.

Legal Costs
Each party will be liable for their own legal costs incurred as a result of the transaction.

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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:
* 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;
* 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.
* No person in the employment of either Lea Hough & Co has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.
* 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



Form of offerBrochure 2

Ramsgreave Drive, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1

Approximate location


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Ramsgreave & Wilpshire Station0.7 miles
  • Blackburn Station1.8 miles
  • Mill Hill Station2.5 miles

About the agent

Lea, Hough & Co, Blackburn

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

Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors is a well-established firm with main offices in Blackburn and Preston as well as branches in Lancaster and Clitheroe in Lancashire.

Regulated by the RICS, we are one of the most respected independent firms of Chartered Surveyors and Valuers in the North West.

We undertake surveys of all properties including Valuations, RICS Homebuyer Reports and full Building Survey Reports (Structural Survey Reports).

In property sales and lettings, we are expe

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