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Offers in the Region of £400,000

Woodbatch Road, Bishops Castle, SY9 5AS

  • 1.85 acres development site
  • Outline Planning Permission
  • Mains Services available
  • Walking distance to amenities
  • Quiet location
  • Good residential area

1.85 acres (0.75 ha) development site with Outline Planning Permission for no more than nine dwellings on site, located on the southern edge of Bishops CastleUnspoilt greenfield site with views over the historic market townWalking distance from town amenitiesMains services availableQuiet location in good residential area


It is situated on the southern boundary of Bishops Castle, adjacent to The Ridge and The Novers. Bishops Castle has excellent local amenities via:Primary School, Community College, Leisure Centre, Anglican Church, Methodist Church, Hotel, 5 Public Houses, Livestock Market, Rugby, Football, Cricket, Hockey and Tennis Clubs and active local clubs and Societies.There is a regular bus service from Bishops Castle to Shrewsbury.


Mains Water, Public Surface Water and Foul Drainage facilities. Mains Electricity are all available adjacent to the site.


Outline planning permission for use of this land for residential development and formation of a vehicular and pedestrian access to the site was granted via an Appeal Decision from the Planning Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on 10th June 2015. This planning consent is subject to the Unilateral undertaking agreed between J M Jones (Vendor) and Shropshire Council dated 16th March 2015 which stipulates that:There must be no more than 9 dwellings on site, two of which must be Affordable Housing Dwellings, for occupation by eligible persons for either rental or low cost home ownership at less than market value.The Developer/Purchaser to make a contribution of £10,000 towards improving the visibility splay on the Woodbatch Road/Kerry Lane Junction.


Subsequently approval of reserved matters (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) was granted 17/03497 on 19th July 2017 together with part approval of discharge of condition 7 (drainage) 9, 11, 12 and 14 of 17/03499.


The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor nor their Agents will be responsible for defining ownership of the boundary hedges or fences.


The land is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion.


The property will be sold subject to any wayleaves, public or private rights of way, easements and covenants and all outgoings whether mentioned in these sales particulars or not.


Prospective purchasers are required to undertake their own investigations and fully satisfy themselves as to the suitability of the site for any use and the development scheme proposed.


Shropshire Council: 0345 678 9000Severn Trent Water: 0845 601 6616


For further information on this development scheme contact Halls, who can supply a CD with the following information:Planning Inspectorate Appeal DecisionOverview Report of the Highway InfrastructureDrainage & Flood Risk Assessment ReportTopographic SurveyEcological Appraisal Unilateral Undertaking


Via the Selling Agents: Halls, 43 Church Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5ADTel: 01588 638755


Andrew EvansLanyon Bowdler, Chapter House North, Abbey Lawn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 5DETel: 01743 280280Email: enquiries@lblaw.co.uk


On putting forward an offer to purchase, you will be required to provide evidence of funding together with adequate identification to prove your identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017) E.G. Passport or photographic driving license and recent utility bill.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.



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