Savills | Land, Whessoe Road | Properties for sale
10.35 to 10.35 Ac(4.19 to 4.19 Ha)
Price on application

LandWhessoe Road


    Key features

    • Excellent residential/commercial development opportunity
    • 10.35 acres (4.19 ha)
    • Lapsed outline planning consent for residential development
    • Informal tenders sought by noon, Monday 27 January 2020

    Excellent residential/commercial development opportunity

    About this property

    • The site is linear in shape and extends to approximately 10.35 acres (4.19 hectares). It is brownfield in nature, although clear of all previously accommodated light industrial buildings. There are a number of trees to the southern aspect. Access to the site is attributable from Elm Street to the south and Whessoe Road to the north east. The ground level of the site is above that of Whessoe Road to the east. The wider area comprises a mix of residential, commercial and community land uses including Harrowagte Hill Primary School to the east, Longfield Secondary School to the north east and North Road Industrial Estate to the south. Retail services are provided along North Road to the east.

    Local information

    • The site is located to the west of Whessoe Road approximately 1.5
    • miles north of Darlington town centre. Whessoe Road is one of
    • Darlington’s main arterial roads which conveniently feeds onto the
    • A167, in turn providing direct access to the A1(M), the A66 and the wider
    • road network.
    • The site is situated adjacent to the well-established residential areas of Harrowgate Hill and Rise Carr. Faverdale and the proposed Burtree Garden Village are located beyond the railway line which forms the western boundary. Drinkfield Business Park is located immediately to the north whilst two substantial areas of open space are located to the east; Drinkfield Marsh Nature Reserve and North Park. The site is separated from industrial accommodation to the south by Elmtree Street, which, via
    • an underpass, provides access to an area west of the railway line.