Savills | Clockmill Road, Gateshead | Properties for sale
1.78 to 1.78 Ac(0.72 to 0.72 Ha)
Price on application

Clockmill RoadGateshead


    Key features

    • Excellent development opportunity (STP)
    • 1.78 acres (0.72 hectares)
    • Informal tenders sought by Monday noon 2nd November 2020

    Lapsed planning consent for office development establishing the principle of development. Undeveloped, irregular shaped site extending to 1.78 acres.

    About this property

    • The site is overgrown and is generally flat. It is bounded by a purpose-built care facility to the south east, Clockmill road to the south west, a petrol station to the north west and the River Team to the north. The site is made secure by heras fencing in part.

    Local information

    • The site is located within the suburb of Dunston in the borough of Gateshead, occupying a prominent position on Clockmill Road (A1114). The site is easily accessed off the A184 link road which connects directly to both the A1 (M) and Gateshead town centre. The site also benefits
    • from its close proximity to public transport including Dunston train station, located 0.3 miles to the south west.
    • Nearby land uses comprise a mix of commercial, residential and community uses. Retail services are provided from Dunston High Street and Ellison Street to the west which have representation from Aldi as well as a number of independent retailers. Other nearby land uses comprise a library, an outdoor football centre and a Harley-Davidson bike dealership. Two new build housing schemes built by Barratt Homes and Keepmoat Homes are located a short distance to the east and west of the site, both of which have sold out.

    Additional information

    • Within the adopted Newcastle and Gateshead Core Strategy (2015) the site is identified as lying within the ‘Neighbourhood Area’. The site is not allocated for any other specific uses or subject to any other designations
    • within the Core Strategy.
    • The site previously benefitted from planning permission for the development of a three-storey office block. Granted in September 2008, this permission has now lapsed (DC/08/00318/FUL). An earlier application for the development of 18 residential dwellings and 19 apartments was withdrawn in April 2007 (DC/07/00077/FUL). Details of this withdrawn application are provided in the information pack.
    • It is considered that the site is situated in a sustainable location that benefits from its proximity to transport and amenities services and, as such, may be suitable for residential development, as well as other uses, subject to statuary planning consent.