4.94 Ac(2 Ha)
Price on application
Offers are invited and the disposal will be conducted on an informal tender basis.

Northgate SiteThe Works, Ebbw Vale

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Prominent serviced site close to town centre
  • Adjoining leisure, health and education facilities
  • Hourly train link to Cardiff
  • Near to the Heads of the Valleys Road

Serviced residential development land comprising the first major housing phase in an established regeneration project.

About this property

  • The Northgate site comprises a level area of cleared and remediated land to the east of Lime Avenue the spine road leading through The Works regeneration project. As you enter the development from the north the Northgate site is on the left hand side close to the town centre and within a short walk of the commuter rail terminus that provides a direct hourly link to Cardiff. A funicular railway is situated opposite the site and provides a direct link to the town centre. The site is designated for residential development in the local plan. A development brief for the site has been prepared by the local Authority and this is available in the technical pack. The anticipated housing density is circa 70 to 100 Units. The developer will be obliged to deliver 10% of the units as affordable accommodation in the form an equal mix of two and three bedroom houses built to DQR standards.

Local information

  • Welsh Government and Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council have sponsored the regeneration of the former Corus Steelworks site and The Works project has become an outstanding success resulting in the creation of approximately 750 jobs.
  • Following extensive landscaping and provision of infrastructure, development commenced with a new 107 bed Aneurin Bevan General Hospital, this was followed by a new learning campus for Coleg Gwent, new primary school, Gwent Archives building and new leisure centre with indoor pool plus public car park. The Grade II listed former Corus General Offices have been converted to provide start up facilities, workshops and studios and are now fully occupied by a variety of businesses.
  • The new developments to date have achieved BREEM Excellence standards or above, in addition, landscaping and provision of public realm have now become established, creating a unique environment that will attract homebuyers and investors.