120.70 Ac(48.85 Ha)
Price on application

Blackburr FarmMarston Meysey, Wiltshire SN6 6LG

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Approximatley 48.9 ha/ 120.7 acres
  • Allocated for mineral extraction in the mineral plan
  • Approximatley 0.812 million tonnes of sand and gravel
  • Well located with good road connections
  • Potential for backfill with inert materials

Opportunity to Lease an Allocated Sand and Gravel Quarry

About this property

  • Blackburr Farm comprises agricultural land. The farm buildings and farm house are not being marketed. The property is intersected by two single track roads, connecting the Eastern Spine Road in the north with Castle Eaton in the south. These roads divide the property into three parcels of land. The Property is broadly level and extends to 48.9 ha/ 120.7 acres or thereby, as shown outlined in red on the site plan above.

Local information

  • The property is located near Marston Mersey, Wiltshire. Swindon is approximately 13 miles to the south and Cirencester is approximately 9 miles to the north west. The A419 is approximately 2.5 miles west of the site and Junction 15 of the M4 is approximately 13.5 miles south.

Additional information

  • Geology
  • A recent borehole investigation concluded that overburden ranges from 0.3m-0.9 and the mineral deposit reaches 2.4m. The mineral deposit is approximately 50% sand and 50% gravel and the estimated reserve is in order of 0.812 million tonnes.
  • The result of the borehole investigation cannot be warranted but are available on request. We recommend interested parties satisfy themselves in this regard.
  • Planning
  • The Minerals Core Strategy was adopted by Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council in June 2009 and the Site Allocations document was adopted in May 2013. Blackburr Farm is allocated by planning policy for mineral extraction.
  • Restoration
  • The landowner's preference is for restoration to original levels through the importation of inert materials.