Former BT Radio Site, Long Lane, Backwell,
Sold @ Auction £725,000
LOT NUMBER 6
Former BT Radio Research Laboratory, Long Lane, Backwell Hill, North Somerset, BS48 3DE
FOR SALE BY LIVE ONLINE AUCTION
*** SOLD @ AUCTION ***
GUIDE PRICE £500,000 +++
SOLD @ £725,000
Lot Number 6
The Live Online Auction is on Wednesday 20th October @ 18:00
Registration Deadline is on Monday 18th October @ 16:00
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Completion is set for 8 weeks or earlier subject to mutual consent.
Spires House, 5700 Oxford Business Park South, Oxford, OX4 2RW
T: 01865 781 063
M: 079727 53245
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The site at Backwell Hill comprises some 3.44 hectares (8.05 acres) of which circa 0.7 hectares (1.73 acres) is previously developed land with the balance of 1.73 hectare (6.32 acres)
undeveloped and covered in vegetation.
The land occupies an elevated position with exceptional rural views over the Valley.
The site is located in the green belt and there are a number of previously operational buildings on site in poor repair.
Historically the site was used as a Radio Research Laboratory operated by the Post Office and latterly BT before being transferred into private ownership. A small area within the site (188 m2) is owned and operated as a mast site by Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited. For the avoidance of doubt this is excluded from the sale.
The land occupies an elevated positon on top of Backwell Hill and is accessed by driving to the very end of Long Lane, as you approach Home Farm there are two gates at end of the lane - use the LHS gate and the site is 50 m - you cant miss the 100ft Radio Mast!
Backwell is a suburban village south west of Bristol, on the A370 to Weston-super-Mare. It includes the hamlets of Backwell Common, Backwell Green and Farleigh. Nearby are Nailsea, Flax Bourton, Yatton, Brockley and Barrow Gurney. Backwell Lake is next to the road between Nailsea and Backwell and is just north of the railway station. The village has a long history, appearing in the Domesday Book in 1086 with the name 'Bacoile' meaning 'The well back on the hill'. The well is still in existence. Many residents of Backwell commute daily to Bristol by car via the A370, bus or train - the railway station has a direct service to London. Backwell is close to the M5 motorway and Bristol International Airport at Lulsgate is 3 miles (4.8 km) away by road. The airport serves both domestic and international routes, and is one of EasyJet's hub airports. Backwell has excellent junior and secondary schools; the largest junior school is Backwell Church of England Junior School, which is highly praised by Ofsted and performs consistently well in the league tables, and secondary school Backwell School, consistently features high in the league tables for GCSE results, and is recognised as one of the best state schools in North Somerset.
PLANNING GRANTED - DEVELOPMENT SITE
Planning has been granted to erect a scheme of 4 stylish 3 / 4 bedroom detached family homes on this stunning 8 acre site.
We understand all pre planning conditions have been discharged.
Please refer to the online legal pack for a GDV breakdown prepared by Hollis Morgan New Homes.
3 Bed + Study ( Bed 4 )
234 m2 / 2,519 ft2
3 Bed + Study ( Bed 4 )
207 m2 / 2,228 ft2
3 Bed + Study ( Bed 4 )
207 m2 / 2,228 ft2
3 Bed + Study ( Bed 4 )
280 m2 / 3,104 ft2
We are informed the planning is live with the Pre-commencement conditions discharged ( refer to online legal pack )
Application ReceivedThu 05 Jan 2017
Application ValidatedThu 26 Jan 2017
AddressFormer BT Radio Research Laboratory Long Lane Backwell BS48 3DE
ProposalErection of 4no. detached dwellings with associated landscaping following demolition of the former BT Radio Research Laboratory buildings and associated hard standing
DecisionApprove with Conditions
Decision Issued DateThu 13 Apr 2017
Appeal DecisionNot Available
Full details of the proposed scheme and drawings can be downloaded with the online legal pack.
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