Residential Building Land, For Sale

Residential Development Land, Lightmoor Road, Lightmoor, Telford, Shropshire, TF4 3QN.

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Residential Development Land, Lightmoor Road, Lightmoor, Telford, Shropshire, TF4 3QN.


The site is situated in a semi-rural location off Lightmoor Road to the south of Little Dawley, east of Aqueduct, north of Woodside and west of the new Lightmoor Village. It lies approximately 3 miles from Telford Town Centre and 2 miles from Ironbridge.

The A442 dual carriageway, which provides excellent access to Telford Town Centre and Junction 4 of the M54 motorway, is approximately 4 miles to the south, accessed via the A4169 Buildwas road.

The land itself is accessed directly off Lightmoor Road. The immediate surrounding area is mixed residential and industrial with significant undeveloped woodland to the east. There is a haulage yard to the south of the site, a number of dwellings at 'Leasowe Green' to the north and a joinery workshop and associated dwelling at The Poplars. Further north (circa 200m) is a scrapyard.

For identification purposes, the postcode TF4 3QN forms part of the Horsehay and Lightmoor ward within Telford & Wrekin Local Authority district.


The site comprises an irregular shaped plot of land extending to circa 6.178 acres (2.5 hectares) with outline planning permission for residential development.

The site is a former concrete works, most recently utilised for open storage purposes. All structures have been demolished and the land is now vacant. It currently consists of mainly open ground with rough areas of hardstanding, bounded by a 2m high corrugated metal fence and mature trees.

The middle/eastern part of the site is relatively flat, with elevated ground to the north and west. There is a development platform with 6m high retaining walls in the centre of the site and heavily vegetated colliery spoil mounds to the west.

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Detailed Specification

  • Size

    6.178 ac
  • Price/ Rent

    Asking price £1.65 million
  • Accommodation

    See Concept Sketch for illustrative layout.

  • Services

    We understand that all mains services will be made available. Interested parties should make their own enquiries in this regard.
  • Planning

    The site has Outline Planning Permission TWC/2016/017 for 52 dwellings and associated access with all other matters reserved. A public right of way running from the centre of the site frontage onto Lightmoor Road to the northwest corner of the site was informally re-routed along the northern boundary a number of years ago. The current footpath is to be retained to link Lightmoor Road to the footpath network between Little Dawley, Doseley and Horsehay. The planning permission is subject to a Section 106 Agreement with the Borough of Telford & Wrekin dated 22 August 2017. This includes contributions towards Ecology, Education, Highways, Play Facilities and Recreation. There is currently no affordable housing allocation.
  • Tenure

    Freehold: The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession.
  • Local Authority

    Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, Shropshire - Tel: 01952 380000.
  • Rateable Value

    Not applicable.
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    Not applicable.
  • VAT

    All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT, which may be payable at the prevailing rate.
  • Legal Costs

    Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with this matter.
  • Viewing

    Strictly by prior appointment with the Agent's Telford office:
  • Additional Viewing Information

    Contact: Andrew Dixon MRICS
    Direct Line: 01952 521005
    Mobile: 07957 828 565
    Ref: JAGD/3006LA

Andrew Dixon & Company. for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice: (1) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessors, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (2) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not reply on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (3) No employee of Andrew Dixon & Company. has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

As far as possible, these particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property. Unless otherwise stated, no enquiries have been made of statutory authorities nor tests made of electricity, plumbing or other services installed in the property. No warranties or certificates of building work, leases/title documents have been inspected. Such information as is given in these particulars is based on a purely visual inspection only and information supplied to us by the vendor/lessor. Interested parties must take their own measurements in order to satisfy themselves that the premises are suitable for their own requirements. Our measurements are approximate in order to give an indication of size only. Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these particulars, we would be grateful if you could inform us of any errors or misleading descriptions found in order that we may correct them in our records.