Land for sale in Crossings Close Off B5295, Leconfield Street, Cleator Moor CA25

Offers in region of £250,000 (£200,000/ac)
Land for sale 1.2 ac*
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Property features

  • Conveniently situated within walking distance of town centre
  • Surrounding residential areas with good access to whitehaven and A595
  • Example scheme for up to 10 nr dwelling houses with parking and gardens

Property description


The site is linear and flat running parallel to Crossings Close and the national cycle network route between Whitehaven and Ennerdale in the national park.

Extending to approximately 1.25 acres, the site comprises an existing single-storey detached former chapel building of modern brick construction beneath a pitch and tile covered roof with single-storey flat roof off shoots. There is parking and access at the front of the building where the ground is laid to tarmac.

The remainder of the site is unmade and currently overgrown with vegetation.


The property is located just of the B5295 (Leconfield Street) with access via Crossings Close, Cleator Moor.

The town is approximately 3.5 miles south-east of Whitehaven on the West Cumbrian coast. West Lakes Science Centre and Technology Park is a similar distance to the west.

Cleator Moor sits on the doorstep of the western fringe of the Lake District National Park and 8.5 miles north of the Sellafield Nuclear Site. The latter being the major employer within the area runs a park and ride bus scheme from the town directly into the Sellafield site.

The town benefits from all the local amenities with a mix of local shops and convenience retailers serving the surrounding population.

Site area

The property comprises the following approximate areas: –

1.25 Acres (0.51 hectares) or thereabouts.


All mains services are connected to the site. The existing building benefits from a single phase electric supply, gas combi-boiler and heating.

It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the exact position of the existing services, as well as arrange for any additional connections where required.


The site is available freehold with vacant possession and is not subject to any restricted covenants other than a sewer easement which runs across the southern most part of the site, adjacent to the southern boundary. This does not impact upon the proposed development scheme outlined in these particulars.


Offers are invited in the region of £250,000.


The site is surrounded by residential housing in the north-east and west albeit planning permission does not currently exist.

The vendor has previously undertaken various surveys in the past with a view to obtaining planning, but has not progressed this further.

All planning enquiries are to be directed to Nick Hayhurst, Planning Development Manager, Copeland Borough Council; Tel:


All prices are quoted exclusive of but may be liable to VAT.

We recommend that prospective purchasers establish the VAT implications before entering into any agreement.


The site can be viewed from the adjoining road and public cycle way/path. Interested parties are free to access the site without supervision, but do so at their own risk.

Property info

* Sizes listed are approximate. Please contact the agent to confirm actual size.

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