Land for sale in Front Street, Hetton-Le-Hole DH5

Offers over £300,000 (£967,741.94/ac)
Land for sale 0.3 ac*
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Property features

  • Site Area of Approximately 0.31 Acres (1,254.53 sq m)
  • Town Centre Location with Easy Access to A690 & A19
  • Close to Local Amenities
  • Cleared & Level Site
  • Previous Planning for 30 Unit Elderly & Mentally Infirm (emi) Care Facility
  • Potential Scheme for 3no. Executive 4 Bed Dwelling Building Plots
  • Potential for 16no. Sheltered Scheme or a 50 Bed Nursing Home (stp)
  • Freehold Offers Over £300,000

Property description


The site is located in the centre of Hetton le Hole, a onetime mining community located midway between Durham and Sunderland near Houghton le Spring and Murton.


The subject comprises a level site where the former St. Nicholas Church once stood. The buildings have been demolished and all waste has been removed from site. The former graves around the church have also been relocated.

The site extends approximately 0.31 Acres (1,254.53 sq m) and additional land could potentially be made available by separate negotiation.


Full planning permission was previously granted for the construction of a new 30 unit elderly and mentally infirm (emi) care facility (now lapsed).

Further information can be gained by accessing the planning section of the Sunderland City Council website at

There is potential for a number of alternative residential and commercial schemes (subject to obtaining planning consent) including:

- 3no. Executive 4 bed dwelling building plots

- 16no. Sheltered scheme, comprising 8no. 1 bed apartments, 2no. 2 bed apartments and 6no. 1 bed bungalows

-50 bed nursing home


The site is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Asking price

Offers in excess of £300,000 are being sought for the benefit of our client's freehold interest.

Legal costs

Each party to be responsible for their own costs incurred in this transaction.


All rents, premiums and purchase prices quoted herein are exclusive of VAT. All offers are to be made to Graham S Hall upon this basis and where silent, offers will be deemed net of VAT.

Anti-money laundering regulations

In accordance with anti-money laundering regulations, two forms of identification and confirmation of the source of funding will be required from the purchaser.


For general enquiries and viewing arrangements please contact Graham S Hall Chartered Surveyors.

Property info

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