Land for sale in Canal Mill, Botany Brow, Chorley, Lancashire PR6

Land for sale 16.6 ac*
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Property description

Residential development land

Permission For 233 Dwellings
16.56 acres

The site

The site extends to 16.56 acres in total and has a single access point from the A674 Millennium Way, access has been approved as a reserved matter.

The land is greenfield and has only previously been used for agricultural purposes. The land rises to the east up toward Blackburn Road, where the boundary is formed by high quality, low density housing on the opposite side of Blackburn Road. To the north of the site is a large residential farmhouse and outbuildings which sits outside the boundary of the site.

The location

The land is located off the A674 Millennium Way and whilst it sits as a self-contained development parcel, it is part of a proposed wider mixed use development at Botany Bay.

Junction 8 of the M61 provides quick and easy access to the regional and national motorway network via the M6 and M60 and therefore offers easy commuting to Manchester, Bolton or Preston by car.

Chorley town centre is located within a mile of the site, which has a variety of retail, leisure and cultural facilities including a Booths supermarket, M&S Foodhall, a strong selection of national retailers, restaurant chains and the historic Chorley Covered Market. The council have recently invested £16m to improve the town centre. The scheme includes bars and restaurants, a six screen cinema, 18 hole golf course and a six lane bowling alley.

The land has good public transport links in the form of regular bus services which pass the site and via Chorley rail station which links Manchester City Centre with Chorley with onward services to Preston, Carlisle and the Lake District.


FI Real Estate have secured a resolution to grant outline planning approval (reference 1 9 / 01113 / outmaj) - land to the west side of Blackburn Road for the development of 233 units on 16.56 acres of residential land. The resolution to grant permission for the residential area was secured along with further applications which include for the development of employment and other commercial uses on other parcels situated in close proximity, within the ownership of FI Real Estate.

Access details for the proposed residential development were submitted as part of the outline application, all other matters are to be the subject of future reserved matters approval. A financial contribution towards public open space will also be negotiated as part of a reserved matters application.

Cil is applicable and will be levied in accordance with the charging schedule which has been adopted by Chorley Borough Council. New dwellings are subject to a cil charge, apartments are exempt.

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