Land for sale in Land East Of Baden Powell Way, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18

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Land for sale 925 ac*

Property features

  • Site extending to approximately 373.7 ha (925 acres)
  • Approximately 136.7 ha (337.79 acres) designated for residential led mixed-use Garden Village comprising 1,500 dwellings (edged red)
  • Resolution to grant outline planning consent subject to execution of the draft Section 106
  • Outline planning permission for 1,500 unit scheme lapsed in March 2022
  • Remaining 588.01 acres of land offers an opportunity for strategic land promotion

Property description

The site is partly let to Pretoria Energy Company (Arable) Limited. A copy of the lease will be made available in the Data Room shortly. We understand that the site is let at a rent of approximately £200,000 per annum.

Part of the site (edged red on the front page image) has been allocated in Central Bedfordshire Council's Local Plan for a new, mixed-use Garden Village consisting of approximately 1,500 dwellings and associated uses - known as East of Biggleswade Garden Community. A summary of these applications is provided below. The balance (edged blue on the front
page image) offers an opportunity for future strategic land promotion.

- Granted

The site was granted "Outline planning permission for the demolition of existing buildings and development of up to 1,500 dwellings (Use Class C3), up to 2 ha of commercial development (Use Classes A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1 a, b, c, B2, B8), up to 5ha of primary school development (Use Class D1) and up to 4ha of other leisure and community development (Use Classes D1 and D2), up to 60ha of open space including, play space, allotments and a country park, infrastructure including site access, internal road, car parking, footpaths, cycleways, drainage and utilities. This planning application is for eia development as defined by the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 and is supported by an Environment Statement".

The application was granted consent on 14 March 2019 and expired 14 March 2022. The Decision Notice contained 31 conditions.

- Resolution to grant on 13th March 2020

A new Outline Planning Application was submitted under reference cb/20/00959/out seeking Outline Planning Permission for up to 1,500 homes (use class C3) and up to 2ha of commercial development (Use Class A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1a, b, c, B2, B8) up to 5 ha of primary school development (Class D1) and up to 61ha of open space including play space, allotments and a country park, infrastructure including site access, internal roads, car parking, footpaths, cycle ways, drainage and utilities. Subject to environmental statement.

The Development Management Committee of Central Bedfordshire Council resolved to grant planning permission subject to execution of the draft Section 106 Agreement.

All planning documents relating to the above two applications can be found in the Data Room.

Further illustrative maps overlaying the title plans and planning applications/permissions are available in the data room.

Application reference cb/18/02458/out incorporated two points of access from Baden Powell Way. Application reference cb/20/00959/ out incorporated the same two points of access together with two additional entry points. One of these is allocated to the south on land owned by Central Bedfordshire Council (Title reference BD45628) and the other further to the south east takes access from Dunton Lane. All points of access incorporate third party land. Further information is available in the data room.

The site is owned Freehold under six titles. Details are provided
below: -
BD146236: West Sunderland Farm - 260.74 acres
BD272765: Biggleswade Road - 175.47 acres
BD306076: Sunderland Hall Farm - 150.30 acres
BD306089: East Side of Sutton Road - 30.82 acres
BD306091: Clay End Farm - 308.38 acres
BD302103: Land on the south side of High Street, Sutton - 0.091 acres
total 925.80 acres


To be confirmed.

Offers invited for the whole as a single lot by way of Informal Tender at a date to be confirmed.

Sanderson Weatherall
Peter Loveday
Tim Simmons

Allan Lloyd
Rupert Bendell

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