Auction Ends: 26/04/2023 10:50 - Bidding opens Tuesday 25th April 10:00 AM

Former High Well School, High Well Hill Lane, South Hiendley, Barnsley, West Yorkshire S72 9DF

Property Details
Auction Details
Extensive site of approximately 5.09 Ha (12.6 Acres) which comprises the former High Well School site of approximately 1.45 Ha (3.6 Acres) together with an additional 3.64 Ha (9 Acres) of land which is let by way of a yearly grazing agreement at an annual rent of £650. Elements of the property have suffered vandalism and fire damage.
The site lies in a rural location approximately 0.5 miles from the village of South Hiendley which itself lies approximately 8 miles north east of Barnsley and 9 miles south east of Wakefield. The former school lies on High Well Hill Lane which can be accessed from Brier Lane.
Approx Site Area
Overall site approximately 5.09 Ha (12.6 Acres)
Interested parties should consult direct with the Local Planning Office, Wakefield Council Planning Services, Development Management, Wakefield One, PO Box 700, Wakefield, WF1 2EB. Tel: 0345 8 506 506.

Planning risk: the Local Planning Authority have confirmed that redevelopment of the site will require a full planning application. Prospective purchasers should note that a planning case would need to be made to show how the proposed end use of the site will comply with Heritage, Greenbelt and Nature Conservation planning policy. Specifically, the site is located within the Green Belt, which means that any future development is expected to be limited to the footprint of the existing buildings.
Part of the site is subject to a yearly grazing agreement commencing 28th July 2016 detailing use as grazing land for the Tenants horses/ponies at a rent of £650 per annum. The agreement details a minimum 2 month notice period by either party to terminate the lease.
Details of the Buyer's Premium and any additional fees payable are contained within the legal documents.
1. All the information provided on our website is for indicative purposes only and interested parties should refer to the contents of the legal pack and rely upon their own due diligence as a prudent bidder.


3. Energy Performance Certificate = D (residential block)

4. The site plan uploaded is for indicative purposes only, interested parties should rely on the legal pack for full information.

5. A sale is subject to Secretary of State consent, given it is a former school. Agreement in principle has been given, subject to agreement of conditions. This is currently being dealt with by the Council.

6. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Viewings by prior appointment only. Viewers will not be permitted entry to the property without safety footwear, a torch and a mobile phone. Access will be only permitted to the residential block.

7. The open areas around the building which aren't fenced off can be walked - please be aware of the existing grazing agreement, particularly if horses are present. This land should not be entered but can be viewed from the central school site.

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