Forest Hall, Longfield Road, Heckmondwike, WF16 9EJ
The site is accessed from Longfield Road in a densly populated residential area. Longfield Road is accessed from Cemetary Road. Close by is Heckmondwike Cricket Club, Primary and Grammar School. Heckmondwike is approximately 3 miles from junction 26 of M62 motorway.
To be offered by Auction. Development site extending to 0.59 hectares (1.45 acres) with lapsed planning consent for 11 new homes and refurbishment of the existing fire damaged Forest Hall. The site comprises a gently sloping piece of land, formerly the gardens of Forest Hall, originally an impressive individual family home now requiring extensive refurbishment following fire damage.
Interested parties should consult direct with the Local Planning Office, Kirklees Council Building Control, Flint St, Fartown, Huddersfield HD1 6LG. Tel:01484 221550. The site is sold with planning consent for 11 dwellings and garages and refurbishment of the exisiting house. Consent was granted by way of appeal on 5 January 2011 (appeal ref App/24718/A/10/2136848). The current owner has since laid foundations to one of the properties thereby satisfying Condition 1 to start development within 3 years. The approval is subject to a Section 106 agreement between the seller and local authority which provides for 30% affordable housing (not less than 60.55 square metres per unit) and a commuted sum payment of £33,000 to Kirklees Council in respect of public open space. Documentation relating to the original planning application can be viewed at www.kirklees.gov.uk/planning (ref 2010/62/91444/E1).
1. No viewings of Forest Hall.
References to the planning status have been added to the legal pack on 22 November 2018. For the avoidance of doubt Pugh's consider the planning lapsed.
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