Freehold Residential Development Opportunity



  • Freehold Residential development opportunity
  • 1.54 Acres (0.75ha) benefitting from Outline Planning Permission for up to 23 units
  • Established and convenient residential location
  • Full suite of technical information available

Site Overview

The land extends to 1.54 acres (0.75ha), consisting of a disused undercover reservoir and associated pumping station that are now surplus to operational requirements. The site is situated to the north of Warmsworth Halt, to the south west of Warmsworth, a village located 4.5km west of Doncaster. The village and neighbouring Edlinton provide a wide range of local services including Health Centre, Supermarket, pharmacy and library. Warmsworth Primary School is approximately 500m from the site rated Outstanding in its latest OFSTED report.

Warmsworth is located adjacent to Junction 36 of the A1 motorway, and benefits from regular bus links to the surrounding area, including Doncaster every half an hour. Doncaster railway station is located on the East Coast Mainline offering connections both north and south and a frequent service to the wider local area.

Town Planning

The land benefits from Outline Planning consent for up to 23 units following demolition of the reservoir structures, including access, granted by Doncaster BC on 18th January 2019 (TP ref: 17/00537/OUTM). As part of the planning consent, a Sec. 106 Agreement has been entered into providing the following Planning Gain items as part of the site’s redevelopment:

  • At least 6 units as affordable (4 as affordable rent, 2 as intermediate tenure)
  • Education Commuted Sum – £60,715
  • Open Space Commuted Sum – £55,000
  • Replacement Tree Commuted Sum – £3,828.

Copies of the Planning Decision Notice and Sec. 106 Agreement are available in the ‘Documents and Downloads’ Section


The land edged red on the ‘Warmsworth Site Plan’ available in the ‘Documents and Downloads’ Section is owned freehold by the vendors, Keyland Developments Limited. The land edged blue is owned by Doncaster BC. Keyland Developments entered into an Option to Purchase the blue land in August 2018 from Doncaster BC. The Option is assignable to a third party, and it is envisaged that either Keyland will exercise the Option ahead of completing the sale of the wider site and transfer both the red and blue land to the purchaser, or simply assign the Option to the purchaser of the red land on completion.

Fort further details of the Option Agreement, please contact Titchmarsh & Bagley.


A full suite of technical information is available from the ‘Documents and Downloads’ Section including:

  • Design and Access Statement
  • Indicative Layout and proposed sections
  • Planning Decision Notice
  • Sec. 106 Agreement
  • Topographical Survey (in both CAD and pdf)
  • Transport Statement
  • Sustainability Statement
  • Ecological Appraisal
  • Tree Report
  • Indicative Landscape Plan
  • Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Strategy
  • Phase 1 Geo-environmental Study
  • Asbestos Survey


The freehold of the land edged red on the Warmsworth Site plan is held freehold by the vendor under Title no. SYK316158. The land edged blue is held freehold by Doncaster BC under Title no. SYK499718 that is subject to an Option Agreement with the vendor as outlined above.


The land is offered For Sale via Informal Tender. Offers are to be received in writing at our Leeds Office by 12.00 Noon on Thursday 27th June 2019. All offers should be accompanied by a Bid Pro-forma, available upon request from the selling agents. Preference is for offers on an unconditional basis.


The land is elected for VAT.


The land can be viewed from the carriageway at the convenience of interest parties. Should interested parties wish to enter the site, please contact the selling agents to make an appointment as the site is locked.


For further information, please contact:

Matthew Bagley
Titchmarsh & Bagley
Tel: 0113 898 0745
Mob: 07912 952 502