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Potential Development Site, West End Terrace, Willington, Crook

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Property Summary

An excellent opportunity to purchase a site which has development potential for several dwellings extending to 0.13 hectares (0.31 acres). The site is located to the north of West End Terrace in Willington. The land is available as a whole, for sale by private treaty.
Property Type Land

Property Features

  • Potential development site
  • Outline planning permission previously granted for 6 dwellings
  • Accessible location

Full Details

The site is situated in Willington to the north of West End Terrace.

Willington is located 4 miles east of the A68 and 10 miles west of the A1(M). It is 5 miles north of Bishop Auckland and 7 miles south west of Durham. Therefore situated within close proximity to major road networks and public transport facilities in the north east.

Willington has a range of amenities including two primary schools, several eateries, independent shops and a Co-op supermarket within walking distance. Bishop Auckland and Crook are a short drive away offering a wider range of schooling, supermarkets, restaurants and facilities.

The location is identified by a red circle on the Location Plan.

From the A68, head east on the A689 towards Crook, continue through Crook and Helmington Row on the A690. Upon entering Willington turn left onto the B6299 and immediately turn right onto West End Terrace.


This site presents an excellent residential development opportunity, situated in a desirable area of Willington with a pleasant outlook to the north across green space towards Willington Burn. The site extends to 0.13 hectares (0.31 acres) and is outlined in red on the Sale Plan.

Outline planning permission was previously granted for two blocks of three terraced houses, this lapsed in March 2022.

The site lends itself to various development opportunities such as terraced houses, semi detached or larger detached dwellings. Therefore providing an exciting opportunity to put your own stamp on the site. This would be subject to obtaining planning consent from the Local Planning Authority.

The site has previously been used for garaging, but has now been cleared.

The site does not fall within any specific designations and does not contain any Listed Buildings.

Access will be directly from the adopted highway, West End Terrace.

A right of access to the allotment gardens, to the north of the site, will be retained. This is shown with a purple line on the site plan.

The site is not subject to any public rights of way.

The land is not subject to any clawbacks or covenants.

The mines and minerals are excepted.

The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses, light and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all matters registerable by any competent authority pursuant to statute.

Exchange of contract will take place as soon as possible, but in any event no later than expiry of eight weeks from the instructing solicitors, with completion seven days thereafter.

Each party is to bear their own costs.

The purchaser(s) will be required to provide proof of identification to comply with anti-money laundering regulations.

The gross acreages have been assessed in accordance with Ordnance Survey data, interested parties should satisfy themselves in this regard.

The land is sold freehold and vacant possession will be available upon completion.

Viewings are permitted in daylight hours, having notified the Vickers & Barrass Darlington office of the intention to view on 01325 728084.

Durham County Council
03000 26 0000

Particulars prepared - February 2023
Photographs taken - February 2023

The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute, all or part of an offer or contract; all descriptions, dimensions, areas, references to condition and necessary consents for use and occupation and other details are given as a guide only and without responsibility. Any intending purchasers or lessees should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves, by inspection or otherwise, as to their accuracy.

No employee of Vickers & Barrass, Chartered Surveyors has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property nor is any such representation or warranty given by the Vendors or the Lessors of this property.

Any offer for this property will be taken as an admission by the intending purchaser that they have relied solely upon their own personally verified information, inspection, and enquiries.
The photographs show only certain parts of the property. It should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photographs.

Where any reference is made to planning permissions or potential uses, such information is given by Vickers & Barrass, Chartered Surveyors in good faith. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries with the Local Planning authority into such matters.
The Vendors reserve the right to amalgamate, withdraw or exclude either of the lots shown at any time and to generally amend the particulars or method of sale.

The property is sold subject to reserve(s).Vickers & Barrass, Chartered Surveyors reserve the right to sell privately without imposing a closing date and do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.

The particulars have been prepared in accordance with the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations to give a fair overall view of the property.

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