Beechwood Lane, Driffield, East Yorkshire


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The land offered for sale is about 1.79 Acres (0.72 Hectares) and is one of only a few remaining undeveloped sites within the Town. Outline planning consent was granted in November 2015 for an exclusive development of nineteen units including 12 detached four bedroom houses, one detached three bedroom house and six semi-detached bungalows (four affordable housing).


The site is located within the Driffield South Conservation area close to the picturesque Riverhead and is within comfortable walking distance of the Town Centre, the train station and schools. The historic market town of Beverley is located 12 miles to the south, with Hull approximately 23 miles away. Further afield, York is only 30 miles to the west.

Planning Permission

Outline planning permission for nineteen dwellings was approved under application number; 15/01557/OUT. The Decision Notice dated 20th April 2016 , indicative plans and the notice of decision can be downloaded from the East Riding of Yorkshire planning website at:-



Reservations & Restrictions

The Architects drawings are an indicative proposal and may be changed, subject to the vendors approval (consent not to be unreasonably withheld)

The purchaser will be required to carry out at their expenses, all improvements and alterations to Beechwood Lane including the junction with Riverhead as required by the highways and planning departments. The developer will also be responsible for the demolition of the existing shed and wall to create the access and for the rebuilding of the wall in the new location, using the original brick.

Section 106 Agreement

The vendors have entered into a section 106 agreement with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the payment of £68,433.82 in lieu of the provision of childrens/youth/adult open space on the land. This payment will be met by the purchaser of the site. The vendors have already paid the £1,000 contribution towards the councils legal costs. A copy of the 106 agreement is available upon request from the sole agents.

Fencing Liability

The Purchaser will be required to erect and thereafter maintain a 1.8m close boarded fence to the northern boundary within 3 months of the completion of purchase. The purchaser will also be responsible for completing other fencing liabilities that are detailed in the planning consent.


Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are all available within Beechwood Lane. Interested parties will need to make their own investigations with the relevant authorities to ascertain the exact location, depth and the costs of connection thereto.

Local Authority

East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Beverley, HU17 9BA.

Tenure & Possession

The property is for sale freehold and vacant possession will be available upon completion.

Title & Plans

The property is registered with the Land Registry. The plans provided in these sales details and the areas stated are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the title deeds

Contaminated Land

The Vendors are not aware of any land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Vendors do not give any guarantee or guarantees in this respect and advises the Purchaser(s) to make sure enquiries and investigations which may be necessary to satisfy themselves that none of this land is so filled.

Viewing and Further Information

Viewing of the land is strictly by appointment only. For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact Simon Dee MRICS Tel: (01377) 241919 Email:

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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