An opportunity to acquire land in Bircham Newton
Lot 2 (identified in Green) is a 37.73 acre site. The site comprises former agricultural land which is partly stripped of topsoil, with part of the site being grassland contained by a bunded ridge. There is woodland on the eastern boundary of the plot. This Lot is one of several plots offered for sale at the site, with Lot 1 and Lot 3 providing opportunities to acquire grassland/woodland and offices/land respectively. The Council's Adopted Policy DM14 identifies the wider site as an important employment location, with continued operation and development of the site being especially important to both the economy and the scale and balance of employment opportunities in the Borough. The site is in a rural setting situated approximately 1.6 miles east of the village of Bircham Newton, which itself is about 16 miles to the north east of Kings Lynn and 10 miles North West of Fakenham. Buses run along the B1155 to the south of the site, providing routes between the site and King's Lynn and Docking Monday-Saturday with up to nine services a day.
The site is in a rural setting situated approximately 1.6 miles east of the village of Bircham Newton, which itself is about 16 miles to the north east of Kings Lynn and 10 miles north west of Fakenham. The site can be accessed via the B1155. The main arterial road linking Fakenham and Kings Lynn (and in turn the A17 and A47 motorways), the A148, lies approximately 6 miles to the south of the site. Positioned next to the site are two small residential settlements, Hyde Close and Monks Close. The nearest train service is in Kings Lynn, which provided a frequent service to Kings Cross in approximately 100 minutes. The Construction College is a stop on the 'Go to Town' bus route providing up to 9 services a day between the site and King's Lynn and Docking.