FOR SALE- Site of 5.7 acres (2.3 ha) approx.- Planning consent for Residential Development previously granted.- Of interest to Developers/Housebuilders.- Offers invited.
LocationThe site is a brownfield development opportunity located in the north west of the village of Symington in South Lanarkshire, a short journey away (3 miles) from the popular town of Biggar.The village of Symington has a range of services including a Post Office, a primary school, and hotel. There is a wider range of services in the nearby town of Biggar including a secondary school and small supermarkets. Larger supermarket provision can be found in Lanark, 9.5 miles away.Symington is in a good location and accessible to Glasgow (39 miles) via the M74 and to Edinburgh (32 miles) via the A702.DescriptionThe site is a brownfield site, irregular in shape and currently consists of an area of hardstanding where the former buildings of a meat packaging business existed. To the north of the site lies warehousing.To the south of the site lies residential properties, to the west a railway line to the east undeveloped agricultural fields.Key FeaturesThe site area extends to approximately 5.7 acres (2.3 ha) or thereby.TenureThe vendor is offering the heritable interest in the property, the Scottish equivalent of an English freehold.The warehouse property to the north and east of the site has access rights across the property which needs to be accommodated in any development proposal.The residential property at 51 Biggar Road has a right to use the vehicular access to the site which will need to be retained.PlanningPlanning permission in principle for residential was granted by South Lanarkshire Council in 2010 for a 41 unit residential scheme (ref CL/10/0022), however that permission has lapsed.The South Lanarkshire Local Development Plan 2015 identifies the site as a residential development opportunity.