Property Details

Residential Development Land
Guide Price £3,000,000

Property Name
Lyneham, Wiltshire – 56 Units
Development Land

Lyneham is a large village in North Wiltshire within the Parish of Lyneham and Bradenstoke situated 4 miles south-west of Royal Wootton Bassett, 5.5 miles north of Calne and 11 miles south-west of Swindon. Lyneham provides shops, primary and pre-school, a library and the Parish Church. More extensive facilities are available in Royal Wootton Bassett, Calne and Swindon. Communications are excellent with the M4 motorway junctions 17, 7.5 miles and junction 16 6.5 miles away. Chippenham Rail Station is approximately 9.5 miles south putting London (Paddington) just over 1 hour travelling distance.

The Property is situated on the north-east edge of Lyneham. The consented area comprises level farmland extending in all to 9.10 acres (3.70 hectares). The site is well contained from the gently undulating landscape beyond. There are a number of trees within the site giving a rural setting. Access can be taken off the A3102 through the adjoining residential development scheme.

Outline planning permission was granted on appeal by Wiltshire Council on 25th November 2022 (Appeal ref: APP/Y3940/W/22/3299290) for the construction of up to 56 dwellings, including the creation of a new vehicular access, public open space, landscape planting etc. Reserved Matters was submitted by Gleeson Land and was validated by Wiltshire Council on 3rd November, 2023 (Reference: PL/2023/09551). It is envisaged that approval will be granted by summer 2024. Further details are available in an online data room from the Selling Agents.

The buyer will purchase the land subject to a Section 106 Agreement and any bids will need to take into full account the obligations set out within the Agreement. For the avoidance of doubt, the Section 106 Agreement commits the buyer to providing a minimum of 40% affordable housing split between rented and shared ownership units.

The buyer will be responsible for any Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charged based on the chargeable floor area of the approved development.

Detailed information is available on an online Data Room, to include :
• Planning Application, Decision Notice and Approved Plans
• Section 106 Agreement
• Design and Access Statement
• Transport Assessment
• Landscape and Visual Appraisal
• Ecology Report
• Phase II Ground Investigation
• Utility information
Details of the online data room are available from the Selling Agents. Please contact Anthony Wright on 01666 318 992 or for further information.

Prospective buyers are invited to submit offers to AJW Land & Development Ltd by 12 Noon on Monday 24th July, 2024. Written offers should be submitted in a sealed envelope and sent to AJW Land & Development Ltd, Old Barn, Rodbourne Rail Farm, Rodbourne, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0ES and titled “For the attention of Mr. A.J. Wright – Land at Lyneham Phase II”. Emailed offers should be sent to

The preferred buyer and their technical team will be invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday 30th or Wednesday 31st July, 2024.

The purchaser will have access and services connection rights to the adjoining site.

Mains services are understood to be available nearby. Prospective purchasers are required to seek confirmation from the various utility companies that mains services are readily available. Previous quotations for services are available in the Data Room. An updated utility appraisal will be made available to shortlisted parties at the interview stage.

The property is freehold with vacant possession.

The property is sold subject to any existing rights of way, drainage, water and other rights, easements and incidents of tenure affecting the sale and all easements and wayleaves in connection with all electric or telephone wires, pipes, cables, stays etc. as at present erected on or passing over the property and subject to all existing and all pending agreement if any affecting the same.

Wiltshire Council, Monkton Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 1ER. Tel: 0300 4560 1000.

VAT will be charged on the sale price of the property.

The property has been promoted by Gleeson Land Ltd, Sentinel House, Harvest Crescent, Ancells Business Park, Fleet, Hants GU51 1UZ. Tel: 01252 360300. Website: For the attention of Mr. Paul Slingo.

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, Two Snowhill, Birmingham, B4 6WR. For the attention of Ms. Madeline Creevy.

Loxley Solicitors, Langford Mill, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 8RL. Tel. 01453 700620.

By appointment through the Selling Agent (01666 318 992).

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