Weeting, Norfolk IP27

Price On Application
Ref: CAM170045

Residential Development Land

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Site area approximately 7.69 hectares (19 acres) situated to the west of the town centre.


Thetford 9 miles, King’s Lynn 23 miles, Cambridge 33 miles

The land with planning consent is comprised of approximately 2.4 hectares (5.93 acres) and is greenfield in nature. The land is level and bordered on the eastern boundary by a mature tree-belt, which acts as a buffer between the site and the rear gardens of properties on Angerstein Close. The south eastern boundary also adjoins rear gardens from Cromwell Close. The northern boundary abuts open farmland (Area B), which is available under separate option or promotion terms. Land to the west, currently farm buildings (Area C) and including the residential dwelling is also available for option or promotion.

Weeting is a small and attractive village, situated within the South West Norfolk countryside with good access to the national road network and railway.

The village benefits from a good range of amenities and local facilities including a church, primary school, convenience store, garage and pub. Weeting has a strong historical background with the remains of Weeting Castle providing a distinct culture to the community.

The village is well placed for residents to enjoy the surrounding countryside with easy access to Thetford Forest.


The site is located in the Service Centre Village of Weeting within Breckland District Council, situated 20 miles North East of Ely, 23 miles South of Kings Lynn and 33 miles North East of Cambridge; which provide good amenities and facilities. The A11 provides access to a strong road network in the A14 and the A142, Brandon train station is situated approximately 1.7 miles from the site offering regular rail services to nearby employment hubs in Cambridge and Norwich. Services to Cambridge run every hour with a journey time of 40 minutes and trains to Norwich run every hour with a journey time varying between 45-50 minutes, accompanying this there is a regular hourly bus service to Brandon town centre.


Planning permission has been granted under appeal (ref: APP/F2605/A12/2172205) by Breckland District Council, for the construction of 35 residential dwellings, with associated parking, servicing, infrastructure and amenity space. In addition to this, a further, complimenting application (ref: 3PL/2013/0258/O) was approved for a further 21 dwellings, to be accessed from the already approved entrance road (Access D - E). A

Section 106 agreement has been agreed and is comprised of:- Affordable Housing contribution of 12 No. Dwellings (21%) liable to a financial contribution within an agreed formula. - Public Open Space contribution of £8.50/m2 - Library Contribution of £3,360 (£60 per dwelling)

The decision notice has been received and has been made available via the LPA’s planning portal.


Services: to be confirmed

Tenure: The land is to be sold freehold, subject to rights, reservations, obligations and title issues. Full details are contained in the legal summary in the information pack.

Method of Sale: Offers are invited for the freehold interest. Full details of the Bidding Guidelines are included in the information pack.

VAT: VAT is excluded.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way: The land is offered subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether or not specifically referred to in these particulars. Further details are within the information pack.

Information Pack: The information pack contains:

- Bidding Guidelines - Planning application and supporting documents - S106 agreements and planning decision notice - Technical reports

This property has 5.93 acres of land.

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