Site of the former Guns Lane School, Earl Street, West Bromwich, B70 9HR

Residential Development with consent for 3 no. houses

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Lot 99 Land/Development
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Auction details:

Wednesday 13th March 2019 @ 10:30AM

A Freehold Residential Development Opportunity with previous consent for 3 No. 3 Bedroom, 3 Storey Town Houses

Property Description

A cleared rectangular shaped site with direct access from Earl Street. The site benefits from an extant planning permission for a terrace of three, three storey houses.


The site occupies part of the former Guns Lane School site and lies on Earl Street, just off the main West Bromwich High Street.
The site lies within easy access to local transport links and amenities and is situated among residential properties in a predominantly residential area.


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.


Planning permission was granted on the 5th September 2008 for the development of three houses with associated parking under Planning Application No. DC/08/49722.
We are advised that preliminary works commenced within the valid time frame and therefore, the planning permission is considered to be extant. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the current planning status of this lot.
Further enquiries can be made direct to Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Planning Department on 0121 569 4054. Copies of all relevant plans are available via the West Bromwich office on 0121 525 0600.


Mains services are understood to be available in the vicinity of the property, but prospective purchasers should make their own independent enquiries as to the suitability of services for their particular requirements.

Value Added Tax

We understand that VAT will not be chargeable on this transaction. All interested parties are advised to refer to the Special Conditions of Sale within the legal pack for their own verification.


For further information and viewing arrangements please contact James Mattin at our West Bromwich office on 0121 525 0600.

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