Former Water Tower & Land, Goldstraw Lane, Newark, NG24 3FD

Former Water Tower in Newark with Full Planning Permission for 13 Apartments, 10 Two Bed & 3 One Bed

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Sold for £165,000

Lot 30 Land/Development
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Auction details:

Tuesday 10th September 2019 @ 10:30AM

An iconic former water tower with Land. Full planning permission to convert existing water tower into 2 dwellings (apartments), with 11 additional new build apartments on the same site

Property Description

The premises consist of a 26 metre high former water tower which is situated on an 'L' shaped site of approximately 0.37 acres (0.15 hectares) or thereabouts. The water tower has approved consent to be converted into two apartments, with three further apartments on the proposed wings and a further eight apartments within the two new courtyard blocks on the site with 19 car parking spaces.


The water tower is situated on the site of the former Balderton Hospital, fronting Goldstraw Lane, one of the main estate roads opposite Rubys Walk, in the heart of the popular Fernwood residential development. Fernwood is located approximately 2 miles south of Newark. Newark is an historic market town and is located approximately 19 miles north east of Nottingham. The town is served by the A1, A46 and A17 trunk roads and rail services via the east coast main line to London.

Energy Performance Rating

G - Commercial.


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.


Planning approval was approved on 7th September 2018 by Newark and Sherwood District Council Planning Department under application number 18/00474/FULM for the conversion to two apartments, with three further apartments on the proposed wings and a further eight apartments within the two new build blocks on the site with 19 car parking spaces. We are informed that there are no Section 106 or CIL payments to be made in relation to the planning and there are no affordable housing requirements.

Auctioneers Note

At the time of going to print, the Auctioneers were unable to inspect the water tower internally.


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