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Land for sale

Meadway, Halstead, Essex CO9

  • Under offer


Property details


  • Site area approximately 12.6 acres/5.1 hectares
  • Outline planning permission for up to 35 new dwellings
  • Close to local schools, Gosfield Hall and Gosfield Lake Golf Club

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Outline planning consent has been granted by Braintree

District Council (17/01066/out) for the erection of up to 35

dwellings with all matters reserved except in respect of accessvia Meadway. The consented scheme shows an indicative mix of2,3 and 4 bedroom houses of varying types and sizes althougheach are on good size plots and most provide garages. The scheme allows for provision of an amenity green and retention of existing public footpaths along the southern and northern boundaries. The consent also provides for the western section of land of approximately 2.48 hectares to be handed to the community and retained as open space. Full planning documents, including site plans, Design and Access Statement, Flood Risk Assessments and Transport Statements are all available on the dataroom.


The land is currently laid to grass, enclosed by fencing and

hedgerows to eastern and southern boundaries, woodland

to the northern and western boundaries. Public footpaths

run to boundaries of the site.


Gosfield is a village within the Braintree district of Essex

approximately 2 miles west of Halstead and approximately 4

miles from Braintree. Gosfield is located a short distance from the A131 running between Chelmsford and Bury St Edmunds, linking with the A120 at Braintree providing road links to Stansted, M11 and Colchester. The nearest mainline rail station is at Braintree offering services into London LiverpoolStreet. Regional shopping facilities are available at Freeport Braintree, Colchester and Chelmsford. The subject site is located on the western side of Headingham Road although accessed off Meadway adjacent to an attractive housing development including Gosfield Community Primary School. Also within the immediate area are Gosfield Hall Park, Gosfield Golf Club, Gosfield Hall and St Margaret's Prep School and Nursery. A recreation ground including sports pitches and pavilion forms a focal point of the village a short distance from the subject property.

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Copies of the completed Agreement can be made available to interested parties upon request or downloaded from the dataroom as well as from the Braintree District Council planning portal.


The site is available to be purchased freehold with vacant possession.

Data Room

A dataroom has been set up containing all relevant information including full suite of technical reports and planning documentation. Interested parties can register at

Bid Process

Offers are sought on an unconditional basis for the freehold interest in the site.

All offers must be in writing and delivered to

Kemsley LLP, Midland House, 109-113, Victoria Rd, Romford, RM1 2LX, clearly marked 'Gosfield Tender' and marked for the attention of Mike Lawrence or submitted by email to

All offers should be submitted with proof of funding and clear timescales for exchange and completion.

Further information on the bidding process can be made available via the agent.


Offers to be submitted by: 12 noon, Tuesday 10 July 2018.

VAT will not be charged on the sale price.

Legal Fees

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred.

Customer Protection Regulations

It is recommended that all applicants seek independent professional advice in relation to the acquisition of this site. Further information is available from the Useful Links page on our website.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Braintree 4.6 miles
  • Braintree Freeport 4.9 miles
  • Gosfield Community Primary School 0.1 miles
  • St Margaret's Preparatory School 0.4 miles

Local map of the area

Map and Street View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Braintree 4.6 miles
  • Braintree Freeport 4.9 miles
  • Gosfield Community Primary School 0.1 miles
  • St Margaret's Preparatory School 0.4 miles
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