Reference: 32658720

Langrick Road, Boston

Boston, United Kingdom

Asking price of £850,000

Property Description

A rectangular shaped site approx. 2.87 acres (1.16ha) (sts) having an allocation in the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan, FEN002, for residential development.

This BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT SITE is situated within the settlement boundary of Boston benefitting from a mixture of neighbouring Residences, Sports, Recreation and Leisure facilities.


The site is situated immediately off Langrick Road, Boston approximately 1.2 miles from Boston Town Centre. Langrick Road is located within the town's existing built-up area and is accessible to the town's services and facilities. The site is within walking distance of leisure facilities, these being Boston Indoor Bowling Club, The Mayflower Sports Ground & Peter Paine Performance Centre. The North Forty Foot Drain is situated on the opposite side of the road. Bordering the site to the north is a Local Authority playground and area of amenity space that extends to almost 1.8 hectares.


The subject site is approximately 2.87 acres (sts) and is a former waste handling depot with access onto Langrick Road. The aforementioned recreation ground lies to the north of the site, with existing residential dwellings to the western, eastern and southern boundaries. The site currently consists of dilapidated workshops and storage buildings. There is also a residential property, 35 Langrick Road, included in the sale for demolition to help provide a wider site access road.


This site is allocated in the South East Lincolnshire Local Plan, FEN002, for residential development.

Boston Borough Council Planning Committee appraisal of the site planning application on the 15th October 2019 included:-

"The site will help support Boston's role as a sub regional centre.

The scheme would have the potential to provide a significant level of housing within a sustainable location on an allocated site. This would contribute positively to the housing needs (both market and affordable) within the Borough."

Boston Borough Council Planning Department are willing to discuss Developers proposed schemes before application submission, particularly with reference to Open Market and Social Housing scheme, flood risk Assessment and mitigation measures used on nearby developments. Please contact the Agent, James Mather, 01205 365032 option 3, for further assistance.


It is understood that the site benefits from mains electricity, water, gas and drainage. Prospective buyers should satisfy themselves as to the suitability of the services and to check they are in working order.


The site is offered for sale as a freehold site.


We understand that VAT will not be charged on any sale.


We understand from the Valuation Office Agency website the April 2017 rateable value assessments were:_

R/O 35 Mayfield Builders, Langrick Road - £4950
R/O 35 Langrick Road, Boston - £2550


This brochure is in DRAFT FORMAT awaiting vendor approval.

The Environment Agency have confirmed in writing dated 29th May 2014 the landowners have surrendered their permit for operating a regulated facility and have satisfied the necessary measures to return the site to a satisfactory state. A copy of this letter is available through the Agents.

A Ransom Strip exists to the northern adjacent boundary to the Local Authority recreation ground. Applicants interested in developing both sites can discuss their proposals with the Agent.

The plan showing a potential site layout from Astill Planning is for illustration purposes only.

Note: All measurements are approximate. The services, fixtures and fittings have not been tested by the Agent.
All properties are offered subject to contract and offered subject to not being previously sold or withdrawn; these particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Bruce Mather Limited.


By appointment with the sole selling agents, Bruce Mather Ltd. Tel: 01205 365032.

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