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Development Land - Foresters Avenue, Hilgay
Offers over £550,000


Guide Price £550,000

Outline Planning Permission for 17 Residential Dwellings


Hilgay is a pretty West Norfolk village located within easy distance the following notable towns and cities: Downham Market 4 miles (by rail from Downham Market - London King´s Cross 1 hour 27 minutes); King´s Lynn 14 miles; Cambridge 31 miles; Peterborough 36 miles; Norwich 44 miles.

(All times and distances are approximate).


Hilgay is an attractive civil parish situated in West Norfolk, the east of England, covering an area of 33.38 km² with a population of approximately 1,300 people. The village has the benefit of several local amenities including Dents, a locally renowned Farm Shop, Cafe and Butchers, a public house and it´s own primary school rated Good at it´s last OFSTED inspection.

The village is well located to access larger facilities at Downham Market, including a leisure centre, and doctors surgery together with a national supermarket.

The village is conveniently situated to the east of the A10, a main artery road connecting the area to the rest of Norfolk including a number of prominent local attractions such as, the Royal Sandringham and Fakenham Racecourse.

Development Opportunity:

The residential development site extends to approximately 0.60 hectares (1.48 acres) and is situated to the south of the village, with access from Foresters Avenue. The land was previously agricultural in use and is now offered for sale with the benefit of outline planning permission for the development of 17 residential dwellings.

Downham Market, the closest town to the development site, has seen increased development in recent years with more properties and services being available. This site offers the Purchaser the opportunity to benefit from a village development in this advancing market.

Planning and Section 106 Agreement:

The land offered for sale, as edged red on the plan attached, has the benefit of Outline Planning Permission, Reference: 16/00718/OM. This provides consent for the Residential Development of 17 dwellings, of which 3 are to be affordable housing.

The illustrative plans indicate the following dwellings:

17 dwellings including 3 affordable homes.

A copy of the Section 106 Agreement is available upon request but principally includes the following:

Affordable Housing: The construction and provision of Affordable Dwellings on the site equating to 20% of the total number of dwellings in accordance with the Affordable Housing Mix.

Habitats Regulations Strategy Contribution: requirement to pay £50 per dwelling to be used towards the Habitats Monitoring and Mitigation strategy

The Application and the Section 106 Agreement can be viewed on the Planning pages of the Borough Council of King´s Lynn and West Norfolk´s website.

We would advise potential Purchasers to seek clarification on any points from the Planning Department—Development Services. Tel: 01553 616200.


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