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Land Market Case Study: Sidmouth By Landmarket Team on the

This case study highlights the potential that land attached to your home might possess, if you’re blessed with a large garden or spacious grounds that are difficult to manage, you may have thought of selling a part of it for development yourself. When a Sidmouth homeowner was in this position Land Market snapped up the opportunity to create an attractive new build in a great location; leading to our very first development… The Background The site at the location in Sidmouth, Devon was acquired by Land Market in 2005 when a home owner sold off a part of their very large garden. The plot sold was in the grounds of a large...

Landmarket’s Guide To Development: Land Maintenance

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In our last blog post we covered the issues of access and encroachment and the importance of ensuring your land is not used in any unauthorised way.  Here we take a look at land maintenance and steps you can take to protect your unused land. Keeping a site in the best possible condition will improve its chance of a quick and easy sell, and prevent your planning application being affected by ecological issues taking hold. Failing to take appropriate precautionary steps against certain factors can cause lengthy delays and in some cases even remove the chance of having planning permission granted altogether. Controlling and Managing Wildlife It’s all too easy for an unused...

Land Market Case Study: Charles Street, Bristol & Little Withey Mead

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Here at Land Market we deal with sites of all shapes and sizes and we pride ourselves in seeing the real potential in any plot of land. In this Land Market case study there are two examples of brownfield sites we acquired which were run-down but ripe for developing… Case Study: Charles Street, Bristol The Background The disused warehouse Land Market sourced at Charles Street, central Bristol, was a prime example of an inner-city commercial property with great potential for development. Being aware of its prospects we introduced the site to local developer Woodstock Homes.   Our Actions Planning was sought and obtained by Woodstock Homes for a 24 unit scheme...

Land Market Case Study: Charles Street, Bristol & Little Withey Mead

By Landmarket Team on the

Here at Land Market we deal with sites of all shapes and sizes and we pride ourselves in seeing the real potential in any plot of land. In this Land Market case study there are two examples of brownfield sites we acquired which were run-down but ripe for developing… Case Study: Charles Street, Bristol The Background The disused warehouse Land Market sourced at Charles Street, central Bristol, was a prime example of an inner-city commercial property with great potential for development. Being aware of its prospects we introduced the site to local developer Woodstock Homes.   Our Actions Planning was sought and obtained by Woodstock Homes for a 24 unit scheme...

Land Market’s Guide to Development: Planning Permission

By Social Response on the

Here at Land Market we are experts when it comes to buying and selling land for development. Whether you’re looking to develop land yourself or sell a plot for development you will need to begin by looking into your sites potential for being granted planning permission… Planning permission is the required consent by the local authorities that allows you to be able to build on land or alter pre-existing buildings. If you are planning to develop any type of land obtaining planning permission is the first essential step to your build. This is an extensive process which consists of numerous steps and although it is possible for anyone to apply...

Land Market Case Study: Kelman Close & Coalville

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Have you got land to sell but don’t know the best way to go about it? We can help! This Land Market case study shows just two of our success stories and how our company helped two struggling owners to sell their land for the best price… Case Study: Kelman Close The Background The landowner of Kelman Close had been trying to sell this old garage and workshop complex for a number of years by partnering with local developers (who promised an enhanced sale price by undergoing planning permission). However, there was one major problem… the site was in a conservation area and was impacted by a very large and important tree. The owner...

Land Market Case Study: Kelman Close & Coalville

By Social Response on the

Have you got land to sell but don’t know the best way to go about it? We can help! This Land Market case study shows just two of our success stories and how our company helped two struggling owners to sell their land for the best price… Case Study: Kelman Close The Background The landowner of Kelman Close had been trying to sell this old garage and workshop complex for a number of years by partnering with local developers (who promised an enhanced sale price by undergoing planning permission). However, there was one major problem… the site was in a conservation area and was impacted by a very large and important tree. The owner...

Land Market Guide To Development: Access

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Applying for planning permission is a lengthy process, which can mean that it could potentially be years that your land is going unused for before development. During a period of dormancy, it is important that access to your land is restricted. Issues surrounding land usage rights can potentially have a detrimental impact on your application, therefore it is vital to take steps to protect your land. Depending on the type of land, different issues will be more of a risk, for example it’s unlikely a Brownfield site would be subject to a village green claim, however on an urban site there may be a greater chance of fly-tipping than there would be on Greenfield land. No matter what...

Land Market Case Study: Arundel Road, Bishopston

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Often owning and maintain a piece of land can become an arduous task and obtaining planning permission on your own is not easy. Read on to discover how we helped a struggling client obtain success in this Land Market case study… Case Study: Arundel Road, Bishopston The Background The Arundel Road brown site contained 15 garages, which had become a burden to the landowner as they needed a lot of maintenance and had become too small for modern cars. The land owner had previously requested planning permission but it had not been successful.   Our Actions Land Market worked closely with its advisors, the local residents and the very active Bishopston Society to...

Selling your Land with Land Market

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Do you have land you think has development potential but don’t know where to begin with obtaining planning permission? Are you worried about making the wrong decision when it comes to selling your land? Let us guide you through the basics of selling your land with Land Market… With all manner of environmental and financial factors to consider, getting planning permission for your land is without doubt a complicated process. The type of planning permission sought not only influences the value of the land, but its ultimate saleability. It is therefore vital to understand the entire process from start to finish to ensure the correct decisions are made every step...