Development Site with Planning For Sale

Land off Scotland End Offers Invited

Sales Particulars

Land off Scotland End

Chippenham, Cambridgeshire CB7 5PN – Development Land

For Sale by Private Treaty as a Whole

1.29 acre (0.52 ha) site with outline planning permission for 10 dwellings in a well located village within reach of Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge

Newmarket – 5 miles;  Ely – 11 miles;  Bury St Edmunds – 14 miles;  Thetford – 19 miles;  Cambridge – 20 miles;  (All mileages approximate)


The Site is well located in the centre of the historical village of Chippenham, off Scotland End and behind the High Street public house. Chippenham is a well-connected village being only 3.5 miles away from joining the A14 and 4 miles away from joining the A11. Local amenities include The Tharp Arms public house, village hall, the Church of St Margaret of Antioch. Fordham CofE Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) is located 2 miles away.


The Site extends to approximately 1.29 acres (0.52 hectares) of grassland. The site is currently accessed by a gate at the end of the southern road of Scotland End (the site will be sold with full access rights over both Scotland End roadways providing two accesses to the site).

Planning Permission

Outline planning permission for the erection of 10no dwellings was granted by East Cambridgeshire District Council on 20 April 2020. Application reference 19/00331/OUM. A copy of the permission, supporting documents (including fully completed archaeological investigation) and plans are available in the information pack and East Cambridgeshire District Council.

CIL & Affordable Housing

The Planning Permission is subject to a Section 106 agreement provision of 30% affordable housing obligations and usual CIL liabilities (agreed Section 106 available in the information pack), however interested parties should make their own enquiries in this regard.

The Plans

The plans relating to the granted permission were prepared by Richard Dilley Architecture and available in the information pack.

Information Pack

All documentation and plans will be made available on request.


Strictly by appointment with Landbridge. We ask that any visitors be as vigilant as possible when making any inspection.

Please follow the government guidelines relating to COVID-19 when viewing the property.


Land off Scotland End, Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5PN

Title Number CB373095

General Remarks and Stipulations

Method of Sale

The Site is offered for sale as a Whole, by Private Treaty. Please contact the Vendors’ Agents for further details. See ‘Timing’ below.

Tenure and Possession

The land is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Sporting, Minerals and Timber

In so far as they are owned by the Vendor, rights of sporting mineral and timber are included in the sale. All such rights are believed to be owned by the Vendor.


The purchaser is to make their own enquiries with regard to services to the Site.

Easements, Covenants, Rights of Way and Restrictions

The Site is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing

wayleaves, easements, quasi-easements, rights of way, covenants and restrictions whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

For the avoidance of doubt, no access rights will be conveyed from the garden of plot 2 over the access drive (in third party ownership) in order to get to the High Street.

The vendors intend to retain a ransom strip along the Southern and Eastern boundaries.

Boundaries, Plans, Areas, Schedules and Disputes

The boundaries are based on the Ordnance Survey and registered title are for reference only. The purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and any error or mistake shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Local Authority

East Cambridgeshire District Council
Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4EE


Conditional and unconditional offers are invited by 12noon on Friday 12 March 2021. It is important that any conditions attached to any offers are clearly outlined and, in particular, those relating to payment terms. Offers should be made in writing to the Vendor’s agent marked ‘Land off Scotland End, Chippenham’. However, the Vendor reserves the right to sell the Property without such procedure.

It is intended that exchange of contract will take place within 28 days of the Purchaser’s solicitor receiving the draft contract. Completion will take place 28 days thereafter.  A 10% deposit will be payable on exchange of contacts.


No election to VAT has been made in relation to the Site. Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of all or any part of the property, or any right attached to it, becomes a chargeable supply for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.

Disclaimer:  Note:  These particulars are intended only as a guide to prospective purchasers or lessees to enable them to decide whether to make further enquiries with a view to taking up negotiations, but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in any way or for any purpose whatever and, accordingly, neither their accuracy nor the continued availability of the property is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the agents nor the vendors or landlord are to be or become under any liability or claim in respect of their content.  In the event of the agents, the vendor or landlord supplying any further information or expressing any opinion to a prospective purchaser or lessee, whether verbal or in writing, such information or expression of opinion must be treated as given on the same basis as these particulars. 


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