Residential Development Site, Tenford Lane, Tean, Stoke-On-Trent

Price: Offers in Excess of £1,950,000 for both lots


  • Lot 1 comprises 11.23 acres with outline planning consent for up to 40 dwellings
  • Lot 2: 3.94 acres adjoining lot 1
  • For sale by private treaty
  • Offers in excess of £1,950,000 for both lots

Full details

A superb opportunity to purchase a residential development site extending to 11.14 acres (4.50ha) in the flourishing village of Upper Tean with benefit of outline planning permission for up to forty dwellings, with the added prospect to purchase an additional piece of adjoining land extending to 3.97 acres (1.60ha) offering the possibility of expansion (subject to planning).

For sale by private treaty


The property is situated off Tenford Lane in the locality of Upper Tean, a delightful village situated approximately 6.88 miles North West of Uttoxeter. Its positioning provides for good transport links to both Stoke on Trent (8.4 miles) and Ashbourne (10.8 miles).


Heading on the A50 from Derby to Stoke, at Uttoxeter take the third exit at McDonalds roundabout on to Ashbourne Road. Continue for approximately 600ft, taking the left turn and continue through Spath and Stramshall, eventually reaching the junction. Turn right on to the A522, heading straight over the roundabout and continue for approximately four miles, going through Fole and Checkley before entering Tean. Bear left on to High Street and then turn right on to New Road. continue for approximately half a mile before turning right on to Tenford Lane. The property can be seen approximately 500ft on the left hand side indicated by our ‘For Sale’ board.


The sale offers an exciting opportunity to purchase a development site with benefit of outline planning permission for up to forty dwellings therewith adjoining land that offers the potential to expand the site (subject to the necessary consents). The site as existing is bounded by a mixture of mature hedgerow and within is down to grass, currently used for grazing.

Lot 1

Delineated RED on the plan, Lot 1 comprises 11.14 acres (4.50ha) of grassland that has benefit of outline planning consent (Application reference SMD/2016/0811) with some reserved matters (except access) for a residential development of up to forty dwellings and can be accessed by vehicle directly off Tenford Lane.

Lot 2

Shown edged BLUE on the plan, Lot 2 extends to 3.97 acres (1.60 ha) and adjoins Lot 1 with no existing physical boundary and offers the potential to extend any development (subject to obtaining the necessary consents). The indicative layout forming part of the planning submission for Lot 1 shows potential routes allowing expansion into Lot 2. If purchased separately from Lot 1, the successful purchaser shall be granted a right of access over Lot 1.

Planning Permission

Planning Application Ref: SMD/2016/0200

Outline Planning permission was granted by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council on 2nd August 2018 with some matters reserved (except access) for the erection of up to forty residential dwellings including public open space and associated works.

A copy is available upon request, or via the local planning authority website.

Section 106 Agreement

Pursuant to Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, the land is subject to a Section 106 agreement with Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, covering the provision of on-site public open space, and the contributions for sports facilities, recreational facilities and education. Affordable housing will be required, which will be no less than 33% of the dwellings constructed , of which 70% shall comprise Affordable Rented Housing, and 30% Shared Ownership Housing.

A copy of the agreement is available upon request, or via the local planning authority website. All interested parties are advised to view this. The purchaser will be required to indemnify the Vendor of all obligations.

Plans, Areas and Photographs

The plans and images are for reference only. The purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the site. Any discrepancies shall not annul no entitle the either party to compensation.

Purchaser Requirement

Unless both lots are purchased, the successful purchaser of the land with benefit of planning approval is to erect a stock proof fence within twenty-one days of completion.


The land may be viewed at all reasonable times when in possession of a copy of these particulars.

Basic Payment Scheme

It is our understanding the land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency. However, any entitlements are de-coupled from the land and excluded from the sale.


It is understood that mains services are located nearby to the site, however interested parties are encouraged to make their own enquiries as to the availability and suitability of such services.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves & Easments

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not they are defined in these particulars.

Timber, Mineral & Sporting Rights

Included as far as they exist.

Tenure & Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Part of the property within Lot 1 is subject to an Overage clause. Interested parties are encouraged to contact the Vendor’s Solicitor for further details.

Planning Agent

Hewitt & Carr Architects

2-4 Cross Street,


ST10 1NP

Contact: Natalie Hewitt

Vendors Solicitors

Knights PLC, Brampton, Newcastle ST5 0QW

Contact: Brendan Whalley

Planning Authority

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Moorlands House

Stockwell Street


Staffordshire Moorlands

ST13 6HQ

Method of Sale

For sale by private treaty

Money Laundering Regulations 2017

Due to recent changes in legislation, all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence. The documentation collected will not be disclosed to any other party.

Agents Notes

Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort on behalf of their client to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that;

1. All measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing

2. Any reference to rights of way, easements, way leaves, tenure or any other covenants/conditions should be verified by the buyer’s legal representative prior to exchanging contracts.

3. Plans and maps are indicative only and it should not be assumed that anything shown in these is included in the sale

Agents Notes Continued

4. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations (written or oral) in relation to the sale. Buyers are advised to seek clarification on any points of particular interest, prior to pursuing their interest in this property.

5. Alterations to the details may be necessary during the marketing.

Area plan

Residential Development Site, Tenford Lane, Tean, Stoke-On-Trent

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