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Town Centre Development Site, Site of Former St Nicholas Church, Front Street, Hetton-Le-Hole, Houghton le Spring, DH5 9HJ

0.31 acres / Land / Vacant Site

For Sale - £300,000.00

Available - Last updated: 09 May 2023

The subject comprises a level site where the former St Nicholas Church once stood. The buildings have been demolished and all waste has been removed from site. The former graves around the church have also been relocated.


The site is located in the centre of Hetton le Hole, a onetime mining community located midway between Durham and Sinderland near Houghtom le Spring and Murton.


The site extends to approximately 0.31 Acres (1,254.53 sq m) and additional land could potentially be made available by separate negotiation.


Tenure - The site is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Asking Price - Offers in excess of £300,00 are being sought for the benefit of our client's freehold interest.

Planning - Full planning permission was previously granted for the construction of a new 30 unit elderley and mentally infirm (EMI) care facility (now lapsed).

Further information can be gained by accessing the planning section of the Sunderland City Council website at www.sunderland.gov.uk

There is potential for a number of alternative residential and commercial schemes (subject to obtaining planning consent( including:

  • 3no. executive 4 bed dwelling building plots
  • 16no. sheltered scheme, comprising 8no. 1 bed apartments, 2no. 2 bed apartments and 6no. 1 bed bungalows
  • 50 bed nursing home

Legal Costs - Each party to be responsible for their own costs incurred in this transaction

VAT - All rents, premiums and purchase prices quoted herein are exclusive of VAT. All offers are to be made to Graham S Hall upon this basis and where silent, offers will be deemed net of VAT


  • Town centre location with easy access to A690 & A19
  • Close to local amenities such as Hetton Community Pool & Wellness Centre, Hetton Centre & Tesco Express
  • Cleared & level site


Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
Offers in excess of For Sale Freehold £300,000.00 NA

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Daryl Carr

Graham S Hall Chartered Surveyors

0191 394 0036

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