Property Summary

Price on Application P.O.A.

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

Murton Quarry Aggregates Recycling Facility, Murton Lane

Fully operational secondary aggregate recycling business • Sand & gravel reserves • Business established in 1989 • Planning consent (Expiry 8th March 2071) and permits in place • Includes extensive amount of plant, machinery & equipment • Excellent location positioned between A19 and A1/M, close to regional centres such as Durham, Sunderland and Gateshead • 22.16 acres of ancillary agricultural land with prospects for alternative use subject to obtaining planning consent

The Area
The site is situated to the east of Easington Lane, within 10 minutes drive of both Junction 62 of the A1M and the A19 Cold Hesledon junction. Easily accessible from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland as well as being convenient for access to national motorway networks and transport systems.

The Property
The sale is to include the full 44 acres site as shown edged blue on the plan enclosed within the particulars, incorporating the fully operational secondary aggregate recycling facility and transfer station business within the sand & gravel quarry together with approximately 22.16 acres of ancillary agricultural land shown shaded green to the west of the quarry.

The recycling operation is authorised by an ‘Environment Agency’ standard rules permit allowing 250,000 t p.a. of inert and excavation waste via the transfer station with associated treatment. The sand & gravel quarry has estimated reserves of circa 50,000 tonnes.

Plant & Machinery
The sale includes an extensive amount of modern plant, machinery & equipment.
Licenses & Consents
All planning consents and permits required to run the current fully operational business are in place and available for inspection.
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
An overage provision of 50% for a term of 80 years commencing on the date of completion, to the benefit of the Vendor and their successors in title is to apply to the 22.16 acres of ancillary agricultural land shown shaded green. The overage provision will be triggered by the grant of planning permission for any use other than agriculture.
Rights & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners if any affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and all other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White LLP.
Local Authority
Sunderland City Council, Civic Centre, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR2 7DN.
Property Information Pack
Interested parties may apply to George F. White LLP for a property information pack containing the following:-

i) Land Registry Title Office Copy and Title Plan – TY75111;
ii) Planning Decision Notice 09/03649/MID – 27th May 2010;
iii) Planning Appeal Decision – 9th March 2011;
iv) Environment Agency Environmental Permit – December 2015;
v) Part B – LAPPC Permit – 1085/2015;

Important Notice
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point which is of particular importance  professional verification should be sought. All dimensions/boundaries/volumes are approximate. The mention of fixtures, fittings &/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order. Photographs are provided for general information and you may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make available on any website. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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