Thackwood, Southwaite, Carlisle, Cumberland, CA40PZ

Clay Quarry

Guide Price £520,000

A Clay extraction site extending to around 10.16 hectares (25.11 acres) overall and having potential for around 600,000 tonnes of good quality clay with all relevant approvals and licences in place. The site is situated around six miles south of Carlisle City Centre with vehicular access off the public highway and accessible to Junctions 41 and 42 of the M6. This specialist engineering clay is ideal for lagging of reservoirs, lakes, canals and ponds, flood defence, highway construction and tip lining with good regional demand. An area has been excavated, with the remainder presently in agricultural arable use extending to around 5.97 ha (14.75 acres).

Guide Price: £520,000

Viewing by appointment with the sole selling agents on 01228 792299

The property is situated south of Carlisle between Junctions 41 and 42 of the M6 as shown on the attached Sale and Location Plans.

A right of way for all the purposes over the access road, 9 metres wide, will be granted subject to a contribution towards the maintenance costs of the access road shown A to B of 50%.

The maintenance responsibility for boundaries is as for the “T” marks on the Sale Plan.

All enquiries regarding planning consent, licences and other approvals should be made to the relevant authority. Further details will be made available after viewing to interested parties by our clients. The planning consent in general, requires that the site is reinstated on completion of quarrying to provide a wildlife/wet land area for conservation purposes and possibly also for public access, fishing and similar use.

Cartmell Shepherd
Bishop Yards
CA11 7XU

Tel: 01768 62326. (For the attention of Charlie Hansford).

By appointment only with the sole selling agents on 01228 792299

Useful Contacts

  1. Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Carlisle CA3 8QG. Tel: 01228 8170000

  2. Cumbria County Council, The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA. Tel: 01228 606060.

  3. Rural Payments Agency (RPA), P.O. Box 1058, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE99 4YQ. Tel: 0845 603 7777. Note; The entitlements to the Single Payment Scheme are not included in the sale.

  4. Environment Agency, Gyhll Mount, Gillian Way, Penrith 40 Business Park, Penrith CA11 9BB. Tel: 0370 850 6506

Wayleaves, Easementd & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all reservations, easements, rights of and other matters whether public or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not.

The land is believed to be freehold but this is to be confirmed by the solicitors.

Method Of Sale
To be sold by private treaty.

Contact Nigel
(01228) 809250
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Price: £520,000
Size: 25 hectares
Sale Type: For Sale
Property Type: Plot of Land
Date Listed: 30 / 07 / 2012
Agency Ref: Clay Quarry