Marlborough Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon SN4

Price On Application

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY, Former Highways Depot, Marlborough Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7EP. 2.56 acres (1.04 hectares) available on a subject to planning basis with potential for quality residential scheme of family housing. For sale freehold.

  • New Build
  • Unconditional
  • Subject to Planning
  • Houses
  • Apartments
  • Houses + Apartments



The site lies approximately 1 mile south of the town centre with its historic 17th Century Town Hall and Georgian Buildings located along its High Street which also forms the main shopping centre. The town offers a wide selection of local amenities including schools and recreational facilities. Located just seven miles from Swindon and nearby access to the M4 [J16] providing excellent links to Bristol and London.


The site has a frontage to Marlborough Road and is mainly level with a south facing aspect. The land includes the present parking area to the south and landscaping track along the southern boundary. In all approximately 2.56 Acres (1.36 ha). A 15m wide strip of land at the northern part of the site is reserved from the sale to facilitate the restoration of the Wilts and Berks Canal. Further information is contained in the Information Pack.

A Variation Agreement has been negotiated with Wessex Water to allow for the rerouting of the existing access to land within ownership of Wiltshire Council to the south of the site. This option is entirely at the purchaser’s choice and should offer the potential for improving the capacity of the main site. Further information is available in the information pack.


North Wiltshire District Council had previously granted outline planning permission on the 24th March 2006 for the residential development of this site under application 04/03067/OUT. Now Lapsed.


Information pack

An information pack is available which includes planning, technical, legal and purchasers obligations together with a bidding template. All those wishing to submit an offer should familiarise themselves with the content of this pack. Information pack is available from the sole selling agent on request.

The information pack can be found at:


Vacant possession will be granted on the expiry of the lease to ABC Electrification. A lease has been granted to ABC Electrification expiring on 4 April 2017 at a rent of £80,000 per annum. Full details are available within the information pack.


All main services are believed to be in the vicinity.

Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries direct with the relevant statutory bodies as to the availability and capacity for the development proposed.

Method of Sale

Offers invited on a subject to planning basis, in excess of £1,750,000


Strictly by appointment with the selling agent.

Further Information

For any further information regarding the property or proposed method of sale please contact:

Nick White

01865 404481

P&D South

01865 819633

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