Shropshire Council

Waen Lane, Maesbury Marsh, Oswestry

The site

This site is agricultural land, previously used for crops and live-stock and is situated in a peaceful rural country setting, on Waen Lane, in the village of Maesbury Marsh.  The site is approximately 1 mile from, Oswestry the nearest town.

Geographic location

Oswestry is a market town located on the border of England and Wales. Famous for its outside markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and livestock market, Oswestry is one of the country's oldest recorded border towns. The town centre boasts a number of independent and high street shops along with a number of specialist retailers. It has leisure facilities and a number of popular restaurants. Oswestry Showground plays host to a variety of annual fairs, music festivals and the Oswestry show.

The area is renowned for its excellent state and private schools including Oswestry School, Moreton Hall Girls School, Adcote School for Girls, Ellesmere College and Packwood Haugh. There are good road links to Chester, Shrewsbury and Welshpool. Gobowen railway station is approximately 3 miles from Oswestry.

Planning permission

The land, with outline planning permission, is available for development and is divided into four plots, shown edged red on the plan, to accommodate four self-build dwellings. One of the plots is currently being developed.

Each plot is subject to the CIL and a Section 106 Agreement with Shropshire Council.

Current plots of land for sale:

  • Plot 4
    Area = 718 sq. mtr.
    Offers in region of £180.000

Plot 4 has mains water and electricity services on site and Outreach/BT services in Waen Lane.  Plot 4 is also accessed via a private road into the site.

The site is open to the south, bounded on the west by a concrete post and timber panel fence, and surrounded by mature trees / hedges elsewhere.

The plots lend themselves to imaginative one or two storey  dwellings, subject to confirmation of detailed planning requirements.

Designs should reflect on the area and be in sympathy with the surroundings without restricting innovative proposals.

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