PERMISSION GRANTED FOR 57 NEW HOMES ON FORMER KIDDERMINSTER SCHOOL SITE

Planners at Harris Lamb have secured permission to build 57 new homes on the site of a former Kidderminster school. The business’ Residential Land team agreed the sale of the 5.36-acre Stourminster School site on Comberton Road to Cameron Homes earlier this year, subject to the plans being approved. Wyre Forest Planning Committee resolved to grant planning permission, subject to the signi...

FORMER JAM FACTORY SITE SOLD TO TAYLOR WIMPEY FOR 330-HOME REDEVELOPMENT

A former jam factory site in Droylsden is to be regenerated by Taylor Wimpey after the developer successfully secured the land to build 330 new homes. Formerly home to the historic Robertson’s Jam Factory, the 20-acre site at Ashton Lane has stood empty since 2006 and was placed on the residential land market last summer. Further to a number of bids on the opportunity from interested pa...

LAND EARMARKED FOR MORE THAN 100 STUDENT UNITS PLACED ON THE MARKET

Residential land agents at Harris Lamb are marketing a plot of land in Stoke for redevelopment into a student accommodation scheme. The 0.7-acre land parcel, located off Leek Road in Hanley, has already been granted outline planning consent for up to 119 student flats. Harris Lamb is acting as the LPA receiver and the specialist residential land team have subsequently been instructed to obt...

HARRIS LAMB OVERSEES SALE OF FORMER CAPARO SITE TO LOVELL HOMES AND WHG

The former Caparo Industries site in Walsall has been sold, allowing for the derelict site's redevelopment to bring 250 new homes to the town. The Birmingham office of specialist commercial property consultants Harris Lamb oversaw the sale of the 16.5-acre site to developer Lovell Homes, who have purchased the land in partnership with Walsall Housing Group (whg). The Caparo site, access...

OVER 50 NEW HOMES SET TO BE BUILT ON FORMER KIDDERMINSTER SCHOOL SITE

An application to build 57 new homes on the site of a former Worcestershire school has been put before planners. The former Stourminster School site, on Comberton Road, was placed on the residential land market last year, with Harris Lamb appointed as sole agents acting on behalf of Worcestershire County Council and their agents Place Partnership. The site, which extends to 5.36 acres (2.17...