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Lot 19

  80 Acres of Land at Springhill and Leadloch Road, Shotts, ML7 5JA

Opening Bid: £95,000

Vacant Freehold Land Must Go To Auction



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Key Features:

Approx. 80 acres of land area with Planning Permission (now lapsed) for a 250kW wind turbine project. Planning was gained for the site in 2015. Main road access site on high ground near Shotts.


  • Substantial area of ground with excellent potential. The site is potentially a key area for carbon sequestration and may be suited to a number of renewable energy and carbon capture projects.
  • Planning permission for a 250kW wind turbine was gained for the site (now lapsed 2015) *** Planning application no: 14/00001/FUL. Located close to a commercial wind farm on the outskirts of Shotts.
  • Expansive area of ground with access off the main B7010 road to Fauldhouse. Suitable for a range of uses or for an off-grid project as a developing energy strategy or renewable energy project.
  • Wind turbine was not installed previously due to difficulties in connecting to the local electricity network at the time of application. The land is subject to VAT on the purchase price. PRIME AREA.


Ownership

Freehold

- Outright ownership of the property and land on which it stands.
Occupation

Vacant

- Full vacant possession offered at time of completion.


Description:

Approx. 80 acres of LAND(predominantly blanket peat bog) with Planning Permission (now lapsed) for a 250kW wind turbine project. Planning was gained for the site in 2015. High ground centrally located near Shotts with main road access. The land is subject to VAT on the purchase price. Planning permission for a 250kW wind turbine was granted in 2015 - Please refer to the North Lanarkshire Local Government planning website for further details. The wind turbine was not installed at this time due to difficulties in connecting to the local electricity network. Planning application no: 14/00001/FUL. Purchasers should make their own enquiries as this situation may have changed or an off-grid project may now be more suited for the site. Substantial area of ground with several gas pipelines and other utilities located across the site, including (but not limited to) those outlined in the Title Deeds. *** The site may be suited to a number of renewable energy and carbon capture projects including restoration of areas of degraded peat bog, woodland energy storage, wind, solar and hydro power. Please note the site as it is, is not necessarily safe or suitable for camping or other leisure activities. Purchasers should make their own assessment on visiting the site ** Please see location section on access ** Expansive area of ground with access off the main B7010 road to Fauldhouse. Suitable for a range of uses or for use as an off-grid project developing energy strategy or renewable energy project


Location:

The majority of the site is peat bog, some of which is deep and can be wet depending on the weather *** Please take care if visiting the site *** Main Road access to the site is available off the Springhill and Leadloch Road. The road connects Fauldhouse and the B7010 to Torbothie. If travelling by car - Potential buyers must make their own assessment as to where to park and how best to access the site *** It may be best to park locally and walk to the site. There is a main entrance point to the site from the main road. Access to the track may be best suited to parking for one small car as much of the access track is uneven and not necessarily suited to vehicles *** Appropriate care must be taken by any site visitors *** Please respect local wildlife and follow The Scottish Outdoor Access Code


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Opening Bid = £95,000


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  • Auction Date

    02 October 2020, 11am


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