Land off Laxton Road, Athersley North, Barnsley, S71 3DH

  • Level former allotment land
  • Approximately 0.14 hectares (0.34 acres)
  • Established residential area
  • Potential for development (STC)

On Instructions from Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council


The site is situated approximately 2.9 miles to the north of Barnsley town centre between Lindhurst Road and Ollerton Road opposite numbers 8 to 16 Laxton Road

The Site

The land is identified on the adjoining plan and amounts to approximately 0.14 hectares (0.34 acres)




The site is identified as urban green space in the UDP and forms part of the Newstead Road Allotments in the Local Plan Publication and on the green space register.
If there is no requirement for the land to be used as an allotment extension then in principle the site would appear suitable for a small residential in-fill development.
If the site is developed compensation will be payable for the loss of green space based on the number of dwellings constructed
Interested parties are advised to make their own planning and highways enquiries in respect of use


The Council as land owner have a number of vacant allotment plots available to let on the Newstead Road Allotments and do not see any need to retain this part of the site for future allotment use
Prospective Purchasers should note that the Conditions of Sale for this lot include a requirement that the Purchaser pays Barnsley Council's legal costs and a 5% premium + VAT in addition to the price bid


On site at any reasonable time

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