South Yorkshire parcel of land goes under the hammer

A parcel of land on a residential estate in a Yorkshire village is coming up for auction this month.

Tuesday, 5th July 2016, 1:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 3:31 pm
Paul Bridgeman
Paul Bridgeman

The land is in Bolton upon Dearne, a small village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley, in part of the Dearne Valley through which the River Dearne passes.

With a freehold guide price of £1,000 plus, the land is among 154 lots at the July auction being held by Britain’s largest independent regional land and property auctioneer Clive Emson Auctioneers.

Paul Bridgeman (pictured), auctioneer and former president of the National Association of Auctioneers and Valuers, said: “This is an interesting opportunity to acquire a freehold parcel of land designated as public open space located within the Meadowgates residential estate to the west of Highgate Lane.

“Interested applicants are advised to make their own planning enquiries with the local planning authority, as to future use of the 0.69-acre land.”

Clive Emson holds eight rounds of auctions at five locations from Essex to Cornwall on consecutive days every six weeks.

The company reported sales of more than £18.5 million and a success rate of 83 per cent from 145 lots at the June sale and has enjoyed an excellent first half of the year with sales to the value of £84 million at a success rate of more than 85 per cent, still well above the national average.

The land is being offered at the fifth round of Clive Emson’s regional Essex, North & East London auctions in 2016 is being staged at Chelmsford City Racecourse, Great Leighs, CM3 1PZ, on Monday July 25, at 11am.

Clive Emson Auctioneers has 50 staff and is a property and land auctioneer to estate agents, commercial property agents, statutory bodies and private clients. It was established by namesake founder and Chairman Clive Emson in 1989, with eight sets of five auctions throughout 2015. Visit phone 0345 8500333.