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Small Build Programme: Ashton Street


The development site is situated within the Old Swan ward, approximately 3.4 miles from the city centre.


The site is approximately 0.1411 acres and therefore would be suitable to a range of small (approx. 4-6 units) housing development or possible commercial/residential development opportunities.

Measurements and areas stated above may be approximate and purchasers should make their own accurate measurements. Purchasers should seek specialist advice regarding surveys and valuation advice.

This site is in a prime location surrounded by variety of amenities and retail. It also has good public transport links to the city centre and surrounding areas and good road connections to other areas of the city being a 4 minute drive to Queens Drive.


Full particluars are to the right of this page under related documents.



Formal written offers are sought from interested parties who are required to provide the following information;

  • Full details of the individual/company
  • Written details of your proposal/project plan for the site including outline plans illustrating the layout and design of the scheme & method statement;
  • Details of your financial arrangements to deliver the proposal;
  • Financial offer for the site; including confirmation to pay Liverpool City Council professional fees
  • Evidence of experience of delivering similar schemes.

1) The Council is not bound to accept the lowest or any offer made;

2) The Council reserves the right to shortlist the submitted offers pending future negotiation;

3) The successful party may be expected to enter into an option agreement with the Council whilst planning permission for the site is obtained;

4) The site will ultimately be disposed of via a Conditional contract.

5) Submissions should be made by email ONLY to the email address below;


Submissions should be made by Friday 30th March 2018

Site Area

Approximately 0.1411 acres


The City Council owns the freehold to the site and it is the intention of the Council to dispose of on the basis of a 125 year lease conditional on the purchaser obtaining full planning consent. (Details to be agreed with the Council)


Chosen developer must confirmation to pay Liverpool City Councils professional fees on providing a financial offer for the site


All rates and taxes are to be paid by the purchaser


Liverpool Planning Services have indicated that residential use would suit all of these sites. Bearing in mind the proximity of adjacent residential properties any proposals would have to demonstrate a design quality that complements the character, scale and street pattern surrounding that particular site.

Submitters should also make themselves aware of relevant planning policy relating to new build housing including advice on the following link:-


In particular the Council has a policy of ensuring we deliver Lifetime Homes –


The Planning Authority provide a pre-application service, details of which are on the attached link below. Any planning enquiries should be made through this process -

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All enquiries and for further information please contact:

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