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Residential land for sale in Trafford

The Meadow, Carrington Village, Manchester Road, Carrington, Trafford
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COMMON USE CLASS: Sui_generis_1

This property is marketed by:

Key Features

  • Benefit of Outline Planning Consent.
  • Gross site area 14.45 acres (5.85 hectares) – Net site area c. 10.15 acres (c. 4.1 hectares).
  • Level site with prominent road frontage.
  • Place making opportunity.
  • Illustrative layout of c.153 units.


The Meadow at Carrington Village offers an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of designing a new urban neighbourhood.

The site extends to 14.45 acres (5.85 hectares). The wider site has outline planning consent for residential development of up to 320 dwellings (ref: 99245/ OUT/19).

Comprehensive offers are being sought from housing developers who can demonstrate an exemplary track record of acquiring and delivering high quality developments on similar opportunities.


The Carrington Estate is situated in Carrington, South Manchester within the administrative boundary of Trafford.

The site is located approximately 11km south west of Manchester City Centre, and can be directly accessed from Manchester Road (A6144), benefiting from excellent road links being located 4.5km from Junction 8 of the M60. Immediate transport links are available via well serviced bus routes and Flixton railway station (Manchester to Liverpool line) less than 2 miles away.


Outline permission Ref: 99245/OUT/19 was granted by Trafford Council on 1st May 2020 for the wider Carrington Village scheme. The planning consent is for erection of up to 320 dwellings, up to 668,000 sq ft of employment space (use classes B1/B2/B8 including open storage), up to 12,917 sq ft of retail/health (use classes A1/D1) and demolition of existing buildings and structures.

‘The Meadow’ which is designated Parcel A in the planning approved Parameter Plan – Land Use, forms the north west part of the overall consent and will be the first phase of delivery.

Planning Obligation

A copy of the signed s.106 agreement for the wider Carrington Village is contained within the data-room. Whilst the vendor will ultimately ensure compliance of the wider obligations, the purchaser will be obligated to provide at ‘The Meadow’;

1. 10% Affordable Housing.

a. 50% of the Affordable Housing being Affordable Rented Housing and 50% Shared Ownership Housing.

b. At least 50% of the Affordable Housing Units to be provided as part of the Development shall be 3 bed dwelling houses and at least 50% of the Affordable Housing Units shall be 1 and 2 bed dwelling houses and/or apartments.

2. Family housing: Bidders to confirm quantity of housing delivered that addresses Condition 9. (221 of the 320 approved units should be allocated as family houses).

3. Open Space, Green Infrastructure and Community Uses: To be delivered in accordance with the Green Infrastructure plans listed in Condition 3 and the additional plan in the S106. In summary 1 no. LEAP and 2 no. LAPS to be delivered – locations to be determined during reserved matters stage.

4. Primary Education contribution of £236,890 (index linked) towards the provision of the Primary Education Facilities. Due on or before occupation of the 33rd dwelling.

5. Contribute to the open space management fee across the wider consented site, payable as areas come forward. The actual amount is to be agreed upon appointment as preferred purchaser.

6. Contribute towards the Travel Plan coordinator. The actual amount is to be agreed upon appointment as preferred purchaser.


CIL will be charged at the prevailing rate for Trafford MBC.

Ground Conditions

A full intrusive site investigation report is available for interested parties to satisfy themselves as to ground conditions prior to entering a purchase contract.


It is understood all mains services are available, however, interested parties should carry out their own due diligence. The purchaser will satisfy themselves before entering a contract to purchase.

Boundry Treatment

A detailed description of the requirements for the boundary treatment is available in the data room.


The site is held freehold. For the purposes of bidding, all interested parties are to assume vacant possession will be obtained by September 2022. Land registry details are available for consideration within the dataroom.

Additional Information

A full information pack is available to download via a dedicated electronic data room. The dataroom link is contained within the iBrochure.


The site is open to see from the public highway, however on-site inspection is strictly by appointment with joint selling agents.

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