Development land for sale in Distington

Land Off Hinnings Road/Central Avenue, Distington, Cumbria, CA14 5XB
For sale
£1,200,000 Offers In Excess Of
This property is marketed by:
Taylor Weaver

Key Features:

  • Residential Development Opportunity Extending to a Gross Area of 5.473 Acres
  • Established and popular residential area
  • Easy access to Workington, Whitehaven and towns along the Cumbrian coast


The site is situated in Distington, a small town midway between Workington and Whitehaven on the Cumbrian coast.

Access to the proposed development will be off Hinnings Road and Central Avenue. The site is situated in a predominantly residential area although to the North is the Holy Spirit church and Distington Community School.


Site comprises an irregular shaped level parcel of land extending to 5.473 acres.

The site previously had planning consent for residential development from Copeland Borough Council in February 2008, application number 4/07/2749/0.

A material / lawful start has been made (access road has been created) and therefore, according to the Planning Officer at Copeland Council as these works have now been commenced the planning permission will now remain live. Further details are available.


The site area is 5.473 acres.


Offers invited in excess of £1.2 million, on an unconditional basis.


Understood to be freehold.


The site is currently open ground, although we understand that previously planning consent has been obtained from Copeland Borough Council for the development of 80 plus residential units. Planning Reference Number 4/07/2749/0. Original plans are available on request from our Blackburn office.

It is recommended that interested parties contact the local authority to discuss their proposed development plans in greater detail.

Legal Costs

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VAT may be applicable.


It is the responsibility of the prospective purchaser that there are adequate services for their proposed development.

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