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Land Off Kirkbridge Lane, New Mill Holmfirth


Land, New Mill Holmfirth

SOLD AT AUCTION FOR £94,000 We are pleased to offer for sale in two lots the former coal yard off Kirkbridge Lane. Both lots benefit from roadside access and are situated in a pleasant location on the outskirts of New Mill. Lot 2 A range of former coal yard buildings set with approximately 2.63 acres (1.07 hectares) of land.

Full Details


Lot 2 extends in total to approximately 2.63 acres (1.07 hectares) which includes a range of former coal yard buildings and a large parcel of grassland, and some woodland, as outlined in red on the attached plan.

Currently on site is a timber framed building with breeze block sides, a double garage of pebble dash construction, a large concrete pad and remains of a corrugated breeze block buildings.


Please note that there is an overage placed on part of the land off Kirkbridge Lane.
Lot 1 To include the wooded area
Lot 2 The whole of the area.
If any purchaser or their successor in title obtains planning permission for residential use on the site, then a percentage of the net uplift in value will be payable to the Vendors. That being 30 % for 20 years. Please refer to the contract for further details.


There is a Certificate of Lawful use or development for existing use of land as a coal yard. Application number: 2005/46/91305/W3.


There are no services connected to the site.


As you head out of Holmfirth take the A635 New Mill Road. Continue for approximately 1.5 miles and then take a sharp left hand turn onto Kirk Bridge Lane. The properties can be found a short distance on the right hand side. Each lot is marked with a separate board.


During normal daylight hours with a copy of the sales particulars. Please take care when entering both parcels of land and viewers enter at their own risk.

Auction Details

Sale to be held at The Huntsman Inn, Greenfield Road, Holmfirth on 12th September 2017. Sale starts at 7.30pm.

Vendors Solicitors

Ms Katie Travers
Eaton Smith Solicitors, 14 High Street, Huddersfield HD1 2HA
Tel: (01484) 821300

Auction Conditions

Interested parties should view the auction contract for full details of all of the conditions of sale.

Identification and Registration

Due to the recent changes in Money Laundering Regulations, auctioneers will now have to carry out checks on bidders, buyers and sellers. The HMRC guidance states An auctioneer should carry out customer due diligence on a bidder before they receive a paddle and on the buyer before the hammer falls.

Wm Sykes & Son will therefore now be registering prospective bidders prior to the auction where they will need to provide a form of photographic identification (driving licence, passport etc.) and a current utility bill or bank statement etc confirming your address. Registration will take place on the night of the auction between 6.30pm and 7.15pm. Any interested party wishing to bid in the auction must have registered. If you have any problems in doing this please contact our office for further advice.

Bidding at the Auction

Should you be successful in purchasing the property at auction you will be required to sign the contract and pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price, this can be paid by Cheque or Bankers Draft to the solicitor dealing with the sale. The remaining monies must then be paid in order to complete the sale within 28 days.


Plans are for identification purposes only.

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