Under Offer

Development land

Former Sawley Cross Road Service Station, A50 J1, London Road, Shardlow, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 2HN

£250,000 for the Freehold

0.50 Acres

Commercial Land

Key Features

  • PP for 5 industrial units 6,800 sq ft GIA
  • 25 designated parking spaces
  • Scope to re-plan to a single block c10,000 sf STP
  • West of The Aldi Regional Distribution Centre
  • Situated at J1 of A50
  • 1.5 miles north of Castle Donington
  • 2.4 miles from J24 M1
  • 4.5 Miles from East Midlands Airport

Full description

An exciting opportunity at J1 A50. Planning for a 5 unit scheme with 25 parking spaces as detailed below; Units 1 - 4: 976 sq ft floor plate + 400 sq ft mezz (1,376 sq ft total). Unit 5: 956 sq ft floor plate + 344 sq ft mezz (1,300 sq ft total). It is the opinion of the agent STP the site may be suited to an owner occupier looking to build a singe detached block of c10,000 sf ft. The site is accessed off public highway. We are advised the site has been remediated and the filling station tanks removed.


The site is superbly situated at the north quadrant of Junction 1 of the A50, set below the road level and accessed via the B5010 / London Road. The site is close to a range of major commercial occupiers and with excellent commuter links. The Aldi Regional Distribution Centre is located at the same junction of the A50. Local amenities and the Trent Lane Industrial Estate are situated 1.5 miles south at Castle Donington. EMA is 4.5 miles to the south. J24 of the M1 Motorway is 2.4 miles southeast.


By way of a planning permission referenced 18/01115/FUL the site benefits from consent for the erection of 5 industrial units (use class B1c) and associated parking. Planning conditions have been discharged and remediation has been completed ready for start. By way of a planning permission referenced 19/01823/NMA permission was granted for alterations to the design and proposed materials of the above scheme. Further enquires should be directed to the agent or the planning team at North West Leicestershire District Council. The site in in flood zone FZ 3.


It is understood that new electric connections are required. A quote for the electric has been obtained from Western Power at £31,000. There is a septic tank onsite for foul water.


All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT, we are advised the property is registered for VAT which is applicable at the prevailing rate.

Info Pack

An info pack is available to download on Omeeto.com. This contains: topographical survey, consented drawings, decision notices, FRA, GI report, remediation validation report, utility connection quotations.


Unaccompanied roadside viewings are possible.

Business Rates



Site for sale with vacant possession.

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Particulars Updated

03 Jun 2021

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