Our portfolio of successful sales achieved on land with planning consent

Below you can find a range of examples from our extensive portfolio of sites where our land agents have achieved a successful sale on behalf of our clients, where they have land with planning approval. These examples demonstrate our ability to help clients secure the very best price for their land by identifying reliable buyers who are in a position to make a financial commitment and complete the sale within an agreed timeframe. If you have land to sell with planning approval do not hesitate to contact our team who will be happy to guide you.

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Maresfield, East Sussex

Transaction - Land acquired for clients

Client - Sigma Homes
Planning status - Planning consented for 25 units

Land parcel - 4 ac / 1.6 ha

Details - This site was previously open fields.

Felbridge, West Sussex

Transaction –  Acquired for Clients

Client –  Antler Homes

Planning Status – Detailed consent for 7 houses

Land Parcel – 1.7 ac / 0.68 ha

Details – This site was a residential garden, originally acquired for Reside Developments, without planning permission, under the terms of an option agreement.

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Polegate, East Sussex

Transaction – Sold unconditionally with planning permission

Client – Welbeck Land

Planning Status – Outline consent for 108 units

Land Parcel – 13 ac / 5.26 ha

Details – The site was a residential garden and open field, which we acquired for Welbeck Land without planning permission from two landowners under the terms of a promotion agreement.

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Scaynes Hill, West Sussex

Transaction - Sold unconditionally, informal tender

Client - Greenplan Designer Homes

Planning status - Outline planning for 51 units

Land parcel - 4.780 ac / 1.935 ha

Details – The site was previously in use as a house with a paddock.

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Cowfold, West Sussex

Transaction - Acquired for clients

Client - Greenplan Designer Homes

Planning status – Outline permission for six units, improved to seven units

Land parcel - 0.4 acres / 1.161 ha

Details – This site was a former pub garden and car park, which we acquired on behalf of our clients with outline planning permission.

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Caterham, Surrey

Transaction - Acquired for clients, off market

Client - Shanly Homes Ltd

Planning status - Outline planning for 13 houses

Land parcel - 1.26 ac / 0.51 ha

Details – This site was a former single dwelling and rear garden assembly.

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London, SW15

Transaction - Acquired for clients

Client - Signature Prime Property

Planning status - Detailed PLANNING PERMISSION for two family houses

Land parcel - 0.437 ac / 0.177 ha

Details – This site was originally a single dwelling.

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Reigate, Surrey

Transaction - Sold unconditionally with planning permission

Client – Ashill Group

Planning status - Detailed planning permission for 12 houses

Land parcel - 3.204 ac / 1.296ha

Details – Searls land originally facilitated the sale of this former extra care facility, on behalf of a charitable trust, by way of an informal tender, before arranging the unconditional resale of the site once planning permission had been approved.

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East Horsley, Surrey

Transaction – Acquired for clients

Client - Taylor Wimpey

Planning status - Outline planning for 110 residential units
Land parcel - 14.16 ac / 5.73 ha

Details – This site was formerly a residential and equestrian smallholding.

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Andover, Hampshire

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Wates Developments

Planning status - Outline planning permission for 530 res units

Land parcel - 63 acres / 25.5 ha

Details – This site was previously used as farmland.

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Felbridge, West Sussex

Transaction - Acquired Unconditionally

Client - Vanderbilt Homes Ltd (now Elivia Homes)

Planning status - Planning permission for 63 units

Land parcel - 6 acres / 2.42 ha

Details – This site was previously used as an ambulance depot with flats, a house and a paddock.

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Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Transaction A - Acquired under the terms of an Option agreement

Client A – Private Company

Planning Status – None

Transaction B – Sold Unconditionally

Client B – Private Company

Planning Status Detailed PP for 13 houses

Land parcel - 0.69 acres / 0.275 ha

Prior use - Former public house

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Mitcham, London SW17

Transaction - Acquired for clients unconditionally

Client - Aquinna Homes

Planning status – Permission for 6 new houses

Land parcel - 0.2 Acres / 0.08 ha

Details – This site was formerly used for commercial purposes.

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Crawley Down, West Sussex

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client – Wates Developments

Planning Status – Outline planning for 23 units

Land parcel - 3.16 ac / 1.28 ha

Details – This former house, garden and paddock was initially acquired for Wates without planning permission before this sale with planning permission.

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Woodley, Berkshire

Transaction – Sold with planning consent

Client -  Copperwood Developments

Planning status – Planning permission for 17 houses

Land parcel - 1.14 ac /0.46 ha

Details – This former industrial yard surrounded by residential homes was initially acquired without planning consent, by Searls Land on behalf of the client, under the terms of an option agreement.

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Cowfold, West Sussex

Transaction - Acquired for clients, off market

Client - Remmus Designer Homes

Planning status - Planning permission for eight houses

Land parcel -  0.98 ac / 0.39 ha

Details – This site was previously a private house and garden.

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Guildford, Surrey

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Leander Holdings

Planning status - Permission for 12 x 2 bed apartments

Land parcel - 0.494 acres / 0.2 ha

Details – This site was previously home to a social club.

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Bookham, Surrey

Transaction - Acquired for clients, off market

Client - Arthur Wait Ltd.

Planning status - Planning permission approved for 7 houses

Land parcel -  0.52 ac / 0.21 ha

Details – This site was previously two private houses with gardens

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Ninfield, East Sussex

Transaction - Land acquired for clients

Client – Optivo

Planning status - Planning consented for 80 units

Land parcel - 8 ac / 3.2 ha

Details – This site was previously an open field.

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Guildford, Surrey

Transaction - Sold unconditionally to Vanderbilt Homes (now Elivia Homes)

Client - Copperwood Developments Ltd

Planning status - STP for 10 apartments and four houses

Land parcel - 0.582 ac / 0.235 ha

Details – This site was previously a redundant care home and was initially acquired with no planning permission by Searls Land on behalf of the client, under the terms of an option agreement.

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Cuckfield, West Sussex

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Reside Developments Ltd.

Planning status - Outline planning permission for 14 houses

Land parcel - 5.4 ac / 2.2 ha

Details – This site was previously an open field on the edge of a settlement.

Burgess Hill Land Agents

Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Transaction - Acquired unconditionally

Client - Croudace Homes

Planning status - Detailed planning permission for 94 units

Land parcel - Unknown

Details – This site was previously open land.

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Ash, Surrey

Transaction - Sold unconditionally to Bellway Homes

Client - Copperwood Developments

Planning status - Outline planning for 154 units

Land parcel - 14.5 ac / 5.86 ha

Details – This site was previously used as a paddock and open field

Mannings Heath, West Sussex land agents

Mannings Heath, West Sussex

Transaction – Acquired for Clients

Client – Greenplan Designer Homes

Planning status - Detailed planning permission for five houses

Land parcel - 0.5 ac / 0.23 ha

Details – This redundant commercial site was initially acquired, with no planning status, by Searls Land on behalf of clients Concept Developments under the terms of an option agreement.

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Crawley Down, West Sussex

Transaction – Sold unconditionally

Client - Vanderbilt Homes (Now Elivia Homes)

Planning status – Planning permission for 15 units

Land parcel - 9.9 ac / 4.4 ha

Details – This paddock and open field was initially acquired by Searls Land under the terms of a promotional agreement on behalf of Wates Developments Ltd. Searls Land then facilitated the unconditional sale of the land to Cross Construction, with outline permission for 44 units. We then secured the sale of a section of the site to Elivia Homes, with planning permission for the 15 units (part of the original 44).

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Turners Hill, West Sussex

Transaction - Acquired for clients

Client - Greenplan Designer Homes

Planning status – Outline permission for six units, improved to nine units

Land parcel - 0.95 acres / 0.384 ha

Details – This site was previously one single residential dwelling with a large garden.

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Ripley, Surrey

Transaction - Acquired for clients unconditionally

Client - Shanly Homes

Planning status - Outline planning permission for 26 units

Land parcel - 2.5 acres / 1.01 ha

Details – This site was previously used as a commercial and equestrian site.

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North Chailey, East Sussex

Transaction - Acquired for clients, off market

Client - Rushmon Homes

Planning status - 13 units (eight houses and five apartments)

Land parcel - 0.43 ac / 0.17 ha

Details – This site was formerly used as a public house & car park.

Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Copperwood Developments Ltd

Planning status – Planning permission for 12 x 2-bed flats

Land parcel - 0.4 acres / 0.161 ha

Details – This redundant scrub land was initially acquired by Searls Land on behalf of the client, subject to planning, with no planning approval in place.

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Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Wates Developments

Planning status - Planning for 11 flats and houses

Land parcel - 0.5 acres / 0.202 ha

Details – The site was previously accommodating dilapidated offices.

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Crowborough, East Sussex

Transaction – Sold unconditionally with planning permission

Client - Wates Developments

Planning status – Outline planning for 150 units

Land parcel - 15.17 ac / 6.14 ha

Details – This former equestrian farm and residential house was initially acquired for Wates without planning permission under the terms of a promotion agreement. Searls land then went on to also secure a buyer for the site once planning consent had been granted.

 

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Odiham, Hampshire

Transaction - acquired off market

Client - Vanderbilt Homes Ltd (now Elivia Homes)

Planning status - outline planning for 35 units

Land parcel - 6.36 ac / 2.574 ha

Details – This site was previously an open field on the edge of a settlement.

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Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Village Developments

Planning status - Outline planning for 57 units

Land Parcel - 9.19 ac / 3.719 ha

Details – This site was previously an open field on the edge of a settlement.

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Send, Surrey

Transaction - Sold unconditionally

Client - Ashill Group Ltd

Planning status - Detailed planning for 13 houses

Land parcel - 3.41 ac / 1.38 ha

Details – This site was previously occupied by agricultural barns.

 

Pease Pottage, West Sussex

Transaction – Site acquired with planning.

Client – Hillreed Homes

Planning status – Consent granted for the demolition of the rear addition and for seven new houses to be built in the grounds to the rear of CUC House. Later changed to levelling of the whole site, with 13 homes built on the land.

Land parcel – Half an acre.

Details – This substantial detached house and two-storey extension was acquired with planning consent on behalf of Hillreed Homes, who subsequently built 13 homes on the site.