Land 8.27 Acres Wakefield

Freehold £1,300,000

Development Land, Waterside Way, Wakefield, WF1 5ED

Key Features

  • City Centre location
  • Suitable for a variety of uses (stp)
  • Development opportunity


The site comprises 8.27 acres of development land close to Wakefield city centre and has previously benefitted from planning for a mixed use development of 1 apartment block and 7 further office buildings in October 2007, ref: 07/01233/FUL.

There has subsequently been a planning application for 24 purpose built trade counter units in November ref: 14/02450/FUL however this was withdrawn.

There is a direct access from Doncaster Road (A638) at its junction with Barnsley Road (A61) and the site has a front area with excellent visibility and frontage to the busy Doncaster Road.

The Hepworth Art Gallery is located opposite the site and is a part of the wider Wakefield Waterfront regeneration project.


Prospective tenants should be aware of The Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales 2007 a copy of which may be downloaded from

The site is accessed from Waterside Way which is located just off Doncaster Road (A638) in Wakefield city centre adjacent to the junction with the Barnsley Road (A61). Wakefield has two stations, Kirkgate and Westgate, the former serves predominantly local routes while the latter is connected to the East Coast Mainline between Leeds and Doncaster and London can be reached in less than two hours. Wakefield lies approximately 10 miles to the south of Leeds in West Yorkshire and benefits from great transport links with junctions 40 and 41 of the M1 motorway to the west and junction 30 of the M62 motorway to the north.

8.27 acres (3.35 hectares)

The adopted rateable value will be assessed depending on the development any prospective party carries out.

The premises are available freehold.

Viewings strictly by prior appointment with the agents: Craig Gooddy MRICS Barnsdales - Chartered Surveyors Tel: 01302 308 182

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in this transaction.

EPC awaited or not required